Dr Shefali Rajpopat


BSc(Hons), MBBS(Hons), MRCP, FRCP, MD(Res), PGCertMedEd

GMC number: 4608392

Practising since: 1999



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Dr Shefali Rajpopat is a Consultant Dermatologist at Barts Health NHS Trust in London. She consults on all aspects of skin disease including mole checks, acne, rosacea, psoriasis and eczema.

Shefali graduated from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Medical School in 1999 with Honours. She trained in dermatology at Barts Health, The Royal Free Hospital and St John’s Institute of Dermatology. In 2010 she was appointed Honorary Consultant in Dermatology and Clinical Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary University London.

Special interests

Shefali has an interest in acne and skin cancer and is the skin cancer lead at her hospital. She sees urgent skin cancer referrals, offers mole excisions and works within a multidisciplinary team.

Languages spoken

English, Gujarati

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Shefali Rajpopat at Nuffield Health

  • Mole removal
  • Mole assessment

Locations Dr Shefali Rajpopat works with

Related experience


Shefali is actively involved in research and medical education and has presented at numerous national and international meetings. She received a grant from the British Skin Foundation and was awarded an MD (Res) for research into harlequin ichthyosis and genetic skin disease. 

Shefali has also been awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Education. She is an undergraduate and postgraduate teacher and trainer and is Course Director for the International Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dermatology at QMUL and has a number of peer-reviewed publications.


  • Royal College of Physicians
  • British Association of Dermatologists
  • Royal Society of Medicine
  • American Academy of Dermatology

Other posts held

  • Consultant Dermatologist, Barts Health NHS Trust
  • Clinical Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary University London

Insurers Dr Shefali Rajpopat works with

Dr Shefali Rajpopat works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA
  • Allianz
  • Healix
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare


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

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

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