The Association of Cutaneous Surgeons of India – ACS(I) – is the premier organization in the country devoted to the promotion and advancement of knowledge and skills in the field of surgical and aesthetic dermatology. The aim of the association is to educate dermatologists, conduct conferences and workshops, promote research and assist in public health education in the field of dermatologic surgery and, thereby, improve the quality of cutaneous surgery training in the country. ACS(I) is in existence since 1999. Its roots, however, go back to the last quinquennium of the 20th century when it was formed by the merger of two national bodies representing cutaneous surgeons in the country - the Association of Dermatologic Surgeons of India (ADSI) and the Indian Academy of Cutaneous Surgeons (IACS), established in 1995 and 1996 respectively.


Dr. Satish S. Savant (1995-97) *

Dr. Subrata Malakar (1996-99) **

Dr. C. R. Srinivas (1997-99) *

Dr. Vinay V. Saraf (2000-02)

Dr. Sharad Mutalik (2002-04)

Dr. Narendra Patwardhan (2004-06)

Dr. Niti Khunger (2006-08)

Dr. Somesh Gupta (2008-10)

Dr. Venkataram Mysore (2010-13)

Dr. Koushik Lahiri (2013-15)


Dr. S. D. Shenoi (1995-99) *

Dr. Sandipan Dhar (1996-99) **

Dr. Somesh Gupta (2000-02)

Dr. Sathish Pai (2002-04)

Dr. Niti Khunger (2004-06)

Dr. Dhanashree Bhide (2006-08)

Dr. K. S. Dhillon (2008-09)

Dr. Manas Chatterjee (2009-13)

Dr. Shyamanta Barua (2013-15)