Dermatology is the medical science which specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases or disorders affecting the skin, hair, and nails. Right from newborns
to adolescents and adults, these kinds of diseases can affect patients of all ages.
At Fortis, we are proud to have a well established and highly regarded dermatology practice providing a full suite of medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology services in Bangalore.
Furthermore, we also offer Paediatric Dermatology – a specialized area of care that tackles any skin disorders affecting infants, children and adolescents. Here’s what it entails
Medical dermatology involves the evaluation and diagnosis in all aspects of skin, hair, and nails. Right from minor conditions or life-threatening ailments, our dermatologists can
diagnose and treat a host of conditions including skin cancer, mole removal, acne, atopic eczema, rosacea, psoriasis, melasma, mole surveillance, dermatitis, hair loss, and warts. We
also facilitate full body skin exams for screening skin cancer while tailoring treatments to suit individuals and their precise needs and concerns.
Surgical dermatology refers to treating diseases of the skin with the help of surgical intervention. All our dermatologists are experts in skin surgery and plastic surgical
reconstruction including removing skin cancers, getting rid of melanoma to benign skin lesions, facelifts, reconstructing cutaneous defects, crafting complex flap and skin grafts,
eliminating pigmentary discolorations, breast augmentation and improving cosmetic blemishes. All these procedures are performed in our state-of-the-art operating theatres
where we are able to showcase our greatest skill and passion for patient care
Cosmetic Dermatology involves cosmetically improving and enhancing the appearance of skin, hair, and nails to ensure that your problem is appropriately managed. Our highly
trained dermatologists are focused on helping our patients keep their skin looking healthy by offering the latest techniques for skin rejuvenation. We also provide chemical peels, help
in restoring skin texture and tone, administer anti-wrinkle injections & dermal fillers, facilitate laser therapy as well as assist in reducing skin imperfections such as stretch marks,
birthmarks, acne, skin tags, mole, wrinkles etc.
We are also known to offer the latest in laser treatments for scarring, pigmentation, redness, and rejuvenation with the highest standards of professionalism.
At Fortis, we adopt as a multidisciplinary and holistic approach to patient care and are committed to providing the highest standard of care for all our patients. Here are some of
the conditions which are covered under our purview:
Skin Diseases : Skin being the largest organ in the human body, our dermatologists are fully trained in diagnosing, treating and a wide range of problems afflicting the skin. These include (but not limited to) lichen planus, vitiligo, psoriasis, precancerous lesions, hyperhidrosis, acne, squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma, melanoma, skin infections, lupus,
Hair Loss : At Fortis, we treat all types of hair loss – no matter what your age or gender is – and irrespective of the type of hair loss you might be suffering with. We also treat excessive hair loss – also referred to as alopecia – along with other types of hair loss including Alopecia Areata, Trichotillomania, Androgenic alopecia, Alopecia Totalis, etc.
Hair and scalp diseases : Hair and scalp diseases come in an array of types and forms and we have significant expertise in all aspects of diseases affecting the hair and scalp and related sub-specialties.
Hair Transplants : We have an excellent team of qualified dermatologists and an accredited hair transplantation team who provide a range of hair restoration strategies while ensuring the
best possible results without compromising the quality and safety of the client. Our safe, effective & lasting hair transplant solutions include Follicular Unit Transplant, Follicular Unit
Extraction, Body hair transplant, Micro-grafting to scars, Camouflage techniques after surgery amongst others.
Hair Removal : If you’re looking to get rid of unwanted body hair, we specialize in permanent hair reduction for irresistibly smooth skin. We have in place, an advanced medical grade hair removal laser machine that targets and destroys the follicle under the skin's surface, thus significantly reducing hair growth.
Skin Cancer : We specialize in the accurate diagnosis and management of a variety of skin cancers. We also have regular skin checks in place to help detect the problem so that appropriate intervention can be undertaken. In addition, We offer Mohs micrographic surgery, the best technique available for removal of most skin cancers and excision of skin cancers on the face, in particular.
Eczema : Another skin condition which can’t be cured, Eczema or Atopic Dermatitis is an extremely common condition which results in the skin getting itchy, red, dry and cracked. Right from conventional treatments such as creams and ointments to antibiotics and ultraviolet radiation therapy (phototherapy), our staff exhibit world-class expertise in treating atopic
Psoriasis : Psoriasis is a chronic and often painful skin disease that can result in extreme discomfort and irritation. It’s a condition in which skin cells tend to reproduce quicker than normal resulting in round, reddish skin patches with silvery scales to develop on the various parts of the body. Although there is no cure for psoriasis, we have the expertise and experience necessary to help you manage your symptoms.
Vitiligo : Vitiligo can be a socially debilitating disorder which is characterized by white patches developing on the skin. Our team specializes in vitiligo diagnosis and offer outstanding
treatment for our patients including topical and oral therapies, narrowband ultraviolet A and B treatments, and even excimer laser therapy.
Acne : We make use of some of the advanced, cutting-edge, and most updated technologies in treating scars caused by acne. Our professional, medically-approved treatments follow the highest standard of safety and efficacy – guaranteed to leave you with spotless skin in no time.
Nail Disorders : Nail disorders such as brittle nails (Onychoschizia), nail discoloration, nail fungus & infection, leukonychia, subungual melanoma, pterygium, subungual hyperkeratosis etc. can not only be unsightly but also be extremely painful. We are experts in not only helping you get the right diagnosis but also in setting you up with an apt treatment plan.
Excessive Sweating : Hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating can prove to be an embarrassing disorder which may affect the whole body or just specific areas. We offer several treatments including oral medications and Botox injections and help you find the best hyperhidrosis treatment for you.
At Fortis, we are proud to have a multi-disciplinary & dedicated team of top-notch professionals including dermatologists, dermal therapists, nurses, medical practitioners, and
administrative staff. With years of experience under our belt, we specialize in patient- centered care and provide you with the care you need to ensure great skin, hair, nails, and
overall health. By making use of the most advanced cutting-edge technology and combining it with our safe & effective treatment process, we make sure that our patients always have access to first-class treatment and care.
With 56 hospitals across the nation and over 10,000 beds, Fortis Healthcare Limited is a leading integrated healthcare delivery service provider in India. For over 26 years, Fortis Hospitals have been committed to the cause of getting people back to their lives faster and stronger.