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Dr Tabi Leslie is a general adult and paediatric Consultant Dermatologist at the Royal Free Hospital, London. Her special interests include urticaria, angioedema, mastocytosis, mast cell disorders and itch as well as skin allergy.
Dr Leslie is the Honorary Secretary Elect at the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD). She sits on the Council of the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) Dermatology Section and is President of the RSM Clinical Immunology and Allergy (CIA) section. Dr Leslie represents the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) on the Joint Specialty Committee for Dermatology and is the RCP advisor on Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in Dermatology. She is on the Council of the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) Dermatology Section and has been the Honorary Senior Secretary.
At the BAD, Dr Leslie is on the Therapeutics and Guidelines Committee. She is also a Committee Member of the British Society for Medical Dermatology (BSMD) and has been their representative on the Dermatology Council of England (DCE). Dr Leslie has recently been elected to the Dermatology Board of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI).
In 2016, Dr Leslie participated in the International Consensus as a panel member representing the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) for the EAACI/GA 2LEN/EDF/WAO guideline for the definition, classification, diagnosis, and management of urticaria in adults and children, published in 2018. Dr Leslie was involved in the BAD Itch guideline, also published 2018, as well as the upcoming BAD Urticaria guideline. She is also a member of the Guideline Group for the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) Itch guideline (due 2019), as well as a member of the Task Force Pruritus, currently participating in the European Prurigo Project (EPP).
Dr Leslie has been an invited speaker at the BAD, EADV, British Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI), British Society of immunology (BSI), British Society of Paediatric Dermatology (BSPD), European Society of Contact Dermatitis (ESCD), American Academy of Dermatologists (AAD) and World Congress of Dermatology (WCD) as well as other regional, national and international meetings. Dr Leslie has been an invited author on a number of recent publications, including chapters in the latest editions of Rook’s Textbook of Dermatology (8th ed.) and the Treatment of Skin Disease (5th ed.). She has contributed chapters to textbooks on particular aspects of urticaria and itch, as well as chapters on the use of antihistamines in dermatology treatment handbooks.
Areas of interest
Special clinical and academic interest in;
Aslo care for patients with;
Hair and nail problems;
Other inflammatory skin disorders;
Cryotherapy for warts, seborrheic and actinic keratosis;
Skin biopsies organised as required;
Patch testing arranged for patients with contact dermatitis;
Phototherapy (light treatment) arranged where appropriate
Current NHS consultant posts held
Honorary Consultant, St John’s Institute of Dermatology, Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital, London; Consultant, Royal Free London NHS Trust
Pathophysiology and management of urticaria, and the mechanisms of itch.
Dr Leslie is committed to teaching, regularly lecturing to medical students, GPs and nurses. She is a Faculty Member of the Allergy Academy at Kings College, London, and the MSc Allergy Course at Imperial College, St Mary's Hospital, London, where she presents as well as supervising MSc students’ research projects.
Dr Leslie’s research interests at University College London (UCL) included clinical and scientific studies on cutaneous pain, inflammation and itch, completed in the Neurosciences department with Prof Clifford Woolf and Prof Pat Wall, of the Gate Theory of Pain (Melzack and Wall). Dr Leslie subsequently continued her scientific and clinical research as a Senior Registrar at University College London (UCL) Hospitals at which time her research was published as a paper in the prestigious scientific journal, Nature.
Dr Leslie has recently been writing chapters on anti-histamines and itch management to appear in the new edition of “Systemic Drug Treatments in Dermatology” handbook and a new book in the “Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology”. Her review of current knowledge and clinical practice, “Itch” was published in the Medicine journal series in July 2013. This year Dr Leslie co-authored a chapter in the forthcoming 9th Edition of Rook's Dermatology textbook.
Courses offered to GPs
Having the opportunity to speak directly to GPs and share knowledge is important to Dr Leslie. She frequently presents at GPs surgeries for the free, non-promotional, consultant-led Essentially Medical meetings, and for the GP Education Programme at the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth.
- BSc Neuroscience (First Class Honours) University College London 1984
- MBBS (Distinction) University of London 1987
- MRCP Royal College of Physicians 1990
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians 2002
Reference number 3201213
Affiliations / memberships
British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI), British Society for Cutaneous Allergy (BSCA), British Society for Paediatric Dermatology (BSPD), American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) and the European Academy of Venereology (EADV), Independent Doctors Federation (IDF), All Party Parliamentary Group on Skin (APPGS), and on the committee of the British Society for Medical Dermatology (BSMD)
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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
Dr T A Leslie 08448090945