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Dr. Sandeep Alva

Dr. Sandeep Alva

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15 Years Experience Overall  (15 years as specialist)

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Dr. Sandeep Alva is a Dermatologist,Cosmetologist and Trichologist in Begur, Bangalore and has an experience of 15 years in these fields. Dr. Sandeep Alva practices at Skin, Hair & Cosmetology Clinic in Begur, Bangalore. He completed MBBS from Jagadguru Jayadeva Murugarajendra Medical College (JJMMC) in 2001,DDVL from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India in 2007 and MD-DVL from Texilla American University in 2009. He is a member of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL) and Bangalore Dermatological Society. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Mole Removal,Acne / Pimples Treatment,Wart Removal,Hair Loss Treatment and Dermaroller etc.

Begur, Bangalore

Skin, Hair & Cosmetology Clinic


1370/1, 5, Ground Floor, Patel Channappa Building, Devarachikannahalli Cross Road, Off Begur Main Road, Landmark: Near P K Kalayana Mantapa, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

06:00 - 09:00


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 - Jagadguru Jayadeva Murugarajendra Medical College (JJMMC), 2001
DDVL - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India, 2007


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


2007 - 2008 Fellowship at Dermatosurgery at St. Johns Medical College Hospital
2009 - 2012 Consultant Dermatologist at Manipal Cure And Care,Koramangala
2010 - 2017 Consultant Dermatologist & Cosmetologist at Apollo Clinics


61651 Karnataka Medical Council, 2001

Trainings and Certifications

MD-DVL - Texilla American University, 2009
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