Shekhar Neema is an alumnus of the Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India. He excelled in MBBS with 10 distinctions to his name and was awarded the President Gold Medal for the best academic record in 2006. He was awarded gold medal from Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) in MD (Dermatology). He successfully cleared the European Board of Dermatology and Venereology examination. He has done an International Society of Dermatology (ISD) fellowship at Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich. He has more than 30 publications in indexed journalsand has authored many chapters in various dermatology textbooks. He is the editor of the books Dermoscopy in Darker Skin and Handbook of Biologics and Biosimilars in Dermatology. He has been involved as assistant editor of various books, namely the IADVL Atlas of Dermatology, Clinical Correlations in Dermatology, and Association of Cutaneous Surgeons of India (ACSI) textbook of procedural dermatology. His areas of special interest are immunodermatology, dermatotherapeutics, dermatosurgery, dermoscopy, and nail diseases. He is presently working as an associate professor atthe Armed Forces Medical College, Pune.