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Dr Ven Samarasinghe MBChB, MRCP(DERM), is a consultant dermatologist, dermatological surgeon and dermatological lead for skin cancer.
He qualified from the University of Manchester in 2002, and undertook dermatology specialist training in the Northwest of England Dermatology program.
On joining the national specialist register for Dermatology in 2012, Dr Samarasinghe completed a further one year fellowship in Mohs micrographic and dermatological surgery at St John's Institute of Dermatology, London.
Dr Samarasinghe has completed multiple international scientific trials on skin cancer. He has lectured nationally and internationally on skin cancer, skin surgery and dermatology for which he has received awards. He has also published widely on skin cancer and currently sits on the national joint Dermatology-Plastic Surgery Intergrated Fellowship board.
Areas of interest
skin screening; skin cancer; skin cancer surgery; general dermatology; benign skin removal
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Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - up to three, Trunk & Limbs (excluding lipoma) - (5-50)
Biopsy of skin or subcutaneous tissue - (5-50)
Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - up to three, Head & Neck (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)
Secondary excision of malignant lesion - trunk & limbs - (1-5)
Primary excision of malignant lesion - Head & Neck - (1-5)
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