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Dr. Vidhya Livingston

Dr. Vidhya Livingston

Dr. Vidhya Livingston

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MD - Dermatology






12 Years Experience Overall  (12 years as specialist)

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Dr. Vidhya Livingston is a Dermatologist,Cosmetologist and Dermatosurgeon in Kolathur, Chennai and has an experience of 12 years in these fields. Dr. Vidhya Livingston practices at Livi's skin clinic in Kolathur, Chennai and Livis Skin Clinic in Villivakkam, Chennai. She completed MD - Dermatology from The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU) in 2008. She is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA),Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL) and Tamilnadu Medical Council. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Scar Treatment,Dermaroller,Laser,Wart Removal and Skin Polishing etc.

2 clinics for General Consultation

General Consultation
Chemical Peel
Scar Treatment
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Kolathur, Chennai

Livi's skin clinic

121/2,4th cross street, off senthil nagar main road, srinivasa nagar, Chennai

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Mon - Sun

10:00 - 11:00


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

Best Outgoing Student - 2011


MD - Dermatology - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU), 2008


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


2008 - 2018 Owner at Clinic
2011 - 2017 Director at Livis Skin Clinic


79973 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 2006
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