Dr. Shailender Dhawan is a MD in alternate medicine and did his graduation from Shree Lakshmi Narayan Ayurvedic College, Amritsar (Punjab). He did his graduation as well as post-graduation from this reputed and known Ayurvedic University in the year 1992 and 1996 respectively. Dr. Shailender specializes in Psoriasis, Scalp Psoriasis, Guttate, Pustular, Plaque, Psoriatic Arthritis and other disorders associated with hyperkeratosis.
Dr. Dhawan belongs to a family of doctors practicing and specializing in traditional Ayurvedic medicines. He has combined the latest research with his traditional family skin treatment guidelines to give fast acting and safe skin treatment. Dr. Dhawan has changed lives of thousands of his patients and has given them high confidence and better life.
Attended Conferences & Discussions on Ayurvedic Management of Skin Disorders
Dr. Dhawan not only practices Ayurveda but also works on various researches. He presented his research work to various medical bodies. For his contribution towards the treatment of skin disorders, Dr. Dhawan was specially invited to be part of the 33rd Annual conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL) on 3rd February, 2005. He was the only doctor of Indian system of Medicine to attend the conference. Later on he attended various such conferences and discussed role of Ayurveda with Allopath doctors.
He also discussed the Ayurvedic point of view related to causes, diagnosis and treatment of psoriasis with eminent doctors from USA, UK and various other parts of the world. Dr. Terence J Ryan of Oxford University UK, not only accepted the Ayurvedic line of diagnosis and treatment but also took pledge to work in coordination with Dr. Dhawan to cure this disease.
Dr. Andreas Katsambas from Greece requested Dr. Dhawan to attend 15th Congress of European Academy of Dermatology in Greece in October 2006.
Dr. Dhawan also attended 2nd World Ayurveda Conference Pune and Conference on Nano Biotechnology in Lucknow sponsored by National Botanical Research Organization (NBRI).
Associations & Collaborations
Dr. Dhawan is associated with Dr. Terresa Torres from Bolivia to provide integrated treatment to patients of psoriasis and vitiligo in Bolivia.
Dr. Dhawan in collaboration with E.com consultant Herbal Division Canada presented the studies on role of herbal medicines in skin diseases at National Psoriasis Foundation USA.
Awards & Credits
Dr. Shailender Dhawan is awarded “Dhanvantari Award” for best work in the field of Ayurveda by All India Indian Medical Graduate Association.
Dr. Shailender Dhawan is awarded “Sadhna Award” for spreading Ayurveda to different parts of the world by Sadhna Media Pvt. Limited.
He was also nominated for CHIKITSA RATAN AWARD in year 2009.
Dr. Shailender Dhawan is General Secretary of Doctors association in the region and has been awarded multiple times by various bodies. His articles on skin diseases are a regular feature in various national papers and magazines.
Current areas of research
Dr. Shailender is currently working on following research topics:
• Role of stress and injury in flare up of psoriasis
• Role of cold-drinks on psoriatic patients under stressful conditions
• Role of sun light on psoriatic patients after applying different herbal applications
• Correlation between condition of tongue and type/severity of psoriasis to develop a method for early detection
• Role of Sun and UV narrow band radiations in Vitiligo
• Role of herbal preparation containing copper in Vitiligo
• Reducing doses of methotrexate and using Ayurveda in psoriasis patients