Dr Abha Gulati

MBBS BSc MRCP PhD MSc
Consultant Dermatologist

Dr Abha Gulati

Dr Abha Gulati is a UK-trained consultant dermatologist here at 108 Harley Street. She has over 15 years’ experience in all aspects of general dermatology in adults and children and consults on all aspects of skin disease including skin cancer, moles, acne, eczema, psoriasis and inflammatory skin diseases.

She studied medicine at University College London where she was also awarded a first class honours degree in Physiology and Pharmacology. She has been practising dermatology since 2003 which has included training at a number of London’s teaching hospitals including Bart’s Health, Hammersmith & Ealing, Chelsea & Westminster and University College Hospitals. Since 2015, she has been a consultant dermatologist at Homerton Healthcare Foundation Trust, where she is the Clinical Lead for Dermatology and lead clinician for skin cancer services.

Her dermatology training included a PhD study at QMUL exploring the early changes in skin cancer development and impact of common treatments. She has also held the prestigious post of National Institute of Health Research (NIHR)-funded Academic Clinical Lecturer at QMUL during which she explored ways of improving education and early recognition of skin cancers.

She is an active member of the British Association of Dermatologists Skin Cancer Prevention Committee and British Society for Skin Care of Immunocompromised Individuals (BSSCII). She is also passionate about medical education, having been a MRCP examiner, Training Programme Director, lead for dermatology education at Homerton and RSM Trainees Committee Secretary.

Areas of Specialist Interest

  • acne
  • actinic keratosis
  • aged and sun damaged skin
  • basal cell carcinoma
  • blistering disorders
  • contact dermatitis
  • cutaneous lupus erythematosus (CLE)
  • cysts
  • dandruff
  • dermatitis
  • eczema (atopic dermatitis)
  • hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)
  • lesion removal (skin tags)
  • lymphoedema
  • melanoma
  • mole check / removal
  • napkin dermatitis (nappy rash)
  • psoriasis
  • rash
  • rosacea
  • scleroderma
  • shingles
  • skin biopsy
  • skin cancer
  • squamous cell carcinoma
  • urticaria (hives)
  • vasculitis
  • verruca
  • vitiligo
  • warts (viral)

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