Dr Maneesha Vatve



GMC number: 4761792

Practising since: 1994



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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.

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.

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Maneesha Vatve at Nuffield Health

  • Skin surgery
  • Mole removal
  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Skin assessment clinic
  • Dermatological surgery
  • Excision of skin lesion

Locations Dr Maneesha Vatve works with

Related experience


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.


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

Other posts held

  • Darlington Memorial Hospital
  • University Hospital of North Durham

Insurers Dr Maneesha Vatve works with

Dr Maneesha Vatve works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • 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.