Dr Tang Shim


MB BCh, MD (Res), FRCP Edin

GMC number: 6075204

Practising since: 2003



Consultation times

  • 2nd and 4th Friday afternoon of the month
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Dr Tang Shim is a Consultant Dermatologist at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust. He treats all adult dermatological conditions and his specialist expertise is in inflammatory dermatological problems, male genital dermatology, eczema patch testing, allergy contact dermatitis and occupational dermatology. Dr Shim was educated at the Queen’s University of Belfast.

He trained in general medicine in Belfast and went on to study dermatology in the West Midlands. He gained a Sir John Fisher Foundation Research Fellowship to study male genital skin disease at Chelsea and Westminster University College Hospitals, London (2011 – 2013). Dr Shim’s work led to an award of MD (res) by the Imperial College, London in 2017.

He has published in medical literature and lectures on national dermatology courses. He is a clinical personal tutor and honorary clinical lecturer for Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick. Dr Shim is also a topic expert member of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and British Association of Dermatologists (BAD).   He serves as an associate editor for ‘Clinical and Experimental Dermatology’, the educational journal of the British Association of Dermatologists.  

Dr Shim offers appointments to patients aged 18 and over.

If you would like to enquire about treatment or to book an appointment, please call 01926 562472 or email warwick.patientservices@nuffieldhealth.com

Special interests

General dermatology, inflammatory dermatological disease, genital dermatology, eczema patch testing, allergy contact dermatitis, occupational dermatology.

Languages spoken

English, Cantonese, Mandarin

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Tang Shim at Nuffield Health

  • Skin surgery
  • Cryotherapy
  • Allergy testing
  • Skin assessment clinic
  • Dermatological surgery
  • Penile lesions (biopsy of)
  • Mole assessment
  • Excision of skin lesion

Locations Dr Tang Shim works with

Related experience


General dermatology, genital dermatology and allergic contact dermatitis.


  • British Medical Association
  • British Association of Dermatologists
  • Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
  • British Society of Cutaneous Allergy
  • Dowling Club
  • European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
  • European Society of Contact Dermatitis

Other posts held

  • Consultant Dermatologist, University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

Insurers Dr Tang Shim works with

Dr Tang Shim works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA


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

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

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