Skin diseases are very common, with around 24% of those in England and Wales (12.9 million people) visiting their GP with a skin problem annually (NHS, 2021)1. Our skin is also the biggest organ in our body, therefore is important we pay attention to any changes that may affect our skin and be ready to seek medical advice if any symptoms occur.
Here at Nuffield Health at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, our Consultant Dermatologists and skin surgeons are nationally recognised experts in their field and can offer consultations and treatment of diseases affecting the skin, hair and nails. Our consultant dermatologists all specialise in the medical aspects of skin disease such as acne, eczema, and psoriasis as well as surgical treatments such as skin cancer and lesion removal.
We ensure to take all necessary steps and a multidisciplinary approach involving histopathologists, oncologists, plastic surgeons, cancer nurses and others where appropriate.
Dermatology symptoms may vary, and we always recommend that you see your GP or a Dermatologist if any of the following common symptoms occur:
- New skin lesions appear or change in colour, size or shape
- Swelling under the skin
- Skin ulcers
- Neck lumps
- Skin abscesses
Some common conditions and diseases that could match your symptoms are as follows:
- Leg ulcers
- Sun damaged skin
- Oral cysts
- Pigmented lesions
- Skin cancer
Dermatology tests and scans
We offer a range of tests and scans to help understand your needs.
Some key tests and scans include:
- Allergy testing
- Mole assessment
- Excision of skin lesion or biopsy
- Skin prick testing
- Skin biopsy
After an accurate investigation and diagnosis, our expert will be able to advice on the right treatment.
Some common treatments we offer include:
- Skin assessment clinic
- Skin surgery
- Excision of skin lesion
- Dermatological surgery
- Mole removal
- Photodynamic therapy
- Skin cancer surgery
- Skin grafts for leg ulcers
- Skin pigmentation
Find out more about our treatments
Choose your dedicated consultant
All of our specialists are experienced consultants giving you the reassurance that you are in the best possible hands. They are fully supported by our skilled and patient-centered nursing team who will support you throughout your patient journey.
Click here to choose your dedicated consultant
Do you need support choosing your consultant? Let us help you. Contact us using the form below or the number at the top of the page and we will be able to advise you based on your specific needs.
How to book a dermatology consultation at Nuffield Health at St Bartholomew’s Hospital
If you are suffering from any dermatology symptoms and you want to discuss your concerns with a specialist, please give us a call on 020 3386 9000 or fill out a contact form below and one of our experts will be in touch to guide you as soon as possible.