Dermatology

We deal with the skin and its diseases, a specialty with both medical and surgical intervention. If you would like to be treated by our dermatology team please ask your GP for referral.

Current outpatient services

  • General adult clinics at Hillingdon Hospital and Mount Vernon Hospital
  • Paediatric dermatology clinics
  • Contact dermatitis clinic, Mount Vernon Hospital
  • Joint Dermatology and Rheumatology clinic
  • Joint Dermatology and Gynaecological clinics (vulval)
  • One stop service – diagnosis and treatment of skin lesions
  • Fast track appointments for patients with suspected cancer
  • Diagnostic patch testing for adults
  • Phototherapy/PDT
  • Cryotherapy
  • Skin surgery (routine and complex)
  • Specialist nurse led services eg PUVA, narrowband UVB phototherapy, PDT, Iontophoresis, hyperhidrosis and wound care
  • Mohs surgery (this is a precise surgical technique allowing for tumour surgery with immediate microscopic control of excision margins)
  • Adult Allergy Service
  • Cutaneous allergy service
  • Laser service (adult and child)

Inpatient services »

The team supports specialities such as A&E as well as providing an inpatient advisory service. We work closely with Amersham Hospital and our staff can admit patients needing specialist inpatient dermatology care to their dermatology unit.

North West London Cancer Network »

Our Trust is part of the North West London Cancer Network and the Dermatology Department holds fortnightly multidisciplinary skin cancer meetings with pathology, oncology, plastics and maxillofacial surgery input.

More information »

For detailed information about the skin and skin diseases, see the British Association of Dermatologists website.

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Dermatology
Hillingdon Hospital
Telephone: 01895 279230