Dr. Kusumika Kanak is a highly motivated Dermatologist with excellent skills in providing skincare to children and adults. Aims to treat skin conditions as well as prevention and reducing chances of recurrences. Good interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication, and a good listener. Areas of Expertise are Clinical Dermatology, Dermatosurgery, Surgical, and non-Surgical and Cutaneous Malignancy. Dr. Kanak is among few Dermatologists in India who is specialized in Mohs surgery, the single most effective technique for removing Basal Cell carcinomas and squamous cell carcinomas, and many other types of skin cancers. She has to her credit to do the first Mohs surgery in Pune.
PUBLICATIONS PRESENTATIONPseudoepitheliomatous Keratotic and Micaceous Balanitis: A Case Report in IJD, Apr 2010Disseminated superficial and warty type of porokeratosis: A rare Coexistence. IJD, Sept-Oct 2011
POSTER PRESENTATIONIntralesional Radiofrequency – A Noble Approach: Presented in 48th National conference of IADVL: 30th Jan?????? 2nd Feb 2020 Dermacon, Pune, India A Comparative Study of Different Modalities of Treatment in the Management of Keloids in Indian Patients: Presented in the 26th congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, Geneva, Switzerland: 13th?????? 17th 2017 Entodermoscopy – Setting New Standards in Diagnosis of Parasitic Infections: Presented in the 26th congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, Geneva, Switzerland Dermacon 2009, 37th National Conference of IADVL, Bangalore, India: 6th -10th Jan 2009. A Case Report on Pseudoepitheliomatous Keratotic and Micaceous Balanitis and Extensive Unilateral Dermatomal Superficial Telangiectasia.
Radio campaign for public awareness on ??????????????Acne’ aired between 5th Jul 2017 to 30th Jul 2017 on the radio – red FM. Radio campaign for awareness on causes of hair fall aired on 16th Oct 2017 on 93.5 red FM. Contributed to providing access to safe drinking water to one underprivileged school-going child in INDIA for 365 days. Organized Camps for old age house (Athashree Society) for awareness on Geriatric Skin Ailments.
Articles published in a national newspaper:
??????Skin ailments rise with heat: Doctors and hospitals witness nearly 30% increase in rashes, burns and other problems as mercury hovers near 40?????????????, Pune Mirror, 25th May 2017