Sulochana Bhandarkar, M.D.
Board Certified Dermatologist
Dr. Bhandarkar is originally from India and earned her medical degree and completed her first dermatology residency from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore in India. Her Post-Doctoral Dermatology Research Fellowship and her second residency training in Dermatology were received from Emory University School of medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. While at Emory University for her residency in Dermatology, she received the American Academy of Dermatology International Society Meeting Grant as well as an Academic research grant from the Women’s Dermatologic Society. She was also the recipient of the American Skin Association Research Grant in 2013.
She has authored and published several peer-reviewed journal articles and has lectured on numerous dermatologic conditions including several board review courses for Internists. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. She has volunteered her time to various medical camps in India where she has provided free consultation and medications to underserved patients. She has also volunteered for numerous skin cancer screenings and health fairs throughout Georgia and currently volunteers at the Volunteer Health Clinic in Austin on a regular basis.
Dr. Bhandarkar is an avid traveler, swimmer and runner. During her free time she enjoys learning an Indian string instrument called Sitar. She is also the co-director of a nonprofit that empowers high school students to be motivated and lead meaningful lives.