Prof. Koushik LAHIRI MBBS, DVD(CAL), IFAAD, FRCP(Edin), FRCP (London)


Faculty Presentations

6 Books, 29 Chapters, 110 articles, 827.6 Research interest,

1549 citations, 60171 reads, RG Score 32.68, h-index-18, i-10 index-33

Dr. Koushik Lahiriis a Professor and Senior Consultatnt Dermatologist of Apollo Multispeciality Hospitals, Kolkata, India and the Hony Director of WIZDERM.

He has received the Distinguished Academician Award(Apollo Hospitals Educational and Research Foundation (AHERF)2021

He is the

President Elect, IADVL, West Bengal State Branch

National Chairperson, IADVL Taskforce against Quackery, ITAQ(2022-23)

He is also the

Editoremeritus ofIndian Journal of Dermatology,

Director ofInternational Society of Dermatology,

Past president ofAssociation of Cutaneous Surgeons of India and

Past National Secretary General of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists

He has received various awards both in and out of the country with include both the highest orations awards for Indian Dermatologists, theDr. B M Ambadymemorial orationandDr. P N Behl oration.

Prof Lahiri had conceptualized and proposed theIADVL Academy of Dermatologywhich has now become the academic lifeline of Indian Dermatologists.ACSI Academy of Dermatosurgerywas also his brain child.

He was the founder of several interactive e groups includingACAD_IADVL.

Based on his proposals conference names,such asDERMAZONE, DERMACONandCUTICONhave been recognized and accepted as the official names of Dermatology conferences in India.

Today his name is inseparable with an extremely familiar entity among the dermatologist community in India,TSDFor Topical Steroid Dependent/Damaged Face. This term was coined by him.

As the founder chairperson of the countrywideIADVL Taskforce Against Topical Steroid Abuse(ITATSA)he became the face of a historic andepoch making mammoth movement of Indian Dermatologists.

He has received theInternational League of Dermatology Societies(ILDS) prestigious Certification of Appreciation(CoA) award.Honoured foroutstanding leadership, with special recognition from the Rutgers State University of New Jersey and New Jersey Medical School Chapter of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society.

Prof Lahiri was recognized for his incredible volunteer contributions to the field of dermatology and for patients in India and was selected as the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Members Making a Difference award winner for the first quarter, 2018.

His areas of interest are

Vitiligo minigrafting

Topical steroid misuse menace in India

Fractional CO2 laser in scars in darker skin

Superficial dermatophytosis, the Indian epidemic.


Dr. Koushik Lahiri


FRCP(Glasgow), FRCP(Edin), FRCP(London)

Professor and DistinguishedAcademician(AHERF)

Senior Consultant Dermatologist

Apollo MultispecialtyHospitals Limited

Hony. Medical Director


President Elect, IADVL WB(2022-23)

Director, International Society of Dermatology(2021-2025)

Chairperson, IADVL Taskforce against Quackery, ITAQ(2022-23)

President, Association of Cutaneous Surgeons(I)(2013-2015)

Editor, Indian Journal of Dermatology (2012-2017)

Chairperson, ACSI Academy of Dermatosurgery(2017-2019)

International Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (IFAAD)

Honorary Board member and Foundation Fellow,Asian Academy of Dermatology and Venereology

Member, European Academy of Dermatology

Fellow, IADVL Academy of Dermatology