Dermatology

Dr. SMRITI SHRESTHA

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MBBS, MD Dermatology
Lecturer, Department of Dermatology
Dhulikhel Hospital Kathmandu University Hospital
Nepal Medical Council Registration No. 8132
Member of SODVELON (Society of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists of Nepal)
Member of DASIL (Dermatologic and Aesthetic Surgery International League)
Won Award paper in Aesthetica Asia 2016 in Kolkata, India.
Hair Transplant Surgeon and Dermatosurgeon at Dhulikhel Hospital.
Trained in Aesthetic plastic Surgery, Nanjing Medical University. (Liposuction and Fat Graft)
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Academic qualifications:
MD (Masters Degree in Dermatology) College of Medical Sciences, Bharatpur, Chitwan. Kathmandu University, 2014
MBBS (Bachelor in Medicine and Bachelor in Surgery) Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences (KUSMS), Dhulikhel Kathmandu University, 2008
Work Experiences:

  • Worked as a Medical Officer at Dhulikhel hospital, Kathmandu university teaching hospital in Department of Emergency Feb 2009-Agust 2009
  • Worked as a Medical Officer at Man Mohan Memorial Community Hospital Sept 2009- Feb 2009.
  • Worked as a Teaching Assistant at Taishan Medical University, Taian, Shangdong, China March 2010-July2010
  • Worked as a Teaching Assistant at Qiqihar Medical University, Qiqihar, China Sept 2010-Jan 2011.
  • Worked as a part time Medical officer at Community Service Academy Nepal, Bharatpur between 2009-2011. Visited several rural remote areas of Syangja, Gorkha, Chitwan, Tanahun, Barabise, Paanchkhal to provide free health care services.
  • Working as a Lecturer in the Department of Dermatology since 8th Oct 2014 till date.

Dermatological Skills

  • General Dermatology, sexually transmitted diseases and leprosy.
  • Hair transplantation surgery
  • Laser surgery, Microdermabrasion, Botox, Cutaneous surgery.
  • Allergology and skin testing. Prick testing, Patch Testing, Nasal provocation Testing. Immunotherapy.
  • Liposuction and Fat grafting.
  • Aesthetic Dermatology

Research work:

  • Poster presentation (Progressive Nodular Histiocytosis – Case history) at Ninth National Conference of Society of Dermatologists,Venereologists and Leprologists of Nepal(SODVELONCON-2012) on 30-31 March 2012
  • Oral presentation (Original research on efficacy of high dose short course oral steroids in the management of Toxic epidermal necrolysis) at Xth National Conference of Society of Dermatologists, Venerologists and Leprologists of Nepal (SODVELONCON-2012) on 2nd April 2013
  • Poster presentation (Necrobiosis lipoidica in a non-diabetic patient) at Xth National Conference of Society of Dermatologists, Venerologists and Leprologists of Nepal (SODVELONCON-2012) on 2nd April 2013
  • Oral presentation (Hirsutism: an approach) at XIIIth National Conference of Society of Dermatologists, Venerologists and Leprologists of Nepal (SODVELONCON-2015) on 21st March 2015.
  • Thesis entitled: Lichen planus and its clinico-histopathological correlation.

Publications:

  • International publication as first author in Leprosy Review Journal - Shrestha S, Karn D, KC S, Mishra A. An unusual presentation of lepromatous leprosy as verrucous growth in the oral cavity. Lepr Rev (2017) 88, 285– 289.
  • KC S, Karn D, Shrestha S. Photo-onycholyisis Following Two Weeks Of Doxycycline. J Nepal Health Res Counc 2016 Jan - Apr;14(32):66-8.
  • Thesis entitled:  Lichen planus and its clinico-histopathological correlation.

Training and academic participation

  • Fellowship Training in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery for liposuction and lipotransfer (fat graft) in Nanjing Medical University, China, from 21st April 2017 to 20th May 2017.
  • Won an award paper on “Long pulsed Nd:YAG in the management of verrucae” on “AestheticaAsia2016” held in Kolkata in Sept, 2016.
  • Member of “Dermatologic and Aesthetic Surgery International League (DASIL).
  • Attended “Aesthetic Hands On Workshop” organized by SAARCAAD in Kathmandu, Nepal during 2nd International Conference of Dermatology (ICD) in Oct 2016.
  • Participated in “Hands On Workshops on Botox, fillers, Chemical peels and PRP” in Aesthetica Asia, Kolkata in 2016.
  • Attended “Botox Hands On Training” organized by Allergan in April and August 2016.
  • Organizing Secretary of the “First Hair Restoration Workshop in Nepal” on 21st  and 22nd April 2016.  It was the first such workshop in Nepal, with Live Demonstration and Hands-on training for 32 participants from Nepal, India and Bangladesh. We conducted the program with Prof Dr Alex Ginzburg from Israel, a pioneer Hair transplantation surgeon and Prof Dr M Kumarresan from South India.
  • Organizing Secretary of “Advanced CME on Hair Restoration and Trichoscopy Practice Management” on 21st April 2017. We collaborated with International Dermoscopy Society and Dermatosurgeons from India. We had 55 participants, who attended lectures and hands on workshops on hair transplant and trichoscopy.
  • In July 2015, received Scholarship at University of Washington, Seattle, USA to attend the  “23rd annual Principals of STI and HIV research training” from 20th July 2015 to 30th July 2015 at Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, USA. It was a prestigious course conducted by Dr King K Holmes and Dr Judy Wasserheit at Department of Global Health.
  • Training at Leprosy Mission Hospital, Anandaban from 5th Dec 2014 to 20th Dec 2014.
  • Participated at a workshop from 28th Nov 2015 to 30th Nov 2015 on “Challenges in the management of reactions in leprosy” in Leprosy Mission Hospital Anandaban.
  • Member of “Dermatology Society of Kathmandu University Forum”. Our key objective is to organize regular CME and interaction programs for Dermatology Residents under Kathmandu University. We also aim to bring uniform medical practice among Kathmandu University graduates via this forum.