Dr Richard Ashton

MA, MB BCh, MD, FRCP(UK)


Profile

Dr Richard Ashton has been a consultant for 30 years in general dermatology with a special interest in skin cancer, Mohs and dermatological surgery. He set up the NHS Mohs micrographic surgery service at Portsmouth in 1977.

Dr Ashton graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge and then studied medicine at St Bartholomew's Hospital in London, qualifying in 1974. His dermatology training involved time at the Royal South Hants Hospital, St John's Hospital for Diseases of the Skin in Leicester Square London, the University of California, Los Angeles where he carried out research into the effects of retinoids on the skin. He completed a Doctorate in Medicine on this subject in 1991. He was consultant dermatologist to the Royal Navy till 2006, retiring as a Surgeon Captain.


Clinics

  • Monday AM and PM

Locations

Current posts

  • Consultant Dermatologist, Portsmouth NHS Trust
  • Lighthouse Clinic Isle of Wight

Interests

Medical and surgical dermatology

Other interests

Mohs Surgery, Skin Cancer Surgery and Dermatological Surgery

Personal interests

Golf


Member of

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
  • British Association of Dermatologists

Declaration

Dr Richard Ashton works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Westfield Health WPA

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

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

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