Dr Saqib J Bashir

Consultant Dermatologist and Dermatological Surgeon

BSc(1st Class Hons), MB ChB, MRCP, MD

Year qualified:1997

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Personal profile

"An expert in precise micrographic surgery, with a background in skin allergy, he says his real strength is putting patients' minds at rest".

Dr Bashir is a Consultant Dermatologist and Dermatological Surgeon at King’s College Hospital, London, where he is the Lead Clinician for Skin Cancer, and in charge of dermatological surgery. 

Clinically at the avant guarde of dermatological surgery, Dr Bashir practices Mohs micrographic surgery and has expertise in laser treatment of skin disease.  In addition, he has strong background in skin allergy with several years of research in this field.

Gaining a 1st Class Honours from Imperial College, London, he returned to his home town to gain his medical degree from the University of Glasgow.  Following this, he gained a research fellowship at the highly prestigious University of California, San Francisco, leading to the publication of his book, “Evidence-Based Dermatology” and many research papers.  Returning to the UK, he practiced Medicine at Cambridge University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, where he was also a Tutor at Christ’s College and Queen’s College, Cambridge.

From there, he moved to London, to join the world renowned St. John’s Institute of Dermatology.  During his time at St. John’s he presented work at a variety of international meetings, including the American Academy of Dermatology and the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology.  

With this solid background in Medicine and General Dermatology, Dr Bashir focussed his skills on surgical and laser treatment of skin disease, undertaking subspecialty training in Moh’s micrographic surgery and laser surgery to bring the latest treatments to his patients.

Professional Membership



  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine

  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians

  • Member of the British Association of Dermatologists

  • Member of the British Society of Dermatological Surgery

  • Member of the St John's Dermatological Society

  • Member of the British Medical Association

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