Top Dermatologists In India

It is said that, “Skincare is an important part of self-care’’ andone’s skin is one’s best accessory and should be taken proper care of.

The skin is said to be the fingerprint of what goes on inside the body that includes all skin conditions, ranging from psoriasis to acne to ageing. 

These are all manifestations of one’s body’s internal needs including nutritional needs. They say, ‘Healthy skin is a reflection of overall wellness.’

One can consult a good dermatologist to get rid of acne, blemishes and other skin issues as taking care of your skin is more important than covering it up.

Here is a list of top dermatologists in the country –

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Dr. Ramji Gupta –

Dr. Ramji Gupta is a Senior Consultant Dermatologist in Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi. 

He is considered one of the best and experienced dermatologists in India having a total of 42 years.

He is MBBS, MD, DVD and his super specialization is in Pulse Therapy.

Mr. Gupta has done a lot of research work on various skin diseases like the treatment of Pemphigus and a group of auto-immune diseases, psoriasis, and warts.

He has authored 10 books on dermatology and has published 70 research papers in various national and international journals.

He has been credited with several awards for his work in this field. They are –

  • Dr DP Rastogi Memorial Award (2011)
  • GSK (IADVL) Oration (2004)
  • D.P Jain (DMA) Oration (2005)
  • Best Photography (DMA) Award (1988)

He specializes in the following areas –

  • Dermatopathology
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Sexually transmitted infections
  • Vitiligo Surgery

Contact –

M-54, Jal Vihar Road, Lajpat Nagar II, New Delhi-110024

Phone: 011-41724348

Mobile:  09810493898


Apollo Hospital –

Room No. 1003, Gate No 10,

Sarita Vihar, Delhi Mathura Road, New Delhi -110076

Tel: 26925858, 26925801

Mobile: 9958368164

Dr. Col Rajagopal A –

Dr. Col Rajagopal A

Dr. Rajagopal A is a consultant dermatologist at Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai.

He is MBBS, MD- Dermatology and Venerology, DVD having 59 Years of experience.

Considered as one of the best dermatologists practicing in Chennai, he has several achievements and awards on his name for his outstanding work. They are –

  • Professor of Dermatology AFME, Poona
  • Advisor to Armed Forces
  • Medical Services
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Govt. of India
  • And an award, the ‘Teacher Par Excellence Award” by IADU&L Academy

He specializes in –

  • Body sculpting
  • Skin booster and fillers
  • Tummy tuck
  • Breast augmentation
  • Laser hair removal
  • Photodynamic therapy
  • Hair loss treatments

Contact –

No 21, Greams Lane Off Greams Road, Greames Road, Opposite Thousand Light Police Station, Chennai – 600006

Phone number: 044-28290200/3333

Dr. Shuba Dharmana

Dr. Shuba Dharmana

Dr. Dharmana is an internationally renowned Cosmetic Dermatologist.

Presently she is a consultant dermatologist practicing both at Le Jeune Medspa in Bangalore and Hyderabad.

She is a visiting consultant Dermatologist and Hair Transplant Surgeon at many hospitals in Hyderabad and Bangalore such as Apollo, Nova.

Dr. Dharmana is MBBS, DFFP, DPD (UK) and has an experience of 19 years in the field of cosmetology out of which she practiced in the UK for 10 years and has been certified by Ascot Skin clinic for basic and advanced botox & fillers procedures.

She is a columnist and article writer for several national dailies and magazines. Her clientele includes prominent film personalities.

She has several awards in her kitty for her contribution –

  • ‘Mother Teresa Seva Ratna’ Award by AIESAC- New- Delhi  (2014)
  • Crowned as the “Woman Entrepreneur of the Year 2012”
  • Nominated as best Cosmetologist- India- 2013

She specializes in –

  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Hair Transplantation
  • Trichology
  • Dermatology

Contact –

Dr. Shuba Skin & Laser Clinic

Plot No.24, Maxivision Building, 4th Floor, Opp. Cyber Towers, Madhapur, Hyderabad, Telangana – 500034

Phone Number- (040) 64647071

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Dr. R.S. Mishra –

Dr. R.S. Mishra

Dr. Mishra is a consultant at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH), Delhi.

He has a diploma and is a MBBS in Dermatology and is a Dermatologist and Dermatosurgeon with 57 years of experience.

He keeps abreast with the latest procedures being used in his field and provides the best services to his patients.

Dr. Mishra is also an author who has written on many medical related diseases and specializations for sharing valuable information and increasing awareness –

  • Current Literature: Dermatology – 2002
  • Sex, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Aids – 2008
  • Leprosy: A reference guide for Medical Practitioners – 2010
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Aids – 2003

His specializations are –

  • Dermatosurgery
  • Puva Therapy
  • Cryosurgery
  • Laser Therapy
  • Pimple Scars
  • Hyper pigmentation on face

Contact –

Dr. R.S Mishra`s Skin Care and Cosmetology Centre

P-1, MIG Flats, Ground Floor, Prasad Nagar, Karol Bagh, Delhi

Phone Number: +91 9810201874

Dr. S.R Shukla –

Dr. S.R Shukla

Dr. Shukla is one of the top dermatologists of the country practicing at Fortis Escorts Hospital, Jaipur. 

He is MBBS, MD (Dermatology & STD) with 41 years of experience. He had the opportunity to serve as a Consultant Dermatologist to a former President of India. 

Dr. Shukla has even headed the dermatology department of various medical colleges in Rajasthan for 32 years and delivered several guest lectures on different forums.

He was part of the selection board for the selection of Professors/Dermatologists at state selection bodies and is an author of book on Pediatric Dermatology.

He has been awarded several awards for his contribution in the field of dermatology –

  • He was awarded the prestigious Commonwealth Medical Fellowship and worked at the Institute of Dermatology and St. Thomas Hospital in London for a year.
  • He was conferred the State Merit Award for excellent research work in Dermatology by the Government of Rajasthan.
  • He has even worked as a senator for the University of Rajasthan for 3 years.

Contact –



Phone Number- (Mobile) 829009845; (Landline) 0141-2522950

Dr. V J Tannu –

Dr. V J Tannu

Dr. Tannu is the Managing Director and Senior Consultant Cosmetologist at Komal Clinic, Pune.

He is MBBS, MD in Dermatology and has a Diploma in Dermatology. He has an experience of 43 years in this field and is an expert in laser power treatments, scar therapy and sun damage problems.

He has been a Visiting Specialist at many hospitals including Inlaks & Budhrani, Ruby Hall Clinic & Police General Hospital.

He specializes in –

  • Dermatology
  • Allergy
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Trichology
  • Venereology

Contact –

Komal Clinic, 718, Ganesh Road, Budhwar Peth, Near Lal Mahal and Jijamata Baug, Pune

Phone Number: 022-24453400; + 91-9823130197

Dr. Koushik Lahiri –

Dr. Koushik Lahiri

Dr. Lahiri is a Senior Consultant Dermatologist, Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata.

He is the Director of WIZDERM, based in Kolkata. He is MBBS, DVD (CAL), FIAD, FFAADV, FRCP (Glasgow), FRCP (Edin), FRCP (London) and has 24 yrs of experience in the field of Dermatology.

Dr. Lahiri has 100 articles published in indexed journals and has been awarded for his outstanding work in the field of Dermatology –

  • International League of Dermatology Societies (ILDS) prestigious Certification of Appreciation(CoA) Award
  • Award for outstanding leadership with special recognition from the Rutgers State University of New Jersey and New Jersey Medical School Chapter of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society
  • AAD member making difference award in 2018

He specializes in –

  • Acne
  • Allergy
  • Psoriasis
  • Eczema
  • Leucoderma/Vitiligo
  • Scars
  • Pigmentation on face
  • Hair and Nail disorders
  • Cholesterol spots on eyelids
  • Wrinkles

Contact –

58, Canal Circular Ln, Kadapara, Phool Bagan, Kankurgachi, Kolkata, West Bengal

Phone Number: 084209 86678

Dr. Satish Sawant

Dr. Satish Sawant

Dr. Sawant is a Consultant at Dr. Balabhai Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai.

He is MD (Derma), FAMS, FCPS, FRSH, and DVD and has 46 years of experience in this field and is one of the renowned dermatologists in Mumbai.

He works as a Consultant Dermatologist, Cosmetologist & Dermatosurgeon. 

He specializes in –

  • Skin cancer
  • Warts
  • Cosmetic filler injections
  • Hair removal with laser
  • Hair transplantation
  • Laser therapy for birthmarks and skin disorders
  • Vitiligo surgery
  • Allergy testing
  • Radiation therapy

Contact –

Humanitarian Clinic, 2nd Floor, Ceasar Court Building, Above Paaneri, Near Station, Andheri West, Mumbai

Phone Number: 022-26282916

Dr. Rohini Krishnamoorthy –

Dr. Rohini Krishnamoorthy

Dr. Krishnamoorthy is an esteemed Dermatologist working as a Senior Consultant in Fortis la Femme, Bangalore.

She is MBBS, MD (Dermatology), and  DVD having  36 years of experience in this field and is a Dermatologist & Immunodermatologist.

She specializes in –

  • Hair Restoration
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Dermabrasion

Contact –

No. 62, Mother Teresa Rd, Behind Sacred Heart Church Entrance, Richmond Town, Bengaluru, Karnataka

Phone Number: 088844-81414

Dr. H K Kar –

Dr. H K Kar

Dr. Kar is a Senior Dermatologist presently practicing in LA Skin, Gurgaon as a Medical Director.

Earlier he held the post of director and medical superintendent in RML Hospital, Delhi and PGIMER.

He is MBBS, MD (MD – Skin & VD) having 40 years of experience in this field and is Dermatologist and Dermatosurgeon.

He has received several awards for his work –

  • Glaxo Oration- IADVL Awards
  • Life Time Achievement Award by PGIMER, Dr RML Hospital, Delhi – 2015
  • Excellent Medical Administrator Award by RK AIDS Research Care Center – 2014
  • Vishista Chikstha Ratna Puraskar by Delhi Medical Association – 2013
  • Teacher par Excellence Award by Indian Association of Dermatologist, Venereologist and Leprologist – 2012

He specializes in-

Contact –

A-Block, Plot no: 609

Landmark: Next to Centre Point Mall  

Near IFFCO Chowk Metro Station Sushant Lok I, Gurgaon

Phone Number: 095555 51130

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Written by Preeti Talwar

She is a Ph.D. in Zoology, has worked as a UGC Research Associate for three years, has worked as a Proofreader with Thakur Publishers for three years, Worked as Eduadvisor for Urban Campus and Disciplebay. Has 6 years Content writing experience under her belt. She has worked as a content writer for several companies and boasts of writing on different niches. She is well published both on print and digital media. She has publications on national and international platforms. She has publications in the Chicken Soup Series, LitGleam Magazine, The Countrysquire magazine UK 20, Bonobology to name a few.
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