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Dr. Sapna R

Dr. Sapna R

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MBBS, MD - Dermatology

Dermatologist

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8 Years Experience Overall  (8 years as specialist)

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Dr. Sapna R is a consultant Dermatologist at Cloudnine Hospital and Sanjeevini Hospital Bangalore. After completing her graduation, she went on to pursue her MD in Dermatology from Manipal College Of Dental Sciences, Manipal. Few conditions treated by Dr. Sapna are bed sores, acne, chickenpox, dermatitis, genital herpes, eczema, and melanoma. She also provides services like chemical peels, botox, mesotherapy, and hyaluronic acid fillers. Dr. Sapnas medical excellence helps her deliver better and faster results at the highest level of efficiency. Her hard work and dedication towards her profession have earned her the membership of professional bodies like Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL) and Bangalore Dermatological Society.

Malleswaram, Bangalore

Cloudnine Hospital - Malleshwaram

4.5

47, 17th Cross, 11th Main, Landmark: Near MES College, Bangalore

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+ 9

Mon, Wed

05:00 - 06:00

550

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.

Specializations

Education

MBBS - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India, 2006
MD - Dermatology - Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, 2012

Memberships

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

Experience

Consultant at Dr Mohans Medzone

Registrations

75348 Karnataka Medical Council, 2006
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