Medical Dermatologist, Director of Research
Dr. Alim Devani, MD, FRCPC, FAAD is a board-certified dermatologist in both Canada and United States. He graduated from the University of Alberta Dermatology program in June 2012. Dr. Devani completed his medical school at the University of Alberta in 2007 and was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha [AOA] honor medical society during his graduating year for his academic accomplishments. He also completed his undergraduate degree with distinction from the University of Calgary in 2003.
During Dr. Devani’s residency in dermatology, he has written research articles, book chapters and has had the fortunate opportunity to give presentations to fellow residents, medical students and other medical practitioners. He also received the 2012 Dermatology Resident of the Year award from his program in his final year of residency and was also selected by the Professional Association of Residents of Alberta as the recipient of the resident of the month award in November 2011.
Dr. Devani has a keen interest in medical dermatology including psoriasis, pediatric dermatology, immunobullous disorders, lupus and cutaneous oncology including melanoma and lymphoma. He hope’s to establish a multidisciplinary approach to cutaneous oncology lead by dermatologists over the next few years in Calgary. He also hopes to become involved in medical education by teaching medical residents, students and nurses the fundamentals of medical dermatology.