Dr Rakesh Patalay MBBS B.Sc. MRCP(UK) Ph.D is a consultant dermatologist. He is an expert in procedural dermatology after further higher training in the UK and USA. He is the clinical lead for the skin cancer screening service at Guy's Hospital and teaches dermatology both in the UK and abroad.
NB: Dr. Patalay only sees patients for MOHS at the Harley St Dermatology Clinic
He has expertise in
Inflammatory Skin Conditions - acne, rosacea,
Lesion Assessment and Treatment - warts, benign lesions, lipomas, cysts, moles, other facial lesions
Skin cancer - basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, melanoma and moles
Procedures - Biopsies, Surgery, Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Lesion Removal, cryotherapy, Acne Scarring Treatments
Lasers -for redness, pigmentation, scarring treatments, laser skin resurfacing, keloid scars, thread veins, facial broken veins.
Cosmetic - Surgical and Laser treatment for rejuvenation, Injectables.
Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
Skin Surgery - Removal of mole, lesions, cysts
Dermoscopy - for diagnosis of moles and skin lesions
Skin Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
Acne Scarring Treatment - Subcision, Resurfacing Laser
Lasers- sun spots, red birth marks, rejuvenation, scar improvement, brown birthmarks, broken facial veins, leg thread veins.
Cosmetic Treatment- injectables
Axillary Botox for Excess Sweating
Mohs Micrographic Surgery
Acne and Rosacea
Mole Diagnosis and Screening
Skin Cancer -Basal Cell Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Melanoma
Lesions including warts, cysts, lipomas
Birthmarks - Red and Brown
Scarring Revision - surgery and lasers
Areas of expertise
Based on patient reviews & endorsements by other professionals
All conditions and treatments
General Medical Council
1996 B.SC. Neuroscience
Nov 2002 MRCP (UK)
Oct 2009 MRCP (Derm)
Nov 2013 PhD
Oct 2014 Mohs Surgery Fellowship. St John's Institute of Dermatology. London.
May 2014 Internship in Applied Biophotonics and Laser Dermatology
Beckman Laser Institute, University of California Irvine, USA
Jan 2015 CCST Dermatology
Specialist's working hours
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My first meeting with Dr Patalay and I was convinced I will want to stay with him.
I’m happy with the help I’ve received from Dr Patalay, and I’d definitely recommend him to anyone
Dr Patalay is firstly a dependable professional with a very good consultant/patient manner. I felt completely confident that my issue was being dealt with at the best level. He communicates very well, both directly and through his secretary. My dermatological issue has been dealt with to my great satisfaction.
An excellent doctor, very pleased to have been under his care.
What are Dr Rakesh Patalay's reviews like?
Dr Rakesh Patalay's overall patient rating is 5 out of 5 stars on Doctify. This is based on 4 reviews
What languages does Dr Rakesh Patalay speak?
Dr Rakesh Patalay speaks English
Where is Dr Rakesh Patalay located?
Dr Rakesh Patalay primarily practices at Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital, located at Westminster Bridge Road, London, United Kingdom, SE1 7EH
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Does Dr Rakesh Patalay accept new patients?
Dr Rakesh Patalay generally accepts new patients.
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