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Dr. Sonali Kantak

Dr. Sonali Kantak

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MBBS, Diploma in Dermatology, DNB - Dermatology & Venereology, MD - Dermatology







17 Years Experience Overall  (17 years as specialist)

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Dr. Sonali Kantak, the founder of the clinic, has been practicing in the field of dermat and trichology since 2004. Before being a successful doctor, she was a meritorious student. After completing her MBBS from D.Y. Patil Med College, Navi Mumbai, she pursued specialization in dermatology in the prestigious Topiwala National Med College & Nair Hospital.She topped the Mumbai University for her MD degree and also won the Gold Medal for her DDV from the college of Physicians & Surgeon. She is a Diplomat of Nation Board (DNB) in dermatology speciality from the National Board of Exam, New Delhi.Her education and experience make her a great doctor but what makes her unique is her belief that symptoms may be the same but every patient differs. She focuses on the patient and not just the disease. For her treatment means offering diet, health and lifestyle tips along with medication. Her aim is not only to treat the disease but also help prevent it in the future. Thus a consultation with her is a complete, holistic yet medical and scientific approach to getting healthy and staying that way.

Goregaon West, Mumbai

Dr. Sonali's Skin, Hair & Cosmetology Clinic


1st Floor, Parvati Nivas, S.V. Road, Landmark: Opposite Patel Petrol Pump, Mumbai

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Mon - Wed, Fri - Sat

11:30 - 01:30
06:00 - 08:30


11:30 - 01:30
07:30 - 08:30


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.

Awards and Recognitions

Gold Medal at MD (Skin) Exam, Mumbai University - 2004
Gold Medal at DDV Exams - 2004


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MBBS - D Y Patil Medical College Kolhapur, 2000
Diploma in Dermatology - College of physicians and Surgeons Mumbai, 2004
DNB - Dermatology & Venereology - Topiwala National Medical College & BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, 2004


Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL)


2006 - 2007 Consultant Dermatologist at Kaya Skin Clinic
2008 - 2011 Consultant Dermatologist at Kaya Skin Clinic
2004 - 2016 Owner & Dermatologist at Dr. Sonali's Skin, Hair & Cosmetology Clinic


2000031632 Maharashtra Medical Council, 2000
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