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- Skin cancer
Outside of work I am keen on the outdoors & row regularly. I enjoy skiing when given the chance too. My kayak gets the occasional outing as well. I have a teenage daughter who keeps me busy so there is not that much spare time.
I love the theatre and art or photographic exhibitions. I am never far from a good book and usually have a few to read going at the same time.
Areas of interest
Pigmented skin lesions; Dermoscopy and lesion imaging; ; Dermatological surgery; Topical immunotherapy for melanoma metastases
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Dermatologist University Hospital Southampton
Designated link and Dermatology Consultant with Community Dermatology Service - Solent Medical Services
Nevisense Electrical Impedance probe in pigmented lesion assessment
Dermascopic Imaging Techniques
My particular interest is skin cancer, imaging and early diagnosis. I am an experienced surgeon who thoroughly enjoys the surgical aspects of my work. I work closely with the oncologists and have developed an interest in dealing with the complications of the newer immunotherapy drugs and treatment with topical immunomodulaters. I have however, been a general dermatologist for many years and have an accumulated experience of this fascinating speciality.
Clinical Excellence Award Level 4
(Additional) Languages spoken
Multiple on electrical impedance in pigmented lesions.
Courses offered to GPs
I regularly teach in evening meetings arranged by Spire Southampton to small GP groups.
I have presented at the routine Wed afternoon GP update meeting held at The Rose-bowl Centre.
I participate annually at a joint Dermatology - GP meeting arranged by " Doctors Updates" usually talking on lesion recognition and treatment.
Incomplete excision rate for BCC - 1-2%
- MB ChB Sheffield University 1982
- MRCP Edinburgh Royal College of Physicians 1986
- FRCP Edinburg Royal College of Physicians 1999
Reference number 2614836
Affiliations / memberships
Hospital Consultants & Specialists Association
British Association of Dermatology
British Society of Dermatologic Surgery
European Academy of Dermato-Venereology
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- 023 8076 4325
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- 023 8076 4325
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
Please phone the hospital where you were treated and they will immediately put you through to me.
Alternatively please phone my secretary on 07511096316 and she will contact me.