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Dr Riddhi Gandhi Shah<br />
Consultant Dermatologist, Cosmetologist & Trichologist

Best Dermatologist, Trichologist, Skin Specialist in Ghatkopar – Dr. Riddhi Gandhi Shah

Consultant Dermatologist, Cosmetologist & Trichologist

MBBS: NDMVP`S Medical College, Nashik

DVD: LTMMC, Sion, Mumbai

DNB: Dr RN Cooper Hospital, Mumbai

MNAMS: Delhi

Dr Riddhi has completed her post graduate training in dermatology, cosmetology, trichology and venerology and gained thorough clinical acumen from the esteemed institutions of Mumbai, viz; Sion Hospital & Cooper hospital.

Dr Riddhi has been fortunate enough to have had mentors like Dr R. Dhurat, Dr M. Makhecha, & Dr S. Neelyogi, who are stalwarts in their respective fields of Trichology, Cosmetology and Injectables (Fillers & Botulinium toxins). Their guidance has exponentially increased her knowledge and skill in these areas of dermatology.

COSMETOLOGY & DERMATOSURGERY – Dr Riddhi has assisted & performed advanced cosmetology procedures including minimally invasive face lifts (Botox, Filler injections, PRP injections & Thread lift procedures), Vitiligo surgeries (split skin grafting, punch grafting, suction Blister grafting & non cultured melanocyte transfer procedures), Dermal graftings for acne scars, PRF injections, ear lobe repairs/Lobuloplasties, Laser operations, etc under the guidance of Dr Makhecha.

During her tenure in KAYA clinics as well as in her pvt practice, Dr Riddhi has successfully managed multiple cases of stubborn face & body Pigmentation, Hormonal Acne, Fine lines, wrinkles & stretch marks, androgenetic alopecias etc

DERMATOLOGY: Dr Riddhi has been practicing dermatology & cosmetology for 9 years now (including residency). And, in all these years Dr Riddhi has been able to diagnose & manage a spectrum of skin diseases ranging from fungal infections to multisystem disorders like SLE, Systemic Sclerosis etc to Vesiculobullous disorders like pemphigus etc and even cutaneous tumours like SCC, BCC etc.

TRICHOLOGY –PRP is her area of interest, and apart from acne scars treatment, Dr Riddhi has extensively done PRP treatment for hair loss & performed a few hair transplant procedures.

DRUG ALLERGY MANAGEMENT – Dr Riddhi has also had the experience of managing varied cases of cutaneous adverse drug reactions during her residency at Cooper Hospital.

Professional Experience

  • DVD residency + Senior Registrar post at LTMMC, Sion Hospital, Mumbai
  • DNB residency + Speciality Medical Officer post at RN Cooper Hospital, Mumbai
  • Senior Registrar post at NAIR Hospital, Mumbai
  • Ex Consulting Dermatologist & Cosmetologist @ KAYA CLINICS, Thane & Ghatkopar
  • Ex Honorary consultant @ Hindumahasabha Trust Hospital, Ghatkopar
  • Private Practice @ AGELESS MEDICA SKIN & HAIR CLINIC, Ghatkopar
  • Honorary Consultant @ Brahman Samaj Trust Hospital, Ghatkopar

Research Papers

  • Thesis: A split face study to compare the efficacy of PRP versus NS in the treatment of Atrophic acne scars.
  • A observational study to assess the utility of Ultrabiomicroscopic sonography (UBM) in evaluation of atrophic acne scar treatments.
  • An open, randomized, comparative study for evaluation of efficacy of Topical Minoxidil versus Topical Hair serum versus combination of both in Androgenetic Alopecia
  • Study of effect of Drug ABC (CRESCINA Hair serum) on Follicular Counts and Reversal of Hair Miniaturisation in Alopecia.
  • Pitted keratolysis – A study of various clinical manifestations

Awards & Affiliations:

  • Best research paper award @ ASCICON, Daman 2018
  • Recipient of IADVL, international scholarship for WCD, Milan 2019
  • Affiliated to:
    A: Indian Association of Dermatology, Venerology & Leprosy
    B: Association of Medical Consultants
    C: Indian Medical Association

Aim & Vision:

  • I wish to develop a centre of Dermatology excellence where all the skin diseases are managed right from investigations (biopsies, Smears etc) to surgical treatments (excisions etc) under one roof. And where Cosmetology is practiced in a scientific way to give utmost patient satisfaction & care.