Meet Dr. Seemal R. Desai while he is hosting Cyspera® Cysteamine symposium at WCD Milan 2019.


Seemal R Desai, MD, FAAD

12 June - WCD Milan 2019

Dr. Seemal R. Desai is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, and a Board Certified Dermatologist. He graduated with honors from Emory University. He received his medical training at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia, and received his Doctor of Medicine degree with Magna Cum Laude with honors.


He is the Founder & Medical Director of Innovative Dermatology and also serves as Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.

Dr. Desai is the author of numerous publications and has been invited to present at numerous international Dermatology events. His clinical interests include the treatment of vitiligo, and other disorders of pigmentation, psoriasis, acne, skin cancers, inflammatory skin rashes and phototherapy. Dr. Desai is very active in the local and national dermatologic community and is the President of the Skin of Color Society, and the Immediate Past President of the Texas Dermatological Society. In addition, he is a Past President of the Dallas/Fort Worth Dermatological Society. He was elected to the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Dermatology and also serves on many other committees. He also serves as the Associate Editor of the Journal of Clinical & Aesthetic Dermatology and as the Associate Editor of Pigment International, while also serving on numerous editorial advisory boards. 

Dr. Desai was also appointed to the United States Food & Drug Administration, Pharmacy Compounding Advisory Committee (PCAC), and is the only dermatologist to serve on this government hearing panel. He is actively involved in medical politics, and frequently works with US Congressional officials and Senators on important healthcare issues.

In his free time, Dr. Desai enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter and son, as well as travelling, trying new restaurants, meeting new people, playing trivia games, exercising and enjoying the outdoors. 


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