Having qualified in Johannesburg, he performed his postgraduate general medical training at Hammersmith Hospital and the Royal Postgraduate Medical School in London. He entered UK dermatology as Research Fellow to Professor Malcolm Greaves and has an MD (in physical urticarias) from the University of London. After completing general dermatology training at St John’s Institute of Dermatology in St Thomas’s Hospital, he spent a year as Fellow in Advanced Dermatologic and Mohs Surgery to Dr Neil Swanson in Portland, Oregon.
Since 1996, he has been a Consultant Dermatologist at St John’s Institute of Dermatology (now at Guy’s Campus) and more recently to the Joint Tumour Service at Moorfields Eye Hospital. His clinical and research interests include skin cancer management, including Mohs’ surgery, cutaneous laser surgery and cosmetic dermatology. He was the founding President of the British Cosmetic Dermatology Group and was President of the St John's Dermatology Society (2009/10).
FRCP UK 2001
MD London 1995
MBBCh University of Witwatersrand, 1983
Academic & NHS appointment
Consultant dermatologist / honorary senior lecturer
St John’s Institute of Dermatology
Great Maze Pond
London SE1 9RT