Dermatology

Dr. Dharmendra Karn

 dharmendra  

Associate Professor and Head of Department in Dermatology.

Fellow of American Academy of Dermatology (FAAD, USA)

Fellow of European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (FEADV)

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Scholarships and Awards

Presidential Award 2014 – "Suprawal Janasewashree - 3rd Grade"

National Republic Day 2014

XI International Society of Dermatology Global Education Award 2013.

International Society of Dermatology. Dec 2013, New Delhi, India.

Young Dermatologist International Achievement Award 2011

WCD, International League of Dermatological Society (ILDS), May 2011, Seoul, S. Korea.

ICD scholarship Award 2009

World International Congress of Dermatology, May 2009, Prague, Czech Republic.

Work Experience

Associate Professor (October 2013 to till date)

Dhulikhel Hospital Kathmandu University Hospital, Dhulikhel, Kavre

Assistant Professor (July 2010-Sept. 2013)

Dhulikhel Hospital Kathmandu University Hospital, Dhulikhel, Kavre

Visiting Dermatologist (July2009- August 2009)

Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Lecturer (April 2007 – June 2010)

Dhulikhel Hospital Kathmandu University Hospital, Dhulikhel, Kavre

Dermatological Skills

  • Hair Restoration Surgery (Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) and Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT)
  • Microdermabrasion, Dermabrasion, Chemical Peel, Cryosurgery, Radiofrequency Surgery
  • Electrolysis, Phototherapy, Nail Surgery
  • Botox and fillers
  • Mesotherapies
  • Scar revision
  • Vitiligo Surgeries (Autologous melanocyte transfer, ultrathin graft and blister graft).
  • Basics and advance Laser Surgeries. (Erbium YAG and CO2 Ablative and non ablative, Diode, Long pulse ND YAG, Q Switched ND:YAG, Body sculpting Laser and IPL)

Paper Presentation

"Epidermodysplasia Verruciformis – A case report"

33rd National Conference of IADVL & 4th South Asian Regional Conference of DVL DERMACON 2005, Delhi, India.

"Congenital Melanocytic Nevi with Hydrocephalus – A case report"

34th National Conference of IADVL. DERMACON 2006, Hyderabad, India

"Acute Skin failure – A new concept"

CME conducted by SODVELON, November 2007

"Comparative study of Electroablation and Cryosurgery in Planter Warts"

World International Congress Of Dermatology, May 22-24, 2009. Prague, Czech Republic.

"Nerve Damage In Leprosy"

CME conducted by SODVELON, June 2009.

"Acne Management"

CME conducted by SODVELON, August 2010.

"Hormonal Profile and Efficacy of Long Pulse Nd:YAG Laser for Hirsutism"

Presentation at summer meets of American Academy of Dermatology Boston August 2012, USA.

"Evolving Trends in aesthetic practice in Nepal : Speaker"

March 2013, SODVELONCON, Birgung, Nepal.

"Steroid Induced Red Face, Panel discussion : Moderator"

April 2014, SODVELONCON, Pokhara Nepal.

"Oral Tranexamic Acid for the Treatmant of Melasma"

Presentation, May 2013, Sydney, Australia. Organised by Australasian College of Dermatology.

"Clinico-etiological Evaluation and Assessment of concomitant thyroid disorders among Patient with Lichen Planus Pigmentosus"

Presentation at International Congress of Dermatology , International Society of Dermatology Dec 2013 , Delhi , India.

"Evolving use of tranexamic acid in disorders of hyperpigmentation : Guest speaker"

Dermacon, 12th-15th February 2015, Mangalore, India.

Panelist : Hyperpigmentation – A dark area

Dermacon, 12th-15th February 2015, Mangalore, India.

"Skin Prick Test and Oral Immunotherapy : A new milestone in Nepal: Speaker"

March 2015, SODVELONCON, Kathmandu, Nepal.

" Psychocutaneous disorders" : Chairperson
DERMACON 2016, 22-25 January , COIMBATORE , TAMILNADU, INDIA

Publications

"Twenty first century Dermatology"

Nepal Journal of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology, 2007;7(1):5-6.

"Systemic lupus erythematosus with erythema multiforme-like lesions"

Nepal Journal of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology, 2007;7(1):39-46.

"Ramsay Hunt Syndrome with Meningitis - A case report"

D Karn, S Kafle, M Timalsina

Nepal Journal of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology, 2007;7(1):45-47.

"Comparative Study of Methotrexate and Cyclosporin in the Treatment of Psoriasis – Original Article"

D Karn, A Amatya, R Khatri.

Nepal Journal of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology.2010; 9(1):15-21.

"Emerging Trends of Nosocomial Citrobacter Species Surgical Wound Infection: Concern for Infection Control – Original Article"

B Thapa, D Karn, K Mahat

Nepal Journal of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology. 2010; 9(1):10-14

"Prevalence of skin diseases in Dhulikhel Hospital, Kavre – Original Article"

D Karn, R Khatri, M Timalsina.

Nepal Journal of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology. 2010; 9(1):7-9.

" Darier White Disease- Case Report"

A Amatya, D Karn, E Aryal, R Makaju, A Shakya, A Priyadarshinee

Nepal Journal of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology. 2010; 9(1):4-36.

"Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Infections in a Tertiary Care Centre - Original Article"

Karn D, KC S, Amatya A, Aryal ER, Timalsina M.

Kathmandu University Medical Journal. 2011;34(2):43-6.

"Thyroid Function Test in Vitiligo – Original Article"

Subba K, Karn D, Khatri R.

Kathmandu University Medical Journal 2011;34(2):7-10.

"Concurrent Vitiligo and Psoriasis- Case Report"

Karn D, KC S

Kathmandu University Medical Journal 2012;37(1):83-4.

" Comparative study of effectiveness of oral acyclovir with oral erythromycin in the
Treatment of Pityriasis Rosea – Original Article"

Amatya A, Rajouria EA , Karn D.

Kathmandu University Medical Journal 2012;37(1):57-61.

" Q-Switched Neodymium-Doped Yttrium Aluminum Garnet Laser Therapy for Pigmented skin lesions: Efficacy and Safety – Original Article"

Karn D, KC S, Amartya A, Razouria EA, Timalsina M, Suwal A.

Kathmandu University Medical Journal 2012;38(2):46-50.

"Oral Tranexamic Acid for the Treatment of Melasma: – Original Article"

Karn D, KC S, Amartya A, Razouria EA, Timalsina M.. Kathmandu University Medical Journal 2012;10(4):40-43.

"Hormonal Profile and Efficacy of Long Pulse ND-YAG Laser in Treatment of Hirsutism/Hypertrichosis- A Original Article"

Karn D, KC S, Gyawali P, Journal of Nepal Health Research Council 2014 Jan;12(26):59-62.

"Aesthetic Practice in Nepal – Editorial"

Karn D, Kathmandu University Medical Journal 2013;42(2):109.

LASERS in Dermatological Practice – 2014: textbook by Jaypee Publications, India

Co-author

Practical Aspects of Topical PUVAsol in Dermatology: An Experience in a Teaching Hospital

KC S, Karn D, Kathmandu University Medical Journal 2014;48(4):306-7

"Dermatoses Following Nepal Earthquake 2015 – Editorial"
Kathmandu University Medical Journal 2015

Affiliations

  • Fellow Member American Academy of Dermatology (USA)
  • Fellow Member European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
  • Life Member Association of Cutaneous Surgeon of India(OS/ACSI/494)
  • Past Chief Editor and Advisory Board Member, Nepal Journal of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology
  • Member International League of Dermatological Society (ILDS)
  • Member South Asian Regional Association of Dermatologists (SARAD)
  • Member International Society Of Dermatology
  • Editorial Assistant Kathmandu University Medical Journal
  • Assistant Editor Journal of Nepal Medical Association.