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Dr. Atul Taneja

Dr. Atul Taneja

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MD - Dermatology





Aesthetic Dermatologist

21 Years Experience Overall  (21 years as specialist)

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Dr. Atul Taneja has worked as a Licensed Treating Dermatologist on both sides of the globe in India and the USA and has been awarded Clinical Super-Specialization degrees from AIIMS, the New England Medical Center, USA; Boston University, USA and the Harvard Medical School, USA. He was part of the teams of original inventors and world leaders in the fields of Laser Surgery, Photo-Medicine, General Dermatology and Skin Oncology. Dr. Atul Taneja has himself made significant contributions at these institutes with research and new techniques on lasers and phototherapy machines for the treatment of vitiligo, lichen planus, psoriasis, skin cancers etc. His works are published and quoted in many peer-reviewed scientific international journals and authoritative textbooks.

Salt Lake, Kolkata

Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals


58, Canal Circular Road, On E.M. Bypass Road, Landmark: Opposite Hyatt Regency Hotel, Kolkata

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10:00 - 05:00

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Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a dermatologist doctor?

A: A dermatologist is doctor with expertise in the care of normal skin. He can diagnose and treat diseases of skin, hair and nails. They can also help in the management of cosmetic disorders such as hair loss and scars.

Q: When should one consult a dermatologist?

A: When you see skin problems like acne, eczema, skin damage, scar, blemishes, unusual appearing moles or spots, then it is time to consult a dermatologist.

Q: Should one consult a dermatologist for laser treatment of skin problems?

A: A board-certified dermatologist can be consulted for laser treatment of skin problems. If your dermatologist lacks expertise in laser treatment then you may not get desired results and it may cause permanent damage to your skin.

Q: What are the common services provided by dermatologist?

A: A dermatologist can diagnose and treat skin, hair and nail related problems. He/She can perform skin biopsies to diagnose certain skin conditions, chemical peels to peel of upper damaged skin layer, cosmetic injections, hair removal and restoration, excision of lesions, laser surgery and skin grafts.

Q: What is the difference between a cosmetologist & a dermatologist?

A: A dermatologists is specialized in treating problems related to skin, hair, nails, and mucus membranes. Cosmetologists may not be medical professionals with a degree but are specialized in cosmetic services like laser, botox, fillers, hair grafts, and other aesthetic-related services.


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Laser Surgery
Skin Oncology
Sun Spots, Age Spots, And Other Pigmented Lesions
Peel, Polishing, Lasers

Awards and Recognitions

Dr. Atul Taneja Is The Only Dermatologist In India Holding 3 Complete, Genuine, Clinical Super-specializations. His Techniques For Using Lasers And Phototherapy Machines Are Used Internationally.


MD - Dermatology - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1994


American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
International Society of Dermatology
Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL)
American Society of Laser Surgery and Medicine


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2006 - Present Senior Consultant at Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals
1999 - 2001 Clinical Fellow at Boston Medical Center. USA
2001 - 2003 Clinical Fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
2001 - 2003 Clinical Fellow at Wellman Labs. Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
2004 - 2004 Superspecialization in laser surgery at Harvad Medical School


68932 West Bengal Medical Council, 1995

Trainings and Certifications

Fellow in Oncology - Boston University And Tufts University, 2000
FELLOWSHIP in CUTANEOUS & LASER SURGERY - Harvard Medical School, USA, 2003
Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (FAAD) - Harvard Medical School, USA, 2003
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