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Dr. Lavanya

Dr. Lavanya






Aesthetic Dermatologist


Pediatric Dermatologist

15 Years Experience Overall  (9 years as specialist)

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Dr. Lavanya is a Dermatologist and Cosmetologist in Poonamalle, Chennai and has an experience of 14 years in these fields. Dr. Lavanya practices at Sakthi Multi Speciality Hospital in Poonamalle, Chennai. She completed MBBS from Sri Ramachandra medical college and research institute in 2004, MD - Dermatology from Madras Medical College, Chennai in 2008 and DDVL from Sri Ramachandra Medical College in 2011.She is a member of the International Society of Dermatology.

Porur, Chennai

Family Multispeciality & Dental Clinic.


80, KM Janakiran Complex,1st Floor, Arcot Road, Landmark: Near Karambakkam Police Booth And New India Insurance Office, Chennai

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Mon, Wed, Sat

05:30 - 07:00


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

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Paper Presentation In Trichocon 2 At Coimbatore - 2009
Certified In Development Of Soft Skills In Annamalai University - 2009
Hair India - 2012
Restore Beta Cell Function In Diabetes - 2012
Acne:Evaluating Role Of Diet,Azelaic Acid& Isotretinoin - 2012


MBBS - Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, 2004
DDVL - Annamalai University, 2011


International Society of Dermatology


2005 - 2015 Skin Doctor at Sakthi Clinic
1999 - 2003 Doctor at Ramachandra Medical University
2009 - 2011 Dermatologist&Cosmetologist at Annamalai Medical University
2012 - 2015 Senior Registrar at ACS Medical College
2005 - 2006 Registrar at Breach Candy Hospital


75864 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 2005
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