International Psoriasis Council

Advancing Knowledge. Improving Care.

Advancing Knowledge. Improving Care.


Hasmukh Prajapati



Skin Health & Wellness Centre, Dermatology Research Institute, Dermphi Centre, and University of Calgary
Dr. Vimal Hasmukh Prajapati completed medical school at the University of Calgary and his dermatology residency at the University of Alberta, earning certification in Canada and the United States. He pursued an additional one-year fellowship in pediatric dermatology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Prajapati has received 20 major awards, authored one textbook chapter, published 72 peer-reviewed manuscripts in scientific journals, and presented 109 abstracts at scientific meetings regionally, nationally, and internationally. He conducts clinical trials for adults and children, participating in 97 studies as an investigator or committee member (steering and data monitoring).

Dr. Prajapati is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Calgary and co-founder/co-director of the Skin Health & Wellness Centre, Dermphi Centre, Dermphi Shop, and Dermatology Research Institute. His practice exclusively focuses on immune-mediated inflammatory diseases, such as atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, alopecia areata, hidradenitis suppurativa, vitiligo, and skin cancer.
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Areas of Interest

Dr. Vimal Hasmukh Prajapati is interested in therapeutics for psoriasis, including clinical trials, real-world experience with novel advanced topical and systemic therapies, and guidelines for psoriasis. He is also interested in advocating for patients to have access to new therapeutics.

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Involvement with Other Organization(s)

Dr. Prajapati has collaborated with the Canadian Skin Patient Alliance, Canadian Psoriasis Network, and National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) on various initiatives. He also frequently advocates with provincial and national regulatory bodies for medications in Canada.