Dr Colin Fleming

Consultant Dermatologist


Professional Membership

  • European Association of Dermato Oncology
  • Fellow, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh
  • International Fellow of the American Society for Mohs Surgery             
  • British Association of Dermatologists    
  • British Society for Investigative Dermatology                                                     
  • Scottish Dermatological Society
  • British Society for Dermatology Surgery

Clinical Interests

  • Skin cancer
  • Skin surgery
  • Skin disease


Personal profile

Professor Colin Fleming is a Consultant Dermatologist, Mohs’ Surgeon, Honorary Reader and Clinical Director in the dermatology department at Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, recognised as one of the outstanding dermatology departments in the UK.

He was an undergraduate at Glasgow University where he also studied for a BSc (Honours) in Immunology, and subsequently developed an interest in skin cancer research and treatment through working in Australia, Glasgow and Lisbon.

Dr Fleming has been a Consultant in Tayside since 1999 and has set up multiple services for skin cancer patients, including the NOSCAN Macmillan Mohs service. He has research interests in diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer, and has over 80 publications in skin cancer, skin surgery and general dermatology.

Colin has taught dermoscopy in the UK at numerous courses and lectures. He is a past board member of the European Association of Dermato-Oncology, a fellow of the American Society for Mohs Surgery, and former President of the British Society of Dermatological Surgery. He has decades of experience in management of all forms of skin disease, and frequently invited to lecture nationally and internationally.

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