Dermatology Expert


I am Dr. Kanagaraj R, a dedicated dermatologist with expertise in Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprosy. With a focus on providing exceptional medical care, I aim to contribute to the well-being of my patients. I am passionate about staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in the field and delivering personalized treatment plans to address various skin conditions.


  • MBBS: Vinayaka Mission Kirupananda Variyar Medical College, Salem, Tamilnadu, 1997-2002
  • The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai
  • Internship: Vinayaka Mission Kirupananda Variyar Medical College, Salem, Tamilnadu, 2002-2003
  • The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai
  • MD (Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprosy): Command Hospital Air Force, Bangalore, Karnataka, 2012-2015
  • Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka


M.B.B.S., MD( DVL).,


  • Member, Indian Medical Council
  • Member, Indian Association of Dermatology Venereology and Leprosy
  • Member, Bangalore Dermatologist Society
  • Member, Association of Cutaneous Surgeons of India
  • Member, BNI
  • Member, JCI


During my career, I conducted an observational study to establish the association between androgenic alopecia and the size of the prostate and serum testosterone level.


  • “The association between androgenic alopecia and the size of the prostate” – International Journal of Trichology, Apr-Jun 2016, 8(2): 62-66
  • “Study on the effects of ATF (Airgraft turbine fluid) and lubricants on the skin of IAF ground crew in flying stations” – Medical Journal Armed Forces India, Jul 2017, 73(3): 294-298
  • “Rash with fever in children: a clinical approach” – Pediatrics and Child Health Journal of UK, Mar 18, 2017
  • ePoster – “Successful treatment of verrucous epidermal nevus using conventional CO2 laser” – Selected for the 25th World Congress of Dermatology


  • Duty Doctor, Dr. Eswaran Hospital, Salem, Tamilnadu, Aug 2003 – Mar 2005
  • Medical Officer, Army Medical Corps (Government of India), Dec 2005 – Jan 2011
  • Assistant Director, Ex-serviceman Welfare Department, Ministry of Public Affairs, Govt. of Tamilnadu, Mar 2011 – Apr 2012
  • Junior Resident/Post Graduate Studies, Department of Dermatology, Command Hospital Air Force, Bangalore, Jun 2012 – Jun 2015
  • Senior Resident, Dept of Dermatology, Annapoorana Medical College, Salem, Aug 2015 – 29 Jan 2016
  • Assistant Surgeon, Tamilnadu Government Medical Services, 03 Feb 2016 – Aug 2021
  • Managing Director and Consultant, Dr. Kanaks Skin Hair & Cosmetology Clinic, Swarnapuri Salem, 2015 – present
  • Consultant Dermatologist, Sri Gokulam Hospital, Salem, 2015 – present


  • Literature: I enjoy reading fictions and historical novels.
  • Leisure: I take pleasure in traveling to different places, meeting people, and learning about different cultures.


My long-term aim is to become a Consultant Dermatologist with a special interest in Light and Lasers in Dermatology, pigmentary disorders, and Pediatric dermatology. I aspire to contribute my best to establish Salem as a medical hub for all skin and hair-related ailments while serving the society to make it a better place to live.