Dr. Gilly Munavalli
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About My Practice
What cosmetic procedures do your patients demand the most?
For patients seeking improvement in skin texture, tone and pigmentation, the Spectra™ laser is all the rage. In a series of noninvasive and quick treatment sessions, patients of all skin colors will benefit and see appreciable results.
What is your core treatment philosophy?
At DLVSC our patients always come first. For me, listening to my patients is most important. All our surgical treatments are always performed by a dermatologist. I believe in always being available and accessible to my patients for ongoing care.
How does your staff enhance the patient experience?
My staff is my most valuable resource. They are highly trained, extremely caring and very professional. It is their knowledge and dedication to patient care that makes us who we are.
What sets your practice apart?
DLVS is one of the fastest growing centers of research on the skin, allowing our doctors and patients a sneak peek into the latest cosmetic treatments. We are a large referral practice for the treatment of skin cancer and varicose vein surgery, seeing patients from all over the Southeast.
What sets your practice apart?
DLVSC is one of the fastest growing centers of clinical research on the skin, allowing our patients a sneak-peek into the latest scientifically proven cosmetic treatments. We are a large referral practice for vein surgery and venous disease, seeing patients from all over the region.
Why did you choose to pursue dermatology?
I love that I can cosmetically enhance the appearance of the skin while also being able to perform life-changing medical procedures, such as removal of skin cancers and varicose veins.
What procedures gratify you the most?Personally, I am gratified when a procedure that I perform changes a life. Sometimes it is a cosmetic procedure that helps my patients feel better and more confident. Other times it is MOHS surgery, where we remove skin cancers and reconstruct the skin to restore a natural appearance.
What are you most passionate about?
I like offering my patients the most advanced technologies and treatments and being involved in the clinical research that develops them.
American Board of Dermatology
Affiliation:American Academy of Dermatology, American College of Phlebology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, International Society for Dermatologic Surgery
A Minute With
What i love most about my professionEvery day presents a new challenge
My greatest achievementSince the completion of my Mohs micrographic surgery, laser, and vein surgery fellowships, I’ve removed 10,000-plus skin cancers, treated more than 8,000 veins and have performed countless laser procedures for all indications—I pride myself on being able to perform many different procedures and do them well
The best skin in hollywoodI would say someone like Meryl Streep, who is in her 60s, or Helen Mirren, who is 70—neither one looks “overdone”
How i make the best first impressionI believe that there is no substitute for truly listening to my patients and giving them my undivided attention during our time together
My happiest professional momentThe day I found out that I had been accepted into medical school
Celeb photo my patients most often bring inThe one I’ve seen the most is probably Scarlett Johansson
The future of my fieldTechnological advances in the field of dermatology as a whole, but most especially in skin cancer and cosmetic treatments
My dream innovationA definitive cure for melanoma
My mottoAlways go the extra mile for your patients and finish the race strong to give them the best possible result
- Body Contouring
- Fat Transfer
- Endovenous Laser Ablation
- Vein Surgery
- Laser Surgery
- Light-Based Treatments
- Men’s Aesthetics
- Aesthetic Injectables
- General Dermatology
- Skin Cancer Removal
- Mohs Surgery
- Vbeam® Prima
- UltraShape® Power
- Juvéderm® Voluma XC
- Juvéderm® Volbella XC
- Juvéderm® Vollure XC
- Laser Hair Removal