Dr. Mukta Sachdev is a globally recognised skin of colour expert. She serves on the boards of several dermatology and device companies, helping firms define clinical usage guidelines and protocols, determine emergent product needs, define new formulations & determine proof of efficacy. She has led consulting projects for large national & international firms on products as well as devices. To know more about her consulting business visit www.msdermconsulting.com
Dr. Mukta is one of the leading practicing dermatologists in India. With two decades of clinical experience in medical, aesthetic & cosmetic dermatology, she has extensive experience in lasers & devices. Presently, she is a senior consultant & professor of the department of Dermatology at Manipal Hospital, Bangalore & has been head of the department of dermatology from 2011 to 2013.
She also runs a niche boutique dermatology clinic in Bangalore along with a team of expert dermatologists.
The MS Skin Centre offers effective, evidence & result based solutions to patients on a range of medical skin conditions & aesthetic skin procedures. Apart from providing a wide-range of medical & aesthetic dermatology solutions, the centre also has access to an expert in cosmetic eye surgeries & to a visiting plastic surgeon for consultations. The MS Skin Centre has recently introduced several new technologies for aesthetic procedures like botox, filler injectables & chemical peels. It is fully equipped with the latest lasers for pigmentation, acne scars, hair removal & hydra-microdermabrasion. The centre also uses specialised imaging & dermascopes to map & record lesions & results as required.
Dr. Mukta has significant research experience & leads a state-of-the-art dermatology cutaneous research & testing facility. MS Clinical Research (MSCR) has conducted over 80 end-to-end trials for leading international cosmeceutical, pharmaceutical & laser manufacturers. MSCR has won the Stevie Business Award for Female Innovator of the year 2013 & has received the WEConnect International Certification.
Conducting trainings & workshops to teach dermatology practitioners about new technology & clinical practices is a subject close to Dr. Mukta’s heart. As a global 'skin of colour’ expert, she regularly lectures at conferences in India & abroad. As one of the founding members of the International School of Lasers, Dermatology & Aesthetics (ISLDA), she regularly conducts workshops & hands-on training sessions for dermatology practitioners across South-east Asia & India.
Dr. Mukta is a regular speaker & faculty at international seminars & conferences on Dermatology such as the EADV, 5 CC, IMCAS Paris, Asia & China, & at the World Congress of Dermatology, to name a few. She also conducts guest lecture sessions with leading educational institutes, research foundations & hospitals. She has presented on a range of topics, with a focus on skin of colour. Dr Mukta is Fellow of AAD - USA & Member of the WDS, ISD, ASLMS, EADV, ESLD & IADVL to name a few. Her academic expertise spans across editing and contributing chapters in textbooks and publishing journal articles regularly.
With extensive retail experience, Dr. Mukta spearheads India’s first expert skin & hair care online boutique store, www.theskinstore.in. She was also one of the select few to be part of the Women’s Leadership Forum at the prestigious Harvard Business School & has been awarded first prize as part of the International 10000 Women Bangalore Cohort - a Goldman Sachs & Indian School of Business.
From a CSR perspective & as a skin of colour expert, she is now actively involved with several activities in India, and is focused on making a difference.