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Dr Faheem Latheef graduated from the University of Manchester and undertook his postgraduate training at the Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He then specialised in dermatology in Leeds where he developed his interest in Allergy and skin cancer.
His main interests are in the subjects of skin allergy with the use of specialised tests such as cutaneous patch testing and skin prick testing as well as the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers. In his NHS practice he also regularly sees patient with general dermatology and inflammatory skin conditions including Acne, Psoriasis, Eczema, Alopecia, nail disorders and other rashes.
Areas of interest
Allergy Specialist- Undertakes allergy testing with specialised patch testing and skin prick testing for patients with allergic skin reactions, persistent eczema and occupational skin disease
Current NHS consultant posts held
Chapel Allerton Hospital (Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust)
Nuffield Health Leeds
His main research interests are in the field of Melanoma skin cancer in which he is actively involved in a research project with the University of Leeds
Methylisothiazolinone outbreak in the European Union, Latheef F, Wilkinson SM, Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 2015 Oct;15(5):461-6.
25-Hydroxyvitamin D2 /D3 levels and factors associated with systemic inflammation and melanoma survival in the Leeds Melanoma Cohort Newton-Bishop JA1, Davies JR, Latheef F, Randerson-Moor J, Chan M, Gascoyne J, Waseem S, Haynes S, O'Donovan C, Bishop DT. Int J Cancer 2014 Nov 18.
- MBCH Medicine University of Manchester 2006
Affiliations / memberships
Member Royal College of Physicians (MRCP LONDON)
British Association of Dermatologists (BAD)
European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV)
European Society of Contact Dermatitis (ESCD)
British Society for Cutaneous Allergy (BSCA)
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.