Dr. Rickson Pereira
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  • Department: Dermatology
  • Expertise:Skin pigmentation, acne, scars, hair fall, skin infections, anti-ageing, nail issues, skin care regimens (products), teenager skin care, skin hair health analysis, supplements and holistic skin care, general dermatology
  • Experience:15 years

Dr. Rickson Pereira

MD (Derm. Ven. & Lep.), FCPS, DDV(CPS)

Professional Highlights

  • Clinical & Aesthetic Dermatology, Hair Disorders, Nail disorders, Inflammatory, Pigmentary & Autoimmune skin disorders, Sexually transmitted diseases, Leprosy

Awards, Honors & Recognitions

  • Third prize for poster presentation “Unusual ulcerative lesions in a diabetic…” poster presentation at 4th international CME of dermatopathology at Delhi, November 2007
  • The Lallubhai Mohanlal Jhaveri prize (Gold medalist) for standing first in the DDV examination conducted by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Bombay, April 2008
  • Second prize in MD gold medal exam conducted by Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thrissur, Kerala, June 2008
  • V.R. Mehta award for best poster presentation “Defining Palmoplantar Psoriasis” in Dermpathology CME 2008 held in Tata hospital, Mumbai, August 2008
  • Quiz winner at the Practicing Dermatologist session, organized by IADVL, Maharashtra State branch, September 2008, Lonavla
  • Dr. R. C. Shah – Dr. M.S. Trasi award (second prize) for best poster presentation “Mouldy Mystery” in Cuticon 2008, Pune, November 2008
  • First prize at the Zonal level of National Quiz Program for Post Graduates conducted by IADVL and GSK in December 2008
  • Winner at the National level of National Quiz Program for Post Graduates conducted by IADVL and GSK at Dermacon 2009 in January 2009; http://saffron.pharmabiz.com/article/detnews.asp?articleid=47818§ionid=9
  • Stood second in the MD exam conducted by Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, May-June 2009
  • Stood second in the FCPS examination conducted by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Bombay, September 2009
  • Best poster award for “Acroangiodermatitis of Mali: A rare vascular phenomenon” at Dermazone 2009, Ahmedabad
  • Dr. B. V. Satyanarayana award for best thesis in Dermacon 2010, Lucknow, January 2010
  • Mrs. Rukmini Savant award, for thesis presentation (second prize), Staff Society meeting, B.Y.L. Nair Hospital, January 2010
  • IADVL-WCD scholarship 2011 for young dermatologists for paper presentation (e-poster) - “A study of diabetes, lipid abnormalities and cardiovascular risk factors in patients of chronic plaque psoriasis”
  • WCD Rising Star Scholarship at the 23rd World Congress of Dermatology, Vancouver, Canada. June 8-13, 2015
  • WCD Rising Star Scholarship at the 24th World Congress of Dermatology, Milan, Italy. June 10-15, 2019


  • Awarded and completed IADVL fellowship 2009 in Lasers in the Asian Institute of Dermatology, Bangalore under Dr. Narasimha Rao
  • Continuing medical education and practical training in dermatology at the second Munich International Summer Academy of Practical Dermatology organized by the Department of Dermatology of the Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich, Germany; July 2011