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Dr. Balasubramanian

Dr. Balasubramanian

Dr. Balasubramanian

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MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy, MBBS

Dermatologist

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Venereologist

13 Years Experience Overall  (4 years as specialist)

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Dr. E.Balasubramanian Graduated M.B.B.S. From Tirunelvelveli Medical College and completed his post graduation M.D. In dermatology, venereology and leprosy from Madras Medical College. Now working as assistant professor in Madras Medical College. Evening dermatology consultation at 2 places Karthick Skin and Hair Clinic, Gowrivakkam and Pranav Polyclinic at Madambakkam.

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Sembakkam, Chennai

Karthick Skin and Hair Clinic

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2, KVIC Nagar, Gowrivakkam, Landmark: Next to KTM Show Room, Chennai

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06:00 - 10:00

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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.

Education

MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 2016
MBBS - Tirunelveli Medical College, 2007

Memberships

Tamilnadu Medical Council

Experience

2007 - 2008 Junior Resident at SRM Mediacl College
2008 - 2011 Medicall Officer at Chennai Port Trust
2012 - 2013 Tutor at Govt Medical College , Chengalpattu
2016 - 2017 Dermatologist at Karthick skin and hair clinic
2012 - 2017 Consultant Dermatologist at Pranav Polyclinic

Registrations

81106 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 2007
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