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Dr. D S Krupa Shankar

Dr. D S Krupa Shankar

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MBBS, MD - Skin & VD



27 Years Experience Overall  (27 years as specialist)

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Dr. D S Krupa Shankar is a Dermatologist in Jayanagar 1 Block, Bangalore and has an experience of 27 years in this field. Dr. D S Krupa Shankar practices at Skin diagnostic centre in Jayanagar 1 Block, Bangalore. He completed MBBS from Kasturba Medical College in 1984 and MD - Skin & VD from Kasturba Medical College in 1987. He is a member of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL),Bangalore Dermatological Society,American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry,The International Society of Dermatology,Member of the European Academy of Dermatology & Venereology and Member of the European Academy of Allergy & Clinical Immunology.. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Chemical Peel,Hair Loss Treatment,Wart Removal,Laser Hair Removal - Face and Dermabrasion etc.

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Jayanagar 1 Block, Bangalore

Skin diagnostic centre

T. Mariappa Road, 10th Main, , Bangalore

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Mon, Wed - Fri

10:00 - 08:00


Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a dermatologist doctor?

A: A dermatologist is a physician or a doctor who specializes in problems of skin, hair, nail, and mucous membranes. He/she is also trained to offer support for various cosmetic issues. They help patients rejuvenate the appearance of various body parts such as skin, hair, and nails. They treat more than 3,000 skin conditions. These include acne, psoriasis, and skin cancer.

Q: When should one consult a dermatologist?

A: You should consult a dermatologist immediately if you have developed any abnormal symptoms which are affecting your skin, hair, nails, or mucous membranes. If you have any cosmetic concerns, a dermatologist will be able to help you. Further, for major ailments such as skin cancer, examination is also done by dermatologists.

Q: Should one consult a dermatologist for laser treatment of skin problems?

A: Yes, you can consult a dermatologist for laser treatment of skin problems. A dermatologist is professionally trained to carry out skin grafts and laser treatments. For laser treatment, they use a special light beam to treat various skin complaints. Such skin complains can include tumours, warts, moles, tattoos, birthmarks, scars, wrinkles, and unwanted hair.

Q: What are the common services provided by a dermatologist?

A: Below is a list of some common conditions dermatologist treat. • Vitiligo • Acne • Dermatitis and eczema • Fungal infections • Hair disorders • Nail problems • Psoriasis • Skin cancer Dermatologists use various surgical procedures such as: • Biopsies • Chemical peels • Cosmetic injections • Cryotherapy • Hair removal and restoration • Laser surgery

Q: What is the difference between a cosmetologist & a dermatologist?

A: Dermatologists and cosmetologists both primarily focus on the outward appearance of individuals. Dermatologists are trained physicians and they treat illness and disease. On the other hand, cosmetologists offer services to improve aesthetics. Dermatologists are doctors and specialize in treating skin, hair, nails, and mucous membranes. But cosmetologists are not doctors. Cosmetologists specialize in various beauty services including haircutting and hairstyling.



MBBS - Kasturba Medical College, 1984
MD - Skin & VD - Kasturba Medical College, 1987


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Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL)
Bangalore Dermatological Society
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
The International Society of Dermatology
Member of the European Academy of Dermatology & Venereology


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