About Dr Nivana Ramlachan

Dr Ramlachan completed her MBChB in 1998 and received a fellowship with the College of Dermatology in October 2005. Now in private practice as a dermatologist at Club Surgical Center and Libertas Office Park. Dr Ramlachan is a leading Dermatology Specialist & South Africa’s first female dermatologist practising MOHS micrographic surgery.

Special interests in dermatology include –

  • Skin cancer management using dermoscopy, mole mapping and photodynamic therapy.
  • Aesthetic dermatology using toxins: fillers, sclerotherapy, and lasers.

Dr Ramlachan successfully completed her fellowship in MOHS surgery and is currently a dermatologist performing MOHS Micrographic Surgery.

Dr Ramlachan is part of the MOHS Surgery Unit at Skin Matters but has her own independent Specialist Dermatology practice in Equestria and at the Club Surgical Center in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa.


  • DSSA – Dermatology Society of South Africa
  • SASDS – South African Society of Dermatological Surgery
  • ASDS – American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • ISD – International Society of Dermatology


  • Colleges of Medicine of South Africa – 2005
    Fellow of the College of Dermatologists of South Africa, Dermatology
  • UC San Diego – 2013
    Hugh Greenways Annual Superficial Anatomy and Cutaneous Surgery Course, Dermatology
  • Stellenbosch University – 2015
    SASDS Basic and Advanced Surgery Course, Dermatology
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery – 2018
    ASDS/ ITMP Mohs Micrographic Surgery Fellowship, Dermatology
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