Dr Faheem Latheef


MBCHB, MRCP (London), MRCP (Dermatology), MBA, MD, FRCP (London)

GMC number: 6145442

Practising since: 2006


Dermatology, Allergy

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  • Every Thursday PM
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Dr Faheem Latheef graduated from the University of Manchester and undertook his postgraduate training at the Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He then specialised in dermatology in Leeds where he developed his interest in Allergy and skin cancer. He then specialised in dermatology in Leeds Centre for Dermatology at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust where he developed his interest in Allergy and skin cancer and where he works as an NHS Consultant Dermatologist.

His main interests are in the subjects of skin allergy with the use of specialised tests such as cutaneous patch testing and skin prick testing as well as the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers. He is the only consultant in Yorkshire providing a comprehensive private patch (allergy) testing service. He is a national advisor for Melanoma UK and also won the award for Best Consultant Dermatologist in the 2020 GHP Private Healthcare Awards as well as winning Best Consultant Dermatologist 2021/22 in the Global 100 healthcare awards. In his NHS practice he also regularly sees patients with general dermatology and inflammatory skin conditions including Acne, Psoriasis, Eczema, Alopecia, nail disorders and other rashes.

For more information please visit his website at www.drfaheemlatheef.com and follow him on social media for interesting posts on skin, hair and nail disease. Instagram: @DR.F.LATHEEF_DERMATOLOGIST

Dr Latheef specialises in the following treatments, tests and scans at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital:

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Special interests

Skin Allergy, Skin Cancer removal (Melanoma, BCC, SCC), Acne and cosmetic mole removal. 

Other interests

Eczema, Acne, Psoriasis, and hair disorders.

Personal interests

Sports enthusiast who enjoys playing tennis and basketball and avid reader of self development books.

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Faheem Latheef at Nuffield Health

  • Skin surgery
  • Mole removal
  • Itching (Pruritus) Assessment
  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Excisional biopsy
  • Allergy testing
  • Skin assessment clinic
  • Dermatological surgery
  • Skin Prick Testing
  • Mole assessment
  • Excision of skin lesion

Locations Dr Faheem Latheef works with

Related experience


Dr Latheef's main research interests are in the field of Melanoma skin cancer in which he completed his MD/PHD at the University of Leeds as well as in cutaneous allergy.

He has several publications on allergic skin disease including on the epidemic of the outbreak of preservative allergy in the EU-  Methylisothiazolinone outbreak in the European Union, Latheef F, Wilkinson SM, Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 2015 Oct;15(5):461-6.


  • Royal College of Physicians
  • British Association of Dermatologists
  • European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
  • European Society of Contact Dermatitis
  • British Society for Cutaneous Allergy
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
  • American Contact Dermatitis Society

Other posts held

  • Consultant Dermatologist at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer, Leeds University Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Visiting Consultant at Kings College Hospital Dubai Hills, Dubai, UAE

Insurers Dr Faheem Latheef works with

Dr Faheem Latheef works with the following private medical insurance providers:

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


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

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

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