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dermatologist , consultant

Saumya Panda, Indian dermatologist, consultant. Achievements include discovery of non-Western series of the rare condition called nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy; research in application of pentoxifylline in Schamberg's disease; first to describe a transformation of lichen planus to basal cell carcinoma; first to describe a novel series of contact dermatitis mimicking lichen nitidus on palms.

Background

Panda, Saumya was born on July 3, 1968 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. Son of Debabrata and Sati Panda.

Education

B Medicine and Surgery, Medical College, Calcutta, 1992. Doctor of Medicine, University Ranchi, 1999.

Career

Consultant dermatologist Bellevue Clinic, Calcutta, since 2003. Member editorial board Indian Journal Dermatology, Calcutta, since 2002. Presenter in field.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of non-Western series of the rare condition called nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy. Research in application of pentoxifylline in Schamberg's disease. First to describe a transformation of lichen planus to basal cell carcinoma.

    First to describe a novel series of contact dermatitis mimicking lichen nitidus on palms.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (monograph) Evolution Of Indian Health Policy, 2001. Associate editor: Indian Journal Dermatology, 2005-2006, executive editor:, since 2006.

Membership

Fellow: Indian Academy Social Sciences (life Silver Jubilee Gold medal 2001). Member: Indian Medical Association, World Society Anti-aging Medicine, Association Cutaneous Surgeons India (life), Indian Association Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, movies.

Connections

Married Indrani Mukherjee, December 10, 1999. 1 child Titas.

father:
Debabrata Panda

mother:
Sati Panda

spouse:
Indrani Mukherjee

child:
Titas Panda