Dr Vindy Ghura: Dermatology
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Dr Vindy Ghura

Dermatology

 

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Overview

Specialises in

  • General
  • Skin cancer

About me

Dermatologists look after patients with all forms of skin disease including skin cancer, acne, psoriasis and other rashes. Dermatology is a fascinating speciality- there are over 2000 different types of skin disease! Skin is a unique and very special organ. If it’s not right it can impact on all aspects of a patient’s life- physical, emotional and social.

I have been a Dermatologist since 1997 and am always aware of the impact skin disease can have on my patients. I trained in Medicine in Newcastle and Dermatology in South Trent before undertaking a Mohs’ skin cancer/facial surgery fellowship in Cardiff and then Lisbon. I am one of around 40-50 fully trained Mohs’ surgeons in the UK. Mohs' surgery is a specialist technique for removing difficult “non-melanoma” skin cancers (squamous cell and basal cell carcinomas (“rodent ulcers”). I set up the Mohs' skin cancer service in Sheffield winning the Hospital’s Service development of the year award.

I am on the GMC Speciality Register for Dermatology and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London.

I have a Masters degree in Medical Education from Cardiff University (gained with distinction) and regularly teach other doctors about skin disease. I have also been an examiner for the Royal College of Physicians for many years. I see patients of all ages including children and am a Consultant Dermatologist at Salford Royal (“Hope”) Hospital in Manchester.

Areas of interest

Areas of interest:

All types of Skin cancer including:
Basal cell and squamous cell cancer, Malignant melanoma
All aspects of skin surgery
Mohs surgery
All types of rashes including:
Eczema (dermatitis), psoriasis and acne
Hair loss (alopecia)
Mole screening and full skin checks
Cysts, skin lumps and bumps including lipomas
General dermatology

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Procedures completed

  • S1500

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

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (5-50)

  • S0520

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

    Salford Royal (5-50) BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • S0603

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

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • S0820

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

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • S0633

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

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • S1110

    Curettage/cryotherapy of lesion of skin (including cauterisation) - up to three - (1-5)

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • S0602

    Primary excision of malignant lesion - Head & Neck - (1-5)

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