Specialist with a minimum of 3-4 years ofexperience post qualification. Female Preferred
The primaryresponsibility of dermatologists is to evaluate the skin conditionsof their patients. This requires a methodical attention to detailand an extensive knowledge of both common and rare skin diseases.
Dermatologists usually dictate their analysis to a digital recorderto analyze at a later time.
Analyze PatientMedical History
Dermatologists analyze apatient’s medical history while they review their initialevaluation of the patient. They use the combination of thisinformation to determine if more extensive diagnostic tests areneeded or which medications can be prescribed to treat thepatient’s conditions.
Refer Patientsto Other Specialists as Needed
Even thoughdermatologists are specialists, they still have to refer patientsto other specialists from time to time. This could includereferring patients for specialized diagnostic testing or to anotherdermatologist who specializes in certain skin conditions.
Participate in Professional DevelopmentOpportunities
Like any other medical doctor,dermatologists have to keep their knowledge fresh. This involvesattending seminars and conferences, as well as conducting clinicalresearch.
Prescribe Medications and Provide SkinTherapy Treatments
If dermatologists candiagnose patient conditions without further testing, they providetreatment. For some conditions, this means the application of skintherapy treatments.
For most common ailments, this meansprescribing medications.