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Dr. Shilpa K

Dr. Shilpa K

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MBBS, MD - Dermatology

Allopath

Dermatologist

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Cosmetologist

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Hair Transplant Surgeon

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Aesthetic Dermatologist

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Pediatric Dermatologist

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Dr. Shilpa K is a Dermatologist,Cosmetologist and Hair Transplant Surgeon in Banashankari 3rd Stage, Bangalore Dr. Shilpa K practices at Aastha Ortho - Derma Center in Banashankari 3rd Stage, Bangalore. She completed MBBS from Jagadguru Jayadeva Murugarajendra Medical College (JJMMC) in 2004,MD - Dermatology from Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore in 2008 and FRGUHS from Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore in 2013. She is a member of Bangalore Dermatological Society,Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL) and Association of Cutaneous Surgeons of India (ACSI). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Lip Augmentation,Skin Peeling,Glycolic Peel,Tinea Versicolor Treatment and Acne/ Pimple Scars Treatment etc.

Banashankari 3rd Stage, Bangalore

Aastha Ortho - Derma Center

4.5

4/2, 2nd Cross, Kamakya Layout, Landmark: Behind Kamakya Theatre & Opposite Vishwanath Indian Oil Gas Agency, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

07:00 - 09:00

300

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.

Education

MBBS - Jagadguru Jayadeva Murugarajendra Medical College (JJMMC), 2004
MD - Dermatology - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, 2008

Memberships

Bangalore Dermatological Society
Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL)
Association of Cutaneous Surgeons of India (ACSI)

Experience

2008 - 2011 Sr Resident at BMC
2011 - 2014 Asst Professor at BMC

Registrations

69567 Karnataka Medical Council,

Trainings and Certifications

FRGUHS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, 2013
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