DR. GANESH S. PAI

MD., D.V.D.,FAAD.

"The Medical Director, Derma-Care"

Dr. Ganesh S. Pai MD., D.V.D.,FAAD.,is the Medical Director, DERMA-CARE, Skin and Cosmetology Centre and is a consultant in Dermatology and Cosmetic Care for the past 37 years in Mangalore, Karnataka, INDIA. Derma Care is one of the largest integrated laser centre in India.Dr. Pai is a pioneer in the use of various lasers for pigment, skin rejuvenation, moles, tattoos, freckles, wrinkles, acne, acne scars & hair removal in skin of colour.

He finished his Masters in Dermatology in 1981 and was professor at the Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore for 20 years. He was Director, Professor & Head of Department of Dermatology at K.S.Hegde Medical College, Mangalore. He was the President of the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADV&L) in the year 2000.

  • Member of the Group Study Exchange programme of Rotary International at Iowa in U.S.A. in 1986.
  • Visiting fellow to the St. Johns’ Institute of Dermatology, St. Thomas’ hospital, London in 1995.
  • Life Member - Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists & Leprologists.
  • Life Member - Indian Medical Association.
  • Advisor - International Society of Dermatology - 1999.
  • Member of European Academy of Dermatology & Venereology
  • Fellow of American Academy of Dermatology (FAAD)
  • Member of Dermatologic & Aesthetic Surgery International League (DASIL).
  • resident of IMA- DK branch – 1989 .
  • President of the Karnataka & Tamil Nadu Branch of Indian Association of Dermatology – Pondicherry, 1997.
  • National President of IADV&L, 2000.
  • HOD and Professor of department of dermatology Kasturba Medical college from 1990-2001, Professor of department of dermatology, Kasturba Medical college 2002-2004.
  • HOD and Professsor of department of dermatology K.S. Hegde Medical college from 2010-2014.
  • Total teaching experience from 1979 onwards is 30 years with training of over 300 postgraduates.
  • He has been external examiner in multiple universities across India.

AWARDS / HONOURS RECEIVED

  1. FULFORD Oration award

    January 01, 1995

    FULFORD Oration award of appreciation at IADVL National conference January 1995 held at Madras.

  2. Dr. L. Marquis Oration

    March 03rd, 2002

    Dr. L. Marquis Oration at the Maharastra state IADVL meet at Mumbai on 03-03-2002.

  3. Recognition for invaluable contribution to the conference of Dermacon 2007

    January 25th & 28th, 2007

    Recognition for invaluable contribution to the conference of Dermacon 2007 the 35th National Conference of Dermatologists, Venereologists, Leprologists held between 25th & 28th January 2007, Chennai.

  4. Award of appreciation at AKMG EMIRATES AJMAN MEDICON 08

    April 3rd & 4th, 2008

    Award of appreciation at the AKMG EMIRATES AJMAN MEDICON 08 for being the CME speaker at the Annual Convention held on 3rd & 4th April, 2008 at Kempinski, AJMAN.

  5. Award of appreciation at the Dermazone South 2008

    August 15th to 17th, 2008

    Award of appreciation at the Dermazone South 2008 by the TTK Chapter of IADVL KT Branch at Nagercoil, held between 15th to 17th August 2008.

  6. Award of appreciation at the COSMOLASERCON 2010

    February 13th & 14th, 2010

    Award of appreciation at the COSMOLASERCON 2010 by the Indian Association of Cosmetic Laser Surgeons held on 13th & 14th February 2010, Mumbai.

  7. Doctor’s Day, felicitation by the Indian Medical Association

    July 6th, 2013

    On the eve of Doctor’s Day, was felicitated by the Indian Medical Association , Mangalore Branch on Saturday, 6th July 2013 at Dr. A.V. Rao Conference Hall, IMA House, Mangalore for his professional excellence, service to IMA and service to society.

  8. Life Time Achievement Award

    October 26th- 27th ,2013.

    Received Life Time Achievement Award award from the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists at CUTICON – KARNATAKA state conference held at Shimoga October 26th- 27th ,2013.

  9. JN SHETTY Memorial Oration Award

    September 14th 2014

    Received JN SHETTY Memorial Oration award on September 14th in Father Muller’s ,Mangalore.

  10. Prof K.C KANDHARI life time achievement Award

    21st January 2016

    Received the highest award of the association Prof K.C KANDHARI life time achievement award at a glittering ceremony at the national conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists at Coimbatore on 21st January 2016.

CONTRIBUTIONS TO BOOKS

PRESENTATIONS & TALKS(International)

  1. Guest lecture on ‘Narrow Band – UVB in Atopic Dermatitis'...

    December 5th, 1999

    Guest lecture on ‘Narrow Band – UVB in Atopic Dermatitis’ at Muscat on December 5, 1999 at 8th GCC International Meet.

  2. Attended International Conference of Dermatology at Cairo...

    April 16th, 1999

    Attended International Conference of Dermatology at Cairo, Egypt from April 16th to 21st , 1999, where he was nominated to be in the advisory council.

  3. Delivered a Guest lecture at the Turkish Dermatology Society annual meet...

    September 27th, 2000

    Delivered a Guest lecture on 27th September at the Turkish Dermatology Society annual meet held at Antalya on ‘ Phototherapy with Laser Assisted Grafting in Vitiligo’.

  4. Delivered a lecture on ‘The Surgical Use of Erbium Yag Laser',...

    October 5th, 2000

    Was invited to attend a meet organized for opinion leaders in dermatology at Cannes, France on 5th of October on Adapalene Gel in the treatment of acne.

  5. Delivered a lecture on ‘The Surgical Use of Erbium Yag Laser',...

    March 21st to 24th, 2001

    Was invited to give a guest lecture by the International Society of Dermatology on ‘Treatments in vitiligo; Laser assisted punch grafting” at Venice, Italy from 21st to 24th March, 2001

  6. Delivered a lecture on ‘The Surgical Use of Erbium Yag Laser',...

    july 1st and 5th, 2002

    Participated in the 20th World Congress of Dermatology held at Paris, France between July 1st and 5th, 2002.

  7. Delivered a lecture on ‘The Surgical Use of Erbium Yag Laser',...

    October 28th, 2002

    Delivered a guest lecture on ‘The art of Resurfacing from Peels to Lasers’ at Bahrain on October 28th at the Pan Arabic Dermatoscience, 2002.

  8. Delivered a lecture on ‘The Surgical Use of Erbium Yag Laser',...

    October 10th to 22nd, 2003

    Delivered a lecture on ‘The Surgical Use of Erbium Yag Laser’ at the International Dermato-Cosmetology Conference organized by the Abu Dhabi Health authority and Ahalia Hospital at the Beach Rotana Hotel, Abu Dhabi on 10th October, 2003.

  9. Delivered a guest lecture on “Comparative Study of PUVA...

    May 19th to 22nd, 2004

    Delivered a guest lecture on “Comparative Study of PUVA Vs Narrow Band UVB Phototherapy in Vitiligo” at the International Congress of Dermatology held in Beijing, China from May 19th to 22nd , 2004.

  10. Attended the European Academy of Dermatology meet..

    November 17th to 21st , 2004

    Attended the European Academy of Dermatology meet held at Florence, Italy from 17th to 21st November, 2004.

  11. Attended the Round table conference at Bali,..

    October 13th , 2005

    Attended the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology meet held in London,UK from 12th to 16th October, 2005 and had a Poster Presentation on ‘Hirsuitism in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome – Management With Diode Laser In Type V Skin’

  12. Attended the Round table conference at Bali,..

    December 13th , 2006

    Attended the V World Congress conference of the International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology held at Melbourne, Australia from 9th to 13th December, 2006.

  13. Delivered a lecture on ‘Lasers in Dermatology’

    April 3rd and 4th, 2008

    Invited by AKMG Emirates Ajman Medicon’08 to deliver a lecture on ‘Lasers in Dermatology’ on 3rd and 4th of April, 2008 at Kempinski Hotel, Ajman, Sharjah.

  14. Attended the Round table conference at Bali,..

    June 14th , 2008

    Attended the Round table conference at Bali, Indonesia on the 14th of June at Ramada Hotel Convention Centre. He spoke on “what’s new… and what’s due in dermatotherapy”.

  15. Attended the 17th Congress of the European Academy of Dermatology

    September 16th to 21st, 2008

    Attended the 17th Congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) meeting held at Palais des Congres, on 16th of September 2008 to 21st of September 2008 at Paris, FRANCE. Innovative work on “Laser management of deep acne scars” was exhibited as a poster.

  16. Delivered a talk on “PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN PERFECT PEELS”

    May 20th to 24th, 2009

    Attended the 67th Annual American Academy Dermatology meet,6th to 10th March, 2009, San Francisco, U.S.A.

  17. Delivered a talk on “PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN PERFECT PEELS”

    MAy 20th to 24th, 2009

    Delivered a talk on “PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN PERFECT PEELS” at the 10th International Congress of Dermatology meet, May 20th to 24th, 2009, Prague, Czechoslovakia.

  18. Attended the 5th Dermatrends International Symposia

    July 6th and 8th, 2009

    Attended the 5th Dermatrends International Symposia held between 6th and 8th July, 2009 at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and delivered a talk on “Newer Modalities in Topical Treatment of Psoriasis”.

  19. Attended the 5th Dermatrends International Symposia

    July 6th and 8th, 2009

    Attended the 5th Dermatrends International Symposia held between 6th and 8th July, 2009 at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and delivered a talk on “Newer Modalities in Topical Treatment of Psoriasis”.

  20. Guest speaker at the 6th South Asian Regional Conference of Dermatology & 7th National Conference of Society of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists

    November 13th and 16th, 2009

    Invited as a guest speaker at the 6th South Asian Regional Conference of Dermatology & 7th National Conference of Society of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists held between November 13th and 16th, 2009 at Kathmandu, Nepal and delivered a talk on ‘Procedural Management of Acne Scars’.

  21. Guest lecture at the 3rd User’s Meet of LASEROPTEK Co., Ltd

    October 26th & 28th, 2012

    Dr. Ganesh S. Pai, Medical Director, Derma-Care Skin & Cosmetology Centre, Mangalore was invited to give a guest lecture at the 3rd User’s Meet of LASEROPTEK Co., Ltd held at Seoul, South Korea from 26th October to 28th October, 2012. The meet was attended by almost 200 dermatologists and cosmetic surgeons from all over Korea. Dr. Pai was one among the top three cosmetologists along with Dr. Moosang Choi, Dr. Bernard Cambier. He spoke on “Multi pronged approach to multi coloured tattoo” and “Pigmentary dermatoses – To laser or not to laser”.

  22. Guest lecture at the 2nd Annual Congress of The Dermatologic & Aesthetic Scientific & International League (DASIL)

    November 6thto 10th, 2013

    Was invited to give a guest lecture at the 2nd Annual Congress of The Dermatologic & Aesthetic Scientific & International League (DASIL), which was held from November 6-10, 2013 at the Hilton Millennium Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand. Dr. Pai spoke on “Laser treatment For Acne Scars from Pits to Pigment”.

  23. Guest lecture and chair sessions at DASIL’s 3rd Annual Congress

    September 7th to 10th, 2014

    Was invited to give guest lecture and chair sessions at DASIL’s 3rd Annual Congress of The Dermatologic & Aesthetic Scientific & International League (DASIL) in Sun City, South Africa, held on September 7-10, 2014. He spoke on ‘Radio frequency in Volumetric Skin Tightening of the Face & Neck’ and ‘Lasers in the Management of Keloids’.

  24. 4th World psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis

    July 8th to 11th 2015

    Was invited to present scientific material in psoriasis at Stockholm,Sweden during the 4th World psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis held on July 8th – 11th. The focus was on psoriasis as a multi-organ disease with the discussions on severe skin psoriasis, arthritis and managing liver, heart and kidney diseases in psoriatics. Dr. Pai’s scientific contribution was on the use of Itolizumab, a novel monoclonal antibody targeting psoriasis, the first of its kind drug conceptualized and manufactured in India.

  25. Guest lecture at the DAiS ( Dialogue on Aesthetic Science)

    July 26th to 27th 2015

    Was invited to give a guest lecture at the DAiS ( Dialogue on Aesthetic Science) which was held on July 26th to 27th in Hongkong . As part of regular CME for Indian dermatologists, the conference was conducted featuring international and national invited speakers and was designed to provide the current perspectives as well as major advances in different areas of cosmetic dermatology. An audience of about 120 delegates had attended the conference . Dr.Pai delivered a talk on “Lasers in Pigmentary Disorders” He also held a Panel discussion on Ageing skin in which various aspects of treatment of ageing skin was discussed.

  26. 6th 5-Continent-Congress for Lasers and Aesthetic Medicine

    September 3rd to 6th 2015

    Was invited to the 6th 5-Continent-Congress for Lasers and Aesthetic Medicine was held from September 3 – 6, 2015 in Cannes, France to give a guest lectures on the topics of facial scars, skin tightening and cosmetic peels.

  27. 5th International Congress of the Psoriasis International Network

    July 7th to 9th 2016

    Was invited to participate in the important meeting of the 5th International Congress of the Psoriasis International Network, taking place from July 7th to 9th, 2016 in Palais des Congres, Paris, France.

  28. 7th 5-Continent-Congress, for Lasers and Aesthetic Medicine

    August 31st to September 3rd, 2016

    Was invited to the7th 5-Continent-Congress, for Lasers and Aesthetic Medicine was held from August 31 - September 3, 2016 in Barcelona to give guest lectures on the topics of Energy Based devices-new Ideas, Q-SW Laser for Freckles in Type V Skin, 1,540-nm Erbium:Glass Laser i n the Treatment of Active Acne and Long Nd:YAG Laser in the Treatment of Rosacea & Hemangiomas .

International Publications

2013 – Case Note -Incontinentia Pigmenti. BS G, Pai GS, Pai AH, Vinekar AS, Pai HS, Noronha T, Fernandes MS. Kathmandu University Medical Journal. VOL.11 | NO. 1 | ISSUE 41 | JAN – MAR 2013, Page 91

2011 – Sharma P, Pai H, Pai GS, Kuruvila M, Kolar R. Response to Narrow band UVB – Vitiligo-Melasma vs Vitiligo: A comparative study. American Journal of Clinical Dermatology 2011; 12(2); `127-132. Pavithra S, Shukla P, Pai GS. Cutaneous manifestations of senile skin in coastal Goa. Nep J Dermatol venereol leprol

Safety and Efficacy of Low-Fluence, High-Repetition Rate versus High-Fluence, Low- Repetition rate 810-nm diode laser for permanent hair removal – A split-face comparison Study. Ganesh S. Pai , S. Pavithra , Hema Mallya & Michael Gold. Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy, 2011; 13: 134–137

2004 – “Methicillin – Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus in Community–Acquired Pyoderma”; International Journal of Dermatology; Pg 412-414, Vol 43, No 6, June 2004; U. Nagaraju, G. Bhat, M. Kuruvila, G.S. Pai, Jayalakshmi and R.P. Babu.

2002 – “Efficacy of Erbium Yag Laser-assisted autologous epidermal grafting in vitiligo”; Journal of European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology; 16; 604-606; 2002 Dr. Ganesh S. Pai, Dr. Vimala Vinod, Dr. Ashwini Joshi.

2001

PRESENTATIONS & TALKS (National)

  1. Paper at National Conference

    1990

    Paper at National Conference IADVL Jaipur, Jan 90. “A case of Epidermo- dysplasia verruciformis with squamous cell carcinoma”.

  2. Attended National Conference IADVL...

    1998

    Attended National Conference IADVL Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

  3. Chaired the guest lecture of Paediatric....

    12th1998

    Chaired the guest lecture of Paediatric Genodermatosis at Hassan on 12th May. K.T. Branch of IADVL.

  4. Preconference CME in Paediatric Dermatology

    1998

    Preconference CME in Paediatric Dermatology ‘Bullous Disorders inChildren, Pondicherry.

  5. Guest Lecture on Bullous Disorders in infancy.

    13th September, 1998

    Guest Lecture on Bullous Disorders in infancy. South Zone Conference of Dermatology, Pondichery, 13 September 1996.

  6. Guest Speaker; KT Branch IADVL Nagercoil,...

    May1999

    Guest Speaker; KT Branch IADVL Nagercoil, “Cutaneous Manifestation of Cancer chemotherapy”.

  7. Guest Speaker; Malabar Dermatology Society:

    May1999

    Guest Speaker; Malabar Dermatology Society: Calicut “Cutaneous Manifestation of Cancer chemotherapy.

  8. Guest Speaker: Post graduate teaching programme

    July, 1999

    Guest Speaker: Post graduate teaching programme; JSS Medical College, Mysore, European History of Sexually Transmitted disease.

  9. South Zone Conference Panel discussion...

    September, 1999

    South Zone Conference Panel discussion- speaker on Paucibacillary leprosy newer treatment.

  10. Installed as President of the IADV&L

    27th of January, 2000

    Installed as President of the IADV&L at National Convention at Bangalore, Jan 27, 2000. Presented a lecture at CME on the use of Narrow Band UVB in Psoriasis.

  11. Chaired the session – National Leprosy Control...

    2000

    Chaired the session – National Leprosy Control Programme – New measures held by ICMR New Delhi.

  12. Talk on MLEC

    2000

    Scheifflein Leprosy Research and Training Institute, Karigiri sponsored programme talk on MLEC – ‘The critical role of Dermatologist in the Elimination of Leprosy’, at Hyderabad.

  13. Addressed the South Zone Chapter of IADVL

    2000

    Addressed the South Zone Chapter of IADVL “Narrow Band UVB 311 in the, Management of complicated Psoriasis”.

  14. Presented a guest lecture on ‘The Erbium YAG...

    2001

    Presented a guest lecture on ‘The Erbium YAG Laser- Cutting edge technology as a cutting tool’ at the National conference of IADVL at Agra.

  15. Delivered a guest lecture on ‘ Hirsuitism and its Management...

    2003

    Delivered a guest lecture on ‘ Hirsuitism and its Management by Diode Laser’ at the 21st annual conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists, U.P. branch at Hotel J.P. Residency, Mussourie.

  16. Delivered the inaugural address at the Cosmetology Society...

    2003

    Delivered the inaugural address at the Cosmetology Society of India’s annual meet at Hotel Cidade De, Goa on “ The Business of Cosmetic Practice” & “Skin Ageing”.

  17. Delivered a lecture on ‘My Experience in Phototherapy...

    2004

    Delivered a lecture on ‘My Experience in Phototherapy in vitiligo’ at the Pre- Conference Workshop on Photodermatology of the National Conference of the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists & Leprologists held at Tata Hospital Auditorium, Parel, Mumbai.

  18. Delivered a guest lecture on “Pixel Erbium in the...

    2007

    Delivered a guest lecture on “Pixel Erbium in the Management of Facial Pores and Pigmentation” & “Narrow Band Phototherapy in Patients With Vitiligo & Vitiligo / Melasma” at the 35th National Conference of the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists & Leprologists.

  19. Invited lecture on “LASERS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF DEEP ACNE SCARS”...

    25th January, 2008

    Dr. Ganesh S. Pai, Director of Derma-Care and Cosmetologist delivered an invited lecture on “LASERS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF DEEP ACNE SCARS” at 36th National Conference of IADVL DERMACON 2008 at Bhargava Auditorium and Derma Hall at P.G. Institute of Medical Education of Research, Chandigarh. The lecture was innovative and discussed new techniques in the treatment of severe acne scars with Candela and Alma Lasers. It was attended by 3500 Dermatologists, both National and International. Dr. Pai is seen delivering his lecture on the 25th of January to an audience of Dermatologists. A group photograph of Dr. Pai and several young dermatologists from various parts of the country whom he had personally trained was taken soon after the talk..

  20. Attended the TRICHOCON AP 2008

    27th April, 2008

    Attended the TRICHOCON AP 2008, and delivered a lecture on “Setting Up a Laser Clinic” and “Lasers in Hair – Indian perspective” held in Hyderabad on 27th of April, organized by IADVL, AP Chapter.

  21. Attended the 72th Annual Conference of IADVL-KT...

    9th to 11th of May, 2008

    Attended the 72th Annual Conference of IADVL-KT Branch CUTICON KT- 2008, held in Mangalore at Dr.T.M.A.Pai International Convention Centre on 9th, 10th , 11th of May. And delivered a lecture on “Lasers in the management of Cosmetic skin disorders” on 10th of May.

  22. Invited as a guest speaker at the LASECON 2010

    26th September, 2010

    Dr. Ganesh S. Pai was invited as a guest speaker at the LASECON 2010 on 26th September, 2010 at the East Avenue Suites, CALICUT. He delivered a lecture on "Choice of Lasers in Dermatology". This was organized by the Calicut Medical College of Dermatovenereology Alumni Association and Dept. of Dermatovenereoleprology Medical College, CALICUT on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of Calicut Medical College.

  23. Summer Academy Meet - Chicago, U.S.A

    4th to 8th August, 2010

    Dr. Ganesh S. Pai, Medical Director, Derma-Care Skin & Cosmetology Centre, Mangalore returned from Chicago, U.S.A after attending the Summer Academy Meet held from 4th to 8th August, 2010 which was attended by 2900 dermatologists around the world. Dr. Pai participated in interactive sessions on diverse subjects such as hair loss, case based controversies (surgical & medical), laser update, mastering moles in patients, botox and fillers.

  24. Guest lecture on "Scar Wars" at the Current Status & Future

    11th November,2011

    He gave a guest lecture on "Scar Wars" at the Current Status & Future - Lasers In Aesthetic Plastic Surgery At Medanta The Medicity on 11th, November, 2011.

  25. 10thNovember, 2011

    Conducted a workshop at the WIZDERM speciality skin and hair clinic, Kolkata on 10th November, 2011 where he spoke on IPL, Hair removal laser & Scar wars.

  26. Invited to give a lecture on "LASERS & LIGHTS IN ACNE"

    9th to 12thFebruary ,2012

    Dr. Ganesh S. Pai, Director of Derma-Care Skin & Cosmetology Centre was invited to give a lecture on "LASERS & LIGHTS IN ACNE" at the National Conference of IADVL DERMACON 2012 at B.M. Birla Science & Technology Research Center, Jaipur from February 9th to 12th, 2012. The lecture discussed new techniques in the treatment of acne with the Theraclear, acne scars with the Ultrapulse & the PIH with the Helios laser.

  27. Invited to give a guest lecture at the 17th South Zone....

    21st- 23rd September, 2012

    Was invited to give a guest lecture at the 17th South Zone Conference of IADVL (DERMAZONE SOUTH 2012) held from 21ST – 23RD SEPTEMBER 2012 at Wynad, VYTHIRI where he spoke on - Pigmentary Dermatoses – To Laser or not to Laser.

  28. Invited to give a guest lecture at the CDSI....

    13th to 16th September, 2012

    Was invited to give a guest lecture at the CDSI annual conference – COSMODERM XIX, Mumbai held between September 13th to 16th, 2012 at The Lalit, Mumbai. He spoke on “Lasers, Lamps & Lights – What, Where and Why.” The lecture discussed the use of Ultrapulse laser, Acupulse Laser and the LightSheer Duet Diode Laser.

  29. Invited to chair a session on.....

    6th to 9th September, 2012

    Was invited to chair a session on ‘Hair and Scalp Health for the Dermato-Trichologist’ and a lecture on ‘Lights, Lamps & Lasers – What, When & Where & Therapeutic hair removal’ held at Hair India 2012 held between 6th September to 9th September, 2012 at Radisson Resort Temple Bay, Chennai. He also delivered a lecture on ‘Over the Top- Best of hair and humour’.

  30. Invited to give a guest lecture at the Aesthetics 2012...

    24th to 26th August, 2012

    Was invited to give a guest lecture at the Aesthetics 2012, held on 24th to 26th August, 2012 at Habitat Centre, New Delhi. He delivered two lectures. Firstly he gave a crisp presentation on “Overview of Fractional technology” followed by a panel discussion and demonstration and then on the management of scars with the fractional laser “What no Knife Can Do”.

  31. Invited to give training at the Hands on Workshop & guest....

    24th to 27th January, 2013

    DR. GANESH S. PAI, was invited to give training at the Hands on Workshop & guest lecture on “Excimer & Other Lasers in Dermatology” at the National Conference of IADVL DERMACON 2013 at GUJARAT UNIVERSITY CONVENTION & EXHIBITION CENTER, Ahmedabad, Gujarat held between 24th to 27th January, 2013. He gave training on the use of the Helios Q-Switch Fractional laser. The lecture “Excimer & Other Lasers in Dermatology” discussed difference between the Excimer laser and all other lasers in Dermatology.

  32. Felicitated by Minister of Health and Family Shri U. T. Khader...

    6th July, 2013

    Dr. Ganesh S. Pai was felicitated by Minister of Health and Family Shri U. T. Khader recognising this professional excellence, service to IMA and service to Society. This event was organised by Indian Medical Association, Mangalore Branch and was held at Dr. A. V. Rao Conference Hall, IMA House, Mangalore on the 6th day of July, 2013.

  33. Invited to give a guest lecture & chair and conduct a scientific...

    4th to 7th December, 2013

    Dr. Ganesh S. Pai, Medical Director, Derma-Care Skin & Cosmetology Centre, Mangalore was invited to give a guest lecture & chair and conduct a scientific session on “Therapeutic Pearls in Lasers” at the XI International Congress of Dermatology and the 42nd Annual National conference of the IADVL which was held from 4th to 7th December, 2013 at New Delhi. It was a multinational event which provided a platform to meet, teach & learn. Laser pearls educated dermatologists in troubleshooting with difficult cases of scars and pigmentation.

  34. Invited to give a guest lecture at “The never before solution...

    11th to 13th July, 2014

    Was invited to give a guest lecture at “The never before solution in skin tightening”(Cosdermindia 2014) held from 11th –13th July 2014 at Renaissance Hotel & Convention Centre, Mumbai where he spoke on - “INTRAGEN”. He addressed cosmetologists from around the country on “monopolar radiofrequency therapy for tightening of skin and tissues of the face and neck”. He spoke about a new device called INTRAGEN on Saturday 12-07-2014 at Mumbai. He spoke on recent advances in the treatment of facial pigmentation using a new medicine which is a combination of phenylethyl resorcinol, Aminoethyl phosphinic acid, decarboxy carnosine HCl, vitamin E acetate and nonapeptide-1.

  35. Invited to give a guest lecture at “Facethetics 2014”

    1st August, 2014

    Was invited to give a guest lecture at “Facethetics 2014” held on 1st August 2014 at Bangalore where he spoke on - INTRAGEN” & SCARLET”.

  36. Invited to give a guest lecture at "Helious-II UserMeet"

    14th September, 2014

    Was invited to give a guest lecture at "Helious-II UserMeet" held on 14th September,2014 at assembly Hall, Sahar Elevated AirportRoad (SEAR), Sahar,Andheri East, Mumbai. where he spoke on – “Helios in the management of pigmented Naevi on the face “ & “Radio frequency in Volumetric Skin Tightening of the Face & Neck’”.

  37. Invited to give guest lecture and chair sessions at Sun City,...

    8th adn 9th september, 2014

    was invited to give guest lecture and chair sessions at Sun City, South Africa on 8th & 9th Sept 2014 at the Annual meet of Dasil (Dermatologic & Aesthestic Surgery International League). The meet will be attended by over 600 laser dermatologists from all over the world. Dr.Ganesh S. Pai has been given the honour of chairing a session. He spoke on “Radio Frequency in Volumetric Skin tightening of the Face” & “Lasers in the Management of Keloids”.

  38. Invited to give guest lecture and chair sessions at IMCAS

    November 14th to 16th ,2014

    was invited to give guest lecture and chair sessions at IMCAS( International Master Course on Aging Skin) which was held at Goa on November 14-16,2014. IMCAS is held annually in Paris, Shanghai and in Goa. It is attended by dermatologists and plastic surgeons from India and abroad. He delivered talks on ‘Fractional Co2 Vs erbium Vs thulium’ for scar therapy, ‘Monopolar Vs bipolar radiofrequency- when good turns better’ for skin tightening and ‘Practical problems in perfect peel’ for clear complexion. He also be chaired two sessions.

  39. Delivered a guest lecture in XXVI National Conference of Indian...

    21st to 23rd November, 2104

    He delivered a guest lecture in XXVI National Conference of Indian Academy of oral medicine and Radiology held on 21st – 23rd November, TMA Pai Hall, Mangalore.

  40. invited to give guest lecture and chair sessions

    12th to 15th February, 2015

    was invited to give guest lecture and chair sessions at the 43rd national-level 'Dermacon 2015' conference held at TMA Pai Convention Centre, Mangalore on February 12-15th.The four-day event, organized by Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL), held in the city after 32 years. Over 5,000 medical practitioners from across the country were in the city to attend the event. At the conference Dr. Pai has demonstrated the use of various lasers such as Helios,Exilis Elite, Scarlet and Ultrapulse.

  41. Invited to give guest lecture at “PED DERMACON-2015”

    19th April, 2016

    was invited to give guest lecture at “PED DERMACON-2015” the Annual state conference of dermatology subchapter of IAP Kerala held at Moulana hospital,Perinthalmanna on 19th April 2015, he spoke on “Treatment of pigmentation Disorders in children”.

  42. Invited to give guest lecture at PACIFIC USER MEET

    26th April, 2015

    was invited to give guest lecture at PACIFIC USER MEET 26th April,2015 (Sunday) at Ahmedabad. He spoke on “Importance of fluence /spot size/frequency in Helios III”

  43. Invited to give guest lecture at ‘Scientific Discussion on....

    May 31st ,2015

    was invited to give guest lecture at ‘Scientific Discussion on the management of immune-dermatological disorders’ on 31st May, 2015 Cochin. He spoke on ‘In clinic experience with Itolizumab in the management of moderate to severe psoriasis’.

  44. Invited to give guest lecture at Aesthetics Chennai

    November 15th ,2015

    was invited to give guest lecture at ‘Scientific Discussion on the management of immune-dermatological disorders’ on 31st May, 2015 Cochin. He spoke on ‘In clinic experience with Itolizumab in the management of moderate to severe psoriasis’.

  45. Invited to grace the inauguration of Aesthetics 2015 conference

    August 28th to 30th ,2015

    Was invited to grace the inauguration of Aesthetics 2015 conference, Delhi as the esteemed guest of honor. Aesthetics brings together experts in Dermatology and Plastic Surgery imparts training to young and aspiring dermatosurgeons. It was held on the 28th to 30th of August, 2015 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.

  46. Invited to CUTICON 2015, JJM Medical college, SSIMS...

    November 28th to 29th ,2015

    Was invited to CUTICON 2015, JJM Medical college, SSIMS & RC and Davangere Dermatologists Association was jointly organizing the 6th Annual Conference of IADVL Karnataka Branch at Davangere on 28th and 29th November 2015.

  47. Invited to IADVL KN branch & Karavali Dermatology Society with SIG...

    November 15th ,2015

    Was invited to IADVL KN branch & Karavali Dermatology Society with SIG – Practice management cell on 15th November ,2015 in Fr.Muller’s Medical College Hospital, Mangalore. He spoke on “Investing tips for a Dermatologist.

  48. Invited to Goa to attend the IMCAS...

    November 20th to 22nd ,2015

    Was invited to Goa to attend the IMCAS( International Master Course on Aging Skin) from November 20-22 ,2015. He delivered talks on “Long pulse Nd:Yag laser in the treatment of Rosacea and Hemangiomas”, “ Combination of Fractional Co2 and erbium laser on acne scar”, ”Erbium glass(1540) in the treatment of active acne” and “Monopolar radiofrequency & Ultrasound laser in skin tightening. He chaired three sessions.

  49. Invited as a speaker and session chair for...

    January 21st to 24th ,2016

    Was invited to Coimbatore to attend the DERMACON 2016 from January 21-24,2016. He delivered talks on “Marriage in dermatology” & Hair Removal laser”. He was conferred the highest award of the association Prof K.C KANDHARI life time achievement award at a glittering ceremony at the national conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists. He is the first recipient from the state of Karnataka to have been conferred this honor. Dr. Pai has been recognized for multiple International & National publications, plenary lectures, pioneering & mentoring laser dermatology in India & for charitable activities.

  50. Invited as a speaker and session chair for...

    14th February 2016

    Was invited to KARA VALl DERMA - annual meeting of Karavali Dermatology Society at Father Muller Medical College Hospital on 14th February 2016 and delivered guest lecture on “Throwing everything at Acne”.

  51. Invited as a speaker and session chair for...

    23rd April 2016

    Was invited as guest speaker and session chair for the 14th Annual Conference of the Association of Cutaneous Surgeons of India - ACSICON 2016 was held at Hotel Dreamland, Mahabaleshwar from 21st -23rd April 2016. He delivered talks on the topics “Throwing everything at acne”, “Single Platform – Multiple Application Technologies – Harmony XL-Pro” and Panelist in acne session. He was also released his textbook entitled “COMPLICATIONS IN COSMETIC DERMATOLOGY: CRAFTING CURES” at the inaugural function of ACSICON 2016.

  52. Invited as a speaker for the Dermatology Club of Thiruvananthapuram...

    29th April 2016

    Was invited as a speaker for the Dermatology Club of Thiruvananthapuram – Clinical meeting at Hotel Residency Towers, Keral on 29th April 2016.He spoke on “Role of biologics in Psoriasis”

  53. Invited to MIDCUTICON KN 2016 the 4 Annual...

    21st & 22nd May 2016

    Was invited to MIDCUTICON KN 2016 the 4 Annual mid year conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists Venereologists & Leprologists Karnataka branch, with new theme of“Learning beyond Books” f “Murudeshwar” on 21st & 22nd May 2016.

  54. Invited to as a Moderator on the latest in laser technology...

    25th July 2016

    Was invited to as a Moderator on the latest in laser technology was held on 25th July 2016, at Shangri-La Hotel, Palace Road, Bengaluru. Dr.Pai moderate session on "Multi Technology Platform with various technology, Combination protocol & New Techniques."

  55. Invited as an advisory board member to Clinical Dermatologist’s...

    7th Aug 2016

    Was invited as an advisory board member to Clinical Dermatologist’s advisory meet at Biocon R&D on 7th Aug 2016 at Bengaluru.

International Publications

2008 – Chapter on Disorders of Connective Tissue. IADVL textbook of Dermatology. Vol 2 3rd edition, 2008, G S. Pai, K. Narendra Kamath, Maria Kuruvila.“Genetic Skin Disorder”, Dr. Siddharth N. Shah (Editor-in- Chief); API Textbook of Medicine; 8th Edition; Mumbai; Chapter 20, Page 1431, 2008 . G S. Pai

- S. Pavithra, H. Mallya, G.S. Pai. Extensive Presentation of Verruca Plana in a Healthy Individual- A Case Report. Indian Journal of Dermatology. Vol. 56; Issue 3; May-June 2011; Page 324-325

Bhat S, Pavithra S, Mallya H, Pai GS. Verrucous Haemangioma-Optimized surgical approach. Journal of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery. Vol 3. Issue : 3 | Page : 170-173, 2010.

S Pavithra, H Mallya, H Kini, G S Pai. Verrucous Hemangioma or Angiokeratoma? A missed diagnosis. Indian Journal of Dermatology. Vo 56; Issue 5; September-October 2011; Page 599-600.

S. Pavithra, Harsha Pai, H Mallya, GSPai. Nevus Comedonicus Syndrome. Indian Journal of Dermatology. Vol 56; Issue 6; Year 2011; Page 771-772

2002 – Dr. Ganesh S. Pai, “Genetic Skin Disorder”, Dr. Siddharth N. Shah (Editor-in- Chief); API Textbook of Medicine; 7th Edition; Mumbai; Chapter 23, Page 1347, 2002.

2001 – IADVL textbook of Dermatology 2nd edition, Chapter on Genodermatoses. Ganesh S. Pai, Vimala A.M., K. Narendra Kamath.

1999 – Flagellate pigmentation and sclerodermoid changes : Cutaneous markers of bleomycin toxicity. Ganesh S. Pai, Vimala A.M., IJDVL 1999; 65 – 1:32-35.

1998 –

1997 –

1995 – Woods Light Examination, Ganesh S. Pai, K.N. Kamath, J. Pinto, Annals of Dermatology Vol 7. No. 4, 1995.

1993 – Acquired Hypertrichosis Lanuginosa. Ganesh S. Pai, Pramod Kumar, J. Pinto, N. Kamath, IJDVL 1993(59) 140-142.

1992 –

1991 – “Cutaneous Tuberculosis with Leprosy – a case report”.G.S. Pai, J. Pinto, N. Kamath. Ind J. DVL 1991(57) 303-304.

1990 – Pattern of genital ulcers in and around. K.P Meeransahib, Ganesh S. Pai, J. Pinto N. Kamath, I.J. Sex Trans Dis., 1990(ii) 5253.

1989 – Bilateral Symmetrical Piloleiomyomas , G.S. Pai, Pushpalatha K. Pai , T. Indian MA Feb 88 Vol 86 No.2(45-46).

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