Dr Anita Takwale: Dermatology

Dr Anita Takwale


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About me

Dr Anita Takwale has been a Consultant Dermatologist and dermatological surgeon in Gloucestershire since 2008. She undertook her dermatology training in India (Pune) and in the UK (West Midlands, Bristol and Cardiff) and did her dermatology surgery fellowship in Cardiff. She has an interest in all aspects of dermatological disease but particularly in skin cancer, skin cancer surgery and hair and nail problems.

Anita’s interest in hair and nail disorders stemmed from her specialist training with Dr David de Berker and more recently with Professor Rodney Sinclair in Melbourne. She is currently the Clinical and Educational Lead for the British Hair and Nail Society and the Dermatology Surgery Lead for the trust. She is former chairperson of the 3 Counties Skin Cancer Network, and the skin Cancer Lead for Gloucestershire NHS Hospitals Foundation Trust. Anita provides a secondary and tertiary hair and nails referral service for the south west region of UK with facilities for Diphencyperone immunotherapy for alopecia areata for the south west and strong links with dermatopathologist with an interest in hair and nail disease.

Anita has been a reviewer for British Journal of Dermatology and Clinical Experimental Dermatology for hair and nails papers, has published articles in peer reviewed journals, and has also written chapters for Lebwohl’s Treatment in Skin Disease and Brennan's Maxillo Facial Surgery.

Dr Takwale holds NHS clinics in Gloucester and Cheltenham. Her day surgery lists for skin cancer, and the specialist hair and nail clinics, are held at Gloucester Royal Hospital. She undertakes private practice at the Nuffield Hospital, Cheltenham. She lives in Cheltenham with her husband, an orthopaedic surgeon, and has two daughters.

Areas of interest

Skin tumours / cancer/ oncology; Hair, skin and nail, disorders of; Dermatological surgery

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Procedures completed

  • S1110

    Curettage/cryotherapy of lesion of skin (including cauterisation) - up to three - (5-50)


  • S1500

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


  • S5210

    Injection into subcutaneous tissue/painful trigger point under local anaesthetic - (5-50)


  • S0603

    Primary excision of suspicious/malignant lesion - Trunk & Limbs - (1-5)


  • S0604

    Secondary excision of malignant lesion - head & neck - (1-5)


  • S0633

    Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - up to three, Trunk & Limbs (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)


  • S2500

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


  • S2002

    Small island flap (less than 9cm2) - (1-5)


  • S6400

    Excision of nail bed (Zadik's) (including anaesthetic) - (1-5)


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