neurology

Dermatology

The Department Dermatology has got a dedicated team of well-trained and experienced dermatologists to treat and cure different conditions and diseases that affect your skin. The department deals with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases related to skin, nails and hair.

Presently, we are catering to General Dermatology. Inpatient treatment is available for people with chronic skin conditions. Biopsies are being done for diagnosis and various procedures are available for treatment.

Panel of Doctors

  • Dr. Afra T P

    Associate Consultant- Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery

  • Dr. Melna Jose

    Associate consultant

Tab 1

Dr. Afra T P MBBS, MD, DNB

Associate Consultant- Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery

Dr. Afra T. P is a specialist in dermatology. She has expertise in procedures for acne scarring, chemical peeling micro-needling subcision, Dermoscopy, and lasers.

Qualifications

  • MBBS
  • MD, Dermatology, Venereology, leprology
  • DNB, Dermatology, Venereology, Leprology
  • (EBDV) European Board Dermatology Venerology

Work Experience

  • Consultant Dermatologist – IQRAA International hospital & Research Centre May-2020 to May 2022
  • Senior Resident -Malabar Medical college hospital Calicut Oct 2018 April 2020
  • Junior Resident Post graduate institute of medical education and research July 2015 June 2018

Publications

  • Journal Articles: Total 37 (International 33; National 4) Chapters: Total 3 (International 1; National 2)
  • International Publications
  • Afra TP, Razmi TM, Narang T, Dogra S, Kumar A. Topical Tazarotene Gel, 0.1%, as a Novel Treatment Approach for Atrophic Postacne Scars: A Randomized Active-Controlled Clinical Trial. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21:125-32. (Impact Factor: 2.4, doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1404)
  • Afra TP, Handa S, Razmi TM. Secondary syphilis: lest we forget it. Postgrad Med J 2018;94:415. (Impact Factor: 1.8, doi: 10.1136/postgradmedj-2017-135473).
  • Afra TP, Bhattacharjee R. Visual Dermatology: Criss-cross Dermatitis in an Ovarian Carcinoma Patient. J Cutan Med Surg 2019;23:460. (. (Impact Factor: 1.4, doi: 10.1177/1203475419838541.)
  • Afra TP, Vinay K. Hyaluronic acid fillers for correcting midface volume deficit in Barraquer-Simons syndrome. J Cosmet Dermatol. 2019. (Impact Factor: 1.5, doi: 10.1111/jocd.12847).
  • Afra TP, Razmi TM, Suhail S. Itchy Hyperkeratotic Acral Plaque in a Patient With Chronic Calcific Pancreatitis. Gastroenterology. 2019;157:e4-e5. (Impact Factor: 19.23, doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2019.05.050). (Impact Factor: 20.7; DOI
  • Afra TP, Razmi TM. Plug the needle hub during subcision for a bloodless field. J Cosmet Dermatol.2020;19:1179-81. (Impact Factor: 1.31, doi: 10.1111/jocd.13117)
  • Afra TP, Vinay K, Razmi TM. Novel dermoscopic features of pityriasis versicolor-like macules in epidermodysplasia verruciformis. Pediatr Dermatol 2020;37:230-2. (Impact factor: 1.58, doi: 10.1111/pde.14031).
  • Afra TP, Bishurul Hafi NA, Razmi TM. Smear the footplate with soap water to prevent misting up during dermoscopy. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2021;84:e235-e6. (Impact factor: 11.5, doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2019.10.04)
  • Afra TP, Razmi TM, Hafi NAB. Mortise and tenon-type elastic adhesive bandage for noninvasive closure of oozing wounds at areas of tension. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2021;85:e9-e10. (Impact factor: 11.5, doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.01.021.)
  • Afra TP, Hafi B, Razmi TM. Dressing gauzes anchored to elastic tape using silk sutures ("hammock dressing") for a sturdy head bandage. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020;82:e243-e5. (Impact factor: 11.5, doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.01.081).
  • Afra TP, Namitha R, Khader A, Bishnoi A. Adenopathy and extensive skin patch overlying a plasmacytoma (AESOP) syndrome: erythrocyanotic vascular patches associated with an underlying rib plasmacytoma. Br J Dermatol. 2020;183:e33. (Impact factor: 9.3, doi: 10.1111/bjd.19037).
  • Afra TP, Razmi TM, De D. Topical timolol for postacne erythema. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2021;84:e255-e6. (Impact factor: 11.5, doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.04.144).
  • Afra TP, Vasudevan Nampoothiri R, Razmi TM. Doubtful precipitation of hemolysis by hydroxychloroquine in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase-deficient patient with COVID-19 infection. Eur J Haematol. 2020;105:512-3. (Impact factor:2.99, doi: 10.1111/ejh.13460)
  • Afra TP, T MR, Bishnoi A, Hafi NB. Hydroxychloroquine use in COVID-19: what is the basis for baseline tests? Lancet Infect Dis. 2020;20:1120-1.(Impact Factor: 27.5, doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30472-2)
  • Afra TP, Razmi TM. Autoimmune progesterone dermatitis as a clue to refractory jaundice in a young woman. Clin Exp Dermatol 2021;46:163-4. (Impact factor: 3.47, doi: 10.1111/ced.14332)
  • Afra TP, Nampoothiri RV, Razmi TM, Hafi NAB. Linking hydroxychloroquine to hemolysis in a 'suspected' glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficient patient with COVID-19 infection - a critical appraisal. Eur J Intern Med. 2020;80:101-2.( Impact factor: 4.62, doi: 10.1016/j.ejim.2020.07.001)
  • Afra TP, Siraj MM, Razmi TM. Response to 'COVID-19-associated multisystem inflammatory syndrome in adults with Kawasaki disease-like cutaneous manifestations': reply from the authors. Br J Dermatol. 2021;185:872-3. (Impact factor: 9.3, doi: 10.1111/bjd.20638).
  • Razmi TM, Afra TP. COVID-19-associated multisystem inflammatory syndrome in adults with Kawasaki disease-like cutaneous manifestations. 2021;185:e35.( Impact factor: 9.3, doi: 10.1111/bjd.20425)
  • Dabas G, Afra TP, De D, Mahajan R, Handa S, Arora A, et al. Anhydramnios in Patients With Pemphigoid Gestationis. JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154:484-6. (Impact Factor: 11.5, doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.5539)
  • Muhammed RT, Afra TP, De D. Vestibular papillomatosis: a normal variation commonly misdiagnosed as genital condylomata. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2019;220:403. (Impact Factor: 8.66, doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2018.08.025)
  • Razmi TM, Afra TP, Parsad D. Vitiligo surgery: A journey from tissues via cells to the stems! Exp Dermatol 2019;28:690-4. . (Impact Factor: 2.6, doi: 10.1111/exd.13807)
  • George M, Afra TP. Ulcerating nodules on face in a diabetic patient due to Mycobacterium chimaera. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2021 (Impact factor: 3.47, doi: 10.1111/ced.14993 2021).
  • Daroach M, Dogra S, Bhattacharjee R, Afra TP. Pachyonychia congenita responding favorably to a combination of surgical and medical therapies. Dermatol Ther. 2019;32: e13045. (Impact factor: 2.85, doi: 10.1111/dth.13045)
  • Uvais NA, Rakhesh SV, Afra TP, Hafi NAB, Razmi TM. Comorbid psoriasis-bipolar disorder successfully treated with apremilast: much more than a mere coincidence? Gen Psychiatr. 2020;33:e100181. (doi: 10.1136/gpsych-2019-100181).
  • Hafi B, Jafferany M. Afra TP, Muhammed Razmi T, Uvais NA. "Masked" empathy-A post-pandemic reality: Psychodermatological perspective. Dermatol Ther. 2020;33:e13649. (Impact factor: 2.85, doi: 10.1111/dth.13649).
  • Hafi B, Uvais NA, Jafferany M. Afra TP, Muhammed Razmi T. Can COVID-19 virus be transmitted through sex? Dermatol Ther. 2020;33:e13679. (Impact factor: 2.85, doi: 10.1111/dth.13679).
  • Hafi B, Uvais NA, Jafferany M. Afra TP, Muhammed RT. Palliative psychodermatology care during COVID-19 pandemic. Dermatol Ther 2020;33:e13732. (Impact factor: 2.85, doi: 10.1111/dth.13732).
  • Hafi B, Uvais NA, Jafferany M. Afra TP, Muhammed Razmi T. Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on patients with obsessive compulsive and related disorders-Psychodermatological perspectives. Dermatol Ther. 2020;33:e13736. (Impact factor: 2.85, doi: 10.1111/dth.13736).
  • Hafi B, Uvais NA, Afra TP, Razmi TM. Hair transplantation, body dysmorphic disorder, and patients' attitude: A survey-based study from south India. Dermatol Ther 2020;33: e13945. (Impact factor: 2.85, doi: 10.1111/dth.13945).
  • Hafi B, Abdul Latheef EN, Uvais NA, Jafferany M. Razmi T M, Afra TP, Aysha KS S. Awareness of psychodermatology in Indian dermatologists: A South Indian perspective. Dermatol Ther. 2020;33: e14024. (Impact factor: 2.85, doi: 10.1111/dth.14024)
  • Uvais NA, Latheef ENA, Hafi B, Jafferany M, Razmi MT, Afra TP. Depression Literacy Among Dermatologists: An Online Survey Study in India. Prim Care Companion CNS Disord. 2020;22. (Impact factor: 0.53, doi: 10.4088/PCC.20m02608.)
  • Hafi B, Uvais NA, Jafferany M, Razmi MT, Afra TP. Management of a case of pemphigus foliaceus in a paraplegic man with palliative dermatology principles during COVID-19 pandemic. Dermatol Ther.2021;34:e14564. (Impact factor: 2.85, doi: 10.1111/dth.14564)
  • Hafi B, Uvais N, Razmi MT, Afra T, Silah K. The unfolding public health crisis of transitional homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic in India: A psychodermatologic perspective. Our Dermatology Online; 2020 Sep 19;11(Supp.2):24–5. (doi:10.7241/ourd.2020S.9)
  • National Publications
  • Afra TP, Razmi TM, Dogra S. Apremilast in Psoriasis and Beyond: Big Hopes on a Small Molecule. Indian Dermatol Online J. 2019;10:1-12. (doi: 10.4103/idoj.IDOJ_437_18 )
  • Afra TP, Razmi TM, Narang T. Reversible Melanonychia Revealing Nutritional Vitamin-B12 Deficiency. Indian Dermatol Online J. 2020;11:847-8. (doi: 10.4103/idoj.IDOJ_13_20).
  • Afra TP, Razmi TM, Bishurul Hafi NA. IgG4-related skin diseases: A brief review. J Skin Sex Transm Dis 2020;2(2):94-8. (doi:10.25259/JSSTD_52_2019)
  • Afra TP, Uvais NA, Bishnoi A, Sukesh E, Eliyas S, Hafi NB, Razmi TM. Knowledge on hydroxychloroquine prescription and attitude toward its use in COVID-19–A survey-based study among doctors. Ind J Rheum. Oct 2020. (Impact factor 0.38, doi: 10.4103/injr.injr_184_20)
  • Chapters in International books
  • Ramzi TM, Afra TP, Parsad D. Chapter: Surgical Treatment of Vitiligo. In Hypopigmentation (Nicolaidou E, Dessinioti C, Katsambas A, eds.) 1st edition: CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group: New York, NY, 2019; 1-25
  • Chapters in National books
  • Afra TP, Muhammed Razmi T. Chapter : Innovations in Basic dermatosurgery and Pre-operative work-up. In IADVL Textbook of Innovations in Dermatosurgery (Ashique KT, Kaliyadan F, Gupta S, Jakhar D, Puravoor J, Saurabh S, eds) 1st edition: CBS Publishesrs & Distributors, 2021.
  • Shashank Bhargava, Afra TP, Muhammed Razmi T. Chapter: Innovations in Chemical Peeling In IADVL Textbook of Innovations in Dermatosurgery (Ashique KT, Kaliyadan F, Gupta S, Jakhar D, Puravoor J, Saurabh S, eds) 1st edition: CBS Publishers & Distributors, 2021.
  • Active participation in scientific events
  • (a)Oral presentations
  • 1. Afra TP, Razmi T M, Narang T, Dogra S, Kumar A.Topical Tazarotene Gel, 0.1%, as a Novel Treatment Approach for Atrophic Postacne Scars: A Randomized Active-Controlled Clinical Trial. e-Dermacon 2021,49th National Conference of the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL), February 5-7, 2021. (Oral presentation)
  • (b)Poster presentations
  • Afra TP, Razmi T M, Narang T. Reversible Melanonychia. International Aesthetic and Clinical Dermatology Conference Chandigarh, India, 8-10 December 2017. (Poster)
  • Afra TP, Razmi T M, Narang T, Dogra S. Topical tazarotene as a useful alternative to microneedling in atrophic post-acne scarring: a randomised clinical trial.98th Annual Meeting of the British Association of Dermatologists, Edinburgh, 3-5 July. (Poster)
  • Afra TP, Razmi T M, Narang T, Dogra S.Topical Tazarotene 0.1% gel, as a novel treatment approach for atrophic post-acne scars - A randomized active-controlled clinical trial. Dermacon International, 2019 , First International & 47th National Conference of the Indian Association of Dermatologists,Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL),Bengaluru, India, 17-20 January, 2019. (Poster)
  • Afra TP, Razmi T M, Bishurul Hafi Clearance of viral warts following COVID 19 vaccination., EADV, Spring Symposium, May 2022
  • Afra TP, Razmi T M, Narang T, Saikia UN, Dogra S. Lepromatous leprosy presenting as anetoderma- a case report. ‘Annual Conference of Dermatopathology Society of India’, Chandigarh, India, 11-13 November, 2016. (Poster)
  • T.P. Afra, Razmi T M, T.P. Mohammed, P.T.M. Ashik, E. Sukesh. COVID-19-associated multisystem inflammatory syndrome in adults (MIS-A) with Kawasaki disease-like cutaneous manifestations.e- Dermacon 2021. 49th National Conference of the Indian Association of Dermatologists,Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL), February 5-7, 2021. (Poster)

Awards

  • Received travel grant from the British Association of Dermatologists to attend the 98th Annual Meeting of the British Association of Dermatologists, Edinburgh, 3-5 July
  • First Prize in Quiz competition held during International Aesthetic and Clinical Dermatology Conference, Chandigarh, India, 8-10 December 2017.
  • First Prize in Poster competition held during International Aesthetic and Clinical Dermatology Conference, Chandigarh, India, 8-10 December 2017
  • Selected for the Scholarship for 24TH World Congress of Dermatology, ILDS, 2019, Milan.
  • Received Imrich Sarkany Non- European Memorial Scholarship, EADV, Spring Symposium, May 2022.
  • National
  • First Prize in National level IADVL (Indian Association of dermatologists, venereologists, and leprologists) GSK national quiz program for postgraduates (IGNQPP) in Dermacon, Kochi, India, 18- 21 January 2018.
  • Received the IADVL Scholarship to participate in Dermacon International, 2019, First International & 47th National Conference of the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists, and Leprologists (IADVL), Bengaluru, India, 17-20 January 2019.
  • Received the IADVL Abbott Researcher award 2020 (< 35 years) in e- Dermacon 2021. 49th National Conference of the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists, and Leprologists (IADVL)
  • Zonal
  • First Prize in Urticaria Quiz, held during Symposium on Urticaria and Cutaneous Drug Reactions, Chandigarh, India dated 5 March 2017
  • First prize at zonal (Punjab, HP, Chandigarh, and J&K) IADVL (Indian Association of dermatologists, venereologists, and leprologists) GSKnational quiz program for postgraduates (IGNQPP) at CUTICON, Jalandhar, India, October 2017 at and was nominated for the finals of national IGNQPP
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Dr. Afra T P

Associate Consultant- Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery

OP Days and Timings
  • Mon 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Tue 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Wed 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Thu 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Fri 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Sat 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Tab 1

Dr. Melna Jose MBBS, MD (Dermatology)

Associate consultant

DR. Melna Jose is a young dynamic professional trained in clinical Dermatology, Venerology, and Leprosy. She is skilled in diagnosing and providing treatment for common skin, hair, and nail diseases. She has received special training in the diagnosis and surgery of skin cancers. She offers comprehensive and personalized dermatology consult and is adept in dermatology procedure services. Also, she has professional membership in IADVL (Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists, and Leprologists).

Qualifications

  • MBBS: Kanyakumari Government Medical College 2008 – 2014
  • MD (Dermatology, Venerology & Leprosy): Government Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Ranchi 2015 – 2018

Work Experience

  • Consultant Dermatologist, Care Land General Hospital, Calicut 2022
  • Consultant Dermatologist, Prime Skin & Laser Clinic, Calicut 2020-2022
  • Consultant Dermatologist, Malabar Hospitals, Eranhipalam, Calicut 2019-2022
  • Senior Resident, Department of Dermatology, Believers Church Medical College Hospital, Thiruvalla 2018.

Training

  • MOHS Micrographic Surgery, Dermato oncology, Dermatosurgery, and Aesthetic Dermatology: Aurora Dermatological Specialty Clinic and Centre for Skin Cancer, Medellin, Colombia; September 2022- February 2023.

Awards

  • Gold Medal for M.D Examinations- 2018, Ranchi University
  • Dr. K.N Mittal Gold Medal for Award Paper Presentation, CUTICON 2016.

Publications and Presentations

  • Extensive mucocutaneous papilloma in a case of focal dermal hypoplasia, Indian Dermatology online journal 2018
  • A clinico epidemiological study of erythroderma in a tertiary care center in Jharkhand.
  • A prospective study comparing therapeutic efficacy and safety of oral methotrexate efficacy and oral prednisolone in the treatment of generalized cutaneous lichen planus.
  • Award Paper Presentation at Derma zone East, 2016; CUTICON Jharkhand, 2016 & 2017.
  • Speaker at IADVL- Jharkhand event on World Psoriasis Day, 2017
  • Poster Presentations at Dermacon 2016 & 2017.
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Dr. Melna Jose

Associate consultant

OP Days and Timings
  • Mon 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Tue 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Wed 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Thu 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Fri 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Sat 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM
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Dr. Afra T P
Associate Consultant- Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery

Dr. Afra T. P is a specialist in dermatology. She has expertise in procedures for acne scarring, chemical peeling micro-needling subcision, Dermoscopy, and lasers.

  • MBBS
  • MD, Dermatology, Venereology, leprology
  • DNB, Dermatology, Venereology, Leprology
  • (EBDV) European Board Dermatology Venerology
  • Consultant Dermatologist – IQRAA International hospital & Research Centre May-2020 to May 2022
  • Senior Resident -Malabar Medical college hospital Calicut Oct 2018 April 2020
  • Junior Resident Post graduate institute of medical education and research July 2015 June 2018
  • Journal Articles: Total 37 (International 33; National 4) Chapters: Total 3 (International 1; National 2)
  • International Publications
  • Afra TP, Razmi TM, Narang T, Dogra S, Kumar A. Topical Tazarotene Gel, 0.1%, as a Novel Treatment Approach for Atrophic Postacne Scars: A Randomized Active-Controlled Clinical Trial. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21:125-32. (Impact Factor: 2.4, doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1404)
  • Afra TP, Handa S, Razmi TM. Secondary syphilis: lest we forget it. Postgrad Med J 2018;94:415. (Impact Factor: 1.8, doi: 10.1136/postgradmedj-2017-135473).
  • Afra TP, Bhattacharjee R. Visual Dermatology: Criss-cross Dermatitis in an Ovarian Carcinoma Patient. J Cutan Med Surg 2019;23:460. (. (Impact Factor: 1.4, doi: 10.1177/1203475419838541.)
  • Afra TP, Vinay K. Hyaluronic acid fillers for correcting midface volume deficit in Barraquer-Simons syndrome. J Cosmet Dermatol. 2019. (Impact Factor: 1.5, doi: 10.1111/jocd.12847).
  • Afra TP, Razmi TM, Suhail S. Itchy Hyperkeratotic Acral Plaque in a Patient With Chronic Calcific Pancreatitis. Gastroenterology. 2019;157:e4-e5. (Impact Factor: 19.23, doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2019.05.050). (Impact Factor: 20.7; DOI
  • Afra TP, Razmi TM. Plug the needle hub during subcision for a bloodless field. J Cosmet Dermatol.2020;19:1179-81. (Impact Factor: 1.31, doi: 10.1111/jocd.13117)
  • Afra TP, Vinay K, Razmi TM. Novel dermoscopic features of pityriasis versicolor-like macules in epidermodysplasia verruciformis. Pediatr Dermatol 2020;37:230-2. (Impact factor: 1.58, doi: 10.1111/pde.14031).
  • Afra TP, Bishurul Hafi NA, Razmi TM. Smear the footplate with soap water to prevent misting up during dermoscopy. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2021;84:e235-e6. (Impact factor: 11.5, doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2019.10.04)
  • Afra TP, Razmi TM, Hafi NAB. Mortise and tenon-type elastic adhesive bandage for noninvasive closure of oozing wounds at areas of tension. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2021;85:e9-e10. (Impact factor: 11.5, doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.01.021.)
  • Afra TP, Hafi B, Razmi TM. Dressing gauzes anchored to elastic tape using silk sutures ("hammock dressing") for a sturdy head bandage. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020;82:e243-e5. (Impact factor: 11.5, doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.01.081).
  • Afra TP, Namitha R, Khader A, Bishnoi A. Adenopathy and extensive skin patch overlying a plasmacytoma (AESOP) syndrome: erythrocyanotic vascular patches associated with an underlying rib plasmacytoma. Br J Dermatol. 2020;183:e33. (Impact factor: 9.3, doi: 10.1111/bjd.19037).
  • Afra TP, Razmi TM, De D. Topical timolol for postacne erythema. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2021;84:e255-e6. (Impact factor: 11.5, doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.04.144).
  • Afra TP, Vasudevan Nampoothiri R, Razmi TM. Doubtful precipitation of hemolysis by hydroxychloroquine in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase-deficient patient with COVID-19 infection. Eur J Haematol. 2020;105:512-3. (Impact factor:2.99, doi: 10.1111/ejh.13460)
  • Afra TP, T MR, Bishnoi A, Hafi NB. Hydroxychloroquine use in COVID-19: what is the basis for baseline tests? Lancet Infect Dis. 2020;20:1120-1.(Impact Factor: 27.5, doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30472-2)
  • Afra TP, Razmi TM. Autoimmune progesterone dermatitis as a clue to refractory jaundice in a young woman. Clin Exp Dermatol 2021;46:163-4. (Impact factor: 3.47, doi: 10.1111/ced.14332)
  • Afra TP, Nampoothiri RV, Razmi TM, Hafi NAB. Linking hydroxychloroquine to hemolysis in a 'suspected' glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficient patient with COVID-19 infection - a critical appraisal. Eur J Intern Med. 2020;80:101-2.( Impact factor: 4.62, doi: 10.1016/j.ejim.2020.07.001)
  • Afra TP, Siraj MM, Razmi TM. Response to 'COVID-19-associated multisystem inflammatory syndrome in adults with Kawasaki disease-like cutaneous manifestations': reply from the authors. Br J Dermatol. 2021;185:872-3. (Impact factor: 9.3, doi: 10.1111/bjd.20638).
  • Razmi TM, Afra TP. COVID-19-associated multisystem inflammatory syndrome in adults with Kawasaki disease-like cutaneous manifestations. 2021;185:e35.( Impact factor: 9.3, doi: 10.1111/bjd.20425)
  • Dabas G, Afra TP, De D, Mahajan R, Handa S, Arora A, et al. Anhydramnios in Patients With Pemphigoid Gestationis. JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154:484-6. (Impact Factor: 11.5, doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.5539)
  • Muhammed RT, Afra TP, De D. Vestibular papillomatosis: a normal variation commonly misdiagnosed as genital condylomata. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2019;220:403. (Impact Factor: 8.66, doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2018.08.025)
  • Razmi TM, Afra TP, Parsad D. Vitiligo surgery: A journey from tissues via cells to the stems! Exp Dermatol 2019;28:690-4. . (Impact Factor: 2.6, doi: 10.1111/exd.13807)
  • George M, Afra TP. Ulcerating nodules on face in a diabetic patient due to Mycobacterium chimaera. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2021 (Impact factor: 3.47, doi: 10.1111/ced.14993 2021).
  • Daroach M, Dogra S, Bhattacharjee R, Afra TP. Pachyonychia congenita responding favorably to a combination of surgical and medical therapies. Dermatol Ther. 2019;32: e13045. (Impact factor: 2.85, doi: 10.1111/dth.13045)
  • Uvais NA, Rakhesh SV, Afra TP, Hafi NAB, Razmi TM. Comorbid psoriasis-bipolar disorder successfully treated with apremilast: much more than a mere coincidence? Gen Psychiatr. 2020;33:e100181. (doi: 10.1136/gpsych-2019-100181).
  • Hafi B, Jafferany M. Afra TP, Muhammed Razmi T, Uvais NA. "Masked" empathy-A post-pandemic reality: Psychodermatological perspective. Dermatol Ther. 2020;33:e13649. (Impact factor: 2.85, doi: 10.1111/dth.13649).
  • Hafi B, Uvais NA, Jafferany M. Afra TP, Muhammed Razmi T. Can COVID-19 virus be transmitted through sex? Dermatol Ther. 2020;33:e13679. (Impact factor: 2.85, doi: 10.1111/dth.13679).
  • Hafi B, Uvais NA, Jafferany M. Afra TP, Muhammed RT. Palliative psychodermatology care during COVID-19 pandemic. Dermatol Ther 2020;33:e13732. (Impact factor: 2.85, doi: 10.1111/dth.13732).
  • Hafi B, Uvais NA, Jafferany M. Afra TP, Muhammed Razmi T. Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on patients with obsessive compulsive and related disorders-Psychodermatological perspectives. Dermatol Ther. 2020;33:e13736. (Impact factor: 2.85, doi: 10.1111/dth.13736).
  • Hafi B, Uvais NA, Afra TP, Razmi TM. Hair transplantation, body dysmorphic disorder, and patients' attitude: A survey-based study from south India. Dermatol Ther 2020;33: e13945. (Impact factor: 2.85, doi: 10.1111/dth.13945).
  • Hafi B, Abdul Latheef EN, Uvais NA, Jafferany M. Razmi T M, Afra TP, Aysha KS S. Awareness of psychodermatology in Indian dermatologists: A South Indian perspective. Dermatol Ther. 2020;33: e14024. (Impact factor: 2.85, doi: 10.1111/dth.14024)
  • Uvais NA, Latheef ENA, Hafi B, Jafferany M, Razmi MT, Afra TP. Depression Literacy Among Dermatologists: An Online Survey Study in India. Prim Care Companion CNS Disord. 2020;22. (Impact factor: 0.53, doi: 10.4088/PCC.20m02608.)
  • Hafi B, Uvais NA, Jafferany M, Razmi MT, Afra TP. Management of a case of pemphigus foliaceus in a paraplegic man with palliative dermatology principles during COVID-19 pandemic. Dermatol Ther.2021;34:e14564. (Impact factor: 2.85, doi: 10.1111/dth.14564)
  • Hafi B, Uvais N, Razmi MT, Afra T, Silah K. The unfolding public health crisis of transitional homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic in India: A psychodermatologic perspective. Our Dermatology Online; 2020 Sep 19;11(Supp.2):24–5. (doi:10.7241/ourd.2020S.9)
  • National Publications
  • Afra TP, Razmi TM, Dogra S. Apremilast in Psoriasis and Beyond: Big Hopes on a Small Molecule. Indian Dermatol Online J. 2019;10:1-12. (doi: 10.4103/idoj.IDOJ_437_18 )
  • Afra TP, Razmi TM, Narang T. Reversible Melanonychia Revealing Nutritional Vitamin-B12 Deficiency. Indian Dermatol Online J. 2020;11:847-8. (doi: 10.4103/idoj.IDOJ_13_20).
  • Afra TP, Razmi TM, Bishurul Hafi NA. IgG4-related skin diseases: A brief review. J Skin Sex Transm Dis 2020;2(2):94-8. (doi:10.25259/JSSTD_52_2019)
  • Afra TP, Uvais NA, Bishnoi A, Sukesh E, Eliyas S, Hafi NB, Razmi TM. Knowledge on hydroxychloroquine prescription and attitude toward its use in COVID-19–A survey-based study among doctors. Ind J Rheum. Oct 2020. (Impact factor 0.38, doi: 10.4103/injr.injr_184_20)
  • Chapters in International books
  • Ramzi TM, Afra TP, Parsad D. Chapter: Surgical Treatment of Vitiligo. In Hypopigmentation (Nicolaidou E, Dessinioti C, Katsambas A, eds.) 1st edition: CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group: New York, NY, 2019; 1-25
  • Chapters in National books
  • Afra TP, Muhammed Razmi T. Chapter : Innovations in Basic dermatosurgery and Pre-operative work-up. In IADVL Textbook of Innovations in Dermatosurgery (Ashique KT, Kaliyadan F, Gupta S, Jakhar D, Puravoor J, Saurabh S, eds) 1st edition: CBS Publishesrs & Distributors, 2021.
  • Shashank Bhargava, Afra TP, Muhammed Razmi T. Chapter: Innovations in Chemical Peeling In IADVL Textbook of Innovations in Dermatosurgery (Ashique KT, Kaliyadan F, Gupta S, Jakhar D, Puravoor J, Saurabh S, eds) 1st edition: CBS Publishers & Distributors, 2021.
  • Active participation in scientific events
  • (a)Oral presentations
  • 1. Afra TP, Razmi T M, Narang T, Dogra S, Kumar A.Topical Tazarotene Gel, 0.1%, as a Novel Treatment Approach for Atrophic Postacne Scars: A Randomized Active-Controlled Clinical Trial. e-Dermacon 2021,49th National Conference of the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL), February 5-7, 2021. (Oral presentation)
  • (b)Poster presentations
  • Afra TP, Razmi T M, Narang T. Reversible Melanonychia. International Aesthetic and Clinical Dermatology Conference Chandigarh, India, 8-10 December 2017. (Poster)
  • Afra TP, Razmi T M, Narang T, Dogra S. Topical tazarotene as a useful alternative to microneedling in atrophic post-acne scarring: a randomised clinical trial.98th Annual Meeting of the British Association of Dermatologists, Edinburgh, 3-5 July. (Poster)
  • Afra TP, Razmi T M, Narang T, Dogra S.Topical Tazarotene 0.1% gel, as a novel treatment approach for atrophic post-acne scars - A randomized active-controlled clinical trial. Dermacon International, 2019 , First International & 47th National Conference of the Indian Association of Dermatologists,Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL),Bengaluru, India, 17-20 January, 2019. (Poster)
  • Afra TP, Razmi T M, Bishurul Hafi Clearance of viral warts following COVID 19 vaccination., EADV, Spring Symposium, May 2022
  • Afra TP, Razmi T M, Narang T, Saikia UN, Dogra S. Lepromatous leprosy presenting as anetoderma- a case report. ‘Annual Conference of Dermatopathology Society of India’, Chandigarh, India, 11-13 November, 2016. (Poster)
  • T.P. Afra, Razmi T M, T.P. Mohammed, P.T.M. Ashik, E. Sukesh. COVID-19-associated multisystem inflammatory syndrome in adults (MIS-A) with Kawasaki disease-like cutaneous manifestations.e- Dermacon 2021. 49th National Conference of the Indian Association of Dermatologists,Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL), February 5-7, 2021. (Poster)
  • Received travel grant from the British Association of Dermatologists to attend the 98th Annual Meeting of the British Association of Dermatologists, Edinburgh, 3-5 July
  • First Prize in Quiz competition held during International Aesthetic and Clinical Dermatology Conference, Chandigarh, India, 8-10 December 2017.
  • First Prize in Poster competition held during International Aesthetic and Clinical Dermatology Conference, Chandigarh, India, 8-10 December 2017
  • Selected for the Scholarship for 24TH World Congress of Dermatology, ILDS, 2019, Milan.
  • Received Imrich Sarkany Non- European Memorial Scholarship, EADV, Spring Symposium, May 2022.
  • National
  • First Prize in National level IADVL (Indian Association of dermatologists, venereologists, and leprologists) GSK national quiz program for postgraduates (IGNQPP) in Dermacon, Kochi, India, 18- 21 January 2018.
  • Received the IADVL Scholarship to participate in Dermacon International, 2019, First International & 47th National Conference of the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists, and Leprologists (IADVL), Bengaluru, India, 17-20 January 2019.
  • Received the IADVL Abbott Researcher award 2020 (< 35 years) in e- Dermacon 2021. 49th National Conference of the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists, and Leprologists (IADVL)
  • Zonal
  • First Prize in Urticaria Quiz, held during Symposium on Urticaria and Cutaneous Drug Reactions, Chandigarh, India dated 5 March 2017
  • First prize at zonal (Punjab, HP, Chandigarh, and J&K) IADVL (Indian Association of dermatologists, venereologists, and leprologists) GSKnational quiz program for postgraduates (IGNQPP) at CUTICON, Jalandhar, India, October 2017 at and was nominated for the finals of national IGNQPP
OP Days and Timings
  • Mon 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Tue 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Wed 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Thu 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Fri 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Sat 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
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Dr. Melna Jose
Associate consultant

DR. Melna Jose is a young dynamic professional trained in clinical Dermatology, Venerology, and Leprosy. She is skilled in diagnosing and providing treatment for common skin, hair, and nail diseases. She has received special training in the diagnosis and surgery of skin cancers. She offers comprehensive and personalized dermatology consult and is adept in dermatology procedure services. Also, she has professional membership in IADVL (Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists, and Leprologists).

  • MBBS: Kanyakumari Government Medical College 2008 – 2014
  • MD (Dermatology, Venerology & Leprosy): Government Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Ranchi 2015 – 2018
  • Consultant Dermatologist, Care Land General Hospital, Calicut 2022
  • Consultant Dermatologist, Prime Skin & Laser Clinic, Calicut 2020-2022
  • Consultant Dermatologist, Malabar Hospitals, Eranhipalam, Calicut 2019-2022
  • Senior Resident, Department of Dermatology, Believers Church Medical College Hospital, Thiruvalla 2018.
  • MOHS Micrographic Surgery, Dermato oncology, Dermatosurgery, and Aesthetic Dermatology: Aurora Dermatological Specialty Clinic and Centre for Skin Cancer, Medellin, Colombia; September 2022- February 2023.
  • Gold Medal for M.D Examinations- 2018, Ranchi University
  • Dr. K.N Mittal Gold Medal for Award Paper Presentation, CUTICON 2016.
  • Extensive mucocutaneous papilloma in a case of focal dermal hypoplasia, Indian Dermatology online journal 2018
  • A clinico epidemiological study of erythroderma in a tertiary care center in Jharkhand.
  • A prospective study comparing therapeutic efficacy and safety of oral methotrexate efficacy and oral prednisolone in the treatment of generalized cutaneous lichen planus.
  • Award Paper Presentation at Derma zone East, 2016; CUTICON Jharkhand, 2016 & 2017.
  • Speaker at IADVL- Jharkhand event on World Psoriasis Day, 2017
  • Poster Presentations at Dermacon 2016 & 2017.
OP Days and Timings
  • Mon 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Tue 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Wed 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Thu 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Fri 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Sat 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM

Services & Facilities

  • Acne treatment
  • Actinic keratosis management
  • Alopecia areata
  • Blistering disorders
  • Dermatitis/eczema
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Dyschromia/hyperpigmentation of skin
  • Hair loss
  • Keloids/scars
  • Warts
  • Vitiligo
  • Psoriasis
  • Photo dynamic therapy (PDT)
  • Surgery to remove skin cancer, cysts, abnormal moles, basal cell carcinoma etc.
  • Infusion center
  • Chemical peels
  • Lasers