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Last updated: 29 Apr 2020
- Skin cancer
Clinically trained in the United Kingdom, I have worked in the UK since 1999 at major NHS Teaching Hospitals in Cambridge, Newcastle, Nottingham and Leicester.
I specialise in inflammatory skin diseases including psoriasis, dermatitis, and acne. In addition I have specialist expertise in skin cancers including basal cell cancer (BCC), squamous cell cancer (SCC) and malignant melanoma. I also have a special interest in the diagnosis and management of various types of hair loss (e.g. alopecia).
I offer day light photodynmic therapy for solar keratoses and sun damaged skin and diphencyprone immunotherapy for alopecia areata and viral warts.
In the University Hospitals of Leicester I led the regional NHS alopecia service (including Diphencyprone immunotherapy for Alopecia Areata condition). Furthermore I led Phototherapy service and the Dermato-Oncology clinic.
Areas of interest
Skin tumours / cancer/ oncology;
Skin cancers/squamous cell carcinoma/basal cell carcinoma;
Moles and cancerous moles/melanomas;
Solar keratoses/actinic damage;
Skin surgery and biopsies;
Disorders of hair, skin and nail;
Hyperhidrosis, excessive sweating;
Hidradenitis, boils, abscesses;
warts, viral warts, verrucas;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Honorary Consultant Dermatologist
East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
Honorary Senior Lecturer, De Montfort University
Cambridge University Medical Advisor
*Inflammatory conditions (acne, rosacea, dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis);
*Moles and skin cancers including melanomas;
*Alopecia/ hair loss;
*British Society for Dermatopathology runner-up prize for oral presentation at the 89th Annual Meeting of British Association of Dermatologists (Glasgow).
*The British Association of Dermatologists and Dowling Club travel fellowship to attend The 67th Annual Meeting of American Academy of Dermatology Meeting (San Francisco, USA).
*Six successive travel awards from the British Society of Immunology to attend international and national immunological meetings and congresses.
De Mozzi P, Johnston GA, Alexandroff AB. (2012) Psoriasis: an evidence-based update. Br J Dermatol. 166:252-60.
Alexandroff AB, et al. (2011) Atherosclerosis as a systemic manifestation of psoriasis. [Editorial] Clin Exp Dermatol. 36:451-2.
English J, Graham-Brown R, de Sica Chapman A, Alexandroff AB. (2011) Everyday clinical experience of alitretinoin in the treatment of severe chronic hand eczema. Clin Exp Dermatol. 36 Suppl:1-2.
Courses offered to GPs
Some free courses/seminars I offer to GPs:
*Skin Forum for GPs
*New treatments for hand dermatitis.
*Common hair & nail Conditions.
*Acne, rosacea and and common facial rashes.
*Dermoscopy technique for identification of benign and cancerous skin lesions.
*Allergy and Dermatology. "Through the eyes of the experts: Treatment pathways & protocols for urticaria, acne, eczema."
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- FRCP (UK) Royal College of Physicians 2002
- CCST (Dermatol) Postgraduate Medical Education and Training Board 2009
- FAAD American Academy of Dermatology 2010
- FRSM Royal Society of Dermatology 2010
Reference number 5182876
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- The Co-Lead Dermatology Specialty Group Lead East Midlands Clinical research Network 2009
- The Steering Group the UK Dermatology Clinical Trials Network 2010
Details of entry to specialist register
- Specialist Register - Dermatology, 2009
Affiliations / memberships
*British Association of Dermatologists;
*American Academy of Dermatology (Fellow);
*Royal College of Physicians;
*Royal Society of Medicine (Fellow);
*British Society for Dermatological Surgery;
*The British Society for Cutaneous Allergy;
*British Cosmetic Dermatology Group;
*European Society for Cosmetic and Aesthetic Dermatology;
*International Dermoscopy Society
- 4 Trumpington RoadCAMBRIDGECB2 8AF
- 09:00 - 14:30
- 01223 853745
- Church EndBiddenhamBEDFORDMK40 4AW
- 08:30 - 13:00
- 01234 364252
- Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital, LE5 1HY
- 09:00 - 13:00
- 0116 274 3753
- Spire Leicester Hospital, LE2 2FF
- 09:00 - 11:00
- 0116 265 3685
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.