Career as Dermatologist

Stream : Health Science
Sub Stream : Doctor


Dermatologists are physicians who treat skin ailments and diseases. They also treat problems related to tissues and structures such as the nails, hair, mucous membrane etc. 
• Listen to the patient's complaints and take the history of the disease
• Examine the patient
• Take blood for examination, smears of the affected skin, biopsy specimens etc for detailed diagnosis of the condition
• Get advanced analysis from pathological laboratory
• Diagnose the disease or condition
• Prescribe oral, injectible and local application medicines
• Carry out skin grafts, warts and cyst removal, as well as hair transplants
• Carry out laser treatment for correcting birthmarks or other defects
• Make referrals when a skin condition indicates other medical conditions.

Employment Opportunities for Dermatologist:

• Government Hospitals
• Private Hospitals & Nursing Homes
• Armed Forces Medical Services
• Railways Medical Facilities
• Private practice
• Specialist Hospitals
• Hair clinics

Top Recruiting Companies of Dermatologist:

• Max Healthcare
• Fortis
• Apollo Hospitals
• Armed Forces Medical Services
• Indian Railways Hospital

How to become Dermatologist?

Path 1:

• Class XII
Stream: PCB
• Entrance
Medical Entrance Exam
• Graduation
MBBS/MD Dermatology
• Goal

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