Dr Kazeem Salako

Consultant Dermatologist

MRCP (UK) (Dermatology) FRCP (Lond) Dip (Medical Leadership and Management)

Personal profile

Dr. Salako is a Consultant Dermatologist based at Northampton General Hospital where he is the Clinical Lead for Dermatology department.

Dr Salako
qualified from the College of Medicine of the University of Lagos, Nigeria, in the year 2002 before moving to the United Kingdome. He went on to complete his General Medicine and Dermatology training in Wales and undertake further subspecialty training in Paediatric dermatology at Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

Among his main professional interests are diagnosis and management of skin conditions in all races including those of whites, black and Asian origin; comprehensive management of eczema, psoriasis, acne, skin cancers, hair loss, nail problems in adults and children of all races; skin surgery and laser treatment in adults and children.

Dr Salako also runs a mole mapping service from The Three Shires which is available to any patients who have concerns about their moles. Mole mapping uses computer assisted photography and digital photo-dermoscopy to take a collection of images of your skin’s surface to generate a complete body mole map. These are then monitored closely over time to identify any changes. Please click
here  or www.skin-wise.co.uk for more information and to book your appointment.

Dr Salako believes in providing treatment in a friendly and professional manner for all his patients and dignity and respect are maintained at all times. Dr Salako enjoys travelling and walking along the countryside in his free time.

Professional Memberships

  • Member British Association of Dermatologists
  • Fellow Royal College of Physicians (FRCP)
  • Member British Medical Association (BMA)
  • Member European Association of Dermatologists and Venerologists (EADV)

Clinical Interests

  • General Adult Dermatology
  • Skin surgery
  • Allergy testing
  • Laser treatment in adult and children
  • Photodermatology
  • Phototherapy
  • Skin Rashes & Acne
  • Excessive sweating
  • Skin cancers
  • Hand & feet dermatitis
  • Psoriasis
  • Skin itching
  • Benign skin lesions & removal
  • Loss of pigmentation
  • Eczema in adults
  • Mole check
  • Hair loss and nail problems
  • Male genital skin disorders

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Clinical Lead Dermatology Department
  • Lead for Special Senses Block for Medical Students, University of Leicester
  • Guardian of Safe Working Hours for Junior Doctors
  • Assessor of General Practitioners with Extended Roles (GPwER) in Dermatology,
  • Royal College of General Practitioners, London
  • Tutor in Diploma and Msc Dermatology, University of South Wales, United Kingdom
  • Tutor and Examiner in Diploma in Dermatology, Cardiff University, United Kingdom

- Academic Supervisor, MSc Dermatology, Cardiff University, United Kingdom

Useful Links

Research Interests

  • Salako KB, Chowdhury MMU, Maibach HI. Occupational Skin Disorders. In: LaDou J (Editor). Current Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 5th edn, New York: Lange, 2014
  • K.B. Salako, A. Anstey, R. Logan. ‘Delayed, transient, sun-induced pruritus on the trunk – a report of two cases’. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2014 Aug; 39(6):726-7
  • K.B. Salako, C. Moss, M. Parulekar, H. Shahidullah. ‘Glaucoma associated with a port wine stain without periocular involvement’. British Journal of Dermatology 170(1):E14-E14 · January 2014

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