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Dr. Sankeerth Vijayakumar

Dr. Sankeerth Vijayakumar

Dr. Sankeerth Vijayakumar

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MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy



Aesthetic Dermatologist




10 Years Experience Overall  (10 years as specialist)

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Dr. Sankeerth Vijayakumar is a Consultant Dermatologist and a Cosmetologist. He has obtained his MBBS degree from Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore and post graduate MD degree in Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy from S.S Institute of Medical Sciences, Davangere. He has earned a fellowship in Cosmetology and Lasers from the prestigious Bangalore Medical College & Research Centre. He was a former consultant at APOLLO hospital Bangalore and has over 9 years of experience in this field of medical science. He has presented many papers on various topics in National and State conferences. He has many publications in National and International journals and his passion for this field has driven him to author several chapters for popular post graduate textbooks in Dermatology. He is the member of International Society of Dermatology (ISD), Indian Association for Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy (IADVL), Bangalore Dermatological Society (BDS), Cosmetic Dermatology Society of India (CDSI), and Association of Cutaneous Surgeons of India (ACSI). His keen areas of interest are general dermatology, acne treatment, anti-hair fall PRP therapy, hair transplant, lasers for scars/ pigmentation and hair reduction, botox, fillers, thread lifts, chemical peels, and skin rejuvenation.

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HSR Layout, Bangalore



114/115, 27th Main Road, 2nd floor , Hsr layout 2nd sector, Bengaluru, Karnataka , Landmark: Near NIFT college, Bangalore

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10:00 - 01:00
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04:00 - 07:30


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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.

Awards and Recognitions

3rd Rank Karnataka State post graduate exams - 2015
1st Prize award paper, Karnataka State Conference - 2014


MBBS - Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Bangalore, 2010
MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy - S.S. Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Davangere, 2015


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


2015 - 2016 Senior resident/ Cosmetologist at Bangalore Medical College & Research Centre
2016 - 2018 Consultant Dermatologist & Cosmetologist at Apollo Spectra Hospitals


87453 Karnataka Medical Council, 2010

Trainings and Certifications

FRGUHS - Bangalore Medical College & Research Centre, Bangalore, 2016
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