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Dr. Vinod Kumar is a Dermatologist,Pediatric Dermatologist and Sexually Transmitted Disease Specialist in Chromepet, Chennai and has an experience of 14 years in these fields. Dr. Vinod Kumar practices at Sivaguru Skin Care in Chromepet, Chennai. He completed MBBS from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry in 2001 and DDVL from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry in 2006. He is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA) and IAFM. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Sun Spots, Age Spots, And Other Pigmented Lesions,Peel, Polishing, Lasers,Acne / Pimples Treatment,Wart Removal and Scar Treatment etc.
The Doctor was caring and patiently listened to my problems,answered all my doubts and gave proper medication which helped me to get rid of my pimples
The skin doctor listened to my problems patiently and then gave me medicines which are necessary.He was very friendly and kind.Now I take all my family members to him for treatment. THANK YOU very much doc. ....we are very happy to get consultations from you....
All My Wooes Started Here , I Have Consulted This Doctor 2 Years Before For Hairfall And Funal Infection , He Diagnoised It As Dandruf Issue And Suggested Sebowash Thats Where My Problems Starrted Im Developing Baldness At the Age Of 28 , Actually My condition Is scalp Psoriasis But He Seems To Be Careless Abt What Said To Him , He Replied If You See Flakes Its Dandruff Only. Very Bad experience , He Also Suggested Expensive Hair Regrow Medicibes And Anti Fungal Medicineb Nothing Helped . I Took My Condition To Government General Hospital Royapet ,They Diagnosed My Condition As Psoriasis Just At A Glance.
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.