About Dr Chytra
Dr Chytra V Anand is an internationally renowned Celebrity Cosmetic Dermatologist. She is the Founder & CEO of the well-known chain of Kosmoderma Clinics. Her skill in dealing with all skin types is well known and her impressive client list comprises of prominent personalities from various walks of life, including – Fashion, Films, Corporates, Industrialists and Socialites.
Dr Anand is popularly known as Dr Fix It / Beauty Doc by her patients who travel from other cities and countries to seek her expertise.She is sought after for her advanced and developed sense of aesthetics by patients and other doctors.
After completing her MBBS in JSS Medical College, Mysore, DrAnand went to London to study for her higher education. She is a graduate of the prestigious St Johns Institute of Dermatology, Guys & St Thomas’ Hospital, Kings College London, where she earned her Masters in Dermatology. She completed her International Fellowship in Cosmetic Dermatology from Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, USA.
In January 2006, DrAnand moved back to India from London to pursue her dream of opening a chain of world standard skin and hair clinics that provide effective & affordable care and started a specialist Cosmetic Dermatology clinic and Bangalore’s first MediSpa – Kosmoderma. She is fiercely protective of her patients and their privacy.
She is an expert in Cosmetic Dermatology Therapies dealing with acne, scars, skin tightening and pigmentation, Injectables, Laser Devices, Hair Loss and Anti Ageing Medicine and is constantly invited as a speaker on expert panels at various conferences, nationally & internationally.
In 2007, DrAnand founded the International Academy of Aesthetic Medicine to train doctors in the field of Cosmetic Dermatology as she realized that doctors did not have enough exposure to Cosmetic Dermatology in regular practice and required additional specialized training in India.
Under her guidance the academy conducts intensive hands on training courses for doctors from around the globe. She has trained over 2000 doctors in Aesthetic Medicine procedures and is credited with pioneering Aesthetic Medicine & Cosmetic Dermatology training in India. The Academy has attracted students from India, UK, Europe, UAE, Africa, SE Asia and is considered a top-notch training facility.
She writes articles regularly for various mainstream publications like Femina, DNA, TOI, Deccan Chronicle, Stay Fit, Marie Claire, Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, Prevention, Prajavani etc. and has appeared on television channels as an expert speaker for various mainstream channels in India. She is regularly featured in the local television channels for her expertise on Cosmetic conditions for skin & hair.
She has her own highly popular call in weekly radio show on the skin and hair called “Ask Dr Chy “. She has been a part of Cosmetic Dermatology Programs on Channel 4, Discovery Health, BBC and other prestigious TV Channels in London.
She has the distinction of having had her own monthly TV talk show on dermatology on Vectone Asian channel.
She is credited with introducing fractional laser for acne scar rejuvenation & non – surgical thread lift procedures in India. She has to her credit to having performed the highest number of Botox and Filler injections in South India.
One of Dr Anand’s pet projects is working with cleft palate and burn patients, where Kosmoderma is involved in the rehabilitation of these patients. Dr Anand is involved in social projects in her personal capacity to aid women empowerment and entrepreneurship. She speaks at various colleges and business conferences to encourage women to take up entrepreneurship and mentors them.
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Conference / Workshop / Lectures / Panelist
- DrAnand lectures extensively across the world on Botox, Fillers, Glamorisation and Lasers.
- She has over 250 international lectures & workshops to her credit in London, Paris, Barcelona, USA, Singapore, Malaysia, Italy, China, Korea, Russia, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, Ukraine, Monaco, Dubai…
- In India, she lectures and trains young dermatologists / Physicians extensively on Lasers and Injectables and is invited to the national conferences regularly.
Memberships & Accreditations
- Registration: Karnataka Medical Council
- Member: European Academy of Dermatology
- International Fellow: American Academy of Dermatology
- International Fellow: American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
- Member: Women’s Dermatology Society, India
- Member: Cosmetic Dermatology Society of India
- Member: Network – Lipolysis
- Member: DASIL
- Indian Association of Cutaneous Laser Surgeons
- FICCI Flo
- EO ( Entrepreneurs Organization)
- WOSIAM ( World Society of Anti Ageing Medicine): Advisory board for Aesthetic Dermatology
- IAAM: Scientifc Co-ordinator, India
- EstheticXpress, India
- 5 CC Conference, Barcelona
Awards and Recognitions
- Received the Best Women Entrepreneur in Medical Field Award- Mayan Awards at Puducherry.
- Appointed to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, executive council Syndicate member by Government of Karnataka and Governor of Karnataka, to help revamp medical education and to modernize and standardize the Medical, Dental, Nursing, Allied Health and Para Medical Education in Karnataka.
- Represents India in the Council of World society of Anti-Ageing Medicine.
- Member of the Governing Council (India) of Deutsche Cleft/ABMMS.
- Recognized as 100 Most Impactful Healthcare Leaders (Global Listing) by World Health & Wellness Congress & Awards
- Awarded “Rising Star” for Dermal Fillers by World Congress of Dermatology body. The first Indian Dermatologist to receive this award and the Michael Geroux Lectureship award.
- Elle magazine declared her one of India’s top 6 skin doctors to have on speed dial in 2015
- “India’s Most Inspiring Women Business Leader” in Cosmetic Dermatology 2015.
- Awarded “Rising Star in Dermal Fillers” at World Congress of Dermatology held in Vancouver. One of the most prestigious awards in the Dermatology world.
- Dr. Chytra Anand, recognized and awarded “Most promising Skin Care Leader in India 2014” at Indian Leadership conclave
- Felicitated by FICCI FLO as Outstanding Achiever of FICCI FLO 2013 – 14
- She was Voted and awarded India’s Most Respected Cosmetic Dermatologist 2013 by Pharma Business Leaders
- Runner Up: Cannes Aesthetic Film Festival 2013 on short film on accident scar rejuvenation