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Dr. Pratibha P M

Dr. Pratibha P M

MBBS, MD - Dermatology





16 Years Experience Overall  (16 years as specialist)

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Dr. Pratibha P.M. is a Consultant Dermatologist & Cosmetologist based in Bangalore. With an experience of 10 years, Dr. Pratibha is specialised in Dermatology, Cosmetology and treating all major skin diseases. She has done MBBS from M.S. Ramaiah Medical College Bangalore. She has completed her masters in Dermatology from JJM Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Devangere Karnataka. She has also worked as assistant professor at KVG Medical College Sullia. Dr. Pratibha has received a gold medal during her masters degree from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences.

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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.

Awards and Recognitions

Gold Medalist , Rajiv Gandhi University, For Postgraduation(MD) - 2006


MBBS - M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore, 2003
MD - Dermatology - Jagadguru Jayadeva Murugarajendra Medical College (JJMMC), 2006


Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL)
Bangalore Dermatological Society
Karnataka Medical Council


Doctor at Disha Specialty Clinic
2006 - 2007 Assistant Professor at KVG Medical college, sullia, Krnataka
2007 - 2008 Consultant at Karnataka Health Promotion Trust
2008 - 2010 Consultant at Apollo Clinic, Electronic City
2008 - 2015 Consultant at Narayana Hrudayalaya Hospital, Bommasndra&HSR LAYOUT


66196 Karnataka Medical Council, 2003
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