MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy
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Dr. Shankari is a consultant dermatologist & medical cosmetologist,currently practising in OMR. She is a visiting consultant at several hospitals and clinics in Kelambakkam, Padur, Sholinganallur, Navalur. She was previously working in Sri Ramachandra Hospital, Porur till 2016. She has completed her MBBS from Pondicherry university, and a gold medalist in MD from the prestigious Madras medical college, TN MGR university. She is a member of the Indian association of dermatologists, venereologists, leprologists and Indian medical association.She is a great academician and a friendly clinician. She specializes in treating conditions like acne, hairfall, pigmentary disorders, fungal infections, skin tumours. She is skilled in various procedures like electrocautery, dermabrasion, derma roller, chemical peels, PRP, skin biopsy, intralesional therapy etc. She is popular among her patients for her friendly approach, understanding of their needs and offering them satisfactory solutions to their skin and hair problems.
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She listened my problem very patiently and described me the cause behind the problem.Very humble and friendly.
Very friendly and responsible doctor and the treatment really nice Due to lockdown I'm abl to go to the hospital.. I inform my situation I got quick response which is impressed..
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.