Dr Sunaina Hameed's
Family Dermatalogy, Asthetic Lasers, Anti-Ageing Medicine & Plastic Surgery.


professional expertise Qualifications Experience Achievements Publications

professional expertise

Clinical Dermatology

Aesthetic & Anti-ageing Medicine

Laser medicine and surgery


MD (Dermatology) - 2008

Kasturba Medical College, Manipal under KU-MEMG Programme

Diplomate of American Board of Laser Surgery (ABLS) 2014 - License Number 647

MBBS - 2004

Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences


Completed post graduate residency at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal under the auspices of the prestigious Kathmandu University. KMC Manipal is one of the top 10 medical colleges in India. Graduated at the top of her class with distinction.

Worked as Specialist Resident at Manipal Hospital, Bangalore- the #1 Corporate Hospital in India, where I received international exposure to world class standards of dermatological practice in an out-patient facility, including training in lasers and dermatosurgery by some of the pioneer doctors of the nation.

Worked as Associate Dermatologist at MS Skin Center, Bangalore- A group practice and center of excellence in clinical dermatology, allergy and immunology, pediatric dermatology, venereology, aesthetic & cosmetic and laser surgery - Established by Dr Mukta Sachdev, MD (former HOD, Manipal Hospital) in 2008.

Worked as Consultant Dermatologist at all the top rated hospitals in Whitefield - Columbia Asia Hospital Whitefield, Narayana Health (formerly known as Narayana Hrudayalaya) and Yashomati Hospital. Worked only at multispecialty hospitals with high standards in medical innovation and excellence in health care.


  • Nasal NK/ T- cell Lymphoma presenting as Lethal Midline Granuloma: A Case Report - Awarded Third Prize at Cuticon KT 2007 Conference
  • Generalized Linear Morphea in a child : A Case Report. Poster Presentation at Dermacon 2007 Jan at Chennai; Oral Presentation at BDA Annual Meet - Awarded Third Prize at Annual Meet of Bangalore Dermatological Society 2007
  • Thoracic Actinomycosis with Systemic Manifestations - A Case Report Awarded 'Best Paper' First Prize - Cuticon KT 2006
  • Talk on 'Efficacy and Safety of Fractional Erbium:YAG laser in the treatment of acne scars: A pilot study involving 17patients - Cuticon KT 2009
  • Talk on LE-LP overlap in patient with Secondary APLA syndrome and PCOS: Diagnosis and Management - South Zone Dermacon 2012
  • Invited Lecture at Kasturba Medical College Manipal to speak on Fundamentals of Laser Physics & Laser Safety, The Diode (laser) Experience, My approach to Acne Scars and Management of Striae - June 2014
  • Invited Lecture on Sunscreen Regulations at Dermacon 2015 National Conference, Mangalore, India


  • Anesthesia in Laser Practice. Lasers in Dermatology, 1st end. In: Lahiri K, ed. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers;2016: pp 21-33
  • Columnist at Madhyamam Kudumbum Family Magazine - January 2016 to present
  • Columnist at Society Magazine, Gulf Times, Qatar - March 2012 to present
  • Nonablative Lasers, Lights and Other technologies in Dermatology. ACSI textbook of Cutaneous & Aesthetic Surgery, 1st edn. In: Mysore V,ed.Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers;2012: pp 841-854.
  • Applied Surgical Anatomy in relation to facial rejuvenation. ACSI textbook of Cutaneous & Aesthetic Surgery, 1st edn. In:MysoreV,ed. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers;2012:pp 10-32.
  • Nonablative lasers and nonlaser systems in dermatology: Current status. Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology May-June 2011;77(3):359-67
  • Columnist at Extrafit Magazine, Dubai - April-August 2011
  • StriaeDistensae. Scar Management part -1 - 2010. In:KhungerN,Ganjoo A. Elsevier Health Services;2010:pp 82-101, for ECAB India (Empowering practice with clinical updates)
  • Facial granulomas secondary to injection of semi-permanent cosmetic dermal filler containing acrylic hydrogel particles. Journal of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery, Sep-Dec 2010;3(3):166-70.
  • Peripheral T- cell Lymphoma presenting with marked Eosinophilia. Medical Journal of Armed Forces of India 2008; 64:89-91.
  • Thoracic Actinomycosis: the great masquerader - Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology, Volume 33 Issue 3 Page 262-265, May 2008
  • Successful use of Imiquimod 5% cream in Bowen's Disease accepted as 'Letter to Editor' – Indian Journal of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists', Nov 2007, Volume 73, Issue 6, Pg 423-5
  • Review Article on Dermatological Non- Disease. Journal of Pakistan Association of Dermatologists, Sep 2007, Volume 17, Issue 3, Pg 182-6.
  • Generalized Linear Morphea in a child. Dermatology Online Journal, July 2007, Volume 13, No 3
  • Lymphocytoma Cutis following Excision Arthroplasty. Indian Journal of Dermatology 2011;56(1):104-6


  • Role of Hair Reduction Lasers in Quality of Life of patients suffering from Hirsutism. Poster at Ascicon National Conference, 2013
  • LE-LP overlap in patient with Secondary APLA syndrome and PCOS: Case report. Oral Presentation at Dermazone South Zone Conference 2012
  • Cutaneous TB masquerading as Acne Vulgaris - Poster at Cuticon KT Conference 2009
  • Efficacy and safety of Fractional Ablative Erbium:YAG laser in the treatment of acne scars: Pilot study involving 10 patients. Free Paper at Cuticon KT Conference 2009
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