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Dr. (Prof) Amrinder J Kanwar

Dr. B C Roy Award

Dr. (Prof) Amrinder J Kanwar

Ex-Professor and Head, Department of Dermaology, Venereology and Leprology, PGIMER, Chandigarh - MD (AIIMS), FRCP (London), FAMS

Dr. Kanwar is one of the best dermatologists in India and is the recipient of the prestigious Dr. B C Roy Award (India's highest medical award) given by the President of India. Dr. Kanwar was ranked amongst the top 2% of Indian scientists per a study conducted by the Stanford University. Dr. Kanwar has published close to 600 national and international publications and has co-authored a book Surgical Management of Vitiligo.

  • Dr. B C Roy Award

  • Lala Ram Chand Kandhari Award (ICMR - Indian Council of Medical Research)

  • Prof V N Sehgal Award for Excellence in Dermatology (by Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venreologists & Leprologists)

  • Life Time achievement Award by Indian Association Dermatologists, Venreologists & Leprologists

  • Dr. A K Dutta Memorial Award

  • Kanwar AJ, Vinay K, Sawatkar GU, Dogra S, Minz RW, Shear NH, Koga H, Ishii N, Hashimoto T. Clinical and immunological outcomes of high- and low-dose rituximab treatments in patients with pemphigus: a randomized, comparative, observer-blinded study. Br J Dermatol. 2014;170:1341-9.

  • Kanwar AJ, Tsuruta D, Vinay K, Koga H, Ishii N, Dainichi T, Hashimoto T. Efficacy and safety of rituximab treatment in Indian pemphigus patients. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2013 Jan;27(1):e17-23.

  • Beissert S, Mimouni D, Kanwar AJ, Solomons N, Kalia V, Anhalt GJ. Treating pemphigus vulgaris with prednisone and mycophenolate mofetil: a multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled trial. J Invest Dermatol. 2010;130:2041-8.

  • Kanwar AJ, Dogra S, Handa S, Parsad D, Radotra BD. A study of 124 Indian patients with lichen planus pigmentosus. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2003;28:481-5.

  • Kanwar AJ, Kaur S, Thami GP. Long-term efficacy of dexamethasone- cyclophosphamide pulse therapy in pemphigus. Dermatology. 2002;204:228-31.

  • Dhar S, Kanwar AJ. Epidemiology and clinical pattern of atopic dermatitis in a North Indian pediatric population. Pediatr Dermatol. 1998;15:347-51.