Dr. Neethu Viswanathan

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Dr. Neethu Viswanathan

Dermatology / Cosmetology

Dr. Neethu Viswanathan comes with versatile experience in clinical and cosmetic dermatology and has effectively diagnosed and treated various infectious / non-infectious skin diseases. She has successfully performed multiple dermatological and cosmetological procedures on people across different age groups and cultural backgrounds. With a passion for all things related to skin, Dr. Neethu’s knowledge and skills encompass a wide range of dermatological treatments. Dr. Neethu is also an avid listener, and her friendly and caring demeanor makes it comfortable for anyone to interact with her.


Work experience

  • Mar 2017 – Sep 2017: Specialist at Dr. Thaj Laser Skin and Hair Clinic, Thalassery, Kerala, India.
  • Sep 2017 – Oct 2019: Consultant Dermatologist at Co-operative Hospital Society, Payyanur, Kerala, India.
  • Dec 2019 – Dec 2020: Consultant Dermatologist and Cosmetologist at Chithra Multispeciality Hospital, Pandalam, Kerala, India. Also offered extensive teleconsultation for contactless patient care (Jun 2020 – Jul 2021).

Education and Training

  • Doctor of Medicine in Dermatology, Venereology, Leprosy (MD-DVL), K.S. Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore, Karnataka, India.
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.), K.S. Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore, Karnataka, India.


  • International Fellow – European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology.
  • Life member of Indian Association of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy (IAVDL).
  • Annual member of Indian Medical Association.

Research publications

  • Banavasi S Girisha, Neethu Viswanathan. Comparison of cutaneous manifestations of diabetic with non- diabetic patients: a case-control study. Clinical Dermatology Review (2017), Vol-1, Issue-1, Pages 9-14.
  • Banavasi S Girisha, Neethu Viswanathan. In Search of Cutaneous Marker for Retinopathy in Diabetic Patients: A Pilot Study. Clinical Dermatology Review (2017) Vol 1, Issue 2, Page no: 52-55.
  • Michelle S Fernandes, Banavasi S Girisha, Neethu Viswanathan, Sripathi Handattu, Tonita M Noronha. Discoid lupus erythematosus with squamous cell carcinoma: a case report and review of the literature in Indian patients. LUPUS (2015) 24, 1562- 1566.

Speciality Areas/Interests

  • Clinical dermatology: various skin diseases, pigment, hair and nail disorders.
  • Dermatological procedures: skin biopsies, intralesional injections, cryotherapy, electrocautery and radiofrequency ablation.
  • Cosmetic-dermatology procedures: chemical peels, mesotherapy, platelet rich plasma therapy, hair removal, LLLT, fractional, pigment, tattoo removal & vascular lasers, microdermabrasion, dermaplaning, keen interest in facial contouring and skin tightening.
  • Areas of special interest: Acne and acne scar management, hairfall management, melasma, preventative skin care, patient education and counseling, patient education materials, use of lifestyle medicine in dermatology, telemedicine with the aim to improve remote access to healthcare, artificial intelligence in dermatology.

Awards & Recognitions

  • Rank #1 holder in Doctor of Medicine (Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy) at university.
  • Awarded ‘IADVL DERMACON APPRECIATION AWARD’ for paper titled “Cutaneous Manifestations In Patients With Psychiatric Disorders” presented during DERMACON 2015, 43rd National Conference of IADVL at Mangalore, India.
  • Awarded the ‘CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE’ for poster titled “A Case Of Discoid Lupus Erythematosus With A Verrucous Growth On Upper Lip” in DERMAZONE SOUTH 2014, 18th South Zone conference of IADVL held at JIPMER, Puducherry, India.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Malayalam
  • Hindi
  • Tamil (basic)
  • Kannada (basic)
  • Tulu (basic)

Timings / Contact

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Aster Clinic, Sheikh Zayed Road

Mezzanine Floor, Al Manal Tower, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE

Near Emirates Metro Station (Exit 2)

Tel: 04 4400500


E-mail: szr@asterclinics.com

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9:00am - 1:00pm     5:00pm - 9:00pm


9:00am - 1:00pm     5:00pm - 9:00pm


9:00am - 1:00pm     5:00pm - 9:00pm

Aster Clinic, Business Bay

Executive Towers, Bay Avenue, Sheikh Zayed Road Business Bay

Aspect Towers - D

Tel: +971 4 4400 500

Fax: +97144508897

E-mail: businessbay@asterclinics.com

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