Bangalore : India’s biggest education & research facility in dermatology that will provide that best of dermatology and cosmetology solutions to Bangalore’ s increasingly beauty conscious population was yesterday inaugurated by Hon’ble Chief Minister of Karnataka, Shri Siddaramaiah.

A brain child of leading dermatologist Dr B S Chandrashekar, the new landmark facility, CUTIS, Academy of Cutaneous Sciences offers the most advanced solutions for all skin related issues, be it medical or cosmetic.

Mr Siddaramaiah, Hon. Chief Minister of Karnataka doing the inauguration
Mr Siddaramaiah, Hon. Chief Minister of Karnataka doing the inauguration

The institution was inaugurated today by Hon’ble Chief Minister Sri Siddaramaiah. Hon’ble Minister for Health & Family Welfare – Mr U T Khader, Hon’ble Minister for Medical Education- Dr Sharan Prakash Patil, Vice Chancellor, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences – Dr K S Sriprakash, Members of Legislative Assembly – Mr Priya Krishna and Mr M Krishnappa and  Member of Legislative Council Mr V Somanna were among the other dignitaries at the function.

The inauguration was graced by His Holiness Dr Sri Sri Sri Shivakumar Swamiji, Siddaganga Mutt, Tumkur and His Holiness, Jagadguru Sri Shivaratri Deshikendra Mahaswaiji, Sri Suttur Veerasimhasana Mahasamsthana Math Srikshetra, Sutturu.

The major cosmetic and beauty solutions provider comes as a boost to the cosmopolitan’s fledgling beauty industry, which has seen a remarkable growth over the years. As more and more people become aware of the availability of path-breaking cosmetic treatments that can redefine the concept of beauty, cosmetic solutions for beauty have gained popularity in the city.

The facility will also be involved in the development of new drugs; immunotechnology and molecular research, besides coming up with appropriate safety guidelines of treatment, all with the aim of improving patient care.

Highlight of the CUTIS are:

  • Projects in the association of Government bodies
  • Exchange program for foreign students
    Treating common ailments like Alopecia Areata, Psoriasis, Eczemas and communicable disease like HIV
  • Stress management for patient of chronic skin diseases
  • Skill lab/immonutechnology and molecular research
  • Development of new drugs/appropriate safety guidelines of treatment for the betterment of patients
  • Research in dermatology, venereology & leprology, aesthetic dermatology and cosmetic science
  • Research publications/ projects/ fellowships & community participation academic & research activities


Moreover, the fact that Bangalore has become a hub of top corporate houses and a centre of increasing disposable incomes has also precipitated an increasing interest among beauty solutions.

“Beauty enhancement, asset augmentation, anti-ageing procedures and aesthetic surgeries have become much sought after today as increasing awareness increases acceptability of such treatments. Cosmetic surgeries are no longer a taboo and people in Bangalore are actively seeking help in augmenting their beauty,” says Dr Chandrashekar.

“At CUTIS, we have established a world class medical system that will offer the best of services in the fields of skin analysis and diagnostics as well as its solutions. Be it medical treatment of skin ailments or procedures in cosmetology, dermatosurgery, lasers and light or aesthetic surgery, the facility will be a one stop shop for all skin and beauty related issues. We are equipped with world class technology and equipment which we are sure will also attract medical tourists,” Dr Chandrashekar, who is the Chief Dermatologist of the facility, added.

Besides procedures to beautify the skin like Mesotherapy, dermal fillers, Microdermabrasion, acne surgery, scar removal procedures to aesthetic surgeries including body sculpting, breast augmentation to other treatments like laser resurfacing and hair transplantation, everything will be available at the facility under one roof, changing the beauty landscape of the city.