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Dr Shankar D. Desai

Dr Shankar D. Desai

Dr Shankar D. Desai is a dermatologist with an experience of over three decades. Before joining Fortis, he has worked as a consultant at Mallya Hospital. He is also known for starting Dept. of Skin at St. Philomina Hospital. He has published many research papers and done extensive studies with Interferon-ALPHA-2B in dermatology.


Dr Desai completed his M.B.B.S. from J.N. Medical College, Belgaum in the year 1982 after which he pursued D.V.D. in 1984 followed by an M.D. from JJM Medical College Davangere, Karnataka in the year 1985.

Interests and Expertise

  • Herpes Progenitalis
  • Keloids
  • Psoriasis
  • Leprosy
departments: Dermatology
positions: Consultant Dermatology
treatments: Dermatology
locations: Bannerghatta Road