International Psoriasis Council

Advancing Knowledge. Improving Care.

Advancing Knowledge. Improving Care.





Senior Consultant & Head of Dept, Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology
Apollo Hospitals
Dr. Murlidhar Rajagopalan is a senior consultant and Head of the Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology at Apollo Hospitals in Chennai, India. Additionally, he serves as Senior Consultant in Pediatric Dermatology at Apollo Children’s Hospital. He completed an MBBS from JIPMER Madras University in 1985 and an MD in Dermatology from PGIMER Chandigarh in 1989. Dr. Rajagopalan reviews articles for the Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology as well as several other national and international journals. He joined the IPC as a councilor in 2006 and served on the IPC education committee. He has been involved in conducting and organizing masterclasses in psoriasis and starting the psoriasis fellowship of the IPC for which he is now the co mentor.
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Areas of Interest

Clinical dermatology. biologics immunodermatology

IPC Committees / Groups

Skin of Color Working Group

Languages Spoken


Involvement with Other Organization(s)

President of the Peoples Psoriasis Forum in India.