Dr Vindy Ghura

Consultant Dermatologist and Dermatological Surgeon

MBBS FRCP MSc Med Ed

Year qualified:1993

Specialty

Personal profile

Dr Ghura is an experienced and long-established Dermatologist of nearly 20 years and always aware of the impact skin disease can have on his patients. He looks after and treats patients with all forms of skin disease including skin cancer, acne, eczema, psoriasis and other rashes as well as hair loss (alopecia). 

Dr Ghura finds Dermatology a fascinating speciality- there are over 2000 different types of skin disease (!) and Skin is a unique and very special organ. He knows if it’s not right it can impact on all aspects of a patient’s life- physical, emotional and social. Dr Ghura sees patients of all ages including children and is a Consultant Dermatologist at Salford Royal (“Hope”) Hospital in Manchester.

Dr Ghura is one of approx 50 fully trained Consultant Mohs Surgeons in the UK. Mohs Surgery is a specialist technique for removing the most difficult “non-melanoma” skin cancers (squamous cell and basal cell carcinomas (“rodent ulcers”) and offers the highest cure rates. Dr Ghura set up the Mohs skin cancer service in Sheffield winning the Hospital’s Service development of the year award. 
Dr Ghura has been elected President of the British Society for Dermatological Surgery (BSDS), the largest Skin surgery society in Europe and one to which almost all Dermatological (Skin) Surgeons and Mohs Surgeons in the UK belong to.

Dr Ghura trained in Medicine in Newcastle and Dermatology in South Trent before undertaking a Mohs Skin Cancer/Facial surgery fellowship in Cardiff and Lisbon.
He is on the GMC Speciality Register for Dermatology and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London.

Dr Ghura has a Masters degree in Medical Education from Cardiff University (gained with distinction) and regularly teaches other doctors about skin disease. He has also been an examiner for the Royal College of Physicians for some years. He has given numerous lectures and talks on skin cancer and skin disease both nationally and internationally. 

Dr Ghura has research interests in Skin Cancer, Surgery and Medical Education and has presented and published in all of these areas.

Professional Membership

  • President of the British Society for Dermatological Surgery- Europe’s largest Skin and Mohs Surgery organisation 
  • Fellow Royal College of Physicians (London)
  • British Association of Dermatologists
  • Member of the British Medical Association and General Medical Council 

Clinical Interests

  • Moles
  • Skin Cancers including Melanoma
  • Skin Cancer surgery and Mohs’ Micrographic surgery
  • Cysts, Warts, Lipomas, Lumps and Bumps
  • Teaching and training
  • Acne, Eczema, Psoriasis and all types of rashes
  • Hair loss

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