Doctor Sean Lanigan

Medical Director

Doctor Sean Lanigan

Fast Facts

Medical qualifications

  • MB, MCH - University of Wales, Cardiff 1978
  • MD - University of Wales, Cardiff 1992

Previous Positions

  • 2001-2009
    Consultant Dermatologist - City Hospital, Birmingham.
  • 1989-2001
    Consultant dermatologist - Bridgend and district nhs trust and Honorary clinical teacher - University of Wales, College of Medicine, Cardiff
  • 1988-1989
    Research fellow, psoriasis research institute, Stanford University, California, USA
  • 1986-1989
    Lecturer/honorary Senior Registrar - Department of Medicine Dermatology, University of Leeds

Dr Lanigan was Consultant Dermatologist and clinical lead at the Birmingham Regional Skin Laser Centre from 2001-2009. His main clinical and research interests relate to laser treatment of skin disease.

He has over 160 scientific medical publications including 1 text book, 'Lasers in Dermatology' and 12 book chapters. He was Editor in Chief of Lasers in Medical Science for 8 years. He is on the Editorial Board of 3 leading laser journals.

Doctor Lanigan is an invited speaker and teacher nationally and internationally. He is an executive committee member of the British Medical Laser Association; and member/fellow of the British Association of Dermatologists; and European Society for Lasers in Dermatology. He acts as External Advisor for the Medical Devices Agency and National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE).

Honours include Bronze Award, National Clinical Excellence, 2004.