Dr. Uma Keyal

After completing MBBS in 2010, Dr. Uma Keyal worked as a medical officer in emergency department and intensive care unit for two years. Thereafter, she joined residency program in dermatology during which she had a good exposure to skin diseases and sexually transmitted infections. At the same time, she was involved in research and fortunately she was able to publish her work in SCI Journal. After 3 years of residency in 2015, she continued her medical education as a PhD student in the department of photodiagnosis and photomedicine at Shanghai Skin Disease Hospital. There she worked as a team member in a project regarding photodynamic therapy for genital warts and skin cancer. Since she was in university, she has always been very enthusiastic to attend national and international seminars and listen to expert’s discussion on various health problems and methods of solution. During her academic career, she had keen interest in research and writing papers and by the end of this in 2018, she had list of publications in scientific journals as a first author and coauthor.

Well, coming to clinical aspect, she has good experience in diagnosing and managing the problems related to skin, hair, nails and sexually transmitted infections.  In addition, she has good skill in botox injection, dermal fillers, and different types of laser. 

Botox injection for:

Forehead lines, frown lines, bunny lines, crows feet, perioral rhytides, dimpled chin, platysmal bands, neck rings, jawline slimming.

Dermal filler for:

Tear trough, nasolabial fold, nose augmentation, lip enhancement, cheeck and chin augmentation.

Laser treatment for: Skin lesions like wart, mole and skin tag removal, unwanted hair reduction, skin rejuvenation, scar, pore and stretch mark treatment, hyperpigmentation, vascular lesions, tattoo removal.



Nepal Medical Council Specialist Registration- Master of Medicine Dermatology and Venereology (License no. 9867)

Member of European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV No. 12141)

Member of European Academy?of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (Membership No: EAACI16800)

Life time member: - Nepal Medical Association (NMA number 3974/L-3427)

Member of society of Dermatology Venereology and leperology of Nepal (SODVOLONE No. 124)




24th World Congress of Dermatology, Milan, Italy, 10-15 june 2019

15th National Conference of SODVELON, Kathmandu, Nepal, April 7-8, 2019

3rd National Dermatology Symposium, Cosmetic Dermatology. Kathmandu, Nepal, 24th November 2018

The 6th Continental Congress of Dermatology, The 44th Annual Meeting of Taiwanese Dermatological Association, Taipei, Taiwan November 16-18 2018

2018 AAD annual meeting San Diego, California February 16-20, 2018

14th annual 2016 South beach symposium 11-14 February 2016 Miami beach, Florida

EADV/ESDR Workshop in the Inherited and acquired bullous disorders – from the bench to the patient 20 -24 July 2015 Marburg, Germany.

The 10th Annual Meeting of Chinese Society of Dermatology (May 2014), Hangzhou, China.

Congress of Asia Pacific Society for Medical Mycology (June 2013), Chengdu, China.

The 9th Annual Meeting of Chinese Society of Dermatology (June 2013), Chengdu, China.

Shanghai International Advance Symposium of Medical Mycology (November 2012), Shanghai, China.

Life Care Hospital continuing medical education common problems in Emergency (February 2011), Kathmandu, Nepal.

WONCA South Asia Regional Conference (Dec 2010), Kathmandu, Nepal




Bhatta Ak, Keyal U, Yeqiang L. Application of high frequency ultrasound in dermatology. Discov Med. Accepted December 2018. IF: 2.4

Keyal U, Bhatta AK, Zhang G, Wang X. Present and future perspective of photodynamic therapy for cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2018 Oct 27. pii: S0190-9622(18)32812-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2018.10.042.

Bhatta Ak, Wang P, Keyal U, Zhao ZJ, Ji J, Zhu LD, Wang XL, Zhang GL. Therapeutic effect of Imiquimod enhanced ALA-PDT on cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther. 2018; 23: 273-280.

Keyal U, Luo Q, Bhatta AK, Luan H, Zhang P, Wu Q, Zhang H, Liu P, Zhang L, Wang P, Yang D, Zhang G, Yao J, Wang X, Shi L. Zinc Pthalocyanine loaded chitosan/mPEG-PLA nanoparticles mediated photodynamic therapy for the treatment cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. J Biophotonics. 2018

Keyal U, Liu YQ, Bhatta Ak. Dermatologic manifestations of inflammatory bowel disease: A review. Discov Med. 2018 May;25(139):225-233. IF: 2.4

Bhatta AK, Keyal U, Liu YQ et al. Vertical transmission of herpes simplex virus: An Update. J DtschDermatol Ges. J Dtsch Dermatol Ges. 2018; 16(6):685-692. IF: 2.84

Bhatta AK, Yeqiang L, Keyal U. Extramammary Paget disease with histologic presence of epidermolytic hyperkeratosis: An unusual presentation. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. 2018 May-Jun;84(3):341-344. IF: 1.9

Keyal U, Bhatta AK, Yeqiang L. Syringocystadenoma papilliferum with coexisting hydrocystoma, Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. 2018 Mar 12. doi: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_592_17. IF: 1.9

Keyal U, Bhatta AK, Wang XL. UVA1 a promising approach for scleroderma. Am J Transl Res. 2017 Sep 15; 9(9): 4280- 4287. IF: 2.8

Keyal U, Bhatta AK, Liu Y. A rare presentation of nasal rash. Dermatologica Sinica. 2018: 36 56e57. j.dsi.2017.06.002, IF: 0.54

Zhou Q, Wang P, Zhang L, Wang B, Shi L, Keyal U, Bhatta AK, Zhang G, Wang X. Pemphigus vulgaris induced by 5-aminolaevulinic acid-based photodynamic therapy. Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther. 2017; 19:156-158. IF-2.4

Keyal U, Liu Y, Bhatta AK. Verruciform xanthoma of the scrotum in association with neurofibroma: a case report and a brief review of the literature. Int J Clin Exp Med 2017; 10(5): 8620-8623. IF- 1.07

Keyal U, Bhatta AK, Liu Y. Erythema elevatum diutinum involving palms and soles: a case report and literature review. Am J Transl Res. 2017 Apr 15; 9(4): 1956-1959. IF 3.1

Li M, Shi L, Luo M, Chen J, Wang B, Zhang F, Keyal U, Bhatta AK, Chen WR, Wang X. Successful treatment of Rosai-Dorfman disease using in situ photoimmunotherapy. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. 2017; 83(3): 332-336. doi: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_356_16. IF 1.9

Gu Y, Bhatta AK, Du X, Shao M, Keyal U, Zhang G, Hua Y. Identification of one Novel complex delins mutation and one recurrent mutation of ERCC8 gene in a Chinese family with Cockayne Syndrome A. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2017; 31(9): e394-e395. IF 3.029

Bhatta AK, Keyal U, Wang X. et al. A review of the mechanism of action of lasers and photodynamic therapy for onychomycosis. Lasers Med Sci. 2017; 32(2): 469-474. doi: 10.1007/s10103-016-2110-9. IF: 2.4

Keyal U, Huang X, Bhatta AK. Antifungal effect of plant abstract and essential oil. Chin J Integr Med. 2017; 23(3): 233-239. doi: 10.1007/s11655-016-2524-z. IF-1.217

Keyal U, Huang X, Bhatta AK. Drug interaction of traditional Chinese medicines with fluconazole against fluconazole resistant strains of Candida albicans. Int J Clin Exp Med 2016; 9(11): 22357-22362. IF- 1.07

Bhatta AK, Keyal U, Wang XL. Photodynamic therapy for onychomycosis: A systematic review. Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther. 2016; 15: 228-235. IF-2.4

Keyal U, Bhatta AK, Wang XL. Photodynamic therapy for the treatment of different severity of acne: A systematic review. Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther. 2016; 14; 191–199. IF-2.4

Bhatta AK, Keyal U, Huang X, Zhao JJ. Fractional Co2 laser assisted topical therapy for Onycomycosis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2016; 74(5): 916-23. IF-7.001

Ng How Tseung KS, Zhao JJ, Jia YR, Keyal U, Bhatta AK. Giant facial cutaneous tuberculosis. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2015; 81:95. IF- 1.387

Bhatta AK, Huang X, Keyal U, Zhao JJ. Laser treatment for onychomycosis: a review. Mycoses, 2014;57: 734–740. IF- 2.239

Keyal U, Huang X, Bhatta AK. Laser treatment for post acne scars– A review. Nepal Journal of Medical Sciences 2013; 2(2): 187-191.


Practise Groups And Affiliations

  • Affiliations -

  • Medical Education PhD- Shanghai Skin Disease Hospital affiliated to Tongji University, China; MD - Tongji Hospital affiliated to Tongji University, China; MBBS- Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China