Dr Jonathan Bowling



GMC number: 4008930

Practising since: 1993



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Jonathan Bowling is a Consultant Dermatologist and previously Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Department of Dermatology. 

He has nearly 20 years experience in the field and was the skin cancer lead for Oxford and a past chair of the West Thames Valley specialist skin cancer MDT. 

His main interest is skin cancer diagnosis and treatment, and has pioneered the use of dermoscopy in the UK for mole screening and for the early diagnosis of melanoma.


PA email : info@mydermatologist.co.uk

Other interests

He has pioneered training in the enhanced diagnostic technique, dermoscopy, in the UK with over 400 British dermatologists and plastic surgeons and over 1500 clinicians attending his dermoscopy courses to date, including the Annual International Dermoscopy Course for Plastic Surgeons.

He is the UK board member of the International Dermoscopy Society (IDS), faculty member of the 1st & 2nd World Congress of the International Dermoscopy Society. 

His opinion is frequently sought by the media. Recent examples include Embarrassing Illnesses (Channel 4), Daily Mail, The Sun, Tatler, Red, Cosmopolitan, BBC TV, Online and Radio 5 Live.

Personal interests

Family and photography

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Jonathan Bowling at Nuffield Health

  • Mole removal
  • Skin surgery
  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Dermatological surgery
  • Mole mapping
  • Penile lesions (biopsy of)
  • Mole assessment
  • Dermoscope
  • Excision of skin lesion

Locations Dr Jonathan Bowling works with


    Beech Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7RP

    01865 307777
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Related experience


Mr Bowling is regularly invited to lecture on skin cancer diagnosis across the UK and overseas. He has published extensively on skin cancer and is the author of the award winning textbook Diagnostic Dermoscopy: The Illustrated Guide published by Wiley-Blackwell.

His research interests include the development of a validated scoring system for determining diagnostic accuracy in skin cancer screening clinics.

He has published extensively on skin cancer diagnosis including producing international guidelines on introducing dermoscopy into clinical practice: Bowling et al. Dermoscopy Key Points: Recommendations from the International Dermoscopy society,. Dermatology 2007; 214(1):3-5


  • British Association of Dermatologists
  • British Society for Dermatological Surgery
  • International Dermoscopy Society
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • British Medical Association
  • British Teledermatology Society
  • International Society of Teledermatology
  • Royal Society of Medicine

Other posts held

  • Consultant Dermatologist, Churchill Hospital Oxford

Insurers Dr Jonathan Bowling works with

Dr Jonathan Bowling works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • InterGlobal
  • PHC
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


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

Dr Jonathan Bowling has the following interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital:

Dr Bowling owns 100% of the FotoFinder mole mapping machine used in outpatients

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