Dr Susannah Eve Baron

Consultant Dermatologist


Year qualified:1992


Personal profile

Dr Susannah Baron MB ChB, MRCP qualified from Bristol University in 1992, and trained in general medicine, anaesthetics and paediatrics.  Dr Baron then did her Specialist training in Dermatology in Leeds with Professor Cunliffe, an international expert in acne.

For the past three years Dr Baron has been a Consultant Dermatologist at East Kent working at the Kent and Canterbury Hospital and the William Harvey hospital in Ashford.  She is one of the lead Paediatric dermatology consultants having set up the dedicated Paediatric dermatology service in East Kent.  Dr Baron has extensive experience operating on children under local anaesthetic and has set up a dedicated paediatric surgical list in Canterbury.

Dr Baron’s specialist interests and expertise include acne and eczema in children, teenagers and adults.  She has lectured and presented her acne and eczema research nationally and internationally. She takes a holistic approach to treatment and recognises the impact that skin disease has on quality of life.  Dr Baron has a diploma in medical hypnotherapy and can treat eczema patients with both medical treatment and hypnotherapy.  She also has extensive experience in skin cancer and skin cancer surgery.

Dr Baron has been an invited lecturer for the Royal College of Physicians, the British Association of Dermatology and the British Dermatology Nursing Group.  She is also at the forefront of education in Dermatology and is the joint Training Programme Director for Dermatology for the Kent, Sussex and Surrey Deanery.

Professional Membership

  • British Association of Dermatology

  • British Association of Paediatric Dermatology

  • British Association of Dermatological Surgery

  • Royal College of Physicians

  • Worshipful Society of Apothecaries of London

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