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Dr. Aarthi Lakshmanan

Dr. Aarthi Lakshmanan

Dr. Aarthi Lakshmanan

MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy





Aesthetic Dermatologist

17 Years Experience Overall  (14 years as specialist)

Medical Registration Verified

93% (1268 votes)

Dr. Aarthi.L is a dermatologist and cosmetologist in Royapuram, Chennai and has an experience of 12 years in these fields. Dr. Aarthi.L practices at aarthi skin care clinic and laser center in Royapuram, Chennai and Aarthi Skin Care Clinic And Laser Centre in Adyar, Chennai. She completed MBBS from Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute in 2002 and MD - Dermatology from Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute in 2005.Her field of interest is platelet rich plasma, hair reduction, and acne treatments. Her treatment motive is safe to practice and does not use triple combination nor steroids or hydroquinone.

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MRC Nagar, Chennai

Aarthi Skin Care Clinic


No. 32B, 1st Floor, Kasthuri Avenue, Landmark: Heaven Greens Supermarket, Chennai

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Mon - Sat

11:00 - 03:00

Max. 30 mins wait + Verified details

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

Lecturer at Montecarlo Monaco on AMWC for acne scar resurfacing - 2013
Organises several training program for doctors, lecturer at monte carlo monaco on acne scar - 2013


MBBS - Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, 2003
MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy - Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, 2006


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


2006 - 2018 Proprietor at Aarthi Skin Care Clinic and Laser Centre


71353 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 2003
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