DR. KARISHMA KAGODU
MBBS, MS, MCH
Dr. Karishma Kagodu, MBBS, MS, MCH, is a cosmetic surgeon who is one of the most sought after aesthetic surgery practitioners in Bangalore. Her skill and passion for cosmetic and aesthetic surgery draws patients from across India.
After completing her MS in General Surgery from J.J.M. Medical College and Bapuji Hospital, Davangere, she discovered that her true passion as a surgeon lay in helping people look their best. She then went on to take an MCh in Plastic Surgery from St. John’s Medical College in Bangalore and subsequently put herself through advanced training in the different aspects of cosmetic surgery.
MBBS, MS, MCH
Monday to Sunday
OUR TEAM OF SPECIALISTS
At Dr.Karishma Aesthetics, your needs will be met by some of the finest medical minds world-wide. Our team of surgeons have gathered knowledge, experience and recognition internationally for their work, and bring world-class perspectives to every treatment.
DR. PRERNA SIKKA
Dermatologist and Cosmetologist
Dr. Prerna Sikka, our consultant dermatologist and cosmetologist, completed her MBBS from K.J.Somaiya Medical College & Research Centre in Mumbai in 2006. She subsequently obtained her postgraduation in Dermatology from the esteemed Sri Ramachandra University in Chennai in 2010, graduating with Distinction. As a further specialisation, Dr. Prerna has also completed a postgraduate certification in Non-Invasive Aesthetic Techniques from the prestigious Barts and The London School of Medicine, University of London.
During the early part of her career, Dr. Prerna has had the opportunity to undergo training at the world-renowned children’s hospital, Great Ormond Street Hospital in London. Being from Mumbai originally, she has also trained under the guidance of one of India’s top dermatologists, Dr. Rekha Sheth.
Having moved to Bangalore in 2011, Dr. Prerna immediately took to practice under some of the topmost names in the city and hasn’t looked back since. With her extensive experience over the years across a wide spectrum of dermatology and cosmetology cases, you can be assured to see the best results. She firmly believes that each patient and each case is unique, and gives it her 100 percent, with a customised treatment plan formulated for each patient.
Dr. Prerna performs her procedures with utmost care and caution, whether it is chemical peeling or laser related work. Her strong understanding of general dermatology and paediatric skin-related issues ensures that she is able to manage all cases within this domain expertly as well.
Dr. Karishma Desai
Medical Doctor | Board-Certified Dermatologist | Aesthetic Specialist
Dr. Karishma Desai is a highly accomplished medical professional with a deep passion for dermatology and a special interest in the field of aesthetic dermatology. She completed her MBBS from Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and achieved her MD in Dermatology from the prestigious Rajarajeswari Medical College and Hospital.
Professional experience: Dr. Desai's professional journey has been marked by a relentless pursuit of knowledge and the highest standards of patient care. Her career has taken her through various aspects of dermatology, with a particular focus on aesthetic dermatology. Currently, she is a prominent member of the esteemed team at Karishma Aesthetics, where she continues to shape her vision of helping individuals feel confident and beautiful in their own skin.
Dr. Desai's contributions to the field extend far beyond her clinical practice. Her research has been published in various esteemed medical journals and her dedication to knowledge sharing has seen her deliver multiple presentations at national and international conferences, where she has shared insights and discoveries with her peers.
Her commitment to staying at the forefront of dermatological advancements is reflected in her active membership with esteemed organizations such as the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists, and Leprologists (IADVL) and the Cosmetic Dermatology Society of India (CDSI). These memberships showcase her dedication to maintaining the highest standards of practice and her passion for continuous learning.
Dr. Desai believes that dermatology is not just about treating skin conditions but enhancing one's self-esteem and overall well-being. Her patient-centric approach involves a thorough understanding of each patient's unique concerns and tailoring treatments that align with their individual goals. She is committed to utilizing the latest advancements in dermatological science and technology to provide safe, effective, and innovative solutions for her patients. She combines her medical expertise, research prowess, and dedication to patient care to unlock the true potential of healthy, radiant skin.
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Karishma Desai's expertise spans a wide range of dermatological services, with a keen interest in the following areas:
· Aesthetic Dermatology
· Skin Rejuvenation
· Cosmetic Procedures
· Anti-Aging Treatments
· Laser Therapy
· Acne Management
· Skin Health Maintenance
· Pediatric dermatology
Dr. Nisha Thakkar
Dr. Nisha earned her bachelor’s degree in 2014 from K. M Shah Dental College, Gujarat. She has always been keen and yearning about dentistry. With over nine years of multi-city expertise, she has worked across Gujarat, Mumbai and Bangalore.
The primary goal with any patient for Dr. Nisha has been comfort and well-being. Irrespective of the case complexity and procedures that one may have to undergo, with a comforting demeanour, she ensures that they are presented with utmost hospitality and a pleasant dental visit.
During her tenure, she has worked with renowned clinics such as The Dental Studio, Mumbai, and Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore. Also, she has had the privilege to treat several Bollywood celebrities and excels in maintaining an ever-pleasant yet professional environment.
Adding to the feathers of her hat are the certification courses she has completed on Lasers in Dentistry and Microscopic Root Canal. She has also been a keynote speaker on various online platforms for Covid in dentistry-related subject matters.
Further, she is highly proficient in aesthetic dentistry, which also includes smile designing using Veneers, Aligners and Implants. All that said, she’s always achieved excellence in her quest to chase perfection.
DR. SMITHA MARIA AUGUSTIN
Dr. Smitha has been helping people to put their smile forward for the past 5 years. Her mission is to provide comprehensive dental services to all patients in an environment that is safe, reassuringly pleasant, and comfortable.
She has obtained her bachelor’s degree from Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences under Pondicherry University in 2013. She is highly trained general Dentist who got selected to complete a clinical residency in Chennai. This residency provided her with advanced training in Soft tissue laser and all specialties of dentistry. She has organized various awareness camps in schools, colleges and villages.she holds experience by working in the renowned clinics of metro cities Cochin, Chennai, and Chinmaya Mission Hospital, Bangalore.
She is the winner of inter-university case study presentation – “Characterization of denture bases using food grade colorants” Dr. Smitha is a member of Indian Dental Association. She continuously seeks out training and professional development opportunities that allow her to remain aware and well-informed about the new dental practises and the latest technology being considered or used.
Dr. Adarsh MS
Senior Cosmetic Dentist & Endodontist
Dr. Adarsh is one of the most sought after dental surgeons in Bangalore
Master’s in Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics.
Trained in Advanced Aesthetics and Microscope Enhanced Endodontics from Switzerland, Germany and Singapore.
Trained on Micro-Esthetics and Smile makeovers by “Style Italiano”.
Dr.Adarsh’s treatment philosophy is to respect each patient’s individual goals and provide highly personalized care. He believes in using minimally invasive methods and is higly skilled in emergency endodontic and restorative treatment.
At Dr.Karishma Aesthetics, Dr.Adarsh is committed to giving you that perfect, sparkling set of teetn and that million dollar smile you have always wanted.
General Dentistry | Root canal therapy | Aesthetic Dentistry | Dental implants | Prosthodontic rehabilitation (Dentures) | Orthodontics
DR. PRAHLAD SHENAVA
Orthodontist and Dentofacial Orthopaedist (Visiting Consultant)
Dr Prahlad Shenava, BDS, MDS, M(Orth)RCPS(Glasgow), is one of the most sought-after
Orthodontic consultants and Invisalign Specialists in the country, with a
world-renowned consultancy network based out of Bangalore city, the Silicon Valley
Privileged to have been educated at some of the most premier dental institutions in the country, He graduated in Dentistry from JSS Dental College, Mysore and attained his master’s degree in Orthodontics from Bapuji Dental College, Davangere. Furthermore, he completed his Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow, Scotland.
With over 10 years of clinical experience as a practicing dentist, he is currently the Consulting Invisalign Expert with the Apollo Hospital Group, Narayana Hospitals and several other prominent clinics across South India.
Credited with many Firsts, Dr Prahlad is the first and only Platinum Elite Invisalign Provider in Karnataka; the first Invisalign doctor in the country to have acquired an iTero flex scanner, which is considered a modern-day marvel in cutting-edge Orthodontic technology.
He is also a Mentor and Keynote speaker, guiding several up-and-coming orthodontists, helping them find their own niche in the field like he did. His decades worth of experience in severely complicated cases coupled with his exceptional use of techniques and new age tools in the field of Orthodontics, has enabled him to successfully bring beautiful smiles to clients globally.
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