Dr. Alim Devani is a board-certified dermatologist in both Canada and the USA and graduated from the University of Alberta Dermatology program in 2012. Prior to that, Dr. Devani completed his medical degree at the University of Alberta in 2007, and was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) honour medical society during his graduating year for his academic accomplishments. He completed his undergraduate degree with distinction from the University of Calgary.
Dr. Devani is the Co-Creator of The Dermatology Philosophy, as well as the Co-Founder / Co-Director of the Dermatology Learning Institute, Dermatology Research Institute, and Dermphi Therapeutics. Additionally, Dr. Devani has co-founded / co-directed several subspecialty initiatives at the Skin Health & Wellness Centre including the Rapid Access Eczema Clinic, Rapid Access Psoriasis Clinic, and Pediatric Dermatology Clinic. His research interests include: acne, actinic keratosis, atopic dermatitis, melasma, psoriasis, rosacea, and skin cancer.
Dr. Devani has received 5 major awards, authored 1 textbook chapter, published over 10 peer-reviewed articles in print or electronic format, and presented at numerous scientific meetings regionally and nationally. He currently conducts clinical trials for both adults and children.