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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
- Skin cancer
I have been a Consultant Dermatologist since 2007 and my NHS work is at the world renowned St John's Institute of Dermatology at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Trust. I specialise in Paediatric Dermatology and my NHS work combines clinical dermatology with research, particularly in treating severe atopic eczema in children. I recognise the profound pscyhological effect of skin disease on peoples’ lives and I am secretary of the UK Psychodermatology society which promotes research and greater understanding and treatment of this important aspect of skin disease. I work in a holistic way to address both the clinical and psychosocial effects of skin disease on my patients’ lives as these are often overlooked by the medical profession. I have extensive experience in treating skin cancers, sun damage, carrying out mole checks, removing lumps and bumps.
My private work is undertaken in East Kent where I work at the BMI Chaucer hospital, the Spencer Wing at Margate and the Canterbury Skin and Laser Clinic. Here I see adults and children with inflammatory skin disease eg. eczema and psoriasis, acne, suspected skin cancers, mole checks, lumps and bumps, hair and nail problems.
Areas of interest
Dr Baron has a special interest in acne in both adults and children, since her Dermatology training in Leeds with the international acne expert Professor Cunliffe.
She sees adults and children and has extensive experience in treating skin cancers, sun damage, carrying out mole checks, eczema and psoriasis, acne, removing lumps and bumps, mole checks, hair and nail problems.
Current NHS consultant posts held
St John's Institute of Dermatology at St Thomas' Hospital
Clinical and Experimental Dermatology
British Journal of Dermatology
British Medical Journal
- MBChB Bristol University 1992
- MRCP Royal College of Physicians 1995
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians 2011
- Diploma of Medical Hypnotherapy London College of Clinical Hypnosis 2005
Reference number 3681950
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Training Programme Director KSS Deanery 2013
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCT Dermatology, 2007
Affiliations / memberships
Committee member of British Society of Paediatric Dermatology
British Association of Dermatology
British Association of Dermatological Surgery
Royal College of Physicians
Royal Society of Medicine
British Medical Association
Worshipful Company of Apothecaries
- BMI The Chaucer Hospital, CT4 7AR
- 08:30 - 12:30
- 01227 825100
- The Spencer Wing, CT9 4BG
- 09:00 - 12:00
- 01843 234372
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.