Dr. Premanshu Bhushan

MBBS, MD (Dermatology, Leprosy And Venereology) 


The curriculum vitae of DR. Premanshu Bhushan   

Dr. Premanshu Bhushan is a Dermatologist trained in specialized management of skin diseases, leprosy and sexually transmitted infections. He completed his MBBS from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi and his MD from Lady hardinge Medical College New Delhi both being the premier institutes of medical education in India.

He has published many articles in peer reviewed journals. He has also contributed regualrly to other publications like Dermagraphism.  

He has been involved actively in the teaching of dermatology to students and residents. He has particular interest in the computers and mutimedia and believes that if these tools are propely used the teaching of dermatology can be greatly facilitated.

He has also created the website " Dermatology Decoded" to achieves his goals of providing a conduit for best professional information to the dermatologists, residents, students and patients.

Dr. Premanshu beleives that "being a good human being is the primary requirement of being a good physican" and has been always involved in extra-curricular activites and community activities and has been regcognized for his contribution to the society.

He has been the active member of many professional organizations and has contributed positively to the development of them.

He invites all to contribute and develop this site as the premier dermatology site in India. 

 Professional Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) in Dermatology including leprosy and Venereal diseases From Lady Hardinge Medical College,  Delhi University
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (M.B.B.S) From Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University 

Present Position Held

  • Director: Bhushan Skin Clinic, Delhi.

 Book Published:  

  • “Dermatology in a week”: a book for medical students and Post graduate medical entrance exams . Jaypee brothers’ medical publishers, New Delhi. 2005. (ISBN: 81-8061-681-9).

 Peer Reviewed Publications:

Presented posters, abstracts and thesis:

  • Successfully completed a dissertation on “A CLINICO-HISTOPATHOLOGICAL STUDY OF LEPROSY WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO BACTERIAL INDICES” in April 2004; which was accepted by the Delhi University.
  • Bhushan P, Koranne RV, Choudhary M, Sardana K. A Study in Bacterial Indices in Leprosy. Poster Presentation at 33rd National Conference of Dermatologists, Venereologists & Leprologists and 4th South Asian Regional conference of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology Dermacon 2005. Book of Abstracts, p 180-81, Dermacon 2005.
  • Bhushan P. A Comparative Study of Bacterial Index of Granuloma (BIG) and Bacterial Index (BI) Of Skin Smears and Its Significance in Classification and Treatment of Leprosy. Abstract accepted for publication at 7th International Congress of Dermatology, Tehran-Iran, 2004. (ASN 1319)
  • Bhushan P.  EXPERIENCE OF PUVA THERAPY IN A TERTIARY HOSPITAL. Abstract accepted for publication at 7th International Congress of Dermatology, Tehran-Iran, 2004. (ASN 1320)
  • Bhushan P. Validation of WHO Classification of leprosy on the basis of clinico-bacteriological study of leprosy patients. Conference 2004 of IADVL, Delhi State Branch. Oral presentation at Annual

Reviewer for esteemed journals like Archive of Dermatology.

Presented Talks  at professional meetings:

Angiokeratoma corporis diffusum without any enzymatic defect: an unusal case. Presented in Monthly meet of IADVL, Delhi state branch at Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi.

Netting the Internet: A dermatologists' perspective. Talk in  Monthly meet of IADVL, Delhi state branch at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.

Other Professional Activities: 

  • Helped to organize CME activities at LHMC between 2002 &2005.
  • Presented Various talks at monthly inter-hospital meets of IADVL, Delhi state branch
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of the Pre-Conference Workshop on advanced Dermatological Surgery & Cosmetology at the 33rd National Conference of Dermatologists, Venereologists & Leprologists and 4th South Asian Regional conference of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology Dermacon 2005.
  • Helped to organize the first Pediatric Dermatology CME organized by the Society for Pediatric Dermatology, Delhi at the LHMC.
  • Participated enthusiastically in departmental Seminars and did many well appreciated presentations.
  • Helped the department of Dermatology LHMC with computer related activities.
  • Wrote an article entitled “World’s Funniest Medical Stories” which was published in the Souvenir of Dermacon2005 and 4th SARCD.
  • Authored “Delhi: A many-splendoured History” which was published in the Souvenir of Dermacon -2005 and 4th SARCD.
  • Published a review of “Recent Advances in Leprosy” in Dermagraphism; the Official Publication of IADVL, Delhi State Branch. 
  • Published a review of “Gene therapy in dermatology” in Dermagraphism; the Official Publication of IADVL, Delhi State Branch.
  • Taught medical students dermatology for postgraduate medical examinations at various coaching centers in Delhi and took classes in other cities.

Professional Memberships and positions held:

  •  Elected Executive Member of IADVL, Delhi State Branch for year 2005-2006.
  • Life Member of Indian Association of Drmatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL).
  • Active member of the telederm society (www.telederm.org).
  • Permanent Member of Society for Pediatric Dermatology, New Delhi.
  • Life Member of Indian Medical Association.
  • President, West Branch, IMA Muzaffarpur Bihar 2005.
  • Active member of Gerson Lehrman Group's Council of Healthcare Advisors at http://www.thecouncils.com/ as a health advisor.
  • Member of Maulana Azad medical College old Students Association (MAMCOS) 
  • Batch representative at MAMCOS from 2002 till today.

 Community Activities:

  • Actively participated in Pulse Polio Immunization programmes of Govt. of India from 1994 till 2004.
  • Organized and participated in Health Camps for Salaam Balak Trust a Non Governmental Organization involved in the care of street children.
  • Attended Health camp organized by IADVL, Delhi State Branch at Daruhera, Gurgaon in 2003.
  • Organized school skin clinics in Muzaffarpur, Bihar as the president of West Branch of IMA, Muzaffarpur.

 Extracurricular Activities: 

  • School captain for 4 consecutive years
  • Won many school level, zonal level, state level and inter- state level prizes in debating.
  • Represented school in science exhibitions at various state and inter-state forums.
  • General Secretary of Students Union Azad Medicos Association (AMA), in college where I was responsible for organizing inter-college students’ festival (GOONJ-96 and All India Youth Festival (Synapse-97) with more than 4000 participants from all over the country
  • Contributed regularly to college magazine and was a member of the editorial committee.
  • Won many story writing and other literary events.
  • Acted in Numerous plays in school and college and won Best actor award many times.
  • Helped students prepare for postgraduate medical entrance exams and United States Medical Licensing exams.
  • Helped construct unofficial website of Maulana Azad Medical College called Spandan.com; http://www.spandan.com/ .
  • Coached the MAMC Basketball team for PULSE-2003 where they came at first position.

Areas Of Interest:

  • Pediatric Dermatology.
  • Leprosy
  • Lasers in Dermatology
  • Recent trends in research and patient management.
  • Use of Multimedia, Internet and Computers to improve the dermatological teaching.