Dr. Nikita Patel is an eminent Dermatologist, Cosmetologist and Trichologist who trained at the prestigious Armed Forces Medical College, Pune. Her outstanding performance led her to receive the coveted ‘Dr. Thambiah’s Gold Medal’ for excellence in DNB dermatology at national level. She has been a fellow of dermatosurgery fellow ACSI. She has been trained in advanced aesthetic techniques like botox, fillers, PRP and lasers by the best in the industry.
Having worked with many teaching hospitals and private clinics, Dr. Patel understands how big an impact skin and hair disease can have on your life and consequently how important the right treatment is.
With almost 8 years experience in the field, she has various presentations and publications in national and international forums to her merit. She attends various conferences and workshops to keep her self abreast of the latest advances in dermatology.
Clinical and Aesthetic dermatology are her areas of special interest.
Dr. Nikita Patel consults on all skin, hair and nail diseases in both adults and children. In addition, she offers comprehensive surgical and cosmetic dermatology care.
Scientific publications
1. Co-authored a chapter in ‘Cosmetic dermatology- a practical and evidence based approach’ Chapter 56- Hair disorders
2. Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in leprosy, Sanghi S, Grewal RS, Vasudevan B, Lodha N. Indian J Lepr. 2011 Apr-Jun; 83(2): 61-70
3. Biju Vasudevan, Manas Chatterjee, Rajan Grewal, Vandana Rana, Nikita Lodha. A Case of Disseminated Superficial Porokeratosis Associated with Giant Porokeratosis in Pregnancy. Indian Journal of Dermatology 2014; 59(5)
4. Poojary SA, Lodha N, Gupta N. Psoriasis in autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type I: A possible complication or a non-endocrine minor component?. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2015;81:166-9
5. Lodha N, Poojary SA. A novel contrast stain for the rapid diagnosis of pityriasis versicolor: A comparison of Chicago Sky Blue 6B stain, potassium hydroxide mount and culture. Indian J Dermatol 2015;60:340-4
6. Coexistence of psoriasis and primary high-grade subcutaneous leiomyosarcoma. Indian Dermatol Online J 2016;7:541-3
7. Author of chapter ‘Alkaptonuria’ in book ‘Clinical Correlation and Diagnostic implications in Dermatology’-2017
8. Author of chapter ‘Calcinosis Cutis’ in book ‘Clinical Correlation and Diagnostic implications in Dermatology’
Her Presentations are as follows:
1. Hidradenitis suppurativa with keratoacanthomas: a rare case (poster). Dermacon, 2016
2. Methotrexate toxicity: a case series (poster). Dermacon, 2016
3. Acroangiodermatitis of Mali: a Case series (Poster). Cuticon, 2015

4. Efficacy and safety of Platelet Rich Plasma therapy in Alopecia- a pilot study.
Clinical meet at RGMC hospital 2015

5. Psoriasis and malignancy-an enigma. Free paper. Cuticon. 2014

6. A comparison of Chicago sky blue stain, potassium hydroxide mount and culture for the diagnosis of pityriasis versicolor
Oral paper presentation, XI International Congress of dermatology, New Delhi, 2013

7. Scabies masquerading as exfoliative dermatitis in a case of SLE. Clinical meet at RGMC hospital 2014

8. Psoriasis and malignancy-an enigma. Clinical meet at RGMC hospital 2014

9. A comparison of Chicago sky blue stain, potassium hydroxide mount and culture for the diagnosis of pityriasis versicolor. Dr A C Parikh award. Cuticon 2013

10. Keratoacanthoma- like ENL lesions as the presenting feature of lepromatous leprosy in a pregnant female. Lepcon, Mumbai, 2012.

11. Study of clinicohistopathological correlation in cases of Hansen’s disease.
Lepcon, Mumbai, 2012.

12. Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndrome.Clinical meet at K J Somaiya hospital, 2011

13. A study comparing the therapeutic response of melasma to 90% Lactic acid Vs 20% Lactic acid and 90% Arginine peel. Dr. S L Wadhwa award, Cuticon, Maharashtra, 2010

Academic achievements

1. DNB Gold Medal- Dr A S Thambiah Gold medal for DVD (DNB), June 2013

2. Amala dermatology Gold Medal Exam, Thrissur, 2011- Third rank

3. IADVL GSK QUIZ, CUTICON, MAHARASHTRA, 2010
State preliminary round – First rank
State finals – First rank
West zone- Second rank

4. Distinction in biochemistry, pathology and ophthalmology in M.B.B.S

5. Received J.R.D. Tata scholarship for academic performance in first, second and third year M.B.B.S consecutively.
6. Quizmaster ACS(I) Westzone Quiz 2017

Memberships

1. Indian Association of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy (IADVL)
2. Association of Cutaneous Surgeons of India (ACSI)

Expertise

Acne scar surgery- dermaroller, Platelet rich plasma therapy (PRP), chemical peels, subcission
Vitiligo surgery- Punch graft, Suction blister graft, Non culture keratinocyte melanocyte transfer
Alopecia (Hair loss)- dermaroller, PRP
Dermatosurgery- warts, nevi, skin tags, corn, lipomas, cysts etc
Laser hair removal
Keloid treatment
Botox and fillers.
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Author's Bio: 

Dr. Nikita Patel is an eminent Dermatologist, Cosmetologist and Trichologist who trained at the prestigious Armed Forces Medical College, Pune. Her outstanding performance led her to receive the coveted ‘Dr. Thambiah’s Gold Medal’ for excellence in DNB dermatology at national level. She has been a fellow of dermatosurgery fellow ACSI. She has been trained in advanced aesthetic techniques like botox, fillers, PRP and lasers by the best in the industry.