Dr Smitha Prabhu S

Additional Professor

Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr Smitha Prabhu S teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students.

    She:

    • Is involved in patient care of outpatient as well as admitted patients, does minor dermatological surgical, laser and cosmetic procedures.
    • Participates in department research, publications, presentations, and contributor of chapters in various text books, reviewer for national and international journals.
    • Is Guide  for thesis projects.
    • Runs Psychodermatology Clinic and Vulvar Clinic

     

     

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Semester / Year
Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy
Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Dermatology, Venereology, Leprosy Calicut Medical College, Kerala 2001
DVD Dermatology, Venereology, Leprosy Calicut Medical College, Kerala 2000
MBBS Calicut Medical College, Kerala 1997

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Manipal Additional Professor 12/10/2021 till date
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor 05/2008 to 11/10/2021
KMC, Manipal Assistant professor 05/2003 to 05/2008

Safety, tolerability and efficacy of combination of topical sodium fusidate and betamethasone valerate in biopolymer versus combination of fusidic acid and betamethasone valerate in the treatment of infected eczema

Double Blind Randomized Pilot Clinical Trial - Co inverstigator

Safety and Efficacy of Epratuzumab in Serologically-positive Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) Patients With Active Disease

A Phase IIb Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Dose and Dose Regimen-ranging Study - Coinvestigator

A randomized open labelled balanced, two treatment, two period, two sequenced open labelled single dose, two way cross over bio equivalence study of methotrexate 2.5 mg tablet of Ricon pharma with DAVA pharmaceuticals

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Psychodermatology, Vulvar Dermatoses, Female Sexual Dysfunction, Clinical Dermatology, Dermatopathology, Dermoscopy

Area of Expertise

Psychodermatology, Vulvar Dermatoses, Dermatopathology

Area of Research

Clinical dermatology , Psychodermatology, Vulvar Dermatoses

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

 
  • Member of SIG-Psychodermatology, Special Interest Group of IADVL Psychodermatology committee member was organizing secretary for CME on Psychodermatology, 2012.
  • Life member IMA.
  • Life Member of IADVL, Attended various conferences guest lectures in national and district level conferences.
  • Internal Auditor for NABH, ISO
  • Member of Medical auditing committee since 2013
  • Research Cooridnator, Curriculum coordinator, CBME coordinator for the department
  • Member of Doctoral Advisory Committee (DAC) of MAHE 
  • Editorial Board Advisor to KMC Editorial Board Committee 
  • Founding Secretary and Executive committee member of  Psychodermatology Association of India  
  • Coordinator SIG IADVL female genital dermatoses 2021-22
  • Convener Karnataka Academy of IADVL, 2021-22
  • Corodinator,Research, Karnataka Academy of IADVL 2021-22
  • Deputy Editor, CDR. 2021 onward
  • Secretary, Karavali IADVL 2014-15
  • President, Karavali IADVL 2019-20
  • Convener, SIG IADVL, Female Genital Dermatoses 2019-20
  • Teaching faculty in IADVL online training module  of IADVL, India.

 

Co-author of various chapters in various subject specific text books

  • IADVL Concise text book for Undergraduates, first Edition, 2012 – contributed a co-authored chapter on Eczemas

Text Books authored (in Press)

  • Woundology text book – contributed a co-authored chapter on parasitic infections of the skin
  • Contact Dermatitis text book – contributed and co-authored 2 chapters – “metal allergy” and “procurement of patch test antigens and series”
  • Chanpter on psychocutaneous diseases in IADVL textbook, 4th edition
  • Chapter on Pigmentary disorders text book
  • Chapter on Psychosomatic hair disorders – in Trichology Text Book – upcoming

Tazarotene- CME article in CME book series

1999-01-01 Dr K Pavithran

IADVL, 1999, Ed: Dr K Pavithran.

Low molecular weight dextran

2001-01-01

Ind J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2001, 67:28-30.

Hepatitis C virus and lichen planus- is there any association- A serological study of 65 cases

2002-01-01 Smitha Prabhu Sobhana Devi K Pavithran

Ind J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2002, 68:272-3

Cutaneous larva migrans of the genitalia

2007-01-01 Raghavendra Rao S Smitha Prabhu

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2007, 73:270-72

A serpiginous eruption on the foot of a female

2006-01-01 Raghavendra Rao S Smitha Prabhu

Journal of Pakistan Association of Dermatologists 2006, 16:66-68

Drugs in dermatological practice: relationship to food

2003-01-01 Smitha Prabhu SD Shenoi

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2003; 69:305-306

Generalized pustular psoriasis masquerading as subcorneal pustular dermatosis in a child

2007-01-01 Raghavendra Rao S Smitha Prabhu H Sripathi SD Shenoi

Ind J Dermatol 2007, 52:209-10

PUVA with textiles in psoriasis – Single blind randomized comparative trial on 21 patients

2004-01-01 Sachin Varma Satish Pai B S D Shenoi C Balachandran

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2004;70:62-5

Linear IgA disease with eye involvement- A case report with review of literature

2004-01-01 Avinash Goel Smitha Prabhu C Balachandran

Kerala Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and leprology 2004, 1:48-51

Digital gangrene due to dopamine infusion- A case report

2005-01-01 MM Prabhu Smitha Prabhu P Mishra S Palaian

Journal Pakistan Association of Dermatologists Vol 15, 2(2005)197-99

Single Blind Randomized Controlled Trial of ‘Azathioprine Versus Corticosteroids in Parthenium Hysterophorus Induced Contact Dermatitis’

2015-01-01 Davis SV Shenoi SD Prabhu S Pai S Balachandran BC

J Clin Dermatol Ther 2015; 1:1.

Multiple Trichofolliculomas mimicking multiple trichoepitheliomas.

2015-01-01 Nayak S Shenoi SD Getha V Prabhu S Nagel B

Indian J Dermatol. 2015;60(2):214

Hansen's disease associated with erythromelalgia mimicking Lupus erythematosus.

2014-01-01 Damodar SS Smitha P Nirmal B Sudhir NU Ballambat PS

Indian Dermatol Online J 2014;5:59-62

Photochemotherapy (PUVA) in Psoriasis and Vitiligo

2014-01-01 Shenoi SD Prabhu S

Indian J Dermatolol Venereol Leprol 2014;80:497-504

Synopsis of Diet in Dermatology: A one day CME conducted by the Department of Dermatologyogy, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal

2013-03-03 Prabhu SS Nayak SU Shenoi SD Pai SB

Indian Dermatol Online J 2013;4:358-64

Efficacy and safety of Erbium-doped Yttrium Aluminium Garnet fractional resurfacing laser for treatment of facial acne scars

2013-01-01 Nirmal B Pai SB Sripathi H Rao R Prabhu S Kudur MH

Indian J Dermatol Leprol Venereol 2013;79:193-8

Phototherapy in vitiligo: Assessing the compliance, response and patient's perception about disease and treatment

2013-01-01 Kandaswamy S Akhtar N Ravindran S Prabhu S Shenoi SD

Indian J Dermatol 2013;58:325

Role of cultural factors in the biopsychosocial model of psychosomatic skin diseases: an Indian perspective.

2013-01-01 Shenoi SD Prabhu S

Clinics in Dermatol 2013: 31, 62–65

Quality of life issues in pediatric psoriasis.

2013-01-01 Prabhu S Shenoi SD

Indian J Ped Dermatol 2013;13:17-20

Our experience in a psychodermatology liaison clinic at Manipal, India

2013-01-01 Shenoi SD Prabhu S Nirmal B Petrolwala S

Indian J Dermatol 2013;58:53-5

Henoch Schonlein purpura: yet another disease manifesting the Koebner phenomenon

2013-01-01 Nayak SU Shenoi SD Pai SB Prabhu S

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2013;79:135

Laptop induced erythema ab igne. I

2012-01-01 Nayak SUK Shenoi SD Prabhu S

Indian J Dermatol 2012;57:131-2

Synopsis of holistic and integrative dermatology 2011: Conducted by department of dermatology, Kasturba medical college, Manipal December 4th , 2011

2012-01-01 Nayak SUK Shenoi SD Prabhu S Pai S

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2012;78:667-70.

Clinical evaluation of patients patch tested with plant series: a prospective study

2011-01-01 Davis SV Shenoi SD Prabhu S Hirwaiker A Balachandran C

Indian J Dermatol 2011;56:383-88

Paraneoplastic erythroderma complicated by hypothermia and hypothyroidism

2011-01-01 Shenoi SD Seshadri S Prabhu S Valsalan R Pandit V Pai SB

Indian J Dermatol 2011;56:454

Erythema elevatum diutinum associated with scleritis.

2011-01-01 Prabhu S Shenoi SD Kishanpuria PK Pai SB

Indian Dermatol Online J 2011;2:28-3

Synopsis of psychodermatology 2011: conducted by the department of dermatology and Venereology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, 6th and 7th May, 2011

2011-06-05 Prabhu S Shenoi SD

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2011;77:541-4

A case of extensive erosive and bullous erythema elevatum diutinum in a patient diagnosed with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

2011-01-01 Prabhu S Pai SB Kudur M Sripathi H Gupta S

Int J Dermatol 2011;50:989-91

Improvement of oral care in emergency setup including acute skin failure patients

2011-01-01 Prabhu S Shenoi SD Pandey S Pai KM

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2011;77:104-6

Progressive and symmetric erythrokeratoderma of adult onset: a rare case

2010-01-01 Prabhu S Shenoi SD Pai SB Handattu S

Indian Dermatol Online J 2010;1:43-5

A Double Blind randomized Pilot Clinical Trial comparing the safety, tolerability and efficacy of combination of topical sodium fusidate and betamethasone valerate in biopolymer versus combination of fusidic acid and betamethasone valerate in the treatment of infected eczema

2011-01-01 Shenoi SD Prabhu S Rajput RS Bairy KL Mukunda N

Int J Appl Bio and Pharmaceutical Tech 2011;2:446-52

Fingerlike growth and multiple nodules over upper back.

2010-01-01 Mohan KH Nayak S Pai SB Sripathi H Prabhu S

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2010;76:589-90

Development of indicators for identifying adverse drug events in an Indian tertiary care teaching hospital.

2010-01-01 Thiyagu R Mallayasamy V Varma V Prabhu S Vidyasagar V

Drug, Healthcare and Patient Safety 2010:2 95–100

Cutaneous metastases from Carcinoma Breast: the common and the rare.

2009-01-01 Prabhu S Pai SB Sripathi H Kudur M Vani B

Indian J of Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2009;75:499-502

Development and validation of indicators for identification of adverse events in a tertiary care hospital

2009-01-01 Thiyagu R Rajan SM Varma M Prabhu S Pandey S

J Clin Pharmacol 2009;49:1091-1130

Adult onset urticaria pigmentosa: a case report

2009-01-01 Prabhu S Rao R Sripathi H Kudva R

J Pak Assoc Dermatol 2009;19:115-7

Patch testing with Dermatophagoides and its correlation with chronic dermatitis and atopic eczema.27.

2009-01-01 Kapur C Shenoi SD Prabhu S Balachandran C

Indian J Dermatol 2009:54(3):243-6

Sutures and suturing techniques in skin closure.

2009-01-01 Kudur M Pai SB Sripathi H Prabhu S

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2009;75:425-34

Childhood herpes zoster: a clustering of ten cases.

2009-01-01 Prabhu S Sripathi H Gupta S Prabhu MM

Indian J Dermatol 2009;54:62-4

Erythema nodosum leprosum as the presenting feature in multibacillary leprosy

2009-01-01 Prabhu S Shenoi SD Pai SB Sripathi H

Dermatol online J.2009; 15: 15

Pyoderma gangrenosum affecting the vulva.

2008-01-01 Sripathi H Prabhu S Rao R Singh M

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2008;74:506-8

Unusual presentation of generalized macular amyloidosis in a young adult

2008-01-01 Mohan KH Pai S Sripathi H Prabhu S

Indian J Dermatol 2008;53:201-3

Topical DNCB for alopecia areata: revisited

2008-01-01 Mohan KH Shenoi SD Balachandran C Sripathi H Prabhu S

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2008;74:401-2

Techniques of immunofluorescence and their significance

2008-01-01 Mohan KH Rao R Pai S Sripathi H Prabhu S

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2008;74:415-9

Clinical profile and management pattern of vitiligo patients in a teaching hospital in Western Nepal

2008-01-01 Rajpal S Atal R Palaian S Prabhu S

J Clinical and Diagnostic Research 2008;

Co-occurrence of psoriasis and occlusive vascular disease.

2008-01-01 Rao R Prabhu S Sripathi H

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2008;74:299-301.

Localised and persistent Erythema nodosum leprosum - ? a rare variant

2008-01-01 Prabhu S Rao R Sripathi H Rao L

Dermat Online J.2008;14:16

Vesiculobullous lesions in lipoid proteinosis – a case report.

2008-01-01 Rao R Prabhu S Sripathi H Gupta S

Dermatol Online J 2008:14:17

Dermatological non diseases.

2007-01-01 Prabhu S Balachandran C Hameed S Rao R

J Pak Asso Dermatol 2007;17:182-6

Chronic idiopathic urticaria – comparision of clinical features with positive autologous serum skin test..

2008-01-01 George M Balachandran C Prabhu S

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2008;74:105-8

Generalized pustular psoriasis masquerading as subcorneal pustular dermatosis in a child

2007-01-01 Rao R Prabhu S Sripathi H Shenoi SD

Indian J Dermatol 2007;52:209-10

Thoracopulmonary actinomycosis: the masquerader

2008-01-01 Prabhu S Sripathi H Rao R Hameed S

Clinical and Experimental Dermatol 2008;33:262-65

Successful use of Imiquimod 5% cream in Bowen’s disease

2007-01-01 Prabhu S Rao R Sripathi H Hameed S Kudva R

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2007;73:423-25.

Toxic epidermal necrolysis due to Dapsone treatment in a patient with Hansen’s disease – a case report

2007-01-01 Gupta S Palaian S Chandradwari B Prabhu S Prabhu D Bista D Mishra P

J Pak Asso Dermatol 2007;17:195-99.

Cutaneous larva migrans of the genitalia.

2007-01-01 Rao R Prabhu S Sripathi H

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2007;73:270-2

Fixed drug eruptions secondary to Cefixime

2007-01-01 Gupta S Palaian S Prabhu S Alam K Prabhu M

J Clinical & Diagnostic Research 2007;5:450-51.

Allergic contact dermatitis with exfoliation secondary to calamine/diphenhydramine lotion in a 9 year old girl.

2007-01-01 Gupta S Singh MM Prabhu S Prabhu M Mishra P

J of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2007;1:147-150

A serpiginous eruption on the foot of a female

2006-01-01 Rao R Prabhu S

J Pak AssoDermatol 2006;16:66-8.

Metronidazole Induced Bullous Fixed Drug Eruptions: A Case Report And A Review Of Literature

2007-01-01 Gupta S Alam K Palaian S Singh MM Dwari BC Prabhu S Prabhu M Mishra P

The Internet Journal of Dermatology. 2007. Volume 5 Number 1.

Inflammatory pruritic nodules and plaques on the face

2007-01-01 Rao R Prabhu S George M Shenoi SD

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2007;73:142

Fixed drug eruption due to co-trimoxazole: a case report.

2006-01-01 Dwari BC Bajracharya S Gupta S Prabhu S Prabhu MM

Journal of Institute of Medicine 2006;28: 67-70

Drug induced maculopapular rash with the commonly used first line antitubercular drug, Pyrazinamide.

2007-01-01 Kishore PV Palaian S Prabhu S Prabhu M Mishra P

The Internet Journal of Dermatology 2007; vol 5: number 1

Dermatological adverse drug reactions due to systemic medications-a review of literature

2006-01-01 Dubey AK Prabhu S PR Shankar

J Pak Asso Dermatol. 2006;16:28-38

Probable cutaneous allergic response to subcutaneous heparin – a case report

2006-01-01 S Gupta P Mishra S Palain S Prabhu D Bishta M Prabhu

Actra Dermatven APA 2006;15:98-101

Cutaneous reactions to modern medicines and initial experience from spontaneous adverse drug reaction reporting programme in tertiary care teaching hospital of Western Nepal-

2005-01-01 Dubey AK Prabhu S Shankar PR Subish P Prabhu MM Mishra P

J Pak Asso Dermatol. 2005; 15: 222-6.

Role of slit skin smear examination in cutaneous T-cell lymphomas and other chronic dermatoses

2006-01-01 Bindu B Kurien A Prabhu S Shenoi SD

Dermatol Online J 2006;12 (3): 2

Cellulitis-like fixed drug eruption attributed to paracetamol (acetaminophen)

2011-01-01 Prabhu MM Prabhu SM Mishra P Palaian S

Dermatol Online J. 11 (3): 24

Local eczematous allergic reaction to the Menadione (Vitamin K3).

2005-01-01 Prabhu MM Prabhu SM Mishra P Palaian S Guptha S

Medical Journal 2005: 55:1-3

Linear IgA Disease with eye involvement – a case report with review of literature

2004-01-01 Goel A Prabhu S Balachandran C

Kerala Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology 2004;1:48-51.

Digital gangrene due to dopamine infusion- a case report

2005-01-01 Prabhu MM Prabhu SM Mishra P Palaian S

J Pak Asso Dermatol. 2005;15:197-9

PUVA with textiles in psoriasis – single blind randomized comparative trial on 21 patients.

2004-01-01 Varma S Pai S B Shenoi S D Balachandran C Prabhu S

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2004;70:62-5

Drugs in dermatological practice: relationship to food. I

2003-01-01 Prabhu S Shenoi S D

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2003; 69:305-6.

Letter to Editor. Response to Grape juice vs Grape fruit juice

2003-01-01 Prabhu S Shenoi S D

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2003:69:456.

Hepatitis C virus & Lichen planus – is there any association? A serological study of 65 cases

2002-01-01 Prabhu S Devi S Pavithran K

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2002;68:272-3

Low molecular weight dextran

2001-01-01 Prabhu S

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2001;67:28-30

Global Trends in Cosmetics Use-Related Adverse Effects: A Bibliometric Analysis of Literature Published during 1957–2021

2021 Nayak M Sreedhar D Prabhu SS Ligade VS

Cosmetics. 2021; 8(3):75. https://doi.org/10.3390/cosmetics8030075

Psychodermatology: an Indian perspective

2018 Shenoi SD Prabhu SS

Clinics in Dermatology, 36 (6). pp. 737-742. ISSN 0738-081X.

Phototherapy in dermatology: care, concerns and best practice amidst COVID-19 pandemic

2020 Prabhu, S Pai, S Kayarkatte, M

Iranian Journal of Dermatology, 23(Suppl.1(COVID-19)), 2-8. doi: 10.22034/ijd.2020.114799

Role of cultural factors in the biopsychosocial model of psychosomatic skin diseases: an Indian perspective

2013 Shenoi SD Prabhu S

Clinics in Dermatology 2013: 31, 62–65

Comparison of immunofluorescence and desmoglein enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay in the diagnosis of pemphigus: A Prospective, Cross-sectional Study in a Tertiary Care Hospital

2017 Ravi D Prabhu S S Rao R Balachandran C Bairy I

Indian J Dermatol 2017;62:171-7

Comparison of desmoglein 1 and 3 elisa with immunofluorescence in pemphigus patients

2014-01-01 Dr Deepti Ravi

Comparison of conventional KOH mount with tape stripping method and parker ink method in the diagnosis of Tinea versicolor

2014-01-01 Dr Varsha Patil

Quality of life in acne patients: a clinical and Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI) based cross sectional study

Dr. Neethu Chowdury

Assessment of Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) of genital hygiene in adult literate females : an online questionnaire based study

Dr. Suhani Sareen

Dermoscopy of Vitiligo

Dr Fenil Patel

Clinical and dermoscopic assessment of facial sensitive skin in adult population presenting to a tertiary care hospital in South India

Dr. Dheeraj Reddy U

Diffuse alopecia in females: a clinical and dermoscopic study

Dr. Shibani Bhatia

An observational study on clinical pattern of female genital dermatoses and the impact of chronic female genital dermatoses on sexual function and quality of life of adult females

Dr. NIvalika

Clinical and dermoscopic features of topical steroid treated skin

Dr. Aravind Suprakash

Skin changes in medicolegal autopsies – a descriptive study

Dr. Shivam Goyal