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Dr Tabi Leslie qualified from the University of London at the Royal Free Hospital. She has been a Consultant Adult and Paediatric Dermatologist, in London, since 1996 after completing her general medical training with Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) in 1990. She was subsequently made Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (London) in 2002.
Her research interests at University College London (UCL) included clinical and scientific studies on cutaneous pain, inflammation and itch, which she did in the Neurosciences department with Professor Clifford Woolf and Professor Pat Wall (of the Gate Theory of Pain – Melzack and Wall). She gained a First Class Honours BSc Degree in Neurosciences at UCL, intercalated during her Medical studies. Dr Leslie subsequently continued her scientific and clinical research as a Senior Registrar at UCL Hospitals at which time Dr Leslie’s research was published as a paper in the prestigious scientific journal, Nature.
In her general Dermatology clinics she has been looking after complicated cases of Urticaria for many years. This is now her academic interest, at the St John’s Institute of Dermatology, St Thomas’ Hospital where she is involved in the Urticaria clinic with Professor Malcolm Greaves and Dr Clive Grattan. She is frequently asked to lecture on Urticaria at academic meetings. Dr Leslie has presented at National and International Meetings. Recently in 2012 Dr Leslie participated in the Consensus Meeting on the Classification and Treatment of Urticaria held in Berlin.
Dr Leslie has been invited to write articles and book chapters, which will be published later this year, including a chapter on “Itch” for the Medicine series. Dr Leslie intends to continue to undertake further clinical and scientific research in the mechanisms of Itch as well as in the pathophysiology and management of Urticaria. Dr Leslie also has a clinical interest in acne and rosacea. She has been invited by the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) to chair the latest guidelines on rosacea.
She is committed to teaching and is a Faculty Member of the MSc Allergy Course at Imperial College, St Mary’s Hospital, London, as well as supervising the research project of an MSc student. Dr Leslie is the Honorary Secretary and Council Member of the Dermatology Section at the Royal Society of Medicine and is also on the Council of the Clinical Immunology and Allergy Section. Dr Leslie represents BAD at the Royal College of Physicians on the Joint Specialty Committee as well as being on the BAD Education Sub-committee. Dr Leslie is joint CPD advisor to the RCP and has also attended workshops at the RCP on behalf of the BAD. Dr Leslie regularly represents the Royal College of Physicians at appointments committees to appoint new Dermatology Consultants all over the country.
Dr Leslie is BAD ambassador to changing faces and often is asked by the BAD to act as BAD spokesperson to the media. Dr Leslie is also an ambassador and spokesperson for the British Skin Foundation.
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
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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- Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth
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- The Portland Hospital for Women and Children,...
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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