Dr Lucy Ostlere





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Dr Lucy Ostlere graduated with Honours from St Bartholomew’s Medical College, having won several prizes as a medical student, and also gained a BSc in Psychology from University College London.

She has over 25 years of experience in Dermatology, having trained in various leading Dermatology departments including Chelsea and Westminster, the Royal Free, Kingston and St George’s Hospitals.

As a trainee, she won notable prizes at National and International meetings. Her specialist research was on atopic eczema, for which she was awarded an MD and she has had over 80 papers published in peer-reviewed journals. On completion of her training, she was appointed Consultant Dermatologist at St George’s and Kingston Hospitals.

She has been a Clinical Lead and is an Educational Supervisor at St George’s Hospital and gives regular lectures to GPs, Dermatology trainees and Medical students.

Her special interests include acne, eczema, skin cancer screening and the management of skin cancer, including surgical and non-surgical treatments such as photodynamic therapy.

Dr Ostlere was listed in the Tatler Doctors Guide as one of the top 250 medical consultants in England and the top 10 Dermatologists. She was also recommended in Vogue for her management of acne and praised “for her supportive manner . . . [and] a great track record with teenagers”.

Dr Ostlere sees adults and children of all ages.

Special interests

  • Mole screening and dermoscopy
  • Skin cancer diagnosis and management (surgical and non-surgical treatments)
  • Acne management including treatment with Roaccutane
  • Eczema diagnosis and management
  • General adult and paediatric dermatology

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Lucy Ostlere at Nuffield Health

  • Photodynamic therapy (PDT)
  • Mole removal
  • Cryotherapy
  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Mole assessment
  • Excision of skin lesion

Locations Dr Lucy Ostlere works with

Related experience


  • British Association of Dermatologists
  • British Medical Association
  • European Society for Cutaneous Allergy
  • Royal College of Physicians

Other posts held

  • St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Insurers Dr Lucy Ostlere works with

Dr Lucy Ostlere works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aetna
  • Allianz
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa Global
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Cigna International
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Healix
  • Healix Healthcare
  • Healthcare RM
  • HealthFund
  • Health-on-Line
  • HMCA
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • National Friendly Society
  • PHC
  • SAGA
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Standard Life
  • The Exeter Friendly
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA


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

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

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