Dr Dagmar Whitaker
Dr Whitaker is a renownd Capetown Dermatologist and consults in all areas of general dermatology, located in Kenilworth.
Dr. Whitaker was born in Germany and did her pre-grad training in Frankfurt, Germany. She has been in South Africa since 1986 and specialised in Dermatology at the University of Stellenbosch, Tygerberg Hospital. Dr. Whitaker has been in private practice since 1994. Dr. Whitaker is married to a Urologist and has 2 daughters
The practice of Dr. Dagmar Whitaker has special interests in the following aspects of dermatology:
Diagnosis and treatment
"Mole mapping" facilities
A computer to screen and monitor moles
Treatment of Psoriasis
The practice runs a light therapy unit offering Bath-PUVA and narrowband UVB as well as a dedicated machine treating hands and feet.
Acne and wound healing
The use of various LED lights proven to be effective in the treatment of Acne and Wound healing (e.g. chronic leg ulcers)
Nonsurgical and non scarring treatment for removal of skin cancer and solar keratosis
Minor surgical procedures
Removal of moles, cancerous lesions, skin tags etc
Use of lasers for facial veins, wart removal, hair removal etc.
Therapy for leg veins
Treatment of Hyperhidrosis
Excessive sweatingis treated with tap water Iontophoresis