Dr. Hima Gopinath

Dr. Hima Gopinath

Associate Professor, DERMATOLOGY

Designation : Associate Professor

Qualification :

MBBS (2009),

MD in Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy (2014) from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore,

FRGUHS in Dermatosurgery (2016) from St Johns Medical College.

Email :drhima.dermat@aiimsmangalagiri.edu.in

Research Profile

Area of Interest

  • Contact dermatitis

  • Allergology

  • Pediatric dermatology

  • Pigmentary disorders

  • Dermatosurgery


  • Life member of Indian Association of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy (IADVL)

  • Associate member of International Society of Dermatology

Honors / Awards

Received scholarship to attend World Congress of Dermatology held at Milan in 2019.


1. Gopinath H, Karthikeyan K, Meghana V. For the love of color: Plant colors and the dermatologist. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. 2020 Oct 9. doi: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_402_19. Epub ahead of print.
2. Vijayasankar P, Gopinath H, Karthikeyan K. Traditional threads tied on children in india trigger dermatitis and may contain carcinogens. Pediatr Dermatol. 2020 Sep 14. doi: 10.1111/pde.14359. Epub ahead of print.
3. Meghana V, Gopinath H, Karthikeyan K, Venugopal V. Face and neck pigmentary alterations in hair dye users: A cross-sectional study from South India. Indian Dermatol Online J 2020;11:760-5
4. Kaimal S, Gopinath H, Premalatha V. Intralesional immunotherapy with purified protein derivative (PPD) for cryotherapy-resistant warts. Int J Dermatol. 2020;59(6):726-9.
5. Karthikeyan K, Gopinath H, Kaleeswaran V, Vimal M. Leaves that leave their mark: A case series of pediatric Piper Betle-induced leukomelanosis. Pediatr Dermatol. 2020;37(5):911-4.
6. Meghana V, Gopinath H, Karthikeyan K. Insect tattoos. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. 2020;86(4):392-3.
7. Gopinath H, Karthikeyan K. Genital scabies: Haven of an unwelcome guest. Indian J Sex Transm Dis AIDS. 2020;41(1):10-6.
8. Mathew LB, Gopinath H, Karthikeyan K. Spontaneously regressing acral congenital leucoderma. Australas J Dermatol. 2019;60(4):e351-e352.
9. Vijayasankar P, Gopinath H, Karthikeyan K. Kissing Lesions in Paederus Dermatitis. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2019;101(1):5.
10. Gopinath H, Karthiga R, Karthikeyan K. A cross‐sectional study of sweat‐induced dermatitis during a South Indian summer: a glimpse of sweat gland‐mediated cutaneous inflammation. Int J Dermatol 2019;58(1):86-90.
11. Gopinath H, Aishwarya M, Karthikeyan K. Tackling scabies: novel agents for a neglected disease. Int J Dermatol 2018;57(11):1293-8.
12. Gopinath H, Karthikeyan K. Turmeric: A condiment, cosmetic and cure. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2018;84(1):16.
13. Polly D, Gopinath H, Karthikeyan K. Hypotrichosis in a child with olmsted syndrome. Indian Dermatol Online J 2018;9(1):65-8.
14. Gopinath H, Valeti M, Karthikeyan K. Occult dysraphism presenting with acro‐osteolysis. Pediatr Dermatol 2018;35(4):e215-e217.
15. Gopinath H, Upadya G. Pigmented fungiform papillae in mother and daughter. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2017;83(4):510-511.
16. Gopinath H, Nayak K, Kumar P, Chakraborti S. Spared white islands in a drug rash: revisiting sparing phenomenon in Hansen’s disease. Int J Dermatol 2017;56(5):e102-4.
17. Gopinath H, Kuruvila M, Naik R, Sreedharan S. Leaving a mark: Multiple geometric areas of alopecia. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2017;83(3):373-5.
18. Gopinath H, Karthikeyan K, Valeti M. A lagging lock: Hair cycle abnormalities in follicular vitiligo? Int J Trichology 2017;9(3):142-3.
19. Gopinath H, Upadya GM. Metabolic syndrome in androgenic alopecia. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2016;82:404-8.
20. Nayak K, Gopinath H, Kini H, Kumar P. Unmasking diogenes syndrome. Indian J Dermatol 2015;60:287-9.