Vimal Prajapati, MD, FRCPC, FAAD

Dermatology Research Institute
Meadows Mile Professional Building

8500 Blackfoot Trail SE, Suite 310

Calgary, Alberta, Canada
T2J 7E1

Specialty: Dermatology

Dr. Vimal Prajapati, Dermatologist 

Research Interests: Acne, Actinic Keratosis, Atopic Dermatitis, Hidradenitis Suppurativa, Melasma, Psoriasis, Rosacea, Skin Cancer


Dr. Vimal H. Prajapati, MD, FRCPC, FAAD, completed his dermatology residency at the University of Alberta, earning board-certification in Canada and the United States. He then pursued an additional 1-year fellowship in pediatric dermatology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Prajapati has received 20 major awards at the university, provincial, and national level; authored 1 textbook chapter; published 30 peer-reviewed manuscripts in print or electronic format; and presented at several scientific meetings. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary and co-director of the province’s only multidisciplinary clinic for children with juvenile localized scleroderma.

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Aderibigbe OM, Priel DL, Lee CC, Ombrello MJ, Prajapati VH, Liang MG, Lyons JJ, Kuhns DB, Cowen EW, Milner JD. Distinct cutaneous manifestations and cold-induced leukocyte activation associated with PLCG2 mutations. JAMA Dermatol 2015 Jun; 151(6):627-34. PMID: 25760457 / doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.5641

Prajapati V, Steed M, Grewal P, Mahmood MN, Verma G, Brassard A. Erythema induratum: Case series illustrating the utility of the interferon-γ release assay in determining the association with tuberculosis. J Cutan Med Surg 2013 Oct; 17(S1): S6-S11.  PMID: 24144256

Wong R, Prajapati V, Barankin B. Dermacase. Can you identify this condition? Bullous pemphigoid. Can Fam Physician 2013 Sep; 59(9): 963. PMID: 24029513

Virani S, Prajapati V, Devani A, Mahmood MN, Elliott JF.  Octreotide-responsive necrolytic migratory erythema in a patient with pseudoglucagonoma syndrome.  J Am Acad Dermatol 2013 Feb; 68(2): e44-6. PMID: 23317985 / doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2012.04.030

Prajapati V, Huang JT, Dillon BJ, Gellis SE, Liang MG. Picture of the month—quiz case. Infantile fibrosarcoma. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012 Sep; 166(9):863-864.  PMID: 22945321 / doi: 10.1001/archpediatrics.2012.658

Prajapati V, Cheung-Lee M, Schloss E, Salopek TG. Spontaneously resolving eosinophilic annular erythema. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 Aug; 67(2):e95-97.  PMID: 22794821 / doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2011.08.027

Venkatesh A, Dupuis E, Prajapati V, Rao J. Generalized lichen spinulosus in a 4-year-old child without systemic disease. Arch Dermatol. 2012 Jul; 148(7):865-866.  PMID: 22801637 / doi: 10.1001/archdermatol.2012.188

Potok O, Prajapati V, Barankin B.  Dermacase. Can you identify this condition? Guttate psoriasis.  Can Fam Physician 2011 Jan; 57(1):55-57.  PMID: 21252134

Petropolis C, Prajapati V, Barankin B.  Dermacase. Can you identify this condition? Superficial basal cell carcinoma. Can Fam Physician 2010 Nov; 56(11):1149, 1151-1152.  PMID: 21075997

Murynka T, Prajapati V, Barankin B.  Dermacase.  Can you identify this condition?  Nail lichen planus.  Can Fam Physician 2009 Dec; 55(12):1207-1208.  PMID: 20008599

Murynka T, Prajapati V, Barankin B.  Question: Can you identify this condition?  Pearly penile papules.  Can Fam Physician 2009 Oct; 55(10):1001, 1002.  PMID: 19826158

Murynka T, Prajapati V, Barankin B.  Question: Can you identify this condition?  Lichen sclerosus.  Can Fam Physician 2009 Jul; 55(7):711, 713.  PMID: 19602658

Prajapati V, Man J, Brassard A. Pyoderma gangrenosum:  common pitfalls in management and an evidence-based therapeutic approach. J Cutan Med Surg. 2009 May-Jun; 13 Suppl 1:S2-11.  PMID: 19480746

Looijer-van Langen MA, Prajapati V, Dieleman LA.  Probiotics and prebiotics as functional ingredients in inflammatory bowel disease.  Nutr Today. 2008 Nov- Dec; 43(6):235-242.  doi: 10.1097/01.NT.0000342700.12175.a8

Prajapati V, Mydlarski PR.  Dermacase. Tinea versicolor. Can Fam Physician. 2008 Oct; 54(11):1557-1558.  PMID: 18854464

Prajapati V, Barankin B.  Dermacase.  Lichen simplex chronicus.  Can Fam Physician 2008 Oct; 54(10):1391-1393.  PMID: 18854464

Prajapati V, Barankin B.  Dermacase.  Sweet syndrome.  Can Fam Physician 2008 Sep; 54(9):1249, 1251-1252.  PMID: 18791100

Prajapati V, Mydlarski PR.  Advances in pemphigus therapy. Skin Therapy Lett. 2008 Apr; 13(3):4-7.  PMID: 18506357

Prajapati V, Barankin B.  Dermacase.  Actinic keratosis.  Can Fam Physician 2008 May; 54(5):691, 699.  PMID: 18474700

Prajapati V, Barankin B.  Dermacase.  Atypical fibroxanthoma.  Can Fam Physician 2008 Apr; 54(4):519, 535.  PMID: 18411378

Prajapati V, Mydlarski PR.  Dermacase.  Pretibial myxederma.  Can Fam Physician 2008 Mar; 54(3):357, 369.  PMID: 18337527

Prajapati V, Mydlarski PR.  Rituximab: a B-cell depletion therapy for dermatologic disease. Skin Therapy Lett. 2007 Jul-Aug; 12(6):6-9.  PMID: 17762903


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