Dr Loffeld graduated from Bonn University, Germany in November 1993 and moved to the UK in 1994 since this offered her the widest opportunity to pursue a career in Dermatology.She trained in General Medicine to become a member of the Royal College of Physicians in London. Following that, Dr Loffeld specialized in Dermatology on the West Midlands training programme in 5 separate busy departments.
Dr Loffeld has presented at regional, national and international meetings.She has published in several peer-reviewed Dermatology journals. These include publications in Paediatric Dermatology and in Skin Oncology.
Since January 2006 she has been a Consultant Dermatologist at the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (HoEFT). Since 1st April 2018 HoEFT has merged with University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust. Her specialist interest is paediatric dermatology and she undertakes a weekly paediatric dermatology clinic and regularly trains specialist registrars in her clinic in the subspecialty. Between November 2008 and 2016, she had been the Skin Cancer Lead for the Trust.
She undertakes a weekly skin cancer clinic, general dermatology clinic as well as a weekly skin surgery list.
Skin conditions assessed and treated include:
- Eczema, psoriasis
- Acne, rosacea
- Pigmentary disorders
- Hair loss
- Benign lesions
- Mole screening
- Skin cancer (melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer)
- Skin surgery
- Botox for axillary hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating of armpits)