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Dr. Urmila Nischal

Dr. Urmila Nischal

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MBBS, MD - Dermatology



Aesthetic Dermatologist




14 Years Experience Overall  (14 years as specialist)

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Dr. Urmila Nischal has not only mastered the science of Clinical Dermatology but also the art of Aesthetic Dermatology. This has been possible due to her MD (Dermatology) training from the prestigious Seth GS Medical College, Mumbai and Fellowship from Dermatologikum, Hamburg, Germany. She was awarded the Best Resident Award during her MD degree. Dr. Urmila has won Dermatology Quiz and was awarded Scholarship for pursuing Fellowship in Germany. She has shared her experiences of research amongst her fellow colleagues by publishing them as many scientific articles in national and international dermatology journals.

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Vijayanagar, Bangalore

Nirmal Skin & Hair Clinic


514E/1, New Number 111/2, 2nd Floor, 1st Main Vijayanagar Club Road, RPC Layout, Vijayanagar 2nd Stage, Landmark: Near McDonald's & Next to Nisarga Hotel, Bangalore

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11:00 - 05:00

Thu - Fri

11:00 - 07:00


11:00 - 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.


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Sun Spots, Age Spots, And Other Pigmented Lesions
Peel, Polishing, Lasers
Dental Fillings

Awards and Recognitions

Dermatologikum Stiftung Scholarship for pursuing Fellowship in Dermatology
Best Resident Award - 2007
1st prize at “State level Dermatology Quiz competition for Post-graduate residents - 2006
2nd prize for the poster titled “Pharmacokinetics of low dose methotrexate in psoriasis patients responders and non responders” - 2006


MBBS - Topiwala National Medical College & BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, 2002
MD - Dermatology - King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, 2007


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International Fellow American Academy of Dermatology
Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL)
Association of Cutaneous Surgeons of India (ACSI)
Bangalore Dermatological Society
Indian Medical Association (IMA)


78916 Karnataka Medical Council, 2008

Trainings and Certifications

FID (Germany) - Dermatologikum , Hamburg, 2008
Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (FAAD) - American Academy of Dermatology, 2013
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