Author of Chapter 211
Skin Rejuvenation
Curriculum Vitae
Dr. Ruban Satkuna Nathan

MBBCh (Ire) FRCP (UK) DipDermSc (UK) FAAD (USA) A.M. (Mal)
Diplomate of The American Board of Laser Surgery
Dermatologist - Derm & Laser Surgeon - STD Specialist
ISHRS - International Society for Hair Restoration Surgery
AAHRS - Asian Association Hair Restoration Surgeons

Honorary member of the Harley Street Group International
   
Member – ISHRS - International Society Hair Restoration Surgery
   
Member AAHRS – Asian Association of Hair Restoration Surgeons



2016 - Chairman of the Cosmetic Dermatology & Laser Subcommittee of PDM
2010 - Member of Asian Association of Hair Restoration Surgeons
2006 – FRCP(UK) – Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (Edin)
2005 – Member of the Academy of Medicine Malaysia
2004 – Diplomate of the American Board of Laser Surgery
1995 – Diploma in Dermatological Sciences (Cardiff)
1994 – MRCP(UK ) - Member of the Royal College of Physicians (Edin)
1989 – MBBCh - Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (National University of Ireland)

Since 1996

- co-director of the Nathan Skin & Laser Centre, KL, MALAYSIA.
- Consultant Dermatologist Pantai Cheras Medical Centre
- Visiting Consultant Assunta Hospital
- Visiting Consultant Sunway Medical Centre

Societies & Honorary Appointments :
• Member of the Dermatology Association of Malaysia
• Secretary of the Protem Committee & founding member of the Malaysian Society of Laser Medicine & Surgery(MSLMS)
• Member of the Academy of Medicine of Malaysia
• Exco member of the Malaysian Society of Allergy & Immunology
• Exco member of the Malaysian Society of Anti-Aging Medicine
• Council member of the Asian Society of Pigment Cell Research(ASPCR)
• Member of the International Society of Cosmetics Laser Surgeons
• Member of the American Society of Laser Medicine & Surgery
• Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology
• Member of the Laser advisory sub-committee to the Ministry of Health

Papers Presented & Published

• 1995 April(academy of Medicine of Malaysia meeting)-Buschke & Lowenstein tumour - isolation of HPV 6
• Feb 2000 Vol.27 No.2 Medical Progress - Urticaria & Angioedema
• 2003 Sept (2nd International Ethnic Skin & Hair conference, Chicago)- Idiopathic mecular trunkal hypomelanosis or Pseudoversicolor- a marker of Atopy?
• Paper Submitted
Psoriasis Quality of Life Study (multi-centre study in Malaysia)

Publications

• Practical Manual of Cosmetic Dermatology and Surgery - Chapter 21 skin rejuvenation

Teaching Commitments

Nathan Skin & Laser Centre - Satellite Clinical Dermatologic training
• University Malaya
• International Medical University, Malaysia - undergraduate medical elective programme
• Dermatology lecturer - Assunta Hospital Nursing School(Tan Cheng Lock)

Medical Relief Missions as Dermatologist & Physician:
Mercy Malaysia Med Relief Mission 2002 June - Afghanistan
Centre for Health Care (CHC) 2005 January - Sri Lanka

Lectures:

• 2-5th Feb 2006
34th National Conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists, & Leprelogists (Hyderabad, India)
Title: Rejuvenating the Asian Face
www.dermacon2006.com

• 29th Sept - 2nd Oct 2005
14th Annual International Symposium on Cosmetic & Laser Surgery (Las Vegas, Nevada, USA)
Title: Rejuvenating the Asian Skin
www.iscls.org

• 23-25th August 2005
Women's Health Asian Traditional Medicine (What Medicine) Conference 2005 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Title: A Pilot Study of Use of Alternative Medicine for Psoriasis Treatment in Malaysia
www.whatmedicine.org

• 30th - 2nd May 2005
2nd Malaysian Conference & Exhibition on Anti-Aging Medicine (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Title: Recent Advances in Light Based Treatment, 2 new kids on the Block - Fraxel & Titan
www.saamm.com

• 4-6th March 2005
6th Malaysian Congress of Allergy & Immunology (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Title: Dermatological Reactions in Drug Allergy
Atopic Eczema Dermatitis Syndrome
Can Medicines Kill You ?
www.allergymsai.org

• 1-2nd Feb 2005
1st Conference of the Asian Society for Pigment Cell Research (New Delhi, India)
Title: Lasers in Pigmented Lesions

• 1-3rd May 2004
1st Malaysian Conference on Anti-Aging Medicine (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Title: Aesthetic Medicine/Surgery
www.saam.com

• 2-4th Apr 2004
5th Malaysian Congress of Allergy & Immunology (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Title: Scratch, scratch, scratch - why am I feeling so itchy ?
www.allergymsai.org

• 14-16th March 2003
4th Malaysian Congress of Allergy & Immunology (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Title: Updates in Biology Agents in Dermatology
www.allergymsai.org

• 25-27th Jan 2002
3rd Malaysian Congress of Allergy & Immunology (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Title: Recent Immune - modulators in Dermatology Atopic Dermatitis
www.allergymsai.org

• 19-22nd Jan 2001
2nd Malaysian Congress of Allergy & Immunology (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Title: Atopic Dermatitis
www.allergymsai.org

• 28-31st Jan 2000
Title: Public Forum - Dermatology
www.allergymsai.org