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Dr Vikram Sood's Skin Clinic is one of the oldest skin clinics in Northern India. Dr Vikram Sood, the founder of this clinic, is the first qualified M.D. Dermatologist to start private practice in Punjab. This clinic was founded in 1974 and its about to complete 40 years of excellence in skin care.


Dr Vikram Sood
Director: A.V.M. Laser Hospital & Advanced Skin & Hair Laser Centre

Dr Vikas Sood
D.D.V., F.C.P.S. (Bombay)

Dr Meenakshi Sood
D.V.D., D.D.V., F.C.P.S. (Bombay), D.N.B. (Delhi)



Dr Vikram Sood, MD (AIIMS) is one of the senior most dermatologists of North India. He passed his MD (Dermatology & Venereology) in 1973 from India’s most prestigious institution, AIIMS, New Delhi. He then started his consultation practice in 1974 in Jalandhar and has since been one of the leading practitioners in the region.

He was president of the IADVL Punjab, Himachal and Chandigarh chapter for year 2009. He set up one of the country’s foremost advanced laser and aesthetic center, namely AVM Laser center at Jalandhar in 1998 of which he is one of  the directors. With his vast experience in the field of dermatology and cosmetology, he has time and again brought in various laser machines and other hi-tech therapeutic procedures to this center.

He keeps abreast with the latest developments in the field of dermatology and cosmetology by participating in various national and international scientific meets as a speaker, moderator, faculty and delegate.

His special fields of interests are psoriasis, vitiligo, vesiculobullous diseases and laser surgery.




Dr. Vikas Sood, D.D.V., F.C.P.S. (Mumbai), graduated from Kasturba Medical college, Manipal. He then pursued the field of Dermatology, like his father, Dr. Vikram Sood. He acquired his D.D.V. and F.C.P.S. degrees from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Mumbai.
He has an experience of working as a senior registrar at premier institutions of our country like Lokmanya Tilak Medical college (Mumbai) and  Sir J.J. Hospital, Mumbai.

He is a life member of the Indian association of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology . He is attached to A.V.M. Laser Hospital, a well-known center for all kinds of Lasers and advanced skin and hair procedures.

His quest for knowledge makes him attend various national and international conferences. His fields of interest include pediatric dermatology, hair disorders, Laser surgery & Vitiligo surgery.



BIODATA OF DR. MEENAKSHI SOOD D.V.D., D.D.V., F.C.P.S. (Bombay), D.N.B. (Delhi)


Dr. Meenakshi Sood is a graduate from Topiwala National Medical College and Nair Hospital Mumbai.  She then worked as a senior registrar in the department of Dematology and  Venereology, Lokmanya Tilak Medical college, Mumbai where she acquired the Diploma in Dermatology and Venereology (D.V.D.) from the University of Mumbai. She also has other qualifications like D.D.V and F.C.P.S from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Mumbai. She is also a Diplomate of the National Board (New Delhi).

Her areas of interest include Acne, Cosmetic Dermatology and Pediatric Dermatology. She is a life member of the Indian association of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology and the Cosmetic Dermatology Society of India.

She has gained vast experience in advanced cosmetology procedures like collagen fillers, botulinum toxin injections and various kinds of Lasers by working in Kaya skin clinic (Mumbai) and A.V.M. laser Center (Jalandhar). She has presented papers in national and international dermatology and cosmetology conferences.

She has taken special training in various aesthetic procedures and Lasers by attending different workshops and CMEs.