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Dr Janakan Natkunarajah is a full-time Consultant Dermatologist and Clinical Lead at Kingston Hospital where he is the Clinical Lead for 5 dermatology consultants, 2 Specialist nurses. He was appointed to Kingston Hospital in 2011. He developed the dermatology service at Kingston and Raynes Park Health Centre and Community sites with excellent patient feedback and is involved in Acute Dermatology Management at Kingston Hospital.
He trained at Imperial College London and graduated in 2002, having gained a first class Neuroscience BSc in 1999. He has had the unique opportunity to have worked in several excellent dermatology units including Amersham Hospital and King's College Hospital. He trained locally on the St George's/St Helier's/Kingston dermatology rotation.
Throughout his training he has won several prizes at the Royal Society of Medicine and the British Association of Dermatologists Annual Conference. He actively teaches dermatology to undergraduates and postgraduates and is involved in GP education with organising a GP skin club at Kingston Hospital. He is currently the South London British Association of Dermatology Regional representative and is the co-editor of the Clinical and Experimental Dermatology Journal.
Dr Natkunarajah is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. He is Educational Supervisor at Kingston for the Dermatology Trainees (2011- 2017).
• Co-editor Clinical and Experimental Dermatology Journal
• Written a Chapter on the skin effects of Chemotherapy in the ‘World Renowned’ Rook
• Textbook of Dermatology 9th edition- 2016
• National Committees: South London British Association of Dermatology Regional Representative (2012-2015 )
• National Committee: British Association of Dermatology Drugs & Therapies Guideline Committee (2016-Current)
• Chair of South West Thames Regional Dermatology (2013-2017)
• More than 27 Peer reviewed Dermatology Publications
• Won several Prizes at the Royal Society of Medicine and the British Association of Dermatologists Conferences
• Involved in GP education – created the GP Skin Club (Kingston)
• Inspirational Dermatology training at Amersham Hospital, King’s College Hospital with the late Dr E Higgins, St George’s, St Helier and Kingston Hospital
• Ran the London Marathon 2015 for the British Skin Foundation – raised more than £4000
Areas of interest
Adult and paediatric dermatology;Pigmented lesions; skin cancer;Medical Dermatology: acne - antibiotic and Roaccutane treatment; psoriasis - systemic and phototherapy; eczema - topical, systemic and phototherapy; drug reactions; acute skin rashes; Runs a specialist Biologics clinic for treatment of complex psoriasis; mole screening using dermoscopy;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Kingston Hospital Consultant Dermatologist, Clinical Lead
South London Regional Representative British Association of Dermatology
Throughout his training he has won several prizes at the Royal Society of Medicine and the British Association of Dermatologists Annual Conference.
Co-editor of Clinical and Experimental Dermatology Journal
Courses offered to GPs
He actively teaches dermatology to undergraduates and postgraduates and is involved in GP education with organising and running the GP educational skin club at Kingston Hospital.
- MBBS Imperial College 2002
- MRCP Royal College of Physicians 2005
- MRCP dermatology Royal College of Physicians 2009
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Chairman South West Thames Regional Dermatology 2015
- South London Representative Executive Committee British Association of Dermatologists 2015
Details of entry to specialist register
- GMC specialist Register, 2011
Affiliations / memberships
British Association of Dermatology
- BMI Coombe Wing, KT2 7QB
- 17:30 - 20:00
- 020 8934 2875
- New Victoria Hospital, KT2 7EG
- 08:00 - 15:00
- 020 8949 9020
- Parkside Hospital, SW19 5NX
- 17:30 - 20:00
- 020 8971 8026
- Spire St Anthony's Hospital, SM3 9DW
- 18:00 - 20:00
- 020 8335 4678
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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
0203 714 2006