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Dr. Sohandas Shetty B

Dr. Sohandas Shetty B

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20 Years Experience Overall  (18 years as specialist)

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Dr. Sohandas Shetty B is a Dermatologist and Cosmetologist in Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore and has an experience of 18 years in these fields. Dr. Sohandas Shetty B practices at Vijaya Medical Center in Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore, Sai Shraddha Dental and Medical Health Care Centre in Arekere, Bangalore and Cosmetic Skin Care Clinic in HSR Layout, Bangalore. He completed MBBS from KIMS Bangalore and Diploma in Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprosy from Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore.He is a member of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists, and Leprologists (I.A.D.V.L) and Bangalore Dermatological Society.

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Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore

Vijaya Medical Centre


Vijaya Bank Layout, Landmark: Behind IIMB and Next to Namana Garden Hotel, Bangalore

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Mon - Fri

09:45 - 10:15
05:30 - 08:45


09:45 - 10:15
04:30 - 06:30


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 - Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Bangalore, 1997


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


1999 - 2002 Formerly Consultant at National Skin & Hair Care
2002 - 2012 Formerly Consultant at Dr. Tariq Hospital, Kingdom of Bahrain


47893 Karnataka Medical Council, 1997
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