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Dermatology

Overview

About the Department

At Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital we believe that beauty is not skin deep; the skin is actually a mirror of one’s health. We provide treatments with a holistic approach for the management of skin disorders, medical as well as aesthetic. Hair disorders like hair loss, baldness and dandruff and nail problems like discoloration or abnormal nail growth are also treated in this department.

Facilities/ Services

Services Offered
We also offer special services pertaining to dermatological problems

Radiofrequency ablation
It is an easy and safe way to get rid of unwanted skin growths like warts and skin tags. This new technology is far superior to the old fashioned cauterization. It is done in an absolutely pain free manner with the help of anesthetic creams.

Extraction of molloscum and milia
Mollosca are painless growths which look like small rice kernels, commonly seen on the face of children. This is a harmless viral infection which needs to be treated only because it spreads by contact.
Milia are small, pearly painless mole like growths mainly around the eyes. The only way of getting rid of these, is by extracting them.

Patch testing for allergies
Common skin allergies can be diagnosed with patch test kit. A pre decided number of agents which are most likely to cause allergy are applied to the back and a reading is taken after 2 days.

Skin biopsy and histopathology
Sometimes different types of skin disorders mimic each other and are difficult to diagnose only on the basis of the appearance of the rash. Also, certain infections of the skin e.g. tuberculosis can be diagnosed only on basis of sampling of the tissue or skin biopsy. A skin biopsy is a simple out patient procedure done under local anesthetic injection. Skin biopsy is an extremely useful tool in diagnosing skin conditions like drug rashes, infections, psoriasis, and lichen planus etc.

Autologous serum skin test for urticaria or hives
Chronic itching with hives (urticaria) is a fairly common problem with our population. It disturbs day to day activity and has a significant impact on the quality of life. Autoimmune urticaria can be easily confirmed by a skin prick test known as autologous serum skin test wherein the patient’s own blood is used as a test injection on the skin. This test checks for the presence of auto antibodies which are diagnostic of autoimmune urticaria.

Our Team

Full Time Consultant
Name Designation Qualification Availability
Dr. Rajeev Dhir Full Time Consultant – Darmatology MBBS, MD (Dermatology & Venerology)

 Monday to saturday : 8am - 8pm


Visiting Consultant
Name Designation Qualification Availability
Visiting Consultant – Dermocosmetology

Monday : 9:00 am to 11:00 am 

Thursday : 9:00 am to 11:00 am 

Saturday: 9:00 am to 11:00 am 

Dr. Ashvith Shetty Visiting Consultant Dermatology, dermocosmatology & Trichology MBBS, MD & DNB in Dermatology, FRGUHS (Cosmetology)
  • Monday  -  11am to 1pm &  5pm to 7pm 

  • Tuesday  -  11am to 1pm &  5pm to 7pm

  • Wednesday  -  11am to 1pm &  5pm to 7pm

  • Thursday  -  11am to 1pm &  5pm to 7pm

  • Friday  -  11am to 1pm &  5pm to 7pm

  • Saturday - 11am to 1pm & &  5pm to 7pm

Dr. Manjiri Bhusari Visiting Consultant Dermatologist MBBS, DVD, SAIMS, FRSM
  • Monday, Wednesday : 11 am - 12 noon
Dr. Mansi Sanghvi Visiting Consultant Dermatology, dermocosmatology & Trichology MBBS : Maharashtra University of Health Sciences. 2004 DNB (Dermatology & Venereology) : National Board of Examinations, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. Of India, New Delhi. 2009

 Tuesday : 9am - 11pm

Wednesday : 5 pm - 8 pm

Thursday : 9 am - 11 am

Saturday : 9 am - 11 am 

Dr. Rameshwar Gutte Visiting Consultant Dermatologist, Dermatocosmetologist, Hair transplant Surgeon & Trichologist MD, FCPS (Skin & V D), Fellowship in Hair Transplant Surgery - FUE and Bio FUE
  • Monday  -  9am to 2pm & 4pm to 8pm 

  • Tuesday  -  9:30pm to 1:30pm

  • Wednesday  -  9:30am to 1:30pm

  • Thursday  -  9:30pm to 1:30pm

  • Friday  -  9:30am to 1:30pm

  • Saturday - 9am to 2pm & 4pm to 8pm 

  • Sunday - 10am to 12pm

Dr. Sejal Saheta Visiting Consultant Dermatology, dermocosmatology & Trichology MBBS, MD (Dermatology) & DNB (Dermatology)
  • Monday  -  1pm to  5pm  

  • Tuesday  - 1pm to  5pm

  • Wednesday - 1pm to 5pm

  • Thursday  - 1pm to 5pm

  • Friday  - 1pm to  5pm

  • Saturday - 1pm to  5pm

Dr. Sunil Ghate Visiting Consultant Dermatologist MBBS, MD, DDV, DNB

Thursday, Saturday :  5 pm - 6 pm

Dr. Vidula Kamath Visiting Consultant Dermatologist DNB, MD
  • Monday, Wednesday & Friday : 11 am - 1 pm