Dr. Arika Bansal

Dr Arika Bansal MD (AIIMS, New Delhi) is a Gold Medalist from the Prestigious Lady Hardinge Medical College (New Delhi). She did her MD from AIIMS, New Delhi. She was a brilliant student during her student life.
She published 12 National & International Papers in a short span of 3 years of MD training at AIIMS.She has a keen interest in Hair Restoration, Pigmentation, Hair loss treatment,  Anti-ageing & Vitiligo Surgeries.

Experience


  • Internship: Lady Hardinge Medical College and associated Smt. Sucheta Kriplani, Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital And Kalawati Saran childern’s Hospital, New Delhi, 12 months of clinical rotations in Departments of Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Paediatrics, Ophthalamology, Community Medicine, Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Forensic Medicine, Orthopaedics and ENT.
  • Post Graduate resident: for 3 years (2004-2006) at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. Includes 4 months of dermatosurgery posting, 4 months in Venereology, 10 months exclusive posting in dermatology ward. Teaching activities: weekly case conferences, dermatopathology conferences, seminars, journal clubs, weekly bedside teaching rounds in ward.
  • Senior resident: for 3 years (2007-2010) at HIHT university, JollyGrant, Dehradun. Includes OPD, Dermatology ward, In patient dermatology consultation, Dermatological emergencies, Dermatology CME, undergraduate teaching.
  • Senior Consultant Dermatologist: for 3 years (2010-till date) at National Skin Clinic, Dehradun. Performing laser surgeries, laser hair removal, chemical peeling, dermabrasion, vitiligo surgery, melanocyte transplant, scar revision, earlobe repair, Hair transplant (more than 1200 cases)

Chief areas of interest


  • Dermatopathology
  • Dermatosurgery
  • Pediatric dermatology

Awards


  • Got 2nd prize in young dematologists competition for presentation of research work in IADVL annual conference (Delhi) held on 18.12.2005.
  • Vishnupriya Debi Award for best paper published in IJDVL during the year 2006. Paper: Verma KK, Bansal A, Sethuraman G. Parthenium dermatitis treated with azathioprine weekly pulse doses. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2006 Jan-Feb; 72(1): 24-7.
  • Got gold medal in Ophthalmology for getting highest aggregate marks during Final MBBS (2001)

Research


  • THESIS: Evaluation of weekly azathioprine pulse versus daily azathioprine (2004-2006)
  • Vishnupriya Debi Award for best paper published in IJDVL during the year 2006. Paper: Verma KK, Bansal A, Sethuraman G. Parthenium dermatitis treated with azathioprine weekly pulse doses. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2006 Jan-Feb; 72(1): 24-7.
  • Got gold medal in Ophthalmology for getting highest aggregate marks during Final MBBS (2001)

Presentations


  • Poster presentation: “Systematised nevus comedonicus” at IADVL conference 2007, Chennai
  • Case presentations at Clinical combined rounds (3 times) at AIIMS
  • Case presentations at monthly IADVL meet held at AIIMS (3 times) in 2004, 2005, and 2006
  • Conducted CMEon vitiligo at KDMIPE auditorium, ONGC, Dehradun on 29th February, 2011.
  • Oral presentation at 4th spring meeting at International society of dermatologic surgery (ISDS) conference, held at Gurgaon on 12.4.2012. “DHT: A novel innovation in the existing FUE technique”
  • Conducted CME on “Hair transplantion: An answer to baldness” held at IMA hall, Dehradun on 7th July, 2012.
  • Attended 19th Orlando live surgery workshop upon Hair Transplantation organized by ISHRS, Florida in April 2013.
  • Attended annual scientific meeting of ISHRS held at SanFranciscoin October 2013.
  • Delivered a lecture upon “Emmergency preparedness in Hair Transplantation” and demonstrated DHT technique of hair transplantation in HAIRCON 2013, Bangalore.

Membership


  • Indian Medical Association (IMA)
  • Case presentations at Clinical combined rounds (3 times) at AIIMS
  • Association of cutaneous surgeons of India (ACSI)
  • Association of hair restoration surgeons (AHRS)
  • International society of hair restoration surgeons (ISHRS)
  • Sethi P, Bansal A. Direct hair transplantation:A modified follicular unit extraction technique. J Cutan Aesthet Surg 2013;6:100-5.
  • Bansal A, Kumari R, Ramam M. Fixed drug eruption due to cross reaction between two azoles used for different indications. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2008; 74(1): 81.
  • Khandpur S, Bansal A, Sharma VK, Bhatti SS, Singh MK. Twenty nail dystrophy in vitiligo. J Dermatol 2007; 34: 189-92.
  • Khandpur S, Bansal A, Ramam M, Sharma VK, Das AK, Singh MK, Prasad HK. An unusual presentation of cutaneous tuberculosis: Verrucous tuberculid mimicking Kyrle’s disease. Int J Dermatol 2007; 46: 1298-301.
  • Sharma VK, Sethuraman G, Bansal A. Evaluation of photopatch test series in India. Contact Dermatitis 2007; 56: 168-9.
  • Sethuraman G, Sugandhan S, Bansal A, Das AK, Sharma VK. Familial pigmented purpuric dermatoses. J Dermatol 2006 Sep; 33(9): 639-41.
  • Bansal A, Sethuraman G. Lymphangioma circumscriptum of the tongue. Indian Pediatr 2006 Jul; 43(7): 650-1.
  • Verma KK, Bansal A, Sethuraman G. Parthenium dermatitis treated with azathioprine weekly pulse doses. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2006 Jan-Feb; 72(1): 24-7.
  • Khaitan BK, Bansal A, Bhat R, Das AK. A neurofibroma with an unusual morphology. Acta Derm Venereologica 2006; 86: 266-7.
  • Malhotra A, Bansal A, Verma KK, Khaitan BK. Large superficial basal cell carcinoma on face treated with imiquimod 5% cream. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2006; 72: 373-5.
  • Verma KK, Tejasvi T, Verma K, Sethuraman G, Bansal A. Severe mucocutaneous Behcet’s disease treated with dexamethasone pulse. J Assoc Physicians India 2005; 53: 998-9.
  • Sethuraman G, Fassihi H, Ashton GH, Bansal A, Kabra M, Sharma VK, McGrath JA. An Indian child with Kindler syndrome resulting from a new homozygous nonsense mutation (C468X) in the KIND1 gene. Clin Exp Dermatol 2005; 30: 286-8.