Dr. Uday Kumar Sonnappa

Dr. Uday Kumar Sonnappa

Dr. Uday Kumar Sonnappa is a dedicated and highly skilled dermatologist serving as a consultant at Belenus Champion Hospital. With a strong educational background and extensive expertise in various dermatological conditions, Dr. Sonnappa is committed to providing comprehensive and personalized care to his patients. Dr. Uday Kumar Sonnappa | Education & Expertise

Educational Background

Dr. Uday Kumar Sonnappa completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), equipping him with a solid foundation in medical sciences and patient care. He further pursued his specialization in Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprosy (MD-DVL), gaining in-depth knowledge and expertise in the field of dermatology. Driven by his passion for dermatosurgery, he completed a fellowship program in dermatosurgery accredited by the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (FRGUHS). This advanced training has equipped him with specialized skills in performing various dermatological surgical procedures.


Dr. Uday Kumar Sonnappa is a highly skilled dermatologist with a broad range of expertise in the field of dermatology. He specializes in general dermatology, providing comprehensive care for common dermatological conditions such as acne, eczema, psoriasis, fungal infections, and allergic skin disorders across all age groups. Dr. Sonnappa also offers specialized care in geriatric dermatology, catering to the unique needs of elderly patients, and pediatric dermatology, managing skin conditions affecting infants, children, and adolescents. In addition, he is proficient in aesthetic dermatology, offering treatments like chemical peels, Botox, dermal fillers, and non-surgical facial rejuvenation techniques. Dr. Sonnappa has extensive experience in hair transplantation procedures, helping patients restore their natural hairline and regain their confidence. He is skilled in dermatosurgery, performing various surgical procedures including excisions, skin biopsies, cyst removals, and scar revisions. Utilizing advanced laser technologies, he provides effective treatments for laser hair removal, tattoo removal, vascular lesions, and skin rejuvenation. Dr. Sonnappa also possesses knowledge and experience in diagnosing and managing leprosy, as well as providing comprehensive care for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), offering appropriate treatment and counseling. With a patient-centric approach, Dr. Uday Kumar Sonnappa ensures personalized care tailored to each patient’s specific needs, staying updated with the latest advancements in the field to provide evidence-based treatments. His dedication lies in helping patients achieve healthy and radiant skin while enhancing their overall well-being.

Award & Publications

  • Published a case report on ‘Xeroderma Pigmentosum with squamous cell carcinoma in a ten-year-old child.
  • Presented a paper on “Xeroderma Pigmentosum’.
  • Presented a paper on “Syphilis -revisit of an old foe in Kolar”.
  • Presented a paper on “Pigmentation: To be or not to be afraid”.
  • Presented a paper on “Phakomatosis cassis flammea: A rarity”.
  • Co-author for the publication “Pigmented macules on hands feet due to secondary syphilis”.
  • Published an article, “A Pilot study assessing the various dermatoses associated with the use of a face mask during the covid 19 pandemic”.
  • Received “Certificate of Appreciation” in recognition of exemplary contribution and yeoman service in fighting against the onslaught of the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic.