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Dr. Vijay Bushanam

Dr. Vijay Bushanam

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MBBS, MD - Venereology



50 Years Experience Overall  (44 years as specialist)

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Dr. Vijay Bushanam is a Dermatologist and Venereologist in Shenoy Nagar, Chennai and has an experience of 50 years in these fields. Dr. Vijay Bushanam practices at Bushanam's Skin and STD Clinic in Shenoy Nagar, Chennai and Aditya Hospital in Kilpauk, Chennai. He completed MBBS from University Of Madras, India in 1970 and MD - Venereology from University Of Madras, India in 1976.

Shenoy Nagar, Chennai

Bushanam's Skin and STD Clinic

#24, KVN Mansion, 1st Floor, Pulla Avenue, Shenoy Nagar. Landmark: KVN Mansion., Chennai

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Mon - Sat

06:30 - 08:30


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.



MBBS - University Of Madras, India, 1970
MD - Venereology - University Of Madras, India, 1976


20615 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1970
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