Dr. S. Sacchindanand

Dr. S. Sacchindanand
Vice Chancellor, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS), Bangalore

Dr.Sacchindanand is an eminent Dermatologist and Health Administrator with wide and varied experience. His professional career spans across several leadership positions as the Director of Medical Education, Government of Karnataka, Bengaluru (2016-2018); Dean cum Director at the Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute (BMCRI) (2017- 2018) and so on. While in BMCRI he pioneered in starting fellowship courses in Dermato-surgery (2005), Aesthetic Dermatology (2007), Paediatric Dermatology (2010), & Trichology (2018). He has served as the President of several professional associations in the medical field which include the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (2008 -09); South Asian Regional Association of Dermatologists (2015-17); Association of Cutaneous Surgeons of India (since Apr 2017 till date) and Founder President of the Association of Facial Aestheticians and Aesthetic Surgeons of India and Community Dermatology Society of India. He has published 116 research papers in peer-reviewed journals and has authored and edited nearly 20 books. He is the Chief Editor of the 4th and 5th editions of the renowned IADVL Textbook of Dermatology.

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