Dr Nicholas Telfer



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  • Unable to accept new patients

Last updated: 6 Nov 2020

Specialises in

  • Skin cancer

About me

After completing my training in general dermatology at Oxford and Manchester I undertook fellowship training in Mohs Micrographic Surgery at the University of California, Los Angeles, USA. Following this, I worked as a Mohs surgeon at UCLA for a further 12 months before returning to the UK and setting up the Mohs Micrographic Surgery Unit in Manchester. I have been a Consultant since 1994 and have performed in excess of 20 thousand Mohs cases, making me the most experienced Mohs surgeon in the UK. I am a Fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS), which is the leading professional Mohs surgery association in the world. I am a Senior NHS hospital Consultant, engaged in education and training of Mohs / dermatological surgery on our teaching program. I am the lead author on the national guidelines for the management of basal cell carcinoma.

Areas of interest

Micrographic surgery (Mohs / MMS);
Skin cancer / basal cell carcinoma ;

I do NOT see general dermatology patients

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Procedures completed

  • S0520

    Microscopically controlled excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue (Mohs Micrographic Surgery) with immediate reconstruction - (5-50)

    Salford Royal (5-50)

  • S0521

    Microscopically controlled excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue (Mohs micrographic surgery) without reconstruction - (1-5)

    Salford Royal (1-5)

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