Dr Christopher Heaton


Bsc Hons, MBCHB, MRCP, MRCPderm

GMC number: 6120491

Practising since: 2005



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Dr Heaton Graduated from the University of Edinburgh and the University of St Andrews in 2005.

He now works in Portsmouth NHS Trust, one of the busiest dermatology departments in the country. He has interests and speciality training in all aspects of dermatology including:

General dermatology (eczema, psoriasis, acne, vitiligo, itchy skin, urticaria, infections), Skin lesions (moles, cysts, warts, skin tags and blemishes), Sun damage and treatments, photodynamic therapy and skin cancer treatments, including surgical management of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers (including basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma).

He has performed thousands of primary plus re-excisions from all areas of the body in the management of both melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer. His goal is always treatment of skin cancer with utmost consideration to preserving the cosmetic profile.

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Special interests

General dermatology, skin lesions, melanoma and cancers, mole checks and sun damage/treatment.

Personal interests

I am married to a local General Practitioner and have a young family at the local Church of England School. At the weekends we enjoy all outdoor pursuits and in the summer our favourite holiday destination is the North Cornwall coast for walking, surfing, fishing and good home cooking.

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Christopher Heaton at Nuffield Health

  • Photodynamic therapy (PDT)
  • Itching (Pruritus) Assessment
  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Mole assessment
  • Excision of skin lesion

Locations Dr Christopher Heaton works with

Related experience


  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians London
  • Member of the British Association of Dermatologists
  • Member of the British Society for Medical Dermatology
  • Member of the British Society for Surgical Dermatology
  • Member of the British Medical Association

Other posts held

  • Portsmouth Hospital NHS Trust Substantive Consultant

Insurers Dr Christopher Heaton works with

Dr Christopher Heaton works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Childsure
  • Cigna
  • Cigna International
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • The Exeter Friendly
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • HealthFund
  • Health-on-Line
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA


Dr Christopher Heaton does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Christopher Heaton does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Christopher Heaton does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.