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Last updated: 30 Apr 2020
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Dr Fishman has over a decade of experience in dermatology in the UK. She holds a substantive NHS Consultant Dermatologist post at London Northwest Healthcare NHS Trust (Northwick Park and St Mark's Hospitals).
Dr Fishman qualified from the University of London (St George’s Hospital Medical School) in 2004. After training in general surgery and general medicine, she chose to specialise in dermatology. She completed higher specialist dermatology training at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, University of Cambridge. During her training she regularly taught dermatology to University of Cambridge undergraduates.
Dr Fishman is an integral part of the skin cancer team and performs screening, diagnosis and surgical treatment of all types of benign and malignant skin lesions. She is clinical lead for complex medical dermatology including conditions such as psoriasis, acne, rosacea, eczema, hair and nail disorders. She is principal investigator for several key clinical trials and has published both nationally and internationally. She regularly teaches dermatology to undergraduates at Imperial College School of Medicine, and postgraduates including GPs.
Dr Fishman treats adults, children and babies with all skin problems.
Areas of interest
moles; skin lesions; psoriasis, eczema, acne, skin cancers; skin surgery; cosmetic dermatology; hair and nail disorders;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Northwick Park Hospital
My research interests have focused on clinical research in the field of treatments for
inflammatory dermatoses and melanoma.
2016 PROSE effectiveness and side effects of ustekinumab
2016 LEO treatment of actinic keratosis
2014-2015 BADBIR Biologics Interventions register
2010 - 2013 BRIM III Hoffman-La Roche funded phase 3, open-label, multicentre randomised controlled trial
2009 - 2012 STOP GAP study for the treatment of Pyoderma Gangrenosum
2009 - 2011 BLISTER study for the treatment of bullous pemphigoid
2008 Safety and Efficacy of HT61 (1%) gel applied once or three times for eradication of nasal Staphylococcus Aureus carriage.
A randomized controlled trial to compare the safety and effectiveness of doxycycline (200 mg daily) with oral prednisolone (0.5 mg kg(-1) daily) for initial treatment of bullous pemphigoid: a protocol for the Bullous Pemphigoid Steroids and Tetracyclines (BLISTER) Trial. Br J Dermatol. 2015; 173(1): 227-34.
Ben-Zvi GT, Bardsley V, Burrows NP. An atypical distribution of erythema elevatum diutinum. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2014; 39(2): 269-70.
Bakr F, Webber N, Fassihi H, Swale V, Lewis F, Rytina E, Ben-Zvi GT, Norris P, Espinosa O, Dhar S, Craig P, Robson A. Primary and secondary intralymphatic histiocytosis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014; 70(5): 927-33.
Ben-Zvi GT, Tidman MJ. Be vigilant for scurvy in high-risk groups. Practitioner. 2012; 256(1755): 23-5.
Craig FF, Thomas KS, Mitchell EJ, Williams HC, Norrie J, Mason JM, Ormerod AD; UK Dermatology Clinical Trials Network’s STOP GAP Trial Team. UK Dermatology Clinical Trials Network's STOP GAP trial (a multicentre trial of prednisolone versus ciclosporin for pyoderma gangrenosum): protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials. 2012 Apr 28; 13: 51.
Ben-Zvi G, Burrows NP. Two children with persistent, pruritic injection site nodules after receiving vaccinations which contained aluminium.
JAAD 2013 Feb; vol 68 (4): s1 AB67.
Ben-Zvi G, Burrows NP. An Atypical Distribution of Erythema Elevatum Diutinum.
JAAD 2013 Feb; vol 68 (4): s1 AB42.
Ben-Zvi G, et al. Survival with 2 DNA repair disorders.
JAAD 2013 Feb; vol 68 (4): s1 AB100.
Ben-Zvi G, Todd P. A review of ingredients and excipients in UK licensed influenza vaccines. JEADV 2012.
Ben-Zvi G, Lillicrap M, Rytina E, Norris P. A case of intralymphatic histiocytosis associated with rheumatoid arthritis.
Br J Dermatol 2012; 167: s1 13-20.
Chattopadhyay M, Ben-Zvi G, Meligonis G, Rytina E, Ha T, Burrows NP. Paediatric dermatofibrosarcoma protruberans treated with Mohs micrographic surgery: a series of 5 cases.
Br J Dermatol 2012; 167: s1 127-141.
Ben-Zvi G, Kelsall G, Gass J. Propranolol for Ulcerated Infantile Haemangiomas
Abstract, BSPD annual meeting, Edinburgh 2011.
Patterson C, Orton D, Ben-Zvi G. A Review of Excipient Ingredients in Topical Corticosteroid Preparations available in the UK.
Br J Dermatol 2009; 167: s1 86-87.
Courses offered to GPs
Dr Fishman provides frequent talks and seminars to GPs.
- Diploma of Child Health Royal College of Paediatricians 2014
- Specialty Certificate Exam, Dermatology Royal College of Physicians 2011
- MRCP (UK) Royal College of Physicians 2008
- MB BS University of London 2004
Reference number 6103378
Details of entry to specialist register
- Dermatology, 2013
Affiliations / memberships
Royal Society of Medicine (RSM)
Royal College of Physicians (RCP)
British Assocoation of Dermatologist (BAD)
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.