Biography of Dr. Sandipan Dhar

Dr.Sandipan Dhar is a renowned Pediatrc Dermatologist & Atopic Dermatitis researcher of National & International repute

Dr. Dhar has so far published more than 290 scientific papers in various indexed journals of which more than 100 papers are on Paediatric Dermatology and 50 papers on Atopic Dermatitis. His papers have been abstracted and quoted in Year Books of Dermatology , various standard  text books of Dermatology & Paediatric Dermatology . He has authored “Colour atlas and synopsis of Paediatric Dermatology” ,  the  first book On Pediatric Dermatology from India. He has  authored five more books on Dermatology for the practicing dermatologists, postgraduate students and internists. 

He is the  Editor Emeritus of Indian Journal Of Dermatology, Editor-in-chief, Indian Journal of Pediatric Dermatology( IJPD), and a member of the editorial board of  several journals in Dermatology and Paediatric Dermatology . He  delivered the most prestigeous Oration of Indian association Of Dermatologist Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL) ,Dr. B M Ambady Oration  on  his work on Atopic Dermatitis at the 32nd National Conference of IADVL at Bangalore  in January, 2009.


  His fields of interest are Paediatric Dermatology, Atopic Dermatitis , Urticaria  and  Adverse cutaneous drug eruptions.

He is one of the key persons for establishing the subspeciality ’ Pediatric Dermatology’ in India and is currently the President  of  Indian Society For Pediatric Dermatology(ISPD) & Editor-in –Chief of Indian Journal of Pediatric Dermatology( IJPD).


He has delivered several lectures on Pediatric Dermatology & Atopic Dermatis in India and abroad. He was invited to Chair, speak and moderate  the symposium on Atopic Dermatitis at World Congress of Dermatology Vancouver in June 2015. He enthralled 1500 odd Dermatologists across the Globe in the biggest hall of the conference by his splendid deliberation.

He was also  invited to deliver a plenary lecture on ‘ Neonatal Dermatology’ at the Munich International Summer Academy, Munich in July 2015. His plenary lecture was regarded as one of the best two lectures in the entire conference and was attended by 4000 Dermatologists across the Globe. He also organized a workshop on Pediatric Dermatology and spoke on Atopic Dermatitis in the same conference in Munich.

He  delivered lecture on Pediatric Dermatology at Birmingham Children hospital in June 2016.

He  has been invited to Chair a very important session on Eczema in World Congress of Pediatric Dermatology at  Chicago, USA in July 2017.

He had been a plenary speaker( Pediatric Dermatology) and workshop coordinator on Atopic Dermatitis in International Summer Academy, Munich, Germany on 26th July 2017

He has been invited to Chair on a very important session on Eczema in Regional Scientific Meet on Pediatric Dermatology(RSMPD) to be held at Singapore on 26th-29th April, 2018. He will also deliver a Guest Lecture in Pediatric Dermatology session in the conference.

Dr.Dhar  delivered a Guest Lecture on Pediatric Dermatology at Oxford, by Oxford University on 4th June, 2018.

He is a reviewer in several Dermatology journals published from UK and USA.

Dr. Dhar is one of the few Indian Dermatologists to contribute chapters in various Dermatology Text Books read by millions of students and post-graduate researchers across the World.

His name appeared in Marquis Who’s Who in the World book in the year 2000