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Dr. Rajkumar Kannan

Dr. Rajkumar Kannan

Dr. Rajkumar Kannan

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MBBS, DDVL, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy

Dermatologist

14 Years Experience Overall  (14 years as specialist)

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Extremely Interested in Clinical Dermatology, with special focus on Papulo – Squamous disorders, age related skin concerns. Well versed in Radio-frequency surgeries, Mole Surgeries, Wart removals. Specially trained in Botox & Fillers. With 10 years of clinical experience and 6 years of teaching experience in various Medical colleges, could offer you a problem oriented solution for many of the concerns.Honors & Awards1. PROF. K. SIDDAPPA GOLD MEDAL For Best Therapeutic Paper Presentation in Psoriasis at IADVL National Meet In New Delhi, 20052. PROF. P.S.RANGANATHAN GOLD MEDAL For award Paper Presentation in ASTICON 2007 at Best Therapeutic Paper Presentation in Psoriasis at IAS STD National Meet In Rohtak, Haryana, 2007Areas Of ExpertiseCosmetologyRadio frequencyPeelsBotox and FillersLASER

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Adyar, Chennai

Fortis Malar Hospital

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52, 1st Main Road, Gandhinagar, Landmark: Near Adyar Signal, Chennai

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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.

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Awards and Recognitions

Prof. K. Siddappa Gold Medal for Best Paper Presentation at Iadvl - 2005
Prof. P.s.ranganathan Gold Medal for Best Paper Presentation in Asticon by IAS STD National Meet in Rohtak - 2007

Education

MBBS - Tanjore Medical College, 1996
DDVL - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 2006
MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 2008

Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL)
IASTD

Experience

Consultant at Fortis Malar Hospital

Registrations

57997 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1996
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