Dr Ioulios Palamaras

Personal profile

Dr Ioulios Palamaras is a Consultant Dermatologist, the Head of Department and Lead Clinician for Mohs micrographic surgery at Barnet and Chase Farm NHS Trust Hospitals. He was also Honorary Mohs and Laser Consultant Surgeon at St John’s Institute of Dermatology, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.

Dr Palamaras is one of the few Consultants in the country that has undergone specialty training in Mohs micrographic and Laser surgery at the prominent Dermatological Surgery and Laser Unit of St John’s Institute of Dermatology in London, UK. He also trained in skin allergies at St Mary’s Hospital in London, UK as well as hair and nail disorders with the world-renowned expert Professor Antonella Tosti in Bologna, Italy.

Dr Palamaras gained his PhD in Dermatology at the Medical School of the University of Athens and has a strong academic link with the University of Hertfordshire where he is a Visiting Lecturer. He teaches post-graduate doctors undertaking the MSc in Dermatology.

Dr Palamaras speaks fluently English, Greek (mother tongue) and Italian and has excellent communication skills. He has an approachable demeanour and he puts particular emphasis on maintaining the utmost respect for his patients. He always endeavours to have his patients involved and fully informed in all aspects of their care.

Professional Membership



  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine

  • St John’s Dermatological Society

  • British Society for Dermatological Surgery (BSDS)

  • British Society for Paediatric Dermatology (BSPD)

  • British Contact Dermatitis Society (BCDS)

Clinical Interests



  • Dermatological and laser surgery

  • Mohs micrographic surgery

  • Skin cancer and pigmented skin lesions

  • Acne and acne scarring

  • Skin allergies

  • Hair loss in women

  • Nail problems

  • Genital skin conditions

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