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Dr. Smita Ummatt

Dr. Smita Ummatt

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MBBS, DDVL

Dermatologist

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Trichologist

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Cosmetologist

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14 Years Experience Overall  (14 years as specialist)

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Dr. Smita was a senior consultant with Kaya Skin Clinic. – Dermatology & Cosmetology with Kaya Skin Clinic. She has been a resident doctor with Sri Ramachandra Medical College- Chennai and also with Image Hospitals- Hyderabad.She has an experience of treating more than 5000 patients and is one of the more renowned Dermatologists & Cosmetologists in Chennai. She is a graduate (M.B.B.S) of Govt. Medical College-Meerut, a post graduate (DDVL) of SRMC-Chennai and has also undergone several training programmes in Cosmetology, acquainting herself with the newer treatments prevalent in the modern world.

Besant Nagar, Chennai

Swaroop Skin & Hair Care Clinic

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T40/B, 16th Cross Street, Landmark: Near Besant Nagar Beach, Chennai

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Mon - Sun

10:00 - 09:00

500

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

Basic Life Support Certification - Sriramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Chennai - 2007

Education

MBBS - Lala Lajpat Rai Memorial Medical College, Meerut, 2002
DDVL - Sri Ramchandra Medical College and Research, 2009

Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL)
Indian Society of Teledermatology (INSTED)

Experience

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2009 - Present Senior Consultant at Swaroop Skin, Hair, Nail, And Laser Clinic, Besant Nagar
2011 - Present Senior Consultant at Asian Hospital, Besant Nagar
2016 - Present Senior Consultant at PadmaPriya Hospitals, Adyar
2015 - Present Senior Consultant at Rm Noble Hospitals, Thiruvanmiyur
2010 - 2013 Senior Consultant at Swaroop Skin Clinic, Mylapore

Registrations

24901 Medical Council of India (MCI), 2003
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