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Dr. Purvi C Shah

Dr. Purvi C Shah

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MBBS, MD - Dermatology, DVD



33 Years Experience Overall  (33 years as specialist)

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Done medical and dermatological study from prestigious institution Seth G S Medical college and K E M hospital. University gold Medalist in dermatology. Special field of interest is hair treatment, PRP and Skin Disease.

Grant Road, Mumbai

Dr. Purvi Shah's Clinic

7D, 431, 1st Floor, Sanghrajka House, Lamington Road, Landmark: Next to IndusInd Bank, Mumbai

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Mon - Sat

04:00 - 07:00


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

University gold medal in DVD - 1985


MBBS - University of Mumbai, Mumbai, 1984
MD - Dermatology - G S Medical College, KEM Hospital Mumbai, 1988
DVD - G S Medical College, KEM Hospital Mumbai, 2017


Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL)
Indian Academy of Aesthetic Dermatology (IAAD)
Indian Association Of Leprosy


1989 - 2017 Dermatology at Lamington Road Clinic And Reliance Foundation And H N Hospital


53497 Maharashtra Medical Council, 1985
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