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Dr. Sidharth Sonthalia

Dr. Sidharth Sonthalia

Dr. Sidharth Sonthalia

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MBBS, MD - Skin,VD & Leprosy, DNB - Dermatology & Venereology





Pediatric Dermatologist






Aesthetic Dermatologist


10 Years Experience Overall  (10 years as specialist)

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DR SIDHARTH SONTHALIA, MD, DNB, MNAMS, FISD is a Dermatologist, Dermatosurgeon, Venereologist, Trichologist and Cosmolaser expert. Following his MBBS (with Honours and Delhi Medical Association Gold Medal for Best Medical Graduate of University in 2003) from the prestigious University College of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi, Dr Sidharth completed his MD and Senior Registrarship from the same institution. He obtained Diplomate of National Board (DNB) followed by Membership of National Academy of Medical Sciences (MNAMS) in 2009 and ’10 respectively. Since 2011, He has been practicing as Consultant Dermatologist, Dermatosurgeon, Cosmetologist & Venereologist at his own clinic: SKINNOCENCETM in Gurgaon. He is also a visiting consultant Dermatologist to various hospitals and laser centres. At a young age of 35 years, he has had an illustrious career including 13 gold medals at undergraduate level and a number of scholarships, awards and fellowships during his traing in the specialty of Dermatology. Amongst the many awards and recognitions earned by Dr Sidharth, a few are - Young Dermatologists Forum (YDF) Award at DERMAZONE 2008 (Delhi), as well as YDF Award at DERMACON-2009 (Bangalore), International Society of Dermatology (ISD) travel fellowship to ICD-2009 in Prague, CSIR-scholarship to present paper at World Congress of Dermatology in Korea, Imrich-Sarkany Scholarship from European Academy of Dermatology & Venereology (EADV) to attend and present at EADV congress in Lisbon and ISD-funded fellowship-cum-scholarship in Dermatosurgery and Cosmetology in Tehran in 2012. He also received the Indian Association of Dermatologists Venereologists & Leprologists (IADVL) scholarship to present his research paper at the recently concluded World Congress of Dermatology (WCD), June 2015 in Vancouver, Canada.He has to his credit more than 40 publications in national & International peer-reviewed indexed journals and than 10 chapters in Textbooks on UG and PG teaching of Dermatology. He has presented research papers and has been an invited faculty to deliver lectures and provide hands-on-training sessions on various topics including chemical peels and lasers at national as well as international conferences including DERMACONS, ICD, WCD, EADV and ASPCR. Apart from being reviewer for various journals, he has been the Assistant Editor of Journal of Cutaneous & Aesthetic Surgery from 2011-12. Currently he is the Assistant Editor of the journal PIGMENT INTERNATIONAL and is on the editorial board of the JOURNAL OF COSMETOLOGY & TRICHOLOGY. He is also the Treasurer and Founder member of Pigmentary Disorders Society (PDS) and Founder Member of Nail Society of India (NSI).He also has to his credit the organization of various conferences devoted to Pigmentary dermatology, nail disorders, lasers and cosmetology. He is a pioneer in the diagnostic technique of DERMOSCOPY - the latest non-invasive diagnostic technique for skin, hair and nail disorders. His name has now been included in the 2014 edition of Marqui’s Who’s Who in The World! Despite the constraints of private practice, he toils to maintain his academic acumen with his professional motto in mind which is to have a truly “Academic Private Practice”. But he truly believes in: “I treat, HE cures!”

Sushant Lok I, Gurgaon



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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.

Awards and Recognitions

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IADVL Scholarship to present research paper at World Congress of Dermatology (WCD) 2015, held in Vancouver, Canada - 2015
Biography included in 31st edition (2014) Marquis Who’s Who in the World, a collection of biographies across the globe of people who have made a difference in the world. - 2014
Biography included by Oxford International Biographical Centre (IBC) in the list of 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the Century. - 2014
Biography included by Oxford International Biographical Centre (IBC) in the list of 100 Best Educators in the World in 2014. - 2014
Received ISD Scholarship under the ISD International Mentorship Program for one month Fellowship in Dermatosurgery & Cosmetology (Jan-Feb 2012) under Prof. Yahya Dowlati, Director & Head, CRTSDL, TUMS, Tehran. - 2012


MBBS - University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi University, 2003
MD - Skin,VD & Leprosy - University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi University, 2009
DNB - Dermatology & Venereology - University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi University, 2010


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Medical Council of India (MCI)
Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL)
International Society of Dermatology
European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV)
International Dermoscopy Society


2011 - Present Medical Director and Senior Consultant DermatologistDoctor at Skinnocence
2011 - 2014 Consultant at Alchemist Hospital
2011 - 2014 Consultant at Mayom Hospital
2008 - 2011 Sr Resident at University College of Medical Sciences


1766 Delhi Medical Council, 2004
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