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Dr. Vinitha.L

Dr. Vinitha.L

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MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy








6 Years Experience Overall  (3 years as specialist)

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Having graduated from the prestigious Mysore medical college, Dr. Vinitha.L went on to pursue an M.D in dermatology at JJM college, Davangere. While working in a government and a private hospital, she realized the need for a dermatologist to be adept in both clinical and cosmetic dermatology. Her thesis on Acanthosis Nigricans piqued her interest in lifestyle and its impact on overall health. She was a Consultant at Narayana Hrudayalaya with an experience of treating over 10,000 patients.Over the course of few years ,she has accumulated a wealth of experience in various laser treatment modalities and is well versed in the usage of chemical peels and the art of dermatosugery. She has attended numerous workshops and is experienced in the field of dermal fillers and injectable neuroparalytics as a part of anti ageing procedures and more.“PATIENT EDUCATION” is the initiative she keenly wants to implement at Advaya as she believes every patient needs to understand their medical condition in order to make an informed decision. “ A good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.”- William Osler.Memberships:Indian association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and LeprologistsKarnataka Medical CouncilBangalore Dermatological societyAcheivements:* Scholarship from IADVL-KN for original study “Cutaneous manifestations of obesity” at SARCD 2015. * 2nd Place - in Award paper presentation titled “A case study on extent of leprosy stigma” at CME on Hansen’s disease and its challenges in the 21st century in Mangalore, 2014.* Presented various clinical research papers in international and national conferences.

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Arekere, Bangalore

Advaya Skin Clinic

224, 1st Floor, 1st Main Road, Arakere Mico Layout 2nd Stage, Bangalore

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09:00 - 02:00
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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

Second Place in Award paper presentation at a CME on Hansen's disease in Mangalore. - 2014
Scholarship from IADVL-KN for original study -"Cutaneous manifestations of diabetes" at SARCD. - 2015


MBBS - Mysore Medical Colloge, Mysore, 2009
MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy - JJMMC Davangere RGUHS Bangalore, 2016


Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL)


2016 - 2017 Junior Consultant Dermatologist at Mazumdar Shaw hospital, Narayana Health city, Bomsandra.


87990 Karnataka Medical Council, 2010
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