Dr Paul Farrant



GMC number: 4650069

Practicing since: 1999



Consultation times

  • Monday 08:15 - 12:30
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01444 476777


Dr Farrant qualified at Guys and St Thomas’s Medical School, London in 1999. After completing his membership to the Royal College of Physicians he began his dermatology training at the world famous St Johns’ Institute of Dermatology.

His specialist training included time at St Georges Hospital, Kings College Hospital, Brighton General Hospital and Worthing Hospital. He gained his certificate of specialist training in February 2008 and spent a year working as a locum consultant at Kings College Hospital, London. In January 2009 he took up a full time post for Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust working at the Princess Royal Hospital and Brighton General Hospital.

Dr Farrant also holds an honorary consultant post at Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital where he works twice a month in the specialist hair clinic with Dr David Fenton. Hair and scalp disorders are his main area of interest.

As a general dermatologist he sees patients with all types of inflammatory skin conditions (eg eczema, acne, psoriasis etc) and skin cancers. He also carries out skin cancer operations and removal of moles, skin tags and seborrhoeic keratoses.

Other interests

Hair and scalp problems, acne, nails.

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Paul Farrant at Nuffield Health

  • Skin surgery
  • Skin pigmentation
  • Hormone treatment for excess hair
  • Dermatological surgery
  • Skin assessment clinic

Locations Dr Paul Farrant works with

Related experience


His main clinical research is focused on hair conditions. He is currently looking at the treatment of female pattern hair loss, with Dutasteride, an anti-androgen usually used in prostate problems. He is also carrying out research into scarring hair conditions, where a database of patients with different types of hair loss is being compiled so his team can monitor the disease and response to treatment.


  • British Association of Dermatologists
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians, London
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine

Other post held

  • Consultant Dermatologist, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust
  • Princess Royal Hospital, Haywards Heath
  • Brighton General Hospital

Insurers Dr Paul Farrant works with

Dr Paul Farrant works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


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

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

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