Dr.Irene Nirmala Thomas is a Specialist Dermatologist with a clinical experience of about 20 years. She
has been practising in the UAE for the past 16 years and has a wealth of experience in providing
competent care to a multilingual and multiracial population with excellent interpersonal and social skills.
She has managed a wide range of skin diseases from the common to the rare, as per clinical guidelines,
working independently and collaboratively. Her areas of interests include Dermatosurgery and AestheticDermatology.
She is a Gold Medalist in MD, Dermatology in Madras Medical College and has won numerous awards in
presentations in Scientific Conferences. She also holds a Diploma in Dermatology from the Royal College
of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow.
Language spoken: English and Tamil fluently and has a working knowledge of spoken Arabic, Urdu and
Acantholytic Dyskeratotic Epidermal Naevus; Irene Nirmala, Jayaraman M, Janaki VR, Boopalraj
J, Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology 1997;63:114 – 116
Klippel Trenaunay Syndrome with pseudo-Kaposi’s sarcoma; Irene Nirmala Thomas, Hema OH,
Rajagopalan V, Parveen B; Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology; 2002:68
Von Recklinghausen’s Disease with neurofibrosarcoma; Hema OH, Irene Nirmala Thomas,
Rajagopalan V, Parveen B, Indian Journal of Dermatology 2002 47 J S26 -27
Juvenile Dermatomyositis associated with lipodystrophy: Irene Nirmala Thomas, Parveen B,
Hema OH, Rajagopalan V ; Indian J Dermatol Venerol Leprol 2003; 69:343-344
How significant is a family history in Atopic Dermatitis? A study on the role of family History in
Atopic Dermatitis in Children in Ajman, United Arab Emirates; Irene Nirmala Thomas,
Jayakumary Muttapily Myalil: Egyptian Dermatology Online Journal 6 (2) : 4, 2010
Implementing a learner-centred curriculum using a novel educational strategy in the hospital;
Irene Nirmala Thomas, Gita Ashokraj Medical Science Educator. The Journal of the International
Association of Medical Science Educators 22(4s):274-328,Jun/2012