Director Professor
LHMC, New Delhi

About Prof (Dr) Rashmi Sarkar
Director Professor

President IADVL 2022

A teaching faculty of 23 years in premier medical institutes in the country, an academician, empowered and mentored large number of youngsters and practitioners in IADVL work, executor and grass root worker, globally recognized leader among peers.

  • At the National Level of IADVL, I have worked as IADVL Joint Secretary (2012) and then as National IADVL Secretary (2014-15).
  • At the State Level, I was Secretary (2012), Vice President (2012) and President IADVL Delhi State Branch (2018).

International Honours and Awards

  • Awarded ILDS scholarship (2007) to attend 21st World congress of Dermatology in Buenos Aires,Argentina

  • Awarded Maria Duran Fellowship (2008) by International Society of Dermatology at Manila, Philippine

  • Awarded other International Travel Awards from AAD and WDS

  • Career and Community Development Award, Women’s Dermatologic Society (2012) to do Visiting Fellowship in Pediatric Dermatology at UCSF, California, USA

  • Awarded "Member making a Difference Award" by American Academy of Dermatology in 2014 and 2015

  • Awarded IADVL - Loreal Skin and Hair Research Grant as 1st position in 2016 and 2018

  • Awarded UGC Travel Grant, New Delhi to go to Annual AAD in 2011 and 2014

National Orations

  • Awarded Dr B. V. Sathyanarayanan Oration at Dermazone South in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh in 2015

  • Awarded Dr B. M. Ambady Memorial Oration at Dermacon International by IADVL in 2019

  • Awarded Dr Madhusudan Das Memorial Oration at Nalanda Medical College Centenary Day, Patna in 2019

  • Awarded IADVL Delhi State Branch Oration in 2019

National Honours and Awards

National Awards

  • Awarded "Inspiring Dermatologist Award" by Economic Times in June 2019

  • Dr V. N. Sehgal Memorial Award for Excellence in Dermatology from IADVL (2020)

  • Awarded Dr K. C. Kandhari Memorial Award by IADVL Delhi State Branch in 2020

  • Awarded ICMR Lala Ram Chand Kandhari Award for Dermatology and Venereology for 2020

  • "Volunteer of The Year Award" 2022, WDS

List of Publications

Publications in Journals

International Indexed
National Indexed
Non indexed

Projects undertaken 17 (14 published in international journals, 3 in national Journal)

Chapters in Textbooks
Research Gate Score
Total Citations

Books Edited - 16

  • Sarkar R, Inamadar AC, Palit A(eds). Advances in Pediatric Dermatology 2: Neonatal Dermatology. Jaypee Brothers Publishers 2014; New Delhi; First Edition.

  • Lahiri K, Chatterjee M, Sarkar R. Pigmentary Disorders: A Comprehensive Compendium. Jaypee Brothers Publishers 2014; New Delhi; First Edition.

  • Sarkar R. Melasma: A Monograph. Jaypee Brothers Publishers 2015; New Delhi; First Edition.

  • Sarkar R. Moisturisers. Jaypee Brothers Publications 2016; New Delhi

  • Sarkar R. World Clinics in Dermatology: Fungal infections. Jaypee Brothers Publications 2017 July; New Delhi.

  • Sarkar R. World Clinics in Dermatology: Atopic dermatitis. Jaypee Brothers Publications 2018 January; New Delhi.

  • Sarkar R, Sinha S. The Sensitive Skin. Jaypee Brothers Publications 2019; New Delhi.

  • Sarkar R, Sinha S. World Clinics in Dermatology: Topical antifungals. Jaypee Brothers Publications 2019 July; New Delhi.

  • Sarkar R, Roberts WE(eds). Chemical peels: A global perspective. Jaypee Brothers Publications 2019; New Delhi.

  • Sarkar R, Das A, Narang I, Podder I. Case Based Reviews in Dermatology. Jaypee Brothers Publications 2019 (In Press), New Delhi.

  • Sarkar R, Podder I. Handbook of Urticaria. Kontentworx Publishers 2019; New Delhi, India.

  • Sarkar R, Melasma: A Monograph. Jaypee Brothers Publishers 2019; New Delhi; Second Edition.

  • Sarkar R, Nair V.Cosmeticinjectibles in practice: Dermal fillers and Botulinum toxin. Jaypee Brothers Publishers 2020; First Edition.

  • Sarkar R Concise Textbook of Dermatology. Informa 2021; London, UK.

  • Sarkar R Melasma: A Monograph. Jaypee Brothers Publishers 2021; New Delhi; Third Edition.

  • Sarkar R, Sinha S., Skin Diseases in Females. Springer Nature 2022; Singapore.

  • As President of Indian Women's Dermatologic Association (IWDA), have made India the first country besides USA to join Women's Dermatologic Society's (WDS) Global Shelter Initiative which gives advise and talks on skin care, nutrition on a budget,social etiquettes and personal hygiene to women who are victims of gender violence across India and was launched with Shakti Shalini NGO in New Delhi on 31st March 2019 with WDS President, Dr Pearl Grimes (USA). Skin care products are also distributed at 3-4 visits each year. This has also covered shelter homes in Chandigarh, Amritsar, Guntur(AP) and Bengaluru.

  • Associated with Chhoti Chhoti Khushiyan NGO, New Delhi and has been doing various camps for the orphan kids of which the most recent was done on the eve of ILDS World Skin Health day on 6th March with Indian Women's Dermatologic Society at the orphanage located in Jangpura, New Delhi. Orphan kids were checked for skin problems and were given important health tips and provided free medications.

  • She has also organized skin awareness camps in orphanages in South Delhi in the past years along with students and women dermatologists.

IADVL Positions and Work done for IADVL

  • President IADVL (2022)

  • National IADVL Secretary (2014-15)

  • National Joint Secretary (2012)

  • President IADVL Delhi State Branch (DSB) (2018)

  • Vice President IADVL DSB (2012)

  • Secretary IADVL DSB (2011)

  • IADVL Delhi CC Member 4 years, EC Member 7 years

  • National IADVL Committees:

  • Chair: Residents’ Welfare Committee (2014-15), SOP Committee (2016-17), International Liaison Committee (2019)

  • Convener: International Liaison Committee (2017-18), IADVL Election Review Task Force (2017)

  • Member: Finance Committee (2014-16), Constitution Committee (2017-18), IADVL Academy Review Task Force (2017); Advisor, Ex officio Member IADVL Academy (2014-17), SIG Pigmentary Coordinator (2019-20)

  • IADVL Delhi won Best Branch Award as President (2018) and Secretary (2011)

National Positions

  • Founder and President, Pigmentary Disorders Society (PDS)

  • Founder and President, Indian Women's Dermatologic Association (IWDA)

International Leadership Positions

  • Vice President International Society of Dermatology (ISD)

  • Chair International Mentorship Committee ISD

  • Past Secretary, Asian Society Pigment Cell Research (ASPCR)

  • First Indian to be on International Board of Directors:

    • Women’s Dermatologic Society (WDS)
    • Skin of Color Society (SOCS)
    • Asian Society Pediatric Dermatology (ASPD)
    • AAD International Affairs Committee Member
  • Chair, International Affairs Committee, WDS (2014 - 17)

  • Chair, International and National Committee, Skin of Colors Society (SOCS) (2017-20)

  • Member, Membership Committee, Mentorship Committee Guidelines Committee, International Peeling Society