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172 Psalter Lane, Sheffield, United Kingdom, S11 8UR - 1.65 miles
Sk:n Clinics - Sheffield Psalter Lane - 1.65 miles
172 Psalter Lane, Sheffield, United Kingdom, S11 8UR
17 years of experience
Acne, Acne and Scarring Treatments, Contact Dermatitis, Cysts + 12 more

Dr Vinod Elangasinghe is a Consultant Dermatologist who specialises in adult and paediatric dermatology at Salford Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust- Manchester (rated best NHS trust in UK ’17 and ’18). Following the completion of MBBS in 2001 Dr Elangasinghe has worked in various parts of the UK (Ayrshire- Mid Wales- Yorkshire- Norfolk and Leicestershire) as part of his medical and specialist training.

He completed UK medical physician training by obtaining the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 2007 (MRCP). During these 6 years, he gained a vast amount of general medical experience (including intensive care- cardiology) which is a bit more than routine training and he is renowned for this expertise in medical dermatology as most skin conditions/ rashes have connections to internal medical problems. Having obtained Joint Royal College Training accreditation in 2010 (MRCP Derm UK) Dr Elangasinghe was appointed as a full-time NHS consultant in Dermatology in 2011 as soon as his training was finished. Dr Elangasinghe was appointed a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) in 2014.

Dr Elangasinghe has authored many publications in Dermatology and presented at national and international conferences. Positions held in the past consultant Dermatologist- Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS FT (2011-2016)Skin Cancer MDT Lead- North Derbyshire- Chesterfield (2014-2016)Vice-chair- Skin Cancer NSSG- South Yorkshire and Humber (2014-2016)Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer- University of Sheffield (2012-2016)Dr Elangasinghe maintains the most up to date knowledge and experience in treating skin diseases ranging from skin cancer to rashes (inflammatory skin disease). He also has a special interest in science and the biology behind hair disorders. He is a clinician who uses a mixture of most advanced- novel treatments along with older well-trusted ones in providing patients with a range of treatment options.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Skin surgery
  • Laser skin surgery
  • Acne/ spots/ pimples
  • Eczema
  • Psoriasis
  • Skin tags
  • Infections of skin
  • Cysts, lipomas
  • Birth marks, blemishes
  • Age and liver spots
  • Pigmentation problems
  • Hyperhydrosis (excessive sweating)
  • Scarring (mild or severe) from acne scars, post traumatic scars, unsightly surgical scars and keloids
  • Hair problems (thinning, losing hair or other problems) and alopecia
  • Allergic skin problems (allergy/ patch testing offered for patients 3 years and over)
  • Childrens’ skin problems (Paediatric Dermatology)- eczema being the commonest
  • Red face/ Rosacea and thread veins (you may or may not have other symptoms)
  • Rashes that you are struggling to get a diagnosis 
  • Chronic non healing leg ulcers
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Ms Aiza Jamil - Dermatologists
172 Psalter Lane, Sheffield, United Kingdom, S11 8UR - 1.65 miles
Sk:n Clinics - Sheffield Psalter Lane - 1.65 miles
172 Psalter Lane, Sheffield, United Kingdom, S11 8UR
Acne, Acne and Scarring Treatments, Laser Treatment, Mesotherapy + 10 more

Dr Aiza Jamil is a Consultant Dermatologist currently based at Sk:n Clinics and Rotherham General Hospital. Her areas of interest include pasediatric dermatology, skin cancers, mole checks and removal of skin lesions. She has Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelorof Surgery degrees, is a Member of the British Society of Medical Dermatology and British Association of Dermatologists.

In addition, Dr Jamil is actively involved in teaching and research which she has presented internationally and nationally, She also has many professional awards.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Skin peels
  • Mesotherapy
  • Microneedling
  • Acne And Scarring Treatments
  • Laser Treatment
  • Skin Rejuvenation
  • Tattoo Removal
  • acne
  • warts
  • scarring
  • Scleroderma
  • skin tags
  • vitiligo
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What is a dermatologist? 

Dermatology is a branch of medicine dealing with the skin, a speciality with a medical as well as a surgical component. Essentially a dermatologist is a specialist tasked with managing diseases affecting the skin, the hair, the mucous membranes, and the nails. They sometimes also deal with cosmetic problems.

Most dermatologists are also skin surgeons, important since there’s been a worldwide rise in rates of skin cancer, the commonest cancer of all. A consultant dermatologist can lead an entire multidisciplinary skin cancer team, as well as caring for patients and managing input from experts like histopathologists, oncologists, plastic surgeons, and specialist cancer nurses. They can also work closely with relevant specialists in disciplines like rheumatology-dermatology and gynaecology-dermatology.

When to see a dermatologist?

Your first stop, unless the condition is very serious, tends to be your GP or family doctor. If you have problems with your skin, hair, nails, or mucous membranes, you should be referred to a dermatologist if the condition persists and doesn’t go away with everyday treatments at home. If you’re concerned about the cosmetic aspects of a skin condition you might be referred to a specialist cosmetic dermatologist. If you have a mole or wart that changes colour, size or shape, it’s wise to see a dermatologist since these are often indicators of early skin cancers. If that’s you, don’t delay!

What procedures can you find at a dermatology clinic? 

What should you expect at a dermatology clinic?

Your first visit to a dermatologist might come about thanks to a referral by your GP or family doctor. Because their focus is to maintain healthy skin for life, they will first take a detailed medical history from you, to inform an accurate diagnosis. They will ask questions about the condition that’s worrying you, and examine it if necessary, then use the information to create a workable skin care plan tailored to your unique needs.