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Dr.Avitus John Raakesh Prasad
Chief Dermatologist & Laser surgeon - Academics

Workshops Conducted:

Andhra Medical College Vizak – Co2 Laser, Fraxel & Qs Nd YAG Laser.

Kanyakumari Medical College Nagercoil - Vitiligo Surgery, IPL, Microderm.

Bangalore Sponsored Workshop - Phototherapy & Vitiligo Surgeries.

Hyderabad Dermatology Association – IPL, Non Ablative RF Treatment.

Mumbai Sponsored Workshop –IPL based treatment.

JSS Medical College Mysore- Workshop on Lasers and Vitiligo surgery.

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Dr Avitus performing Live workshop with video interaction at JSS MC Delegates engrossed in the workshop

Kasturba Medical College Mangalore- Workshop on Vitiligo surgery & Scar Therapy.

Amala Medical College Thrissur- Workshop on Nail & Vitiligo surgery, Lasers.

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Dr Avitus delivering a Lecture Delegates interaction with Dr.Avitus

Osmania Medical College Hyderabad- Workshop on Ultra Thin Epidermal Grafting in Vitiligo.

SAL Hospital Plastic Surgeons Association Ahmedabad- Workshop on Acne scars & Lasers.

Anamalai University Workshop

Rajah Muthiah Medical College Annamalai University Chidambaram -Workshop on Basic Dermatosurgical Procedures & Invited lecturer in Cosmetology Course.


Lecture on  the  Latest  technology  for skin tightening  “Non ablative radiofrequency”

2nd International congress of Trichology (2012)

Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) based Hair Transplantation in a clinical Set Up 

Cuticon 2012 ( Trichy) IADVL TN BRANCH

Procedures & Laser treatment in Photodamaged Skin

CME & Lectures :

Yearly 4 - 6 CMEs and Lectures are conducted by Dr.Avitus John on latest developments in the field of Dermatology, Laser dermatosurgery and Interaction with other speciality doctors in Madurai.

Madurai Dermatology Association.

Dermatosurgeons Association of Madurai.

Indian Psychiatric Society Madurai Branch.

General Practitioners Meet.

Christian Mission Hospital Dental college.

Membership :

Indian Medical Association.

Indian Association of Dermatologist Venereologist Leporologist.

Cosmetic Surgeons Association of India.

Association of Cutaneous Surgeon of  India.

Member of Hair Research Society of India.

CME & Lecture Topics delivered by Dr.Avitus:


-- Innovative Techniques in Nail & Corn surgery.

-- Narrow Band Phototherapy and its therapeutic possibilities.

-- Microdermabrasion and its uses.

-- Co2 laser - a precise multifarious application tool.


-- IPL - a new tool with various therapeutic options.

-- Innovative Punch Based surgeries.

-- Non Ablative RF based skin tightening.

-- Surgical techniques in Acne scar revision.


-- Ultra Thin Epidermal Graft- Vitiligo Surgery.

-- Comparison of IPL & LP NdYAG laser hair removal on Type V & VI skin.

-- Q switched Nd YAG laser - Basics and Therapy.


-- Chemo-Exfoliation - uses of various peels and its indications.

-- Pathogenesis and treatment of Acne - GP Derma meet.


-- Melasma an Insight into Pathogenesis and IPL / Laser based treatment.

-- Understanding Fractional Co2 laser and its uses.

-- Dental manifestations in Dermatological disease.


-- Topical Immunomodulators and indications.

-- Advances in Phototherapy and Future.

-- Atopic Dermatitis and Newer therapeutic modalities.

-- Quiz and discussion on Rare disorders and Orphan diseases.


-- Aging skin and Algorithm in treatment.

-- An Overview on Hair and hair disorders - GP Derma meet.

-- Psychodermatology - A dermatologist's perspective.

-- Pigmentation disorders Multi level Treatment - GP Derma Meet.

-- Algorithm of treating Acne Scars.

-- Ultra Thin Epidermal Graft surgery in vitiligo- Alkem Derma Meet Bangalore.


-- Treatment of Acne & Pigmentation- GP Derma meet.

-- Cyclosporine and Mycophenolate in Dermatology.

-- Update on treatment of Androgenetic Alopecia.

-- Introduction to Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) Hair Transplantation.

-- Laser Update on Scar and skin rejuvenation - Lankawi, Malaysia.

-- Alopecia Areata - Treatment options & Update - GP Derma Meet.

-- Procedures in Scar therapy - Plastic surgeons association Ahmedabad.

-- Patient compliance in Minoxidil therapy- Janssen-Cilag Derma Meet Chennai.

-- Genetics & Molecular Basis of Hair loss- Alkem Derma Meet Trichy.

-- Introduction to Fillers & indications- GP Derma Meet.

Product study:

Post marketing survey

Minoz OD - Ranbaxy Laboratories

Medsop soap - Ranbaxy Laboratories

Halox ointment - Ranbaxy Laboratories

Glycolic acid peel - Zydus (Liva) healthcare

Morr F solution - Intas Pharma Ltd

Contractubex - Win-Medicare Pvt. Ltd

Duofilm soln - Stiefel GSK Pharmaceuticals Limited

Retarel - Ajantha Pharma

Picon - Biocon Ltd

Clop S lotion - Zydus (Liva) healthcare

LogiPeel G 50% - Canixa Pharma Pvt. Ltd


Media & Press:

Regular articles on skin care - Dina Malar ( Leading Tamil newspaper)

Answering queries - Hello FM 106.4 ( Famous radio station in Tamilnadu)

Discussion on Skin diseases- Local / State TV channels

Participating in skin awareness campaigns - Various Exhibitions

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