Dermatology

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Dr Saqib Bashir

Consultant Dermatologist
Qualifications:

BSc(hon), MB, ChB, MRCP(UK), MRCP(Lond), MD

Year qualified:

1997

GMC No. or equivalent

4444613

Primary speciality:

Dermatology

Specialist interests:

Skin cancer
Skin surgery
Scar revision
Laser surgery
Aesthetic dermatology
Allergy patch testing
Prick testing
General dermatology
Hair and scalp disorders
Acne
Eczema
Psoriasis

Professional memberships:

British Medical Association
British Association of Dermatologists
British Society for Dermatological Surgery
St. John’s Dermatological Society
Royal Society of Medicine
Royal College of Physicians

PA name:

Monica Braithwaite

Telephone:

+44 (0)20 3299 3192

Consulting address:

Guthrie Clinic
King's College Hospital
NHS Foundation Trust
Denmark Hill
London SE5 9RS

Clinic times:

Wednesday pm

Biography

Dr Bashir is a Consultant Dermatologist and Dermatological Surgeon at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He is the Lead Clinician for skin cancer and in charge of dermatological surgery. Dr Bashir is also the vice-chair of the South East Thames Skin Cancer Network.

Dr Bashir practices Mohs micrographic surgery and has expertise in laser treatment of skin disease. In addition, he has a strong background in skin allergy with several years of research in this field.

Gaining a 1st class honours degree from Imperial College, London, he returned to the University of Glasgow to gain his medical degree. Following this, he gained a research fellowship at the highly prestigious University of California, San Francisco, leading to the publication of his book, “Evidence-Based Dermatology” and many research papers.

Returning to the UK, he practiced Medicine at Cambridge University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, where he was also a Tutor at Christ’s College and Queen’s College, Cambridge. From there he moved to London to join the world renowned St. John’s Institute of Dermatology. During his time at St. John’s he presented work at a variety of international meetings, including the American Academy of Dermatology and the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology.

With this solid background in medicine and general dermatology, Dr Bashir focused his skills on surgical and laser treatment of skin disease, undertaking subspecialty training in Moh’s micrographic surgery and laser surgery to bring the latest treatments to his patients.

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