Dr Roy Palmer

Consultant Dermatologist

MBBS, MA, MRCP, PhD

Personal profile

Dr Roy Palmer MBBS MA MRCP PhD is a Consultant Dermatologist. He studied pre-clinical medicine at Oxford University and clinical medicine at Guy’s & St. Thomas’ Hospitals, London.

He qualified as a consultant dermatologist in 2002. To gain further experience he then worked for four years as a Senior Fellow at St. John’s Institute of Dermatology (in St. Thomas’ Hospital, London), an internationally renowned tertiary referral centre for skin disease. During this time he conducted research into the effects of sunlight on skin, which resulted in a PhD. He has written many research papers and textbook chapters. From 2007 until 2012 Dr Palmer was a Consultant at Heatherwood & Wexham Park Hospitals. He now works in Windsor and Guildford. He takes pride in providing a high standard of care and attention to detail.

He maintains his skills by participating in local and national dermatology meetings and conferences, and through other forms of ‘Continuing Professional Development’.

He is aware of the severe effect that skin (and hair) disease can have on people’s lives. Itch can be debilitating and skin conditions can have a major effect on people’s self-confidence. He also finds treating skin cancer very satisfying.

Of his patients, approximately half consult him about possible skin cancer, and half about other skin problems that include eczema, acne, psoriasis, vitiligo, benign skin lesions and hair loss. Dr Palmer listens to patients to understand their concerns and tailors treatment according to their preferences.

Professional Memberships

  • British Association of Dermatologists
  • British Photodermatology Group
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians
  • British Society for Dermatological Surgery

Useful Links

www.consultantdermatologist.co.uk

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