Dr.Nagakeerthana Sunder is a consultant dermatologist and dermatosurgeon at NK Skin Hair and Laser Centre, Kumbakonam. Her expertise is in dermatosurgery. High tech laser, microneedling, chemical peeling and phototherapy facilities are some of the state of the art equipment that cater to the treatment of the population.
Dr.Nagakeerthana, an ardent Chennaite, pursued her career motivated by her parents. Her schooling was at St.Michael's Academy, Chennai.
After graduating from Rajah Muttiah Medical College, Chidambaram, her passion for derma care forged her path into specializing in dermatology. Her inquiring mind as a keen observer at Apollo Hospital in the Dermatology Department helped her absorb the basics in dermatology. Dr.Ravichandran and Col.Rajagopal's expert treatment provided experiential learning.
She was fortunate enough to be trained by Dr.K.Karthikeyan, who headed the Dermatology Department at Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College, Pondicherry University. Her strong research acumen manifested itself in several paper presentations during her post-graduation. One of her research papers on 'Perception of Psoriasis' won her an award. She is a university topper, she was awarded Roubavathi David Memorial Gold Medal by Pondicherry University. She also attended International conference conducted by National Psoriasis Foundation at Houston (USA).
Dr.Nagakeerthana presently specializes in dermatosurgery. This specialization enabled her to visit the National Skin Centre, Singapore. She had spent quality time observing the latest technologies and was awarded visiting fellowship in dermatosurgery. In addition, she underwent training in nail surgery at Singapore General hospital.
- Awarded Roubavathi David Memorial Gold Medal, Pondicherry University 2019
- Best Paper Award - CUTICON 2016, Regional Conference-Puducherry
- Won award for Original Article, Scientific society Annual Meet 2017 - SMVMCH, Puducherry
- Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists
- Indian Medical Association
- International Dermoscopy Society