Tasleem Arif, MD – India


R/O: New colony soura Srinagar, Kashmir, India.
Qualification: MBBS, MD (Dermatology, STD & Leprosy)
Presently: Assistant professor, Postgraduate Department of Dermatology, STDs and Leprosy Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College/Hospital (JNMCH), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU),   Aligarh, India.


Email: dr_tasleem_arif@yahoo.com


Dr Tasleem Arif has done his MBBS from Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Science (SKIMS) Srinagar Kashmir India. He did his MD in Dermatology, STDs and Leprosy from Govt. Medical College Srinagar Kashmir (April 2014). Currently, he is working as Assistant professor in the department of dermatology JNMCH in Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). He has more than 65 research publications most of which are in international journals. He is a member of various dermatological associations. He has co-authored the article on Melasma Severity Index (MSI), a new melasma scoring system which has received a national award (Dr S. Premalatha Award-2016) by IADVL. He is the discoverer of the sign “Tasleem’s water jet sign” in dermatology. He is serving as an editorial board member and reviewer of several reputed journals. His thrust area for research work is Scleroderma. 

Editorial Board member:
1. Our Dermatology Online 
2. Journal of surgical dermatology
3. ARC Journal of Dermatology
4. Current updates in dermatological research
5. Journal of dermatology and pigmentation research
6. Remedy Open Access Dermatology
7. Dermatology clinics and research
8. Gavin Journal of Nanomedicine and Nanoscience Research
9. Bio Accent Open Access journals (BOAJ) Dermatology
10. Clinical Dermatology Research Journal
11. Hair: Therapy and Transplantation
12. Journal of Dermatology forecast
13. Heighpubs journal of dermatology
14. Clinical Dermatology Open Access Journal (CDOAJ)

Associate Editor
1. Clinical Dermatology Open Access Journal (CDOAJ)

1. Clinical, cosmetic and investigational dermatology
2. The open dermatology Journal
3. Journal of dermatology and cosmetology
4. Journal of cutaneous and aesthetic surgery.
5. Our Dermatology online journal.

1. Pigmentary Disorders society. (Membership No. PDS/120)
2. ACSI-Association of Cutaneous Surgeons of India (JK/ACSI/1180).
3. Cosmetic Dermatology Society (India) (2033)
4. Indian Society for Pediatric Dermatology ( Membership no.455)
5. IADVL (LM/J&K/9054 )
6. The Hair research society of India.
7. Indian Association for the Study of Sexually Transmitted Diseases & AIDS (IASSTD & AIDS) (Membership No: 1226)
8. Nail Society of India (Membership 253)

Scientific Discovery

Discoverer of the sign “Tasleem’s water jet sign” in dermatology.


He has co-authored the article on Melasma Severity Index (MSI), a new melasma scoring system which has received a national award (Dr S. Premalatha Award-2016) by IADVL [Majid I, Haq I, Imran S, Keen A, Aziz K, Arif T. Proposing melasma severity index: A new, more practical, office-based scoring system for assessing the severity of melasma. Indian J Dermatol 2016;61:39-44.]

Research interests
1. Keratinization disorders
2. Scleroderma (Morphea, Atrophoderma of pasini and Pierini, Atrophoderma of Moulin, Systemic sclerosis) – thrust area
3. Chemical peeling
4. Nantechnology in dermatology and cosmetics
5. Pediatric dermatology
6. Erythromelanosis follicularis facei et colli.
7. Palmoplantar keratoderma

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