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Dr Nekma Meah is a Consultant Dermatologist with a specialist interest in the management of alopecia and scalp disorders. She has undertaken an international fellowship in hair and scalp disorders under Professor Rodney Sinclair in Australia and published extensively in this area. She runs the specialist hair clinic at St Helens and Knowsley NHS Trust and is currently the Honorary Secretary of the British Hair and Nail Society https://bhns.org.uk/.
She obtained her MBChB from the University of Manchester in 2007 and undertook her junior doctor training in the West Midlands before entering the specialist dermatology programme in Liverpool. She qualified as a Consultant Dermatologist in 2017.
She holds a substantive consultant NHS post at St Helens and Knowsley NHS Trust, where she sees all aspects of general dermatology including medical dermatology (acne, rosacea, eczema, psoriasis, hyperhidrosis), skin cancers, mole checks, and performs regular dermatological surgery. In addition to running the specialist hair clinic, she manages patients in the specialist biologics clinic for patients with severe psoriasis.
Dr Meah is passionate about dermatology, teaching and research. She is Undergraduate Lead at St Helens and Knowsley NHS Trust, Honorary Clinical Lecturer at The University of Manchester and serves on the steering committee for the global COVID-19 alopecia registry – SECURE alopecia.
Areas of interest
Alopecia; hair loss
- Ms Melissa Littler
Current NHS consultant posts held
St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Marshalls Cross Rd, Saint Helens WA9 3DA
Dr Meah is on the steering committee for SECURE alopecia https://www.secure-derm.com/secure-alopecia/
Wall D, Alhusayen R, Arents B, Apfelbacher C, Balogh EA, Bokhari L, Bloem M, Bosma AL, Burton T, Castelo-Soccio L, Fagan N. Fletcher G, Flohr C, Freeman E, French LE, Griffiths CEM, Hruza GJ, Ingram JR, Kappelman, Lara-Corrales I, Lim HW, Meah N et al. Learning from disease registries during a pandemic: Moving toward an international federation of patient registries. Clinics in Dermatology. 2021 Apr 6.
Trindade de Carvalho L, Izhakoff N, Meah N, et al. Alopecia Areata Mimicking Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia. Cureus 2021: 13(2): e13361. doi:10.7759/cureus.13361
Wall D, Meah N, York K, Bhoyrul B, Bokhari L, Abraham LS, Adams R, Bergfeld W, Betz RC, Blume-Peytavi U, Callender V. A Global eDelphi Exercise to Identify Core Domains and Domain Items for the Development of a Global Registry of Alopecia Areata Disease Severity and Treatment Safety (GRASS). JAMA dermatology. 2021 Apr 1;157(4):439-48.
Jerjen R, Meah N, Trindade de Carvalho L, Wall D, Gunatheesan S, Sinclair R. Effective treatment of folliculitis decalvans with cyclosporin: A case series. Australasian Journal of Dermatology. 2021 May;62(2):e345-7.
Kerkemeyer KL, Meah N, Sinclair RD. Tofacitinib for cutaneous and pulmonary sarcoidosis: A case series. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 2021 Feb 1;84(2):581-3.
Meah N, Wall D, York K, Bhoyrul B, Bokhari L, Asz-Sigall D, Bergfeld WF, Betz RC, Blume-Peytavi U, Callender V, Chitreddy V. The Alopecia Areata Consensus of Experts (ACE) study part II: Results of an international expert opinion on diagnosis and laboratory evaluation for alopecia areata. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 2021 Jun 1;84(6):1594-601.
Jerjen R, Meah N, Trindade de Carvalho LT, Eisman S, Wall D, Sinclair R Treatment of alopecia areata in pre-adolescent children with oral tofacitinib: a retrospective study. Pediatric Dermatology. 2021 Jan;38(1):103-8.
Sinclair R, Trindade de Carvalho L Ismail F.F, Meah N. Efficacy and safety of low-dose sublingual minoxidil monotherapy in the treatment of male and female androgenetic alopecia: a retrospective case-series of 64 patients. JEADV 09 May 2020
Meah N, Wall D, York K, Bhoyrul B, Bokhari L, Sigall DA, Bergfeld WF, Betz RC, Blume-Peytavi U, Callender V, Chitreddy V. The Alopecia Areata Consensus of Experts (ACE) study: Results of an international expert opinion on treatments for alopecia areata. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 2020 Jul 1;83(1):123-30.
- MBChB University of Manchester 2007
- MRCP (UK) Royal College of Physicians of London 2011
- MRCP (Derm) Royal Colleges of Physicians 2014
- FACD The Australasian College of Dermatologists 2020
Reference number 6162988
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCT completion, 2017
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Physicians (UK)
British Association of Dermatologists
The Australasian College of Dermatologists
British Hair and Nail Society
European Hair Research Society
Australian Hair and Wool Research Society
American Hair Research Society