Who is a dermatologist?

A dermatologist is a physician specialized in diagnosing the diseases of skin, hair, and nails. Their branch of medicine is called as dermatology. They are well trained in their discipline and treat over 3000 skin diseases which include acne, dermatitis, eczema, fungal infections, hair disorders, nail infections, skin cancer and more.

Why it is important to look after your skin?

Skin covers your entire body and it reflects your own health. If you are affected by any disease, your skin turns pale in color. As it deals with your overall health it is important to take good care of your skin. Maintaining a healthy diet, hydrating more, having a good sleep and exercising will make you and your skin stay young.

What conditions does a dermatologist treat?

Dermatologists treat over 3000 skin diseases. Here are a few common conditions treated by a dermatologist.


Acne is a problematic skin disease that occurs when your hair follicles are blocked with dead skin cells and oil.


When your skin loses melanin, it changes the color of your skin. This can affect any part of your body including mouth and eyes.

Hair disorders

Loss of hair is a common issue among people. Dermatologists will get you a hair analysis and help you treat your problem.

Nail infections

You can approach a dermatologist for any kind of nail problems. Common conditions are the fungal infections that may form up over your nails.



When to see a dermatologist?

If you find symptoms affecting your skin, hair or nails and if any of the home remedies didn't help you, then you must pay a visit to a dermatologist. People willing to enhance their skin through cosmetic treatments can also visit a dermatologist. If you are caught by the symptoms of skin cancer, you must approach your dermatologist often.

How much does it cost to visit a dermatologist in Coimbatore?

The consultation fee of a dermatologist in Coimbatore starts from Rs.200/- where the other treatment packages differ based on the treatments provided.

  • Dr. Shankar -

    Dr. Shankar, MBBS


    51/28 AB, D B Road, R S Puram, Coimbatore


    Mon - Sat: 10.00 AM - 07.00 PM By Appointment Only

    Sunday: By Appointment Only

  • Dr. Srinivas -

    Dr. Srinivas, MBBS


    Cowley Brown Rd, R S Puram, Coimbatore


    Mon - Sun:By Appointment Only