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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
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Nisith Sheth is a Consultant Dermatologist and Dermatological Surgeon at the St John's Institute of Dermatology, one of the world's leading centres for patients with skin problems, based at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals. He has expertise in skin cancer, laser therapy and cosmetic dermatology as well as general dermatology (such as acne, rosacea, redness of skin, scars, areas of discolouration, birthmarks, psoriasis and eczema).
He subspecialises in Mohs micrographic surgery, laser treatment of skin and photodynamic therapy. Nisith receives tertiary referrals for his opinion on managing common, rare and difficult skin problems and complications following cosmetic procedures.
He is one of only a handful of doctors in the UK to have an accredited fellowship in this discipline. He has had further international training in cutaneous surgery and cosmetic dermatology at Vancouver General Hospital, Canada and the Oregon Health Sciences University, USA, two of the world's leading centres in these fields.
Nisith graduated from University College Hospital Medical School with class and national prizes in dermatology. He has published original articles in peer-reviewed journals. He undertook research in melanoma skin cancer for which he was a co-winner of the Everett C Fox MD award at the largest yearly international skin conference, the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting. He also has qualifications in law and has served as an expert witness in dermatology and dermatological surgery cases.
Nisith is active in teaching undergraduates, postgraduates and general practitioners. He has been invited to lecture nationally and internationally and is listed in the Who's Who of Medicine and Healthcare 2009-10. He sits on the board of the British Cosmetic Dermatology Group, European Society for Micrographic Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons Training Interface Group and is a college representative for the Royal College of Physicians
Areas of interest
Mohs surgery; Dermatological surgery; Laser surgery; Acne; Skin tumours / cancer; Rosacea; Scars; Complications following cosmetic procedures; Discolouration; Rashes
Current NHS consultant posts held
St John's Institute of Dermatology
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Who’s Who in Medicine & Healthcare (2009-2010)
British Society of Dermatologic Surgery Travelling Fellowship
American Academy of Dermatology 67th Annual Meeting Residents Prize
(for research into malignant melanoma)
St John’s Dermatological Society Case Presentation Prize
British Medical Association Student Award
University College Hospital Jenner-Liveing Prize for Dermatology
British Association of Dermatologists Undergraduate Prize
Imperial College Scholarship
Reference number 6032057
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Executive Board Member European Society for Micrographic Surgery 2013
- Executive Board Member British Cosmetic Dermatology Group 2013
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Physicians (UK)
British Association of Dermatologists
British Society of Dermatological Surgery
British Cosmetic Dermatology Group
European Society for Micrographic Surgery
European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
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