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Dr. Parinitha K Rao

Dr. Parinitha K Rao

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MBBS, MD - Dermatology






9 Years Experience Overall  (7 years as specialist)

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Dr Parinitha Rao is a graduate of K.S Hegde medical academy, Mangalore and she completed her MD in dermatology from the well renowned Father Muller medical college, Mangalore. She has presented papers and posters in national and international conferences and also has publications in journals. She has worked as a co ordinator for few clinical trials. Her fields of interest include general dermatology as well as cosmetic dermatology.

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Richmond Town, Bangalore

Kosmoderma Skin & Hair Clinics


#62/7, Ground Floor, Lavelle Road, Landmark: Next to Scent Salon, Bangalore

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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.


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Awards and Recognitions

WCD Scholarship Awardee - 2011
Galderma PG Grant 2010 - 2011


MBBS - K.S. Hegde Medical Academy, 2008
MD - Dermatology - FATHER MULLER MEDICAL COLLEGE, Mangalore, 2012


Indian association of dermatologist,venereologists & leprologists
Indian Academy of Dermatology
International Academy of Aesthetic Medicine


2012 - Present Consultant Dermatologist & Cosmetologist at Kosmoderma Skin , Hair & Laser Clinic


80606 Karnataka Medical Council, 2008
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