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Best Dermatologist In Kochi

At Oliva Clinic, Kochi, leading dermatologists use their medical expertise to offer world-class skin and hair treatments and deliver exceptional results.

  • Dr. Sowmya V

    Dr. Soumya Venugopalan

    Consultant - Dermatologist

    MBBS, MD - Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy

    Reg No. - 44715 Travancore

    Kadavanthra, Kochi

    4.8 4.8 4.8
    • English, हिन्दी, മലയാളം
    • 600 Per consultation
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  • Dr. Ave Maria

    Dr. Ave Maria

    Consultant - Dermatologist

    MBBS, MD - Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy

    Reg No. - 52167

    Kadavanthra, Kochi

    4.8 4.8 4.8
    • English, हिन्दी, മലയാളം
    • 600 Per consultation
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  • Dr. Derina Maria Peter E

    Dr. Derina Maria Peter E

    Consultant - Dermatologist

    MBBS, MD - Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy

    Reg No. - 56744

    Kadavanthra, Kochi

    4.8 4.8 4.8
    • English, हिन्दी, മലയാളം
    • 600 Per consultation
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  • Oliva Doctor

    Dr. Aswathi Raj

    Consultant - Dermatologist

    MBBS, MD - Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy

    Reg No. - KRL20170000841 KTK

    Kadavanthra, Kochi

    4.8 4.8 4.8
    • English, हिन्दी, മലയാളം
    • 600 Per consultation
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What Is A Dermatologist?

A dermatologist is a medical professional who is qualified to diagnose and treat skin, hair, nail and mucous membrane-related related conditions. They are trained to treat over 3000 concerns among all ages.

What Does A Dermatologist Do?

A dermatologist:
  • Diagnoses and treats skin allergies, hair concerns and skin cancers
  • Identifies underlying diseases or medical conditions like diabetes, hormonal imbalances etc, as signs can, for example, show up on the skin or in the form of hair loss or hair thinning
  • Can provide solutions for aesthetic concerns like premature balding, marks on the skin, suntan, hyperpigmentation etc.
  • Are trained to perform dermatological surgeries to eliminate cysts, skin tags, warts, etc.
  • Can also perform cosmetic treatments like Botox and dermal fillers

What Are The Qualifications Of A Dermatologist?

A dermatologist has the following qualifications:
  1. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS).
  2. Doctor of Medicine (MD) in Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy Or a Diploma in Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy DDVL.
  3. Registration with the State Medical Council.

What Concerns Do Dermatologists Treat?

Dermatologists can treat several conditions and can also perform various procedures. Some of the common conditions that dermatologists treat are:
  1. Different types of acne and acne scars
  2. Eczema
  3. Psoriasis
  4. Hair Loss/Fall
  5. Signs of ageing
  6. Melasma
  7. Macular Amyloidosis
  8. Lichen Planus Pigmentosus (LPP)
  9. Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation (PIH)
  10. Varicose Veins
  11. Fungal Infections (of scalp, skin, and nails)
  12. Warts
  13. Shingles
  14. Nail Concerns (like ingrown nails)
  15. Vitiligo
  16. Allergic Reactions
  17. Scalp Issues (dandruff, dry scalp, itching, etc.)
  18. Freckles and age spots
  19. Melanoma
  20. Skin cancer
  21. Tattoo removal

When To See A Dermatologist?

Certain chronic conditions require an expert physical examination and proper diagnosis for effective treatment. See a dermatologist if you are unable to manage the following skin, nail, and hair conditions on your own:
  1. A persistent rash that is unresponsive to OTC treatments and self-care
  2. Your knees, scalp, chest, or lower back have patches of dry, flaky skin
  3. A mole or freckle that has undergone a visual alteration
  4. Toenails or fingernails that are brittle or yellow
  5. Any skin problem that is chronic
  6. Severe and recurrent acne, including painful cystic acne
  7. Nail issues, including fungus, ingrown nails, or others
  8. Excessive hair loss and hair thinning
  9. Skin growths on your body that resemble warts
  10. Long-standing hyperpigmentation concerns
  11. Prolonged skin irritation, itching, and redness
  12. Persistent nail discolouration or infection
  13. Concerns regarding swollen veins, especially in your legs
  14. Signs of ageing, such as wrinkles, age spots, and fine lines
  15. Scarring from burns, cuts and scratches
Do not forget that a dermatologist can help identify serious, underlying issues if any. Further, you can also consult a dermatologist if you want to start a proper skincare routine and need help with identifying your skin type and suitable products for you.

How Do I Choose The Best Dermatologist?

Make sure to check for the following basic pre-requisites when choosing a dermatologist:
  1. The doctor’s qualifications, medical license and board certification.
  2. The dermatologist should be accessible and available in case you have an emergency or follow-up questions.
  3. Ask family members and friends for recommendations and referrals. You can check client reviews on the internet. This will help you understand if the doctor and the clinic meet your expectations.
  4. Check the reputation of the clinic the doctor is associated with. Find out about the technology at the clinic.

 What Is The Dermatology Consultation Fee In Kochi?

A consultation in Kochi, on average is between Rs 500-1500 but varies based on the dermatologist’s reputation, experience, and clinic location.

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