Meet Dr. Levashni Naidoo. She completed her undergraduate and postgraduate studies at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, graduating MBChB cum laude. Professional accolades include obtaining the Fellowship of the College of Dermatology with distinction in 2014, where she was awarded the Peter Gordon Smith medal for academic excellence. During her postgraduate training, she was a recipient of the D43- Fogarty- Fellowship Programme, which allowed her to complete a short-term fellowship in Epidemiology at The Mailman School of Public Health at The University of Columbia.
After completing her Masters in Medicine in 2015, she remained at The University of KwaZulu-Natal as a consultant and lecturer. A scholarship from The African Association for Research and Training in Cancer aided her research in HIV- Kaposi Sarcoma. She has also contributed numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and chapters in Dermatology textbooks.
Dr Naidoo recently relocated to Johannesburg where she has founded her own clinical practice – The Dermatology Room.
Her dedication to her patients extends beyond her practice, and she is a proud and active member of the Vitiligo Society of South Africa and The Skin Cancer Foundation.
Dr. Naidoo is here to respond to your skin care concern queries, and she will be contributing to our blog, writing about skin concerns.