Sandipan Dhar was born in 1963, and he obtained the M.B.B.S. degree in 1986 from Kolkata and the M.D.degree in dermatology in 1991 from PGI, Chandigarh. Currently, he is working as an Associate Professor and the Head of the Department of Pediatric Dermatology at the Institute Of Child Health, Kolkata. He has so far published more than 180 scientific papers in various indexed journals of which more than 70 papers on pediatric dermatology and 35 papers on atopic dermatitis. His papers have been abstracted and quoted in yearbooks of dermatology and various standard text books of dermatology and pediatric dermatology. He has authored a book titled Colour Atlas and Synopsis of Pediatric Dermatology. He has authored 3 more books on dermatology for the practicing dermatologists, postgraduate students, and internists. He serves as the Chief Editor of Indian Journal Of Dermatology, a Pubmed indexed journal, and a Member of the editorial board of several journals in dermatology and pediatric dermatology in India. He serves as a Reviewer of British Journal Of Dermatology and Clinical and Experimental Dermatology. His fields of interest are pediatric dermatology, atopic dermatitis, urticaria, and adverse cutaneous drug eruptions. He is one of the key persons for establishing the subspecialty pediatric dermatology in India and works currently as the President Elect of Indian Society For Pediatric Dermatology (ISPD).
Biography Updated on 14 September 2010