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  • IAD has been recognised as BMGF- Center of Excellence for Lymphedema. We have started sub-centers at Begusarai , Patna, Varanasi & Lucknow

Dr Vani Prasad Atluri, eminent Lymphedema Supermicro Surgeon and Craniofacial Surgeon, Cleft & Craniofacial Hospital, Adelaide, Australia, visited IAD.  He trained the IAD team on the use of Indocyanine Green (ICG) Technology for real-time visualization of superficial lymph flow.


Dr Guruprasad P. Aithal

Professor of Hepatology and the Head of the Division for the Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre and Deputy Director of Nottingham Molecular Pathology Node, examining the patient and discussing with Team IAD

Dr Guruprasad P. Aithal, Professor of Hepatology and the Head of the Division for the Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre and Deputy Director of Nottingham Molecular Pathology Node at IAD and interacting with the team

Never fear filariasis nor Lymphoedema; whatever the cause, we care for you

Prof. Christine Moffatt
Professor of International Clinical Nursing at Nottingham, Nottingham University Hospitals and director of International Lymphoedema Framework, London, when she visited IAD

Prof Peter Mortimer, Professor of Dermatological Medicine, Molecular and Clinical Sciences, Institute, St. George’s, the University of London examing a patient at our centre in Kasaragod.

Dr Narahari examines a patient and Dr Anthony Bewley,  Dermatologist, Barts Health NHS Trust, Queen Mary University of London. Prof. Anup Thakar, Vice-Chancellor, Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar, and Dr Sisir Kumar Mandal, Associate Professor,  Professor (Associate) at National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur, are also seen.

Dr Vaughan Keeley, Department of Lymphedema, Royal Derby Hospital, Derby, United Kingdom, examining a lymphedema patient at IAD. Also seen in the picture are Dr SR Narahari and Dr KS Prasanna

Filariasis Patient Examination

Response of Breast cancer related lymphoedema to integrative medicine treatment

Mr. P.K. Dutta, Chairman, Systopic Laboratories Pvt. Ltd, Launching the S Janardhan Endowment fund during IAD’s 10th National Colloquium on Lymphatic Filariasis (2020). Mr PK Dutta made his donation to the fund. Dr SR Narahari, Director, IAD and Prof. Terence Ryann, Emeritus Professor of Dermatology, Oxford University, are seen in the picture

Dr. Peter Mortimer Professor of dermatological medicine, St. Georges University of London in a discussion about a Lymphoedema patient with Dr. S.R. Narahari, Dermatologist, Director, IAD.

From Left to Right in the above picture seen are Dr. Vaughan Keeley (Department of Lymphedema, Royal Derby Hospital, Derby, United Kingdom. Dr. Rie Roselyne Yotsu (National centre for global health and medicine, Tokyo Japan). Ms. Katie Riches, Nurse, Royal Derby Hospital, Derby, United Kingdom. Dr. Guruprasad Aggithaya Consultant Ayurveda, IAD. Dr. Rajagopala Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Ayurveda, New Delhi.

Welcome to Institute of Applied Dermatology

At the Institute of Applied Dermatology, Kasaragod, we have successfully developed a model of integrated medicine and effectively treat Lymphatic Filariasis, and other causes of lymphedema and brought relief to thousands of patients across India and South East Asia. Our focus of treatment and excellence is Lymphoedema and integrative medicine.  The WHO named IAD the world’s leading lymphology clinic in one of its publications. It was started in 1999 as a not-for-profit venture to provide effective treatment for skin diseases. Being sector-specific for skin care treatment, this skin clinic is emerging as the first choice of contact for all long-standing skin problems, applying integrative therapies using a holistic medicine approach.


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Effective care for difficult to treat chronic diseases

Institute of Applied Dermatology, Kasaragod, have successfully developed a model of integrated medicine

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Integrated Medicine Treatments for Lymphedema & Filariasis

In IAD, significant quality of life improvements is recorded in long term management of chronic diseases; Lymphatic Filariasis, lymphoedema, chronic leg ulcers, and

Allopathic Dermatology Services

The skin clinic has a total of 62 years of experience in providing treatment for skin diseases. Dr SR Narahari (34 years) Dr KS Prasanna (28 years) are practising in

Evidence-based Ayurveda & Integrative Dietetics

Evidence Based Ayurveda British Medical Journal has defined integrative medicine (IM) as giving prescriptions to patients, including drugs of both allopathy, and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM also called traditional

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The IAD is an internationally acknowledged centre of excellence for the morbidity management and disability prevention of Lymphatic Filariasis and

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