Rakesh Patalay - Consultant Dermatologist

Rakesh Patalay -
Consultant Dermatologist

Dr Patalay qualified in 1999 and trained in the UK in general medicine before training in Dermatology. 

During his training he gained a PhD at Imperial College London investigating novel imaging techniques for the diagnosis of skin disease. He has published in numerous scientific and clinical journals, contributed to book chapters and has been an invited speaker internationally.

Dr Patalay is currently a Consultant Dermatologist (locum) at the Chelsea & Westminster Hospital. He sees adult patients with all dermatology conditions. He has an interest in acne, laser treatments, skin cancer and is an expert in skin surgery. He regularly teaches GPs and dermatology trainees in general dermatology, skin cancer and skin surgery.

Fast Facts

  • MBBS
  • B.Sc.
  • MRCP
  • PhD
  • 2015 - present - Consultant Dermatologist and Dermatology Surgeon. Guy’s & St Thomas Hospital, London.
  • 2014 - 2015 - Consultant Dermatologist (locum). Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, London.
  • 2014 - Internship Biophotonics and Laser Dermatology. Beckman Laser Institute, CA. USA.
  • 2012 - 2013 - Mohs Surgical Fellowship. Guys & St Thomas Hospital, London.
  • 2009 - 2012 - PhD Biophotonics – Skin Cancer Imaging. Imperial College London.
  • General Medical Council
  • Royal College of Physicians
  • Royal Society of Medicine
  • British Association of Dermatology
  • British Society of Dermatology Surgery

Clinical Interests & Specialities

  • General Dermatology – including acne, eczema, psoriasis, hair loss, infections
  • Skin Cancer – diagnosis and management, mole checks, sun damage
  • Skin Surgery – all minor procedures for benign lesion and moles
  • Hyperhidrosis – Botox®
  • Laser Treatments

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