Our Consultant-led Dermatology Service has been running successfully for a number of years and our clinicians have vast experience in effectively treating dermatological disorders.
Our General Practitioners with a Special Interest (GPSIs) in Dermatology are Dr Marcus Smith, Dr Naveen Rajagopal and Dr Helen Aveyard. The Dermatology Consultant overseeing the service is Dr Rachael Robinson.
Please note that patients cannot book directly new appointments for the Community Clinics. You will need to speak to your own GP to arrange for a referral.
You can get in touch by calling the Patient Telephone Line on (0113) 230 3206 (9.30 am to 1 pm, Monday to Friday) to book an appointment that meets your needs.
We treat the following conditions:
Psoriasis (except if second line treatments are anticipated PUVA uvb or oral medication)
Eczema – Atopic
Asteatotic and Discoid Diagnostic dilemmas
Acne and treatment with Isotretinoin
Pre-cancerous skin conditions
Disorders of pigmentation
Disorders of hair/nails
Cryotherapy for skin tags
Skin disease genitals
Keloid Scars (essential that DLQI score >10 and referral made on correct referral template
Removal of Benign Skin
Lesion/Intralesional injection of Keloid or Hypertrophic Scar Referral Form
Cryotherapy for warts with a DLQI >10
Benign tumours/ diagnostic uncertainty
We perform the following procedures:
- Skin biopsies/excisions will be referred onto in-house minor surgery clinic.
- Injection of Keloid Scar (see criteria under 'conditions treated' )
Please note the following exclusions:
Non-acute dermatological emergencies
Erythroderma, toxic eruption
Viral warts - with DLQI under 10
Sexually Transmitted Infections
Cosmetic skin lesions
Leg ulcers - refer to tissue viability
Connective tissue diseases
Suspected non-melanoma skin cancer
Occupational skin disease including patch testing