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Dr. Richa Chopra

Dr. Richa Chopra

MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy

Dermatologist

7 Years Experience Overall  (4 years as specialist)

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7 Years Experience in treatment in general dermatology and speciality clinics like Psoriasis, Leprosy, STDs, Psychodermatology, Vitiligo, Pediatric dermatology and Cosmetology.Consulting and treating patients with dermatological problems along with working in the field of cosmetology, performing procedures like MDA, Radiocautery, peels,dermaroller, Botox, Fillers etc. Specialized in cosmetology procedures.

Porvorim, North Goa

RG Stone Urology Hospital, Porvorim

Plot No.217-218, PDA Colony, Landmark: Panjim-Mapusa Highway, North Goa

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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.

Specializations

Education

MBBS - Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune, 2011
MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy - Maharashtra Universtity of Health Sciences, Nashik, 2016

Memberships

Delhi Medical Council
IADVL
Goa Medical Council

Experience

2016 - 2017 Consultant at Sarvodaya Skin And Hair Clinic
2016 - 2019 Consultant dermatologist at Kaya skin clinic

Registrations

59166 Delhi Medical Council, 2012
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