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Last updated: 27 Apr 2020
- Skin cancer
Dr Lucia Pozo-Garcia is Consultant Dermatologist working at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, actively involved in the skin cancer service. She also works in several private clinics in London and is included at the GMC Specialist Register as Dermatologist in the UK.
As dermatologist, Dr Pozo-Garcia specialises in diagnosis and treatment of skin conditions. Skin cancer and pigmented lesions (mole checking under dermoscopy) are the main interest fields of Dr Pozo-Garcia, who is one of the few dermatologists in the UK specifically trained in dermoscopy. She also greatly enjoys General Dermatology.
Dr Pozo-Garcia, MD, PhD, qualified from the University of Cadiz (Spain) in 1990 and undertook postgraduate dermatologist training in Seville (Spain) in 1995. During her training post, she was awarded with a clinical fellowship in Paediatric Dermatology in a prestigious dedicated paediatric hospital in Madrid (Hospital del Niño Jesus). In 1996, she completed her PhD thesis on sweat gland tumours.
Dr Pozo-Garcia was working as Consultant Dermatologist at Homerton University Hospital, London, since 1999, where she was the lead clinician for skin cancer.
She has completed several courses on dermoscopy and is actively involved in teaching this technique to the dermatology trainees and GPs.
She is also actively involved in research with more than 50 publications, a Ph.D. degree and two book chapters.
Areas of interest
• Skin cancer • Moles • Dermoscopy • General dermatology •
Current NHS consultant posts held
Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
Skin cancer; pigmented lesions; dermoscopy
Family activities, reading, travelling, cooking
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Spanish - Native or bilingual
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Courses offered to GPs
I have been involved in several lectures on dermoscopy and skin cancer. I also organise dermoscopy workshops for Gps and Dermatology SpRs. I am actively involved in teaching dermatology to junior doctors, GPs nurses and undergraduates at my NHS Hospital.
- Licenciate (Bachelor) in Medicine and Surgery, L.M.S. University of Cadiz School of Medicine, University of Cadiz (Spain) 1990
- Ph. D. Philosophy Doctor (Graduated Summa Cum Laude) University of Seville School of Medicine, University of Seville (Spain) 1996
- Dermoscopy training Hospital Clinico de Barcelona, Spain 2007
Reference number 4584872
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Consultant Dermatologist Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust 2015
Details of entry to specialist register
- Dermatology, 2005
Affiliations / memberships
GMC - General Medical Council
BAD - British Association of Dermatologists
IDS - International Dermoscopy Society
EADV- European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
RSM- Royal Society of Medicine
- BMI The London Independent Hospital
- 08:30 - 13:00
- 020 7780 2400
- LycaHealth-Canary Wharf
- 15:00 - 18:00
- 020 7132 1440
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