Dr. Murugusundram S

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MBBS, Diploma in Dermatology, DNB - Dermatology & Venereology



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Dr. S Murugusundram is an interventional dermatologist, founder and the medical director of Chennai Skin Foundation & Yesudian Research Institute, the first of its kind in the country. He graduated from Kilpauk medical college and did his post-graduation in dermatology from Madras Medical College.He is an innovative specialist in skin hair & nail with unique skills of systematic analysis, evidence based diagnosis and expertise in modern treatments with current updates of technology.It has been his long cherished dream of starting an Institutional center for Skin Hair & Nail dedicated to his mentor Prof. Patrick Yesudian whose principles form the basis of this unique concept.He is the founder Secretary of the Hair Research Society of India and the first Indian member of the European Hair Research Society and executive council of EHRS.He is the founder and executive Editor of the International Journal of Trichology, world’s first and only indexed journal for hair.He is the member of the International Society of Dermatology and the International Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.He has described New clinical entities & Diagnostic techniques such asHerbal scarring alopeciaBariatric BlondeFirst Asian case of TrichoteiromaniaDermascopic TrichogramHe has devised the systematic analysis and syndromic approach with guidelines of care forDiffuse hair lossPatterned hair lossAlopecia areataTrichotillomaniaHe has introduced novel accessories and modifications such asFixer and accelerator for Cryo surgeryModification of lateral nail avulsion for ingrown toe nailsHe has done successful research in the field ofIsolation and culture of hair follicle stem cellsNew hair generation using bulge cellsHe has done many case presentations and reviews in National and International conferences and published more than 25 clinical research papers in International Hair Research conferencesHe has authored and contributed to many books such asHIV & Skin – Handbook, IADVL textbook of dermatology, Issue on hair by the Cosmetic Dermatology Society of India, Dermatology Times USA, International Journal of Trichology, Contact Dermatitis, Hair Disorders in children, Archives of Dermatology.

Kilpauk, Chennai

Chennai Skin Foundation & Yesudian Research Insititue

Thyagaraja Complex, Falt 2C, II Floor, 853/250, P H Road, Landmark: Next Hotel Breeze & Opposite Neyveli House, Chennai

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Raja Annamalai Puram, Chennai

Chennai Skin Foundation & Yesudian Research Institute, RA Puram

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MBBS - University Of Madras, India, 1991
Diploma in Dermatology - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU), 1997
DNB - Dermatology & Venereology - National Borad of Examinations Ministry of Health Government of India, 1997

Awards and Recognitions

Founder Secretary of the Hair Research Society of India
Founder Member of the Vitiligo academy of India
Founder & Executive Editor of the International Journal of Trichology
Organizing Secretary – Hair India 2010 – First International Congress on Trichology, Hair India 2012 – Second International Congress on Trichology & Hair India 2014 – Third International Congress on Trichology


Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Indian Society of Teledermatology (INSTED)
Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL)


52057 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1993
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