Dr Koraisha Hoosen


Telephone:031 360 3546
Campus:Medical School
Research Interests: Cromomycosis, HIV/Kaposis Sarcoma, Auto Immune Bullous Diseases


Dr Hoosen completed her undergraduate training at Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine in 2000. She recevied several Dean’s commendations during her training and received the YK Seedat Prize for graduating Cum Laude and the EB Adams Prize for the best student in Medicine in her final year of training.  She obtained a Masters Degree in Medical Science in Dermatology from UKZN in 2007 and graduated with a Fellowship of the College of Dermatologists of South Africa in May 2009.

She is a Fellow of the College of Medicine of South Africa (CMSA) and a member of the Dermatology Society of South Africa (DSSA); Vitiligo Society of South Africa (VSSA); The South African Society of Dermatological Surgery (SASDS) and the Dermatology Independent Practitioners Association (IPA).  She served as the secretary of the Dermatology IPA from January 2010 to December 2011.

She is currently a Consultant Dermatologist at King Edward VIII Hospital and a lecturer and research supervisor at the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine.