Prof. Dr. D.G. Saple

  • M.D., F.C.P.S.
    Fellow of Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg, USA
    Hon. Prof & Head, Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology (Former)
    Grant Medical College & Sir J.J. Group of Hospitals, Mumbai.


  • Medical Director & Senior Consultant, La’mer clinic , Mumbai.
  • Senior Consultant in Dermatology, Cosmetology & Trichology at :
     Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai
     All India Institute of Diabetes , Mumbai
     S. L. Raheja Hospital & Fortis Associate, Mumbai
     Mumbai Port Trust Hospital, Mumbai
  • Trainer for Fellowship Programme for  Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists & Leprologists (IADVL)
  • Examiner for M.D. Dermatology (various universities across the country )
  • Pioneer researcher in Dermatology & Cosmetology in  India


Clinical Practice

  • Dermatology,Cosmetology & Trichology  since past 36 years
  • Medical Teacher for Under-graduate & Post-graduates, Grant Medical College, University of Mumbai: from 1979 to 2007
  • Examiner for M.D., D.D.V. & F.C.P.S. for various universities in India for over 25 years
  • Training Healthcare Providers in various part of the World , national as well as international e.g. U.K., Spain, Italy , France , U.S.A.,South Africa, Middle-East , Uganda, Kenya, West Indies and Soutn-east Asia as well as most of the SAARC countries
  • Reviewer for International Journal of Infectious Diseases and ICAAP, Indian journal of Dermatology & Venereology


  • Former HOD, Dermato-Venereology & Leprology, Grant Medical College,  Mumbai.
  • Former President, IADVL (Maharashtra Branch)
  • Former President, College of Physicians & Surgeons, Mumbai
  • Former Council Member, Family Planning Association of India.
  • Former Member, NACO

Recent award :

Lifetime Achievement Award conferred by Indian Medical Asssociation (IMA) in 2017

Lifetime Achievement Award conferrAssociation of Dermatologists, Venereologists & Leprologists (IADVL) in  2018

Best Practitioner Award at DERMACON International Congress, 2019 held at Bengaluru

Felicitated for IADVL Fellowship Programme DERMACON 2020 Pune


• Editorial Board Member, IADVL Textbook of Dermatology, IJSTD

• 40+ peer-reviewed publications in journals (e.g. IJDVL; IJSTD; Clin Infect Dis; AIDS Patient Care STDS; J Clin Microbiol; Journal of HIV therapy; JAPI; International Journal of STDs & AIDS; Journal of Human Virology; Acta Virol)

• Chapters in Medical textbooks

• 55+ papers presented in international conferences & 80 + papers in National conferences


• Clinical Dermatology, Trichology & Cosmetology
• Dermatopathology
• Dermatotherapeutics
• Clinical trials in Dermatology, cosmetology


International collaborator in academic research with Harvard School of Public Health, John Hopkins University, University of Yale, University of Toyama & Osaka, University of KwaZulu-Natal and others.


National Conferences: Skin, STDs & HIV (1998 – 2015)

Organizing Secretary ,GMC ICON ( 2014) ( Grant Medical College Alumni meet)
Organizing Chairman , GMC ’69 batch , 2019 , Grant Medical College Alumni Meet

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