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Dr Pratsou qualified in medicine from the University of Sheffield in 2005 and continued her medical training in Nottingham while obtaining her Membership to the Royal College of Physicians. She then undertook her specialist training in dermatology in the West Midlands, before being appointed as a Consultant Dermatologist at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in 2014.
She has presented widely at a national and international level on topics ranging from skin cancer to paediatric dermatology, laser therapy, and management of chronic skin conditions, and has relevant peer-reviewed publications.
Within the NHS, she undertakes general dermatology clinics for adults with skin problems such as psoriasis, acne, eczema, and rosacea and runs a busy weekly suspected skin cancer clinic.
Dr Pratsou is a core member of the skin cancer multidisciplinary team and is fully accredited in the diagnosis and management of skin cancers including mole checks. She is a trained skin surgeon and removes skin cancers, moles, skin tags, cysts and warts.
During her specialist training, she spent three months exclusively working at the paediatric dermatology department in Birmingham Children’s Hospital, and now regularly treats children with eczema, acne, vitiligo, infections and birthmarks. She has a particular interest in skin allergy.
Dr Pratsou strives to provide the best care possible, based on the latest medical evidence andindividual patientneeds, and aims to provide each patient with a clear treatment plan after discussion of all possible options.
Areas of interest
General dermatology; Adult skin problems; Inflammatory skin conditions; Rashes; Skin cancers; Mole checks; Pigmented lesions; Melanoma; Pre-cancerous lesions; Actinic keratoses; Bowen's disease; Non-cancerous lesions; Cysts; Warts; Blemishes; Skin surgery including removal of moles, skin cancers, seborrhoeic keratoses, skin tags, cysts, warts. Paediatric dermatology (children with skin problems); Acne; Roaccutane / Isotretinoin treatment for acne; Rosacea; Eczema; Dermatitis; Psoriasis; Treatment of keloid scars; Itchy skin; Hidradenitis suppurativa; Red skin; Blistering / bullous skin conditions; Liquid nitrogen treatment.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading
Travelling across the globe
Enjoying good food and discovering new flavours
Publications in a number of major journals including: British Medical Journal, British Journal of Dermatology, Clinical and Experimental Dermatology.
Courses offered to GPs
Top tips in dermatology
When to refer to dermatology
Latest GP updates on eczema, psoriasis, acne and rosacea
Identification and management of skin allergy
Pre-malignant and malignant skin lesions
All about skin lesions: how to identify benign and malignant lesions
- MBChB University of Sheffield 2005
- MRCP(UK) Federation of Royal College of Physicians 2009
- MRCP (UK) (Dermatology) Federation of Royal College of Physicians and British Association Of Dermatologists 2014
Reference number 6119023
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCT (Completion of Clinical Training), 2014
Affiliations / memberships
British Association of Dermatologists
British Society for Cutaneous Allergy
British Medical Association
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Post treatment communication
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