Dr Maneesha Vatve

MBBS, MD (Derm), FRCP


  • Specialities Dermatology
  • Telephone 01642 367404
  • Year of first qualification 1994
  • Email
  • Languages spoken

    Fluent in English, Hindi, Urdu and Marathi. Understands Punjabi and Gujrati

  • GMC Number 4761792

Profile

Dr Vatve completed her dermatology training in Glasgow and moved to the North East in 2008 and since then has been working as a Consultant Dermatologist at Darlington Memorial Hospital and University Hospital of North Durham (County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust).

She has extensive experience in managing inflammatory skin conditions including providing phototherapy, using disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDS) and biological agents. 

Dr Vatve is experienced in diagnosing and treating benign and malignant skin lesions and carries out all dermatological procedures such as excision of lesions on the head, neck and other body sites. She regularly performs diagnostic biopsies and other minor surgical procedures such as shave excision and curettage and cautery.

Dr Vatve is well versed with injecting intralesional steroids in keloid scars, hypertrophic scars and alopecia areata. Dr Vatve also has experience in treating genital dermatosis in women.


Clinics

  • Wednesday evening by arrangement
  • Thursday evening
  • Saturday AM

Locations

Current posts

  • Darlington Memorial Hospital
  • University Hospital of North Durham

Interests

Personal interests

Outside of work Dr Vatve enjoys music and dancing and she is currently taking lessons to learn Bollywood dancing. A good artist, Dr Vatve enjoys painting landscape and nature.


Member of

  • Royal College of Physicians
  • British Association of Dermatologists
  • Scottish Dermatological Society
  • North of England Dermatological Society
  • British Society of Dermatological Surgery

Research

Dr Vatve is actively involved in research and is one of the top recruiters in the country to the BADBIR study for psoriasis. She is also involved in other studies like B-STOP, ADR study and Secucinumab trial for psoriasis. In development are home grown studies such as phototherapy efficacy in eczema and she is hoping to get involved in more portfolio studies.


Declaration

Dr Maneesha Vatve works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA

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

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

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