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Tim was named in the top 100 children's doctors in the Times (London) December 2012, one of three dermatologists recognised in the UK.
He is a consultant dermatologist at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital. He is one of a very small number of doctors that is trained in both adult and paediatric dermatology.
Tim is a BUPA fee assured premier consultant and has private clinics at his own private consulting rooms on King Street in central Manchester and Oaklands Hospital in Salford. He also provides a domicillary service in the Prestwich and Whitefield area.
Tim is an official spokesperson for the British Skin Foundation and has been interviewed regularly on TV and radio.
Tim qualified in Medicine from Liverpool University in 1995 and completed general professional training in Paediatrics at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool in 2000. He then worked in New Zealand from 2000-2001.
Tim completed Dermatology Higher Professional Training in Leeds in July 2006. As a trainee he was given advanced training in dermatological surgery. Leeds General Infirmary has a worldwide reputation as a centre of excellence for acne and rosacea.
After completion of specialist training in Dermatology, Tim undertook a clinical fellowship in paediatric dermatology, in Dublin (Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children) for which he was awarded a scholarship by the British Society for Paediatric Dermatology. During that time he was involved in a number of studies looking at the genetics of Atopic Eczema, in particular the discovery of filaggrin as major gene involved in eczema.
Tim regularly reviews articles for The British Journal of Dermatology and Clinical and Experimental Dermatology. He has published over 35 book chapters, original journal articles, case reports, correspondence and abstracts, mostly on therapeutics and paediatric dermatology. Throughout his training, he regularly presented at national and international meetings including the British Association of Dermatologists and the American Academy of Dermatology. Tim hosts the national eczema society meetings in Manchester and is the principal investigator for 2 research projects looking at the genetic basis of atopic eczema and acne.
His special interests include; Atopic Eczema, Vascular Birthmarks, Skin Cancer, Paediatric and Adult Dermatological Surgery, Genetic skin disease, Laser Surgery, Acne and inflammatory skin disease
Areas of interest
Acne; Rosacea; Skin conditions; Pigmented skin lesions; Dermatitis; Eczema; Allergies and allergy testing; Mole removal; Psoriasis; Paediatric dermatology; Hair, skin and nail, disorders of; Melanoma surgery; Children (0-6 years of age); Children (7-11 years of age); Skin tumours / cancer / oncology
Current NHS consultant posts held
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
Royal Manchester Children's Hospital
Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer University of Manchester
Atopic Eczema - new biologics for eczema
Cycling - Road cycling and mountain bike
Bury Football Club
Top 100 UK children's doctors (The Times 2012)
Fellow of Royal College of Physicians
Prize winner British Society for Paediatric Dermatology
(Additional) Languages spoken
Courses offered to GPs
Skin Cancer Updates
National Eczema Society Meetings
Organiser BSPDManchester 2014
Orgnaises and Chairs the Annual Clincal Assistants Meeting for Dermatology
Lectures on the trainees course
- MBChB Liverppool 1995
- FRCP Royal college of physicians of Edinburgh 2009
- MRCPCH Royal college of paediatrics and child health 2000
Reference number 4200880
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- MRCPCH Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health 2000
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians 2007
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCT Dermatology 2006, 2006
Affiliations / memberships