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Dermatology in Blackburn at the The Beardwood Hospital

BMI The Beardwood Hospital offers a variety of dermatological treatments.

The majority of treatments are performed in our minor operations room, situated in the outpatient department. We treat both self pay and privately insured patients and offer quick access to appointments with a consultant dermatologist.

We offer a range of treatments that help to treat the following conditions:

  • Eczema
  • Psoriasis
  • Acne
  • Dermatitis
  • Skin cancer screening
  • Scars
  • Lipomas
  • Skin lesion removal

Skin Lesion Removal in Blackburn

Skin lesion removal is the removal of a mole, wart, skin tag or other skin growths. Procedures such as skin tag removal can be performed in an outpatient treatment room under local anaesthetic. Skin lesions can be removed in a variety of ways, either by being cut out, being frozen or treated with medication.

Skin Biopsy

When a skin lesion is removed a skin biopsy is usually taken to check for any specific dermatological diseases such as skin cancer, infection or other skin disorders. A skin biopsy involves have a small sample of skin removed, which is then scientifically tested.

Mole Removal

A mole removal procedure may be necessary if a doctor or dermatologist believes the mole to be potentially dangerous. Patients may also opt to have moles removed from the face or body for cosmetic reasons.

Specialists Offering Dermatology

Dr Arif Aslam

Consultant Dermatologist and Mohs Surgeon

MBChB, MRCP (UK), MRCP (Dermatology), FRACP, FACD

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Dr Nekma Meah

Consultant Dermatologist


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Dr Ian Coulson

Consultant Dermatologist


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Ways to pay

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Pay for yourself

Pay for yourself with our fixed price packages. This includes your pre-assessment, treatment, follow-ups and six months of aftercare.

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Pay with health insurance

We are widely recognised by health insurers. Ask your insurer about your cover and for an insurer pre-authorisation code.

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Spread the cost

Pay for yourself with monthly repayments spread over 12 months, interest-free (terms and conditions apply)

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