DNB - Dermatology & Venereology, Diploma in Dermatology, MBBS
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Dr. Minal M. Thamke Pawar is a patient-focused Dermatologist with skills in General Dermatology and Cosmetic Dermatology. She is DNB degree holder from Sion Hospital. She has worked in one of the most reputed dermato-cosmetic setup in Mumbai and has treated many Bollywood celebrities. She also has three and a half years of international work experience in the Middle East.She has thorough experience in handling procedures like Laser, Carboxytherapy, Electrocautery, Microdermabrasion, Chemical Peels, Mesotherapy, IPL, etc.She has attended many National and International conferences. She is a life member of Indian Association of Dermatologist, Venerologist and Leprologist (IADVL), Cosmetic Dermatologist Society of India (CSI), National Acadamy of Medical Sciences (MNAMS) and Indian Medical Association (IMA). She is a registered medical practitioner with Maharashtra Medical Council.
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.