Dr. Rajan T.D.
MD, DVD, DNB, PGDMLS
Dr. Rajan T.D. is an alumnus of Mumbai
University and practices as a Specialist in Skin & STD at Andheri
(Mumbai) since 1991. He had been a Lecturer at K.B.Bhabha Hospital
before venturing into private practice. He has been practising in the
north-west suburbs of Mumbai and is now busy running two clinics in
He is an expert in all skin
diseases, diseases of hair, nails and sexually transmitted diseases. He
is a keen listener and allows his patients to communicate. Most skin
diseases require Counselling as they are chronic and sometimes,
disfiguring causing tremendous anxiety. Dr. Rajan takes his
responsibility very seriously and explains in detail to his patients
about how to cope with them even if cure is slow to come.
- From early years of his medical career in government hospitals he observed that busy doctors are quick to hand over prescriptions even before the patient has explained his case. In dermatology many skin diseases do not have quick solutions and the patient needs to know why. Dr. Rajan lays emphasis on this aspect of his practice and counsels every patient about his skin or sex related condition. He calls it "Participatory Therapy" wherein the patient participates in his cure!
Dr. Rajan regularly writes in
various websites and periodicals on several social issues as well as
those relating to the pharmaceutical industry. He was the Souvenir
Editor for Asian Dermatology Congress 2016. He has authored a chapter in
the Textbook of Cosmetic Dermatology: A Practical and Evidence-Based
Approach and has several publications in numerous websites, newspapers
and periodicals. He simplifies complex skin disorders into simple
language making it easy for the reader to understand their disease. Currently he edits Lex Derma, the newsletter of Indian Association of Dermatologists Venereologists & Leprologists' Legal Cell.
He regularly lectures doctors on
skin and sexually transmitted diseases. In addition he advises
Pharmaceutical industries on drug development, promotion and marketing
strategies. He is a Guest Faculty of many pharmaceutical companies to guide the marketing team on how to get into the physician's mind. He helps in preparation of promotional material for various companies.
- He was a Lecturer and Honorary professor at some of the best institutions in the city of Mumbai and several of his students are busy general practitioners and dermatologists now. He believes, education of the younger doctors as well as the general public is the key to
successful treatment of skin disorders.
His team of doctors have formed Sneh Deep Trust, a registered charitable trust, that runs the Centre for Special Children at Nirali | A.M. Naik Charitable Healthcare Facility, near L&T Gate #7, Saki Vihar Road, Powai, Mumbai. The OPD is on Monday and Thursday from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon. In the first year of its operations it has assisted 117 children with various disabilities. Children with visual, speech and hearing as well physical disabilities have been provided appliances like hearing aids, spectacles, magnifying lens systems and physiotherapy with substantial funding from the Trust. His team conducts seminars for parents with specially challenged children on how to face the situation and to look for the positive faculties of the affected child. Read more at www.centreforspecialchildren.org
Until the pandemic began, Dr. Rajan was a Hon. Consultant to
Larsen & Toubro Ltd, Air India and ONGC. It would surprise many to
know that Dr Rajan TD had been running a skin OPD run by Larsen &
Toubro Ltd. at Andheri for two hours every Tuesday since 1991. He had
treated over 60,000 patients free of charge at the Centre.
He is a crusader for the rights of the disabled and is associated with different charitable institutions which treat physically and mentally disabled