Dr Nicole Yi Zhen Chiang

Consultant Dermatologist

MBChB (Hons), MRCP (UK), MRCP (UK) (Derm), PGCert Aesthetic Medicine (Distinction)

Year qualified:2007


Personal profile

Dr Nicole Chiang is a Consultant Dermatologist on the GMC Specialist Register who works at the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Trust. She also runs a tertiary referral specialist hair clinic at Salford Royal Hospital NHS Trust. She is trained in both paediatric and adult dermatology. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Liverpool and graduated with an Honours degree in Medicine and Surgery in 2007. She underwent general medical training and then pursued her dermatology higher specialist training in Birmingham and Manchester.

Dr Chiang has completed two advanced Dermatology Fellowships in Oxford, UK and Sydney, Australia. In addition, she has gained further experience in medical and cosmetic dermatology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, and the Cosmetic Surgery and Skin Health Centre, Pittsburgh, USA. She has also completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Aesthetic Medicine with Distinction at the University of London.

She sits on the British Association of Dermatologists’ Therapy and Guidelines Subcommittee, contributing to the national guidelines on treatments for skin conditions. She is also a founding Committee Member of the British Society for Medical Dermatology and British Association of Dermatologists’ DermSchool. She enjoys teaching and regularly delivers training in dermatology and aesthetics to doctors and nurses.

Dr Chiang has written books – “Dermatology: a handbook for medical students and junior doctors” and “Dermatology: a handbook for general practitioners”, and authored book chapters. She has presented at many national and international conferences, and has publications in the fields of cosmetic, medical and surgical dermatology in international peer-reviewed journals.

In her free time, Dr Chiang is actively involved in raising awareness of skin cancer. She regularly works with Melanoma UK and the British Association of Dermatologists, performing skin checks and giving sun protection advice to the public.

Professional Memberships

  • British Association of Dermatologists (Therapy & Guidelines Subcommittee)
  • European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
  • British Society for Dermatological Surgery
  • British Society for Medical Dermatology
  • Women's Dermatologic Society

Clinical Interests

  • Hair loss/hair disorders
  • Medical dermatology (mole checks, skin cancers, acne and rosacea, eczema, psoriasis, pigmentary disorders, hyperhidrosis/excessive sweating, skin rashes)
  • Cosmetic dermatology (Botox, dermal fillers, chemical peels, specialist skin care, scar treatment)
  • Skin surgery (mole removal, skin tag removal, cyst removal, other skin lesion removal)

Useful Links

In Press

Skin cancer symptoms to watch out for now that summer is on the way
The sun has finally got his hat on (bout time!). But while we’re desperate to take off all the layers and feel that longed for heat on our sun-starved bodies, we still need to remember the skin cancer risks.
Yahoo Style | 18/04/2018

Why we should all really be wearing sunblock every day
Chances are, you put sunblock on reluctantly, and only so you don’t turn an unattractive shade of pink when you’re on holiday.
Irish Examiner | 03/05/2018

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