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DR. VIVEK MALHOTRA, M.D.

After pursuing a Degree in MBBS, specialized in Dermatology , Venereology & Leprology and formulated a novel research study in psoriasis. The major emphasis being laid on contact allergy.

Background

AIMS & OBJECTIVES

To create a visible difference in the medical arena by focusing on innovative and exemplary methodologies.

The expertise acquired
  • Initiated a local centre for an acclaimed chain of Cosmetic Laser Clinics. Prime objective being facilitating the treatment of LASER HAIR REMOVAL with Mediostar Diode Laser.
  • Progressed to an association with a reputed concern operating in the field of Lasers & Cosmetology. Individually synergized the core activities of the centre with a firm emphasis on innovative Laser applications.
  • Started the venture Beau Visage Skin Clinic in 2006 with the major focus being on providing the latest and world class technologies and facilities to the discerning patients in the field of Cosmetic Dermatology.
The beliefs

With more than 10 years of real time experience in the arena of Dermatology, Cosmetic Dermatology & Laser Applications, the biggest asset possessed today is an on hands experience of more than 8000 laser treatments.

The core issues evolved over the years relate to the continuous learning and thereby resulting into an ever evolving interest in innovative techniques.

So the core of all medical activities is not just knowledge but, applicable learning. The result is a pleasing smile on a patient’s face.

The Challenges

The continuously changing technological scenario demands a regular advancement in the expertise levels. With the latest fixtures arriving on a daily basis the need for an overall holistic view is mandatory. Getting just the intricacies is not sufficient but possession of a practical angle makes all the difference.

The patients are also not far behind when it comes to their needs. Greater induced levels of awareness demand a high-end approach that is just not only effective but, is also lasting.

The Road Ahead

Yesterday was a day of learning, today is the day of implementation, tomorrow again shall make yesterday OBSOLETE.

Education

Academic Qualifications
  • M.B.B.S., I G Medical College, Shimla, a renowned institute known for its years of credibility.
  • M.D. (Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology), PGIMER, Chandigarh, which is an internationally acclaimed, extremely prestigious research and health care set up.

Memberships / Associations

  • American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology & Aesthetic Surgery (2003-04)
  • Asian Society for Pigment Cell Research
  • Indian Association of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology
  • Chandigarh Dermatology Society (Treasurer, since 2006)
  • PGI Dermatology Alumni Association
  • Indian Medical Association

Post MD Experience:

  • Have been strongly present in the Dermatology sector since January’2002. Major emphasis was laid on patients with skin / hair / nail ailments. Establishing a strong focus on the core issues has always been a strong objective. Also actively carried out various dermatosurgical and cosmetological procedures. Skin biopsy, earlobe repair, chemical peeling, scar revision, mole removal, electrocuatery, dermabrasion, microdermabrasion, etc to name a few. These experiences inculcated a strong foundation for my overall professional growth.
  • January 2002 – April 2004: Chief Consultant Dermatologist with Newlook Cosmetic Laser Clinic, Chandigarh, a subsidiary of the nationwide Newlook chain involved in cosmetic laser application having a wide presence across India.
    Chief responsibilities included counseling and managing patients for laser hair removal and acne treatment with Diode Laser. Individual interaction & firm persuasion with patients formed the key role here.
  • April 2004 – October 2011: Consultant Dermatologist with Cosmetic Laser & Skin Care Clinics, a Bathinda based chain of cosmetology clinics with centers at Bathinda, Chandigarh and Ludhiana, having facilities like Lightsheer Diode & Coolglide Nd:YAG lasers, microdermabrasion, etc. Actively involved in creating a niche for the centre by focusing on quality oriented techniques. Created a wide client base across various states.
  • October 2006 – Started a new venture under the name Beau Visage Skin Clinic, a clinic dedicated to the field of Cosmetology. Many state of the art treatments have been made available in the clinic. These include Microdermabrasion by Dermagenesis (USA), Laser Skin Resurfacing by Carbondioxide Laser (Max, S. Korea), Advanced Combination Chemical Peels (Sesderma, Spain), Botox and Fillers anti-wrinkle treatment, Narrow Band UV-B therapy for vitiligo, psoriasis, etc, besides dermatological services.
  • Medical Director -Laser Sheer of Edmonton Inc. (India Division); Director-Advanced Skin Rejuvenation and Laser Training Centre, Medicom-Lasers International Inc. (India Division)

Strengthening the learnings

Trainings Received:
  • Basic Suturing Workshop; Ethicon Institute of Surgical Education
  • The Juvederm FACE Programme; Allergan Institute of Facial Aesthetics
  • Botox Institute Level-1 Training Programme; Botox Institute, India
  • Wrinkle Management Summit; Mumbai, India
  • Cosmetic workshop: Practice of Botox-Basic; Allergan India
  • CME courses on Advances in Vitiligo Surgery, Advances in Acne Management, Chemical Peels and Dermabrasion
  • Trained as Core Trainer in Leprosy by Damien Foundation of India
  • HIV/AIDS Training Programme for Resident Doctors conducted by Department of Immunopathology, PGIMER, Chandigarh in association with State AIDS Control Society, U.T., Chandigarh.
  • Passed a course in Research Methodology & Biostatistics, conducted in Oct. 1999 by PGIMER, Chandigarh
  • Allergan Certificate of Training in "Practice of BOTOX – Basic".
  • Delegate, Wrinkle Management Summit 2006, Mumbai, India.
  • Allergan Cosmetic Workshop "The FACE Programme" by Dr Stefania Roberts; March, 2007.
  • CME courses on Advances in Vitiligo Surgery, Advances in Acne Management, Chemical Peels and Dermabrasion; 2007.
  • Training Programme for "Promotion of Safe Injection Practices" by IndiaCLEN Program Evaluation Network (IPEN); March, 2009.
  • Botox Institute Level-1 Training Programme; March, 2009.
  • The Juvederm FACE Programme by Dr Stefania Roberts; July, 2009.
  • "Basic Suturing Workshop" by Ethicon Institute of Surgical Education; Sept, 2011.
  • EADV India-2011 We-cast Meeting; June, 2011.
  • AAD certificate for CME activity on "Psoriasis: An Update on Management Strategies"; Jan, 2012
  • GA2LEN Specialist Training Programme Examination on "Management of Urticaria"; March, 2012.

Institutes Worked In:

  • Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla
  • Government Hospital, Sector-16, Chandigarh
  • Government Medical College & Hospital, Sector-32, Chandigarh
  • PGIMER, Sector-12, Chandigarh

Participation in National Programmes

  • Pulse Polio Immunization:
    Active participation in the Pulse Polio Immunization at various levels and capacities. Worked as Nodal Officer in the rural block of Ghaduan, Distt. Ropar in 2003-2004. The responsibilities included microplanning for the whole block and then successful administration and execution of the programme through a team of nearly 250 health workers including 24 Medical Officers.
  • National AIDS Control Programme:
    Working as a core trainer, provided training to nearly 350 Anganwadi workers and ANMs, and also 30 Medical Officers regarding AIDS awareness. Also conducting camps for the general population for the detection and treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and spreading awareness on AIDS.
  • National Leprosy Eradication Programme:
    Participation in various medical camps for the detection and treatment of the patients. Also conducted workshops for the training of health staff at various levels.

Publication(s) & Presentations

  • Malhotra V, Kaur I, Saraswat A, Kumar B. Frequency of patch-test positivity in patients with psoriasis: a prospective controlled study. Acta Derm Venereol 2002;82(6):432-5
  • Presented a seminar on “Lasers in Dermatology – an Overview” at the Centre Charles Zviak, R & D Centre, L’oreal, Paris, as an invited guest; Nov 2005

Continuing Medical Education :

  • January, 2013 40th National Conference of IADVL Ahmedabad, India
  • September, 2012 HAIR INDIA 2012 – 2nd International Congress of Trichology Mamallapuram, Chennai, India
  • April, 2012 1st Annual meeting of VAI cum 2nd VITILICON (Member, Organising Committee) Shimla, India
  • March, 2012 Dubai Derma 2012 Dubai, UAE
  • February, 2012 20th Regional Conference of Dermatology Manila, Philippines
  • September 2011: Aesthetics 2011; New Delhi, India
  • May 2011: 22nd World Congress of Dermatology; Seoul, South Korea
  • July 2010: 90th Annual Meeting of the BAD (Travel Grant Recepient); Manchester, UK
  • August 2009: CoSdermIndia ’09 (in association with European Society of Cosmetic and Aesthetic Dermatology); Hyderabad, India
  • May 2009: 10th International Congress of Dermatology (Scholarship Awardee); Prague, Czech Republic
  • September 2008: 17th Congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, EADV (Fellowship Recepient); Paris, France
  • November 2007: International Conference on The Art and Science of Dermatology; Penang, Malaysia
  • July 2007: 2nd Conference of Asian Society for Pigment Cell Research & 20th ASM of the DSS; Singapore
Attending the Annual Regional Conferences of the IADVL regularly since 1999.

My Beliefs:

Medical profession is a sole area where victories are never achieved but a willingness to excel beyond the limits is the main constituent. He who feels victorious has reached the end of his profession. Only the able visionaries can taste the pinnacle of success – and what better success than the smile on a patient’s face.

Dr Vivek Malhotra, MD

Offices held:

  • Treasurer, Chandigarh Dermatology Society; 2006 – till date.
  • Treasurer, 1st Annual meeting of VAI cum 2nd VITILICON; April, 2012
  • Member, Organising Committee, 36th National Conference of IADVL; Jan, 2008
  • Member, Organising Committee, 11th SE Asia and West Pacific Regional Meeting of International Union Against Sexually Transmitted Infections & 24th National Conference of Indian Association of the Study of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS; Oct, 2000.
  • Member, Organising Committee, 21st Biennial Conference of Indian Association of Leprologists; Sept, 1999.

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