Dermatologist Education and Job Requirements


Dermatologist Requirements

Dermatology is one of the most important field of medicinal sciences and the work of a dermatologist includes a host of responsibilities, the primary being diagnosing the skin problems and finding medical solution to those. A dermatologist also takes care of the cosmetic problems of the patients. He/she either works for a government hospital or a private hospital or medical center. The details about the education and job requirements for the post of dermatologist are enumerated below.

Education requirements:

  • An MD degree from a reputed institute with dermatology as a specialization.
  • Certified training in medicinal science and surgery in regards to the subject of dermatology.

Job requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience as a dermatologist intern from a well known medical organization or research institute.
  • The interested candidates must have an expertise in various cosmetic procedures such as liposuction and complex face lifts.
  • Should be expert enough to perform quick diagnosis of skin disease of different types – hereditary to immune-mediated.
  • Must know in details the advanced aspects of skin pathology.
  • The candidates should possess the skills to perform laser surgeries when necessary.
  • Must have clear ideas about relevant drugs for specific skin problems.

The above details are helpful for a medical body to choose the correct person for the job.

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