On completion of his undergraduate studies in 2002 at University of Hong Kong, Dr Alvin Lee came to the UK and obtained Master of Science in Clinical Dermatology from King's College London in 2005. During his masters degree, he trained at the prestigious St John’s Institute of Dermatology and completed a graduation thesis on “Lasers in Dermatology”.
In 2008, Alvin was appointed as the teaching fellow for Queen Mary University of London, where he was responsible for the education of aspiring doctors in clinical dermatology, as part of a postgraduate course. Additionally, he was also an examiner for the undergraduate final year medical students, as well as a teacher and lecturer on topics such as acne and eczema.
During his training, Alvin received extensive training in general dermatology, advanced cutaneous surgery, dermatopathology, atopic eczema, psoriasis, cutaneous lymphoma and paediatric dermatology. His research interests include topics such as “Microwave & cryotherapy induced histological, immunological & cytotoxic changes in human skin” and “Squamous cell carcinoma of the pinna: which histological features could be used to predict prognosis?", topics on which he has presented nationally.
Currently, Alvin is working as a Substantive Consultant Dermatologist at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He is a member of several associations and societies, including the British Association of Dermatologists, International Society of Dermatopathology, British Society of Dermatopathology, Royal College of Physicians, British Medical Association and regional Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine.
His vast experience along with his academic training allows Alvin to deliver care of the highest standards to his patients using a tailored approach.