MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy
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Dr. Ganga Ravikumar is a dermatologist and cosmetologist in Adyar, Chennai and has an experience of 20 years in these fields. Dr. Ganga Ravikumar practices at Dermis Skin Clinic in Adyar, Chennai. She completed MBBS from Calicut Medical College, Diploma in Dermatology and Venereology from Calicut Medical College and MD from Calicut Medical College. She is fluent in English, Hindi , Malayalam and Tamil.She has years of experience in medical dermatology and she also specialises and practices Aesthetic Dermatology.She is a member of the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists, and Leprologists (IADVL) and Association of Cutaneous Surgeons (ACS).
1 clinic for General Consultation
60/D , 1st Floor , Ashwin Arcade , Venkatarathinam Nagar, Landmark: Near to Honda Show Room and Opposite To Vinayagar Kovil, Chennai
Mon - Sat
10:00 - 02:00
04:00 - 08:00
Well i was very much worried about my foot corn which was horrifying me for almost 3 months.. I tried corn caps and found no difference.. Then I visited this clinic and Dr gave me good suggestions and also she took time to explain me about the problems and made me feel comfortable... After the appointment i was completely ok and now my pain has completely gone.. Thanks a lot Dr and I definitely recommend her..
I am very glad to share my experience with Dr. Ganga. I was suffering from severe hairfall and dandruff. After consulting with the doctor, I can see my hairfall has reduced to 75 percent and dandruff problem is also cured now,thatl too in two weeks. I am very happy with the treatment. Thank you so much Doctor.
She asked all the relevant and right questions before starting the diagnosis. She seemed very calm and composed while talking which gave a sense of comfort.
**** ****** *** **** *** **** **** ********** She does not prescribes on high dose of medicine for pimples. Mostly she prescribes only cream
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.