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Dr Nilesh Morar is a London based Consultant Dermatologist. He has a long history of academic excellence. He graduated cum laude at the top of his class in South Africa in 1993. He broke the University record by achieving 23 distinctions, 10 certificates of merit and 15 awards during his six years of medical training. He has worked in Dermatology since 1996 completing his specialisation with distinction in 2000. He obtained a Masters thesis in Dermatology in 2001.
He was then invited to study at the University of Oxford and was awarded the prestigious Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Training Fellowship. He completed a PhD at Oxford at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics in 2007. He studied the genetics of eczema, a common skin condition. He was lead Dermatologist at the Department of Dermatology in a leading London teaching hospital, the Chelsea and Westminster.
Here he sees general adult and paediatric dermatology patients and also does the complex psoriasis, HIV-related skin disease and male genital disease clinics. He was Honorary Consultant Dermatologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital and is Honorary Consultant Dermatologist at the Royal Brompton Hospital. He teaches medical students, dermatology trainees and GPs.
His philosophy is to use the best evidence based medicine to treat skin disease which he takes very seriously. He feels no skin disease is trivial.
He belongs to the following professional bodies:
British Association of Dermatologists
The Royal Society of Medicine
The Royal College of Physicians
The General Medical Council
Skin Treatment and Research Trust
Areas of interest
General adult dermatology; paediatric dermatology; acne: mole checks: skin cancer: eczema; skin allergy: psoriasis: skin infections: skin care advice
Current NHS consultant posts held
Clinical Lead of Dermatology at The Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
PhD at the University of Oxford on the molecular genetics of atopic dermatitis (eczema). Research also on HIV related skin conditions and psoriasis.
English, Hindi, Gujrati, Afrikaans
Reference number 4169668
Affiliations / memberships
MBChB, FC Derm, MMed Derm, FRCP, D Phil (Oxon)
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.