Dr Pramod Kumar

Professor and Associate Dean

Department of Dermatology


    Pramod Kumar teaches Dermatology for undergraduate & post graduates and responsible for implementing the changes in curriculum.  


Subject Semester / Year
Dermatology Fourth Semester
Dermatology Sixth Semester
Dermatology Seventh Semester
Dermatology Eight Semester
Dermatology Ninth Semester


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, KMC Mangalore 1993
MBBS KMC Mangalore, Mangalore University 1988


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Professor and Associate Dean 01/03/2021 - till date
Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy Department, KMC Mangalore Professor 2012 - till date
Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy Department, KMC Mangalore Professor and Head of the Department 2012 - June 2017
Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy Department, KMC Mangalore Associate Professor 2000-2012
Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy Department, KMC Mangalore Assistant Professor 1995-2000
Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy Department, KMC Mangalore Lecturer 1993-1994


Area of Interest

Medical cosmetology, Dermato surgery, Clinical trials

Area of Expertise


Area of Research

Contact Dermatitis

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Certification of Appreciation for contribution to medical literature.
  • Founding member and past President of Karavali Dermatology Society.
  • Life member of the Indian Medical Association, 1995.
  • Life member of the Indian Association with Dermatologist, Venereologists Leprologists, 1993
  • Life member of the Karavali Dermatology society, 1998.

Near infrared pulsed light for permanent hair reduction in Fitzpatrick skin types IV and V

Thacker P Kumar P

J Cutan Aesthet Surg 2016;9:249-53

Pigmentary demarcation lines: a clinical profile of 50 subjects and report of new pattern of pigmentation observed

Antony A Kumar P

Int J Res Dermatol 2018;4:323-7

Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita and anti-p200 pemphigoid as major subepidermal autoimmune bullous diseases diagnosed by floor binding on indirect immunofluorescence microscopy using human salt-split skin

Goyal N Rao R Shenoi SD Pai S Zillikens D Bhogal BS Schmidt E

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2017;83:550-5

Spared white islands in a drug rash: revisiting sparing phenomenon in Hansen's disease

Gopinath H Nayak K Chakraborti S

Int J Dermatol,2017, 56: e102–e104. doi:10.1111/ijd.13492

Patch testing in suspected allergic contact dermatitis to cosmetics

P Kumar R Paulose

Dermatology Research and Practice. 2014,Article ID 695387

Nayak K, Gopinath H, Kini H, Kumar P. Unmasking Diogenes syndrome. Indian J Dermatol 2015;60:287-9

Kumar, D., Kuruvila, M., Upadya, G. M., Kumar, P. and Nirupama, M.Novel dermoscopic findings in mudi-chood disease – a case report. Int J Dermatol,2017, 56: 776–778. doi:10.1111/ijd.13655


Epidemiology of leprosy in Mangalore: A retrospective data analysis of leprosy cases from January 2000 to March 2013

Mr Abhinav

Changing profile of micro-organism in Acne vulgaris

Ms. Fatima Thahmi

Cutaneous manifestations in patients undergoing hemodialysis

Ms Lubaina Ibrahim

Profile of Aerobic Bacterial nasal flora among female paramedical staff and medical students who wear nose jewellery as compared to those who don’t

Mr Saket Agrawal

Clinico dermagraphic profile of sexually transmitted infections in teretary care centre in Dakshina Kannada

Dr Ramakrishna