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Dr. Bindu Sthalekar

Dr. Bindu Sthalekar

Dr. Bindu Sthalekar

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MD - Skin & VD, DVD, MBBS





32 Years Experience Overall  (32 years as specialist)

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Dr. Bindu Sthalekar is a celebrity Dermatologist, Trichologist & Cosmetologist practicing in Bombay for more than 29 years. She has completed her graduation and post-graduation (MD, DVD) in dermatology from T. N. Medical College & Nair Hospital, Bombay University. She was one of the first few Dermatologists from India to foray into Cosmetology & Anti ageing Medicine by training with the finest doctors in UK, USA & France. With her knowledge and experience of Indian skin she became one of the pioneers to introduce Botox, Fillers and Lasers in India. She is the Medical Head and Founder of Skin Smart Solutions clinics located at Bandra and South Mumbai.She has not only treated some of our leading industrialists and celebrities, her patients also include people from all walks of life across India and abroad. She treats every person holistically as she believes that beauty isn’t just skin deep but is also a reflection of our healthy body and mind.Over the years, she has been trained in cosmetology and aesthetic medicine at various locations across the world including South East Asia, Paris, New York and London. She’s also been invited as a speaker on numerous platforms ranging from mainstream television shows like Band Baja Baraat, USV’s educational programs on Zoom to Radio channels like Mid Day FM station. She has written for publications like Upper crest, Bombay Times, Cosmopolitan, Femina, Savvy, Times of India, Vogue, Cine Blitz and Afternoon. Dr. Bindu is one of the skin & hair experts for Glamrs - a health and beauty portal. She has co – starred on health shows with Sanjeev Kapoor.Her expertise in treatments extends from dermatological ailments to aesthetic treatments like Botox, fillers, lasers and much more. In recent times, she has been one of the pioneers of the Plasma Replacement Therapy in India (PRP) and is considered as one of the few dermatologists in the world who understands South Asian skin and hair deeply. She was a consultant at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Sir Hurkisondas Hospital and Breach Candy Hospital. Dr. Bindu also conducts frequent training sessions for budding dermatologists in cosmetology and aesthetic medicine.

Khar West, Mumbai

Skin Smart Solutions


501, Links Building, 14th Cross road, near city walk, Landmark: Near City Walk Shoes and Opposite Dominos. Above Fascination Shop, Mumbai

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Tue, Fri

12:00 - 07:00


12:00 - 02:30


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.


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Painless Hair Removal
Skin Tightening
Hair Regrowth on Scalp
Facial Contouring
Facial Rejuvenation
Bridal Program
Skin Lightening

Awards and Recognitions

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Presented Various Clinical Papers Internationally and Nationally
Special Apppreciation Award
Dr Handa Prize
Scientific Faculty for Anti-aging Conference in India
Regularly Publishes Various Educational Articles in Popular National News Papers and Magazines


MD - Skin & VD - Topiwala National Medical College & BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, 1987
DVD - Topiwala National Medical College & BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, 1984
MBBS - University of Mumbai, Mumbai, 1977


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American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
The Indian Academy Of Dermatology, Venerology & Leprology
The World Society Of Anti-Aging Medicine
The Indo-American Society
The Indian Merchants Chamber (Women's Wing)


1987 - 2017 Dermatology and Cosmetology at Dr Bindu Sthalekar's Clinic


37555 Maharashtra Medical Council, 1977

Trainings and Certifications

FAAD - Topiwala National Medical College & BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, 1990
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