He also holds an honorary senior clinical lecturer post with the University of Sheffield for the teaching and training of medical students in Dermatology. He is involved in teaching junior dermatologists, hospital doctors, GPs and nurse practitioners.
Dr Vinod Elangasinghe is the skin cancer lead for North Derbyshire. He also holds the post of vice chairman of the regional governing body for skin cancer NSSG (National Site Specific Group). He takes an active role in keeping local and regional skin cancer services up to date with recent advances in cancer.
So far he has 20 publications and abstracts in medical and dermatology journals and delivered about 15 lectures at national and international level meetings on various topics relating to dermatology.
He trained and qualified as a hospital physician in the NHS before going into dermatology training. His dermatology training was done in Norwich and Leicester