Professor Carsten Flohr


FRCP (London), FRCPCH (London), PhD , BM, BCh (Oxford), MPhil (Cambridge), MSc

GMC number: 4548249

Practicing since: 1999



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Prof Flohr is Director of the Centre for Dermatology and Immunology at the Guildford Nuffield Hospital.

He studied at Oxford and Cambridge Universities and is Professor of Dermatology and Consultant Dermatologist at St John’s Institute of Dermatology, Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital London, one of the world’s leading centres for patients with skin disease. 

Prof Flohr covers the full spectrum of adult dermatology conditions and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP). He is also an expert in paediatric dermatology and is one of a handful of UK dermatologists who holds a Fellowship.

Special interests

All skin conditions, including:

  • Skin cancer (melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer)
  • Mole mapping and screening
  • Dermoscopy
  • Skin surgery
  • Eczema (atopic eczema)
  • Allergy testing (skin prick testing and patch testing)
  • Psoriasis
  • Urticaria & angioedema
  • Contact allergy
  • Birth marks
  • Vascular anomalies and tumours
  • Acne
  • UV (light) therapy

Languages spoken

English and German

Treatments and tests offered by Professor Carsten Flohr at Nuffield Health

  • Cryotherapy
  • Allergy testing
  • Dermoscope
  • Skin lesion removal surgery
  • Skin surgery
  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Skin Prick Testing
  • Mole assessment

Locations Professor Carsten Flohr works with

Related experience


Carsten Flohr studied at Cambridge and Oxford Universities and then trained in both paediatrics and dermatology. He was the first UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinician Scientist in Dermatology and was recently awarded a senior Career Development Fellowship from the NIHR.

He directs the Unit for Population-Based Dermatology Research at St John’s Institute of Dermatology and is also a Consultant in Dermatology and Research & Development Lead at St John’s Institute of Dermatology, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.

Prof. Flohr has a particular interest in population-based dermatology research with a focus on atopic dermatitis. He founded the Epidemiology Interest Group of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) in 2010, was its Chair until 2013 and then its Secretary until 2015. He also chairs the British Association of Dermatologists Biologics Intervention Register (BADBIR) Data Monitoring Committee. He is Clinical Trials Editor of the F1000 Atopic Dermatitis Section as well as Editor of the Evidence-Based Dermatology Section of the British Journal of Dermatology.


  • British Association of Dermatologists
  • British Society for Dermatological Surgery
  • British Society for Paediatric Dermatology
  • British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology
  • European Academy for Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Other post held

  • Professor and Consultant Dermatologist
  • St John’s Institute of Dermatology
  • Guy’s & St Thomas’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust London

Insurers Professor Carsten Flohr works with

Professor Carsten Flohr works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • HealthFund
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


Professor Carsten Flohr does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Professor Carsten Flohr does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Professor Carsten Flohr does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.