Dr Emma Howard


Bsc (hons) PGc MedEd, FRCP, MBChB,

GMC number: 6050325



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Dr Emma Howard MBChB Bsc (hons) PGc MedEd FRCP, is a leading London Dermatologist at the internationally renowned St John’s Institute for Dermatology, based at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, London and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. (FRCP)

With nearly 20 years’ experience working in the NHS, Dr Emma Howard has a wealth of experience in diagnosing and treating a range of medical dermatological conditions, skin cancers & benign lesions. 

Dr Emma Howard studied Medicine at Edinburgh University, her postgraduate training and specialist training in Dermatology, continued in London and then to Bristol when she relocated with her family to settle in Gloucestershire. After completing specialist training in all aspects of Dermatology, she joined the specialist General Medical Council register, as a Consultant Dermatologist. Subsequently she then went on, to complete a prestigious 1 year accredited fellowship in Paediatric and Adolescent Dermatology, at the leading paediatric centre; Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

She is passionate about Dermatology and has and is actively involved with national and international research projects and trials and has published extensively in peer-reviewed scientific journals. She is also the Lead for Quality Improvement at the St Johns Institute of Dermatology and has spoken nationally and internationally both at scientific meetings and to the media about skin related issues.

A strong advocate for her patients, she is on the board of the charity Changing Faces, and she has completed several fundraising challenges, including the London Marathon.

Dr Emma holds a number of key positions within dermatological societies. She is the currently on the executive of the British Society for Paediatric and Adolescent Dermatology and is on the board of the Young Adults and adolescents Steering group at the Royal College of Physicians.

Special interests

Her specialist interest is in Adolescent Dermatology and severe eczema.

Personal interests

When she is not working, Emma enjoys spending time with family and friends and being outdoors as much as possible. She is married to Tom and is a mother of 4 boys.

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Emma Howard at Nuffield Health

  • Mole removal
  • Skin surgery
  • Skin pigmentation
  • Dermatological surgery
  • Skin assessment clinic
  • Dermatopathology
  • Mole assessment

Locations Dr Emma Howard works with

Related experience


  • FRCP

Other posts held


Insurers Dr Emma Howard works with

Dr Emma Howard works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • AXA Health
  • Aviva Health
  • Bupa
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Cigna
  • WPA


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

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

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