Portfolio Dr Dylan Naidoo

 

Dr Dylan Naidoo

PRINCIPAL SPECIALIST DERMATOLOGIST OF DERMATOLOGY AND SKIN CARE

PAST, SENIOR LECTURER IN DERMATOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF KZN – NELSON MANDELA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

SPECIAL ATTRIBUTES

Designer of Innovative Skincare Regiments, Scientific Instruments , Scanners and Lasers used in Medicine
Designs Treatments for Skin Disease
Developer of Specialised Scientific Tools
Owner of numerous patents marketed, distributed and used world wide
Provider of Dermatological Services to Africa and the surrounding Islands
Owner, Director and CEO of a company called Scientific Skin Solutions.
DSC keeps a comprehensive library of relevant text books in Dermatology and Allied disciplines including a monthly and daily updated collection of International journals as follows:

  • Dermatology Clinic
  • Journal of American Academy of Dermatology
  • Journal of Drugs in Dermatology
  • Journal of Dermatological treatments
  • International Journal of Dermatology
  • Advanced Dermatology Therapy
  • Dermatologic Therapy
  • The Journal Of Dermatology

Stocks and uses the widest comprehensive range of therapies and skin care plans using the best collection of Dermatological Tools , Equipment, Lasers and Technologies .Offering scientifically proven treatment options only.
10 Year experience with mole mapping and mole mapping technology.
3 years experience in cell ultra structure using scanning electron microscope and transmission electron microscope.
Reputed to have the largest independent , most comprehensive dermatological centre in Africa.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Last school attended       : Risecliff High School
  (1971-1975)
  Chatsworth
  Durban
   
Highest standard passed : Matriculation
   
Subjects passed              :  English, Afrikaans, Biology, Physical Science, Mathematics and History

 

LEADERSHIP ROLES:

Medical Students Representative Council:

  • Orientation Committee (1983)
  • Projects Coordinator (1984)
  • Executive Member (1985)
  • Chairperson and Organiser of Medical Students Conference (1984)
  • Member of United Democratic Front against Apartheid
  • Guest of Honour, Glenview Primary School, Awards Day.
  • Chairperson of Dermatological society, 1997
  • Rotary Club Leadership Course
  • Deputy Head Prefect of School
  • Debating Society
  • Co-Organiser of SA Dermatology Congress - 1997
  • Chair, Dermatology Society
  • UDF Coordinator Chatsworth
  • NIC Youth Leader
  • Anti Apartheid Activist
  • Coordinator, Chatsworth Community Projects

HIGHER EDUCATION:

(1)      University of KZN, South Africa
          Bachelor of Science (1976-1978)

Majors:

  • Zoology 111, Botany 111
  • Bachelor of Science Honours (1979)
  • Passed Cum Laude
  • Registered for M. Sc (1981)
  • Graduate Assistant (1980)
  • Registered for M.Sc and second year medicine (1982)
  • Research in Estuarine Biology, Physiology and Electron Microscopy of Saline Tolerance in Mangroves.

(2)      UNIV. KZN Natal Medical School, Durban, South Africa
          Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB ChB)
          Community Health 1

Majors:

  • Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Paediatrics
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

(3)      College of Medicine of South Africa
          Dermatology Fellowship: Part 1 (1991), Part 11 (1994)

(4) Biology teacher for adult age exemption at private college called Hermes College

SPECIAL COURSES:

  • University of Dundee, Scotland (Photobiology Unit)
  • Course in Photobiology (Phototherapy)
  • 1996- Occupational Contact Dermatitis Workshop
  • Training by SA Skin Care, Botox and Restylane Therapy
  • Training in Vein Sclerotherapy
  • Training in Photodynamic Therapy

 

SPECIALIST INTERESTS:

  • The intensive and comprehensive care of Atopic eczema
  • Total body skin cancer screening
  • Mole mapping and melanoma care
  • The medical and surgical management of skin cancers
  • Herpes virus infections
  • HTLV 1 and Skin Disease
  • Phototherapy for Psoriasis, Eczema, Vitiligo and Cutaneous T cell Lymphomas
  • HIV Related Dermatoses
  • Deep Mycoses
  • Herpes Zoster in HIV
  • The use of alternate and natural therapies in the care of skin diseases
  • The use of botox and injected collagen like agents in cosmetic dermatology
  • The diagnosis and management of total skin failure / Steven Johnson’s Syndrome.
  • The intensive care of total BSA Psoriasis
  • Public education programs in the awareness and prevention of Skin Cancers

 

PUBLICATIONS:

  • The use of Lanthanum as a pathway tracer in plants.
  • J of the Electron Microscopy Society of South Africa, Proceedings Vol 10: 1980
  • J R Lawton and D K Naidoo
  • Preliminary investigations into the structure of the roots of the mangroves Avicennia marina and Bruguiera gymnorrhiza, in relation to ion uptake.
  • New Phytologist (1981) 88, 713-722
  • JR Lawton, A Todd and D K Naidoo
  • Field studies on diurnal leaf diffusive resistance of mangrove leaves at various soil moisture tensions and photosynthetically active radiation.
  • Jl S Afr. Bot. 47 (4): 627-636 (1981)
  • G Naidoo and D K Naidoo
  • Universal Angiomatosis
  • Urticaria Pigmentosa
  • Kil Positive (CD 30) Cutaneous Lymphoma
  • Diseases of the Skin.Vol 7 No 6 1993
  • Genital Herpes: Recent Advances,
  • Specialist Medicine: Volume XX, Number 1, March 1998
  • Severe bullous pemphigoid responsive to pulsed intravenous dexamethasone and oral cyclophosphamide
  • Br J Dermatol. 137 (5): 826-827, 1997 Nov.
  • Total Skin Failure
  • Diseases of the Skin, 1999. (Accepted for publication)
  • Syphilis and HIV infection. (Submitted for publication)
  • HIV related erythroderma. (Accepted for publication)
  • Pathogenesis of itch. (Submitted for publication)
  • Depression and the skin. (Submitted for publication)
  • Skin Deep - Acne scarring : Choosing the best treatement, Skin Deep Volume 1 No 1 April 2011
  • Journal of Clinical Pathology -Drug-induced skin pathology, Authors:Dr D K Naidoo & Pratistadevi K Ramdial
  • Int J Dermatol 1999 Dec;38(12):895-900 : Erythroderma: a comparison between HIV positive and negative patients. Morar N, Dlova N, Gupta AK, Naidoo DK, Aboobaker J, Ramdial PK
  • Morar N, Ramdial PK, Naidoo DK, Dlova NC, Aboobaker J. Lues maligna.Br J Dermatol 1999, 140:1175-1177
  • Morar N, Dlova N, Gupta AK, Naidoo Dk, Aboobaker J. Erythroderma: a comparison between HIV positive and negative patients. INT J Dermatol 1999, 38: 895-900

 

PRESENTATIONS AT CONGRESSES: (1990 - 2010)

  • Universal Angiomatosis
  • Annual Congress of the Dermatological Society of South Africa (1992)
  • Dexamethasone- Cyclophosphamide Pulse therapy in Pemphigus
  • Annual Congress of the Dermatological Society of South Africa (1995)
  • Pulse Therapy in Pemphigus
  • 1996, Zeneca Research Day
  • Simplified approach to treatment of Psoriasis and Acne
  • Medicine Update Symposium (1995)
  • Treatment of common Fungal Infections
  • Medicine Update Symposium (1998)
  • HTLV 1 Skin Manifestations
  • Annual Congress of the Dermatological Society of Southern Africa (1997)
  • Herpes Virus Infections and the Launch of the S. A Herpes Management Forum.
  • Annual Congress of the Dermatological Society of South Africa (1998)
  • Herpes Zoster and the prediction of Seropositivity:
  • International Herpes Management Forum, (IHMF) Morocco ( 1999) -Treating persistent facial herpes infections Chronic disfiguring lesions in an adult - Dr DK Naidoo
  • Herpes infections in the immunocompromised
  • Herpes Zoster Study
  • 1998-Zeneca Research Day
  • A critical assessment of South African dermatology training programs. For congress 2000, Pretoria.
  • Presentations: Co-authorship (1990 - 2010)
  • 1996- Mutilating sarcoidosis. SA Derm Congress
  • 1996- Trichosporonosis. SA Derm Congress
  • 1997- Tales of Twisted Treponemes SA Derm Congress
  • 1997- Bullous Diseases. SA Derm Congress
  • 1997- HIV Skin Manifestations, Faculty Research Day
  • 1997- HIV Skin Manifestations, Path Congress.
  • 1998- Psychological assessment of Psoriasis, Zeneca Research Day
  • 1998- Syphilis, Path Congress
  • 1998- AIDS meets Syphilis, SA Derm Congress
  • 1998- L= homme rouge, SA Derm Congress
  • 1998- Erythroderma, Schering Prize Submission
  • 1998- TB Drug Reactions. SA Derm Congress
  • 1998- Sporotrichosis, SA Derm Congress
  • 1998- Reactions in Leprosy, SA Derm Congress

POSTERS AT CONGRESSES (1990 - 2010)

  • 1998- Histoplasmosis. SA Derm Congress
  • 1998- Bullous Diseases. SA Derm Congress
  • 1998- Herpes Zoster. IHMF Morocco

 

MEMBERSHIPS OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES (1990 - 2010)

  • HTLV1 task force
  • Founder Member of Southern African Herpes Management Forum
  • Member of Eczema Society of SA
  • Member of Melanoma Advisory Board.
  • Member of the Antibiotics Subcommittee of KEH- KZN
  • Member of the Chromomycosis Club of the Pasteur Institute

 

OTHER CONGRESSES AND ACADEMIC MEETINGS: (1990 - 2010)

  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases Congress (Durban - 1995)
  • Faculty Research Day (1994)
  • Zeneca Research Day (1994)
  • Singapore: Skin therapy update- 1995
  • Galderma lecture on Skin Peels by Dr. D Presbury
  • Occupational Contact Dermatitis Workshop- 1996
  • Minicongress Arniston - 1996, 1997
  • Annual Dermatology Congress of S.A. 1991 - 2003
  • Italy: Onychomycosis Update- 1995
  • Sydney - 1997: World Congress- Australia
  • France (Nice) - 1997, International Herpes Management Forum Update.
  • Spain, Guidelines for the management of herpes infections in pregnancy: Chairperson of regional group to construct guidelines, 1-8th December, 1999.

 

DRUG TRIALS: (1990 - 2010)

  • Liarozole trial - Psoriasis (Janssen)
  • Ketoconazole Trial - Pityriasis versicolor (Janssen)
  • Terbinafine Trial - Deep Mycoses (Sandoz)

SCHOLARSHIPS AND BURSARIES: (1990 - 2010)

  • Risecliff High School Bursary (1976)
  • Centenary Scholarship Trust (1977)
  • Sached Trust Bursary (1978)
  • Graduate Assistant Award (1979)
  • Human Sciences Research Council Scholarship (1980)
  • Medical Graduates Association Bursary
  • Durban South Doctors Guild Bursary

SPECIAL AWARDS AND PRIZES:

  • 1st Prize; Eli Lilly Grande Finale, Grand Round (1987)
  • 1st Prize: Dermatology Congress, Registrar presentation (1992)
  • Finalist, Grande Finale Grand Round (1993)
  • EMPLOYMENT: (1990 - 2010)
  • R K Khans Hospital, Durban (1987-1989)
  • Internship, Medical Officer- Medical Registrar
  • General Practice (1989-1990)
  • King Edward V111 Hospital / Univ. KZN
  • Dermatology Registrar - Resident (1990-1994)
  • Dermatologist, Specialist Consultant / Lecturer (1994-1997)
  • Senior Specialist / Lecturer (1998 - 1999)
  • Principal dermatologist: private practice 2000 - 2007

 

FORMAL MEDICAL SCHOOL LECTURES / TUTORIALS:

  • Superficial Mycoses
  • Deep Mycoses
  • Pigmentary Disorders
  • HIV Related Dermatoses
  • Tutorials given to 5th and 6th year Medical Students
  • (2-3 one hour sessions per week)
  • Daily Training and Supervision of Dermatology Registrars
  • Dermatopathology Tutorials
  • Lectures in Family Medicine, M FAM MED. M Prax. Med.
  • Common Skin Diseases
  • Lectures in M. Clin. Pharm.
  • Pharmacology lectures on Therapeutics in Dermatology
  • Lecturer: Diploma in Genitourinary Medicine / STD
  • Participation in CVS Module for Medical Students MB ChB II, April 1999
  • Participation in Module and Block construction for New MB ChB curriculum.

 

OTHER MEDICAL SCHOOL AND RELATED ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES (1990 - 2010)

  • Member of Faculty Board KZN, Medical School
  • Student Interviews for Admission to Medical School, 1997-1999
  • Organising Committee Member for STD Diploma, (Feb. 1999)
  • NMP Consultant for Dermatology Prescribing
  • Jannsen Achilles Project
  • CVS Module Facilitator and Facilitator Training Certificate
  • Melanoma Beach Awareness Campaign
  • New Curriculum Block Construction
  • Red Cross Flying Doctor Service
  • Aldara Drug Launch

 

EXTRAMURAL ACTIVITIES:

  • Founding member of Chatsworth Community Projects (CCP)
  • Musician, Composer and Singer, Guitarist, Flautist
  • Canoeist
  • Cyclist
  • Natal parks board field worker
  • Anti-Apartheid Campaign musician

 

PARTICIPATION IN CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMMES: (1990 - 2010)

  • Common Dermatoses (School Health Nurses - 1993)
  • Rural Program, Stanger Hospital (1994)
  • Paediatric Dermatology (Addington Hospital - 1994)
  • Common Dermatoses (Rural Health Nurse Educators)
  • Acne reps, Upjohn reps 1994
  • Psoriasis (Northdale Hospital - 1994)
  • Mycoses (Howick GP Forum - 1994)
  • Treatment of Common Dermatoses (Umkomaas - 1994)
  • OTC Prescribing in Dermatology (Pharmacy Department - University of Durban Westville)
  • Treatment of Mycoses (Sandoz Reps. 1994)
  • Mycoses (North Coast Doctors Guild 1994)
  • Common Dermatoses (Natal Medical Corp. 1994)
  • Treatment of Acne (Upjohn Reps. 1994)
  • HIV and AIDS Related Dermatoses (Isipingo Doctors Guild)
  • Superficial and Deep Mycoses (Durban West Doctors Guild)
  • Approximately 20 CME Lectures Per Year from 1994 - 1998
  • Participation in Flying Doctor Program to Rural Areas
  • Participation in Red Cross Flying Doctor Program to Rural Areas
  • Newcastle: 26th April 1999
  • Multiple CME conducted to Peri-urban and Rural areas. Lectures given on
  • Common Dermatoses
  • Fungal Infections
  • Herpes infections
  • Psoriasis
  • HIV Symposium: Durban, Feb. 1999
  • Skin Manifestations of HIV
  • Herpes Update, CME: Tongaat, 25th March 1999
  • Presentation to Pharmacists Mini-congress: 12th June 1999-07-22
  • The Treatment of Acute Skin Failure.
  • Fungal infections, Hilton hotel, 24-6-99
  • Sikumba Congress, Drakensberg
  • St Appolnaris hospital CME 28th July 1999
  • HIV skin manifestations
  • Durdoc doctors forum CME 1st August 1999
  • Herpes virus infections
  • Melanoma Lecture, Westville hotel, 1-9-99
  • 3M lecture on treatment of warts, Aldara, Redlands-PMB, 7-9-99
  • Mycoses lecture, PMB, Boys in the Bush, 18-9-99
  • Newcastle, CME, common skin diseases, 6-10-99
  • Newspaper article on skin cancer, 1-10-99
  • Mycoses lecture, Novartis, Riverside, 20-10-99
  • Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of HIV related skin diseases, compiled for use in KZN
  • Dermatology Update 1999, Convenor
  • Dermatology Update 1999, 2 Lectures
  • HIV Skin Dermatoses, Melanoma
  • Durban South 1 Day Skin Symposium Coordinator and Chief Presenter, 2002
  • HIV Skin Manifestations, Durban Doctors Guild 2002
  • Durban North Doctors Guild Lecture, 2004
  • Lecture to SA Beauticians Associations on skin cancer screening, 2003
  • Blue Waters Hotel Skin Lecture to the Public, 2005
  • Public Lecture, Berea Cinema, Atopic Eczema, 2005
  • Public lecture, Durban Jewish Club, 2005-11-14
  • Public lecture on advances in eczema, Berea, 2004
  • Public lecture in Atopic eczema, Broadway Pharmacy, 2005.
  • Lecture on diseases of the skin, Howick Hospital, 2005-11-14
  • Lecture on advances in the treatment of eczema, Elangeni, Medicine update, 2005 November
  • Chairperson on symposium on skin care, Dermatology Update November 2005

REFERENCES:

  • Professor Jamila Abbobaker - University of KZN
  • Professor A Mosam - University of KZN Dermatology
  • Professor G Mody - Dean University of KZN
  • Professor Y K Seedat - University of KZN
  • Prof P K Ramdial - University of KZN
  • Prof B Maharaj - University of KZN
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Daily Quotes

"Complacency is a Disease, Satisfaction is Death, Excellence is the Moving Target" Dr Dylan K Naidoo