Dr. Sowdhamini Bakthavatsalam

Dr. Sowdhamini Bakthavatsalam

(Dermatologist )
Aster Al Raffah Hospital, Sohar
Education :
  • MBBS, Govt. Stanley Medical College, Chennai
  • DDVL, Madras Medical College, Chennai
  • MDDVL, Chengalpattu Medical College, Chennai

Specialization : Dermatologist

Dr. Sowdhamini Bakthavatsalam is a Dermatologist at Aster Al Raffah Hospital, Sohar and contributes towards good medical care, both at inpatient and outpatient levels. Her areas of special interest include General Dermatology, Histopathology and Cosmetology.

Dr. Sowdhamini Bakthavatsalam performs numerous procedures including Lasers Iontophoresis, Intralesional steroid Injections Intense pulse light therapy(IPL), Cryotherapy LED, Microdermabrasion Phototherapy, Chemical Peeling Derma Roller, Radio-frequency ablation Subcision, Electro cautery Mole excision, Botox PRP(Platelet Rich plasma) Skin biopsy, Nail avulsion Ear lobe Repair, Vitiligo Surgeries(Tattooing, MiniPunch Grafting, Skin Grafting), Punch Excision Sclerotherapy, Hair Transplant.

She manages adult and paediatric patients with common, rare skin disorders and with dermatological emergencies. She has attended various state and national conferences and cosmetic workshops. She has experience in treating patients with venereal diseases like genital ulcer and genital discharge and with HIV infection.

Dr. Sowdhamini Bakthavatsalam various investigative procedures like skin biopsy, KOH examination, wet mount, Tzanck smear, slit skin smear, grams stain.


  • Chemical peeling
  • Derma rollers
  • Electrocautery
  • Skin biopsy
  • Molluscum extraction
  • Hair loss treatment
  • Intralesional steroid
  • Radiofrequency/fulguration
  • Cryotherapy
  • Acne treatment
  • Melasma treatment
  • Dermajet
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Woods lamp
  • Botox for hyperhydrosis