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Dr. Ganga Ravikumar

Dr. Ganga Ravikumar

Dr. Ganga Ravikumar

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MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy



Aesthetic Dermatologist



26 Years Experience Overall  (26 years as specialist)

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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).

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Adyar, Chennai

Dermis Skin & Hair Clinic


60/D , 1st Floor , Ashwin Arcade , Venkatarathinam Nagar, Landmark: Near to Honda Show Room and Opposite To Vinayagar Kovil, Chennai

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10:00 - 06:00
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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.


MBBS - Government Dental College, Calicut, 1985
MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy - Government Dental College, Calicut, 1990


Association of Cutaneous Surgeons, India
Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL)


1990 - 2000 Consultant Dermatologist and Cosmetologist at KMH Hospital
2001 - 2004 Consultant Dermatologist and Cosmetologist at National Skin and Hair Care Centre
2005 - 2010 Consultant Dermatologist and Cosmetologist at VLCC Health Care Ltd
2010 - Present Consultant Dermatologist and Cosmetologist at Vee Care Health Centre


88981 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 2010
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