Professional Biography

Prof. Jayakar Thomas, formerly Professor and Head of Dermatology, Thanjavur Medical College, Thanjavur, India is currently the Senior Consultant Dermatologist at Apollo Hospitals and KK Childs Trust Hospital, Chennai, India.
With more than 25 years of post-graduate teaching experience he has published around 250 original articles in Indian and International Journals.
He was awarded Ph.D. for his work on ‘Topical therapy in the Tropics’ apart from several awards for his contribution and achievements in the field of Dermatology (notably, the Mother Teresa Excellence Award).
His fields of interest include Pediatric Dermatology, Acne, Bacterial dermatoses, Atopic dermatitis, Hair disorders, and Teledermatology.

Undergraduate Education
MBBS 1976

Medical Degree
MBBS 1976

Postgraduate Training
Dip. in Derm. 1978
M D (Derm) 1982
P h D (Dermatotherapy) 1988
M N A M S (conferred) 1989




Contact Information
2, West Mada Church Road,
Chennai 600013, India
Phone: 91-044-25965051