Dr Howard Stevens is a General Dermatologist, Skin Cancer Specialist and a trained Mohs Surgeon. He is the Skin Cancer Lead and Chair at Barnet and Chase Farm NHS Trust, Barnet General Hospital, where he has been a Consultant Dermatologist since 1998.
In that time he has helped build the Trust into the largest skin cancer treatment centre in London. Its Multi Disciplinary Team (MDT) for skin cancer is London’s largest MDT and the eighth largest in the country. Practicing both in NHS and private fields, Dr Stevens’ ethos is excellence in clinical care combined with a friendly and empathic patient approach.
Dr Howard Stevens trained at Jesus College Oxford and the Middlesex and University College Medical School in London, UK. After gaining Membership of the Royal College of Physicians, he studied Dermatology at the Royal Free Hospital. Subsequently he undertook a Welcome Trust research fellowship at the Royal London Hospital and published in the field of genetic skin disease affecting the palms and soles.
He obtained a PhD from Queen Mary’s and Westfield College and Royal London Hospital where he undertook research into genetic skin disease and was involved in the identification of the first gene involved in the aetiology of genetic deafness.
Following this he developed an interest in skin cancer, and advanced cutaneous surgery, training in Mohs surgery.
He is a member of the American Society of Mohs Surgery. He gained entry to the General Medical Council Specialist Register in 1998 and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 2011.