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Dr Irshad Zaki

Specialist Dermatology Care

Dermatology

 

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Specialises in

  • Skin cancer

About me

After completing my general professional training in the West Midlands, I returned to the University Hospital in Nottingham to undertake my specialist training in dermatology. My research experience provided training in the treatment of allergic and inflammatory skin disorders, and I also developed further expertise in laser therapy and management of skin cancer. My training was consolidated by an overseas fellowship studying Mohs' Micrographic surgery, a highly specialised technique used in treating difficult skin tumours.
I have been able to provide a comprehensive dermatology service after being appointed a consultant in 1999. In addition to a specialised skin cancer and laser surgery service, my practice at Spire Parkway and Solihull Hospitals involves the treatment of a broad spectrum of skin disorders.
In addition to my clinical duties, I have been the clinical director of dermatology for over ten years. I am proud that the quality of our service has been recognised nationally and I was honoured to recently receive the ‘Building Healthier Lives Clinical Excellence Award’.
Away from work, I have always taken a keen interest in sport, and have played in cricket, tennis, basketball and squash teams. Currently I am a member of a local sports and squash club. More recently I have learnt to play golf, although regrettably the pressure of time means that this is restricted to a few rounds in the summer months.
The highlight of my interest in outdoor pursuits and hill walking was when I completed the 'Tour du Mont Blanc' circuit in the Alps. I am also a proficient skier. I also enjoy the more sedentary pleasures of the theatre, concerts and cinema as well as fine food. Most of all, we enjoy family pursuits with our two daughters, who keep us busy!

Areas of interest

Diagnosis and management of skin cancer including Mohs Micrographic surgery; Dermatological surgery for skin lesions; Laser therapy for medical skin disorders; photodynamic therapy; treatment of basal cell carcinoma; treatment of squamous cell carcinoma; treatment of malignant melanoma; surveillance of skin lesions to exclude skin cancer.

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Procedures completed

  • S1110

    Curettage/cryotherapy of lesion of skin (including cauterisation) - up to three - (>50)

    Spire Parkway Hospital (>50)

  • S0606

    Photodynamic therapy to malignant lesion of skin - up to three - (5-50)

    Spire Parkway Hospital (5-50)

  • S1500

    Biopsy of skin or subcutaneous tissue - (5-50)

    Spire Parkway Hospital (5-50)

  • S0520

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

    Spire Parkway Hospital (1-5)

  • S0632

    Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - up to three, Head & Neck (excluding lipoma) - (5-50)

    Spire Parkway Hospital (5-50)

  • S0820

    Curettage/cryotherapy of lesions of skin (including cauterisation) - four or more - (5-50)

    Spire Parkway Hospital (5-50)

  • S0603

    Primary excision of malignant lesion - Trunk & Limbs - (5-50)

    Spire Parkway Hospital (1-5)

  • S2500

    Local flap - less than 9cm2 - (1-5)

    Spire Parkway Hospital (1-5)

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