Dr Archana Rao

Dr Archana Rao

MBBS, FRCP(Derm)

Dermatology

Recommended by 1 specialist
24 years of experience
8 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“very very good really nice and friendly and informative “
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6119291
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £200

    Follow-up appointment: £150

    Practices worked at

    New Victoria Hospital

    184 Coombe Lane West, Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom, KT2 7EG
    1,283 reviews

    Kingston Hospital

    Galsworthy Rd Kingston upon Thames, London, United Kingdom, KT2 7QB
    3 reviews

    About

    Dr Rao has over a decade of experience in Dermatology in the UK as well as overseas. After her initial training in Mumbai, where she gained her expertise in ethnic skin, she went on to study dermatology and dermatosurgery at Imperial College London. She has won many scholarships for dermatology and was awarded the gold medal for her study on dermatoscope on ethnic skin. 

    Dr Rao became a consultant Dermatologist at Kingston Hospital in March 2014 and helped develop their community clinic at Raynes Park Health centre. She is actively involved in teaching in the local community and has taught dermatology to junior colleagues across the area.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Acne and Scarring Treatments
    • Mole Checks
    • Mole Removal
    • Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)
    • Hair Loss
    • Rosacea
    • Skin Tag removal
    • Acne
    • Moles
    • General Dermatology
    • Minor Operations
    • Ethnic Skin

    Procedures

    • Cryotherapy
    • Minor Skin Surgery
    • Mole Check
    • Mole Mapping
    • Mole Removal
    • Nose Cauterization
    • Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
    • Skin Biopsy
    • Skin Lesion Removal (Warts, Moles and Skin Tags)
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    Special interests

    • Acne
    • Moles
    • Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)
    • Psoriasis
    • Rosacea
    • Urticaria (Hives)
    • Vitiligo
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    Education

    • British Association of Dermatologists
    • Royal College of Physicians
    • Royal Society of Medicine
    • St Johns Institute of Dermatology
    • European Association of Dermatologists and Venereologists
    • European Hair Research Society
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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Acne
    1/5
    Dermatology
    1/5
    Moles
    1/5
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    very very good really nice and friendly and informative
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr. Rao is highly recommended for her diagnosis, treatment plans and above all her willingness to listen and empathise with her patients.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    V good
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Appt and booking was great
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Efficient
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 1 specialist
    Mr Palanisamy Ramesh
    Mr Palanisamy Ramesh
    Orthopaedic Surgery
    Is a colleague

    "Archana and myself have been working at Kingston and New Victoria for a few years. She is always keen to help, going over and beyond. "

    17-08-2020

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