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Dr. Vivek Nair

Dr. Vivek Nair

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MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy





Hair Transplant Surgeon


Aesthetic Dermatologist




16 Years Experience Overall  (16 years as specialist)

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Dr. Vivek Nair is a Gold Medalist from Maulana Azad Medical College, one of India's premier medical institutions. Trained in India and abroad Dr. Nair practices in Gurgaon (NCR), India. He has an avid interest in all aspects of dermatology with particular expertise in Laser & Cosmetic Dermatology, and Hair Transplantation.Dr. Nair has been a high achiever since his school days and was an All India Topper (rank 1) in the AFMC (Armed Forces Medical College) medical entrance examination in 1997. At the age of 17 he was featured on the cover of junior science digest, a popular science magazine, for his outstanding higher secondary and pre-medical test resultsAfter completing his MBBS from Maulana Azad Medical College, Dr. Nair spent 6 years at the Dermatology Deptt. of Lok Nayak Hospital. He excelled during his time there, topping the MD Dermatology exam (Delhi Univ) in 2007, for which he was awarded the Dr V.N. Sehgal gold medal for excellence in dermatology, venereology & leprology. That same year his work on the surgical treatment of post-acne scarring won him the 'Best Young Dermatologist Of The Year' award at the annual conference of the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists & Leprologists, Delhi chapter.Dr. Nair has four international fellowships to his credit and regularly participates in national/international conferences and workshops to keep his skills and knowledge updated.Dr. Nair is also one of the foremost Teledermatology experts in the world and has provided thousands of online consults to patients from all over of the world.

Gurgaon Sector 23, Gurgaon

Dr. Nair's Skin Clinic & Hair Transplant Centre


2nd Floor, PNB Building, Sector 23A Market., Landmark: Galgotia Hotel, 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

Young Dermatologist of the Year (IADVL, DSB) - 2007
Prof V.N Sehgal Gold Medal for Excellence in Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy - 2007


MBBS - G B Pant Hospital / Moulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, 2002
MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy - G B Pant Hospital / Moulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, 2007


Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL)
International Society of Dermatology
Indian Society of Pediatric Dermatology
Association of Cutaneous Surgeons of India (ACSI)
International Dermoscopy Society


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2010 - Present Consultant at Dr Nair's Skin Clinic
2007 - 2010 Senior Resident/Registrar at Lok Nayak Hospital
2010 - 2014 Consultant at Clinic Dermatech
2010 - 2014 Consultant at Metro Hospital & Heart Institute
2012 - 2014 Consultant at JSR Nursing Home


1259 Delhi Medical Council, 2007

Trainings and Certifications

Fellowship In Cosmetic Dermatology - BCRI, Miami, USA, 2013
Diploma in Aesthetic Mesotherapy - Institute of Laser & Aesthetic Medicine(ILAMED), 2012
Fellowship in Hair Transplantation - AG Center, Israel, 2015
Clinical Observership in Dermatosurgery & Transplant Dermatology - Kings College Hospital, London, 2015
Fellowship in Advanced Dermatology, Lasers, and Dermatologic Surgery - National Skin Center SG, 2016
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