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Dr. Laxman Mavarkar

Dr. Laxman Mavarkar

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MBBS, MD - Dermatology

Dermatologist

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26 Years Experience Overall  (26 years as specialist)

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After completing post graduation(MD) in Dermatology at JIPMER Pondicherry worked in various corporate hospitals including Apollo hospitals and have 23 years of experience.

Mahadevapura, Bangalore

Prachi Healthcare

B4,5, Nester Raga, Outer Ring Road, Comercial Complex,, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

05:00 - 06:00

500

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.

Services

Dermato Surgery
Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Specializations

Awards and Recognitions

IADVL fellowship - 2016

Education

MBBS - Karnataka University, India, 1990
MD - Dermatology - Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, 1994

Memberships

Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL)
Association of Cutaneous Surgeons of India (ACSI)
Cosmetic Dermatology Society of India (CDSI)

Experience

1994 - 2015 Dermatologist at Corporate hospitals

Registrations

30505 Karnataka Medical Council, 1990

Trainings and Certifications

Fellowship in Dermatology - University of Lucknow, 2016
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