MBBS, Diploma in Dermatology, MD - Dermatology
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Dr. G. Ravichandran had his formal medical schooling (M.B.B.S., 1974- 80) in Madras Medical College, one of the reputed institutes of the country. He then pursued his interest in the field of dermatology as a diploma holder (1982-84) and completed his Master degree (1987-89) in the same intitute under the legendary guidance of Prof. A.S.Thambaiah and Prof. Patrick Yesudian along with eminent team of dermatologists. He had his special training in Dermatosurgery under the mentorship of Prof.P.N.Behl in the Skin institute, New Delhi in 1985. Inspired by the surgical techniques of Vitiligo he channelized his efforts in vitiligo surgery and has performed more than 2000 surgeries till now. He has tried many newer melanocyte transplant techniques and formulated his own theurapeutic approach with good success rate. He has many awards and honors for his academic and surgical excellence.
41/42, 53/54, Satyadev Avenue, Landmark: Opposite Somerset Building & Ayyappa Temple, Chennai
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21/22 Greams Lane, Thousand Lights, Off Greams Road, Landmark: Near Asan Memorial Senior Secondary School, Chennai
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New Number-6, Old Number-24, Cenotaph Road, Landmark: Near Hotel Rain Tree, Chennai
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To the appointment,no unnecessary follow up and no expensive medication.i was satisfied with his diagnosis and treatment.
I consulted Dr. Ravichandran, Dermatologist on 11.07.2014 at as per his directions my localized soriasis cured within a month. The same was earlier not cured even after using homeopati & other skin doctors' priscriptions. Now today after a gap of 3 years again I got different skin problem and I am excited to see him only for curing the same.
***** ********* almost worried and was under treatment with other dermatologist who was about to give me hard medicine which has side effects. I accidently met this dr because of the absence of other dr. God saved me
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.