Dr Kapil Bhargava

Dr Kapil Bhargava

MBBS, FRCP, CCT (Dermatology)

Dermatology

Recommended by 1 specialist
19 years of experience
9 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

4.98

Top feedback

“My treatment has been exemplary, all aspects of any the procedures I have undergone have been thoroughly explained, the care and kindness shown by Dr Bhargava has made the process easier to deal with. “
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Subspecialties

  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • MOHS Surgery
  • Skin Cancer
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6079437
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £250

    Practices worked at

    The London Clinic

    20 Devonshire Place, London, United Kingdom, W1B 6BW
    762 reviews

    The Consulting Rooms

    80 Harley Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 7HL
    8 reviews

    About

    Dr Kapil Bhargava is a Consultant Dermatologist and Dermatologic Surgeon, specialising in skin cancer, skin surgery, hair and scalp disorders and cosmetic dermatology. He is frequently asked to provide second opinions for patients referred by other dermatologists. 

    He is currently based at The Royal London Hospital where he is Lead Consultant for Skin Cancer and Mohs micrographic surgery. At St Thomas' Hospital/ St John’s Institute of Dermatology he sees patients referred from across the UK for hair and nail disorders. He undertakes private practice from his Harley Street clinic. 

    Dr Bhargava obtained his MBBS from University College London, graduating in 2003 and earning several academic prizes. After completing membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 2006, Dr Bhargava undertook speciality training at St John's Institute of Dermatology, leading to entry on the Dermatology Specialist Register of the General Medical Council in 2012. Subsequently he completed a Joint Royal Colleges approved Fellowship in Mohs and Advanced Dermatologic Surgery before taking up his role at St Bartholomew's and The Royal London Hospital and setting up the Mohs surgery service. He has gained further experience internationally, including in the United States, Canada, and mainland Europe. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians based on endorsement by his colleagues locally and nationally.  

    In addition to his clinical duties, Dr Bhargava is an invited speaker nationally and internationally on skin cancer, surgery, hair disorders and cosmetic dermatology and acts as a supervisor to specialist dermatology trainees. He has authored numerous peer reviewed publications and book chapters. He is a spokesperson for the British Skin Foundation.

     Professional memberships:

    • Fellow of Royal College of Physicians
    • Member of Royal Society of Medicine
    • Member of British Society of Dermatologic Surgery
    • Member of British Association of Dermatologists
    • Member of British Hair and Nail Society

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Mole and skin lesion assessment with dermoscopy
    • Medical and cosmetic mole and skin lesion removal
    • Skin cancer management 
    • Mohs micrographic surgery
    • Skin surgery
    • Laser surgery
    • Botulinum toxin and soft tissue fillers
    • Skin cancer - medical and surgical
    • Hair and scalp disorders including alopecia
    • Mole assessment with dermoscopy
    • Dermatologic surgery
    • Mohs micrographic surgery
    • Cosmetic dermatology
    • Cosmetic mole and skin lesion removal
    • Anti-wrinkle treatment
    • Acne

    Procedures

    • Mole Check
    • Mole Removal
    • Cyst Removal
    • Minor Skin Surgery
    • Acne and Scarring Treatments
    • Skin Cancer Screening
    • Anti-Wrinkle Injections
    • Botox Injections
    • Botulinum Toxin Injections
    • Cosmetic Injectables
    • Cryotherapy
    • Curettage
    • Dermoscopy
    • Filler Injections
    • Hair Loss Treatments
    • Laser Treatment
    • Microneedling
    • Mohs Surgery
    • Mole Mapping
    • Nose Cauterization
    • Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
    • Scar Treatment
    • Skin Biopsy
    • Skin Cancer Surgery
    • Skin Lesion Removal (Warts, Moles and Skin Tags)
    • Skin Rejuvenation
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Alopecia Areata (Hair Loss)
    • Melanoma
    • Basal Cell Carcinoma
    • Cosmetic Dermatology
    • Aged and Sundamaged Skin
    • Skin Cancer
    • Acne
    • Actinic Keratosis (Solar Keratosis)
    • Cysts
    • Melasma
    • Moles
    • Seborrheic Keratosis
    • Angioma
    • Dandruff
    • Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)
    • Rosacea
    • Scarring
    • Seborrhoeic Dermatitis
    • Skin Tags
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    Education

    Qualifications:

    • MBBS, University College London, 2003
    • Membership of Royal College of Physicians UK (MRCP), 2006
    • CCT (Dermatology), 2012
    • Fellowship in Mohs and advanced dermatological surgery, 2014
    • Fellowship of Royal College of Physicians UK (FRCP), 2019
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    Reviews

    4.99 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    4.98
    Mole Check
    13/59
    Alopecia Areata (Hair Loss)
    6/59
    Melanoma
    6/59
    Mole Removal
    6/59
    Basal Cell Carcinoma
    4/59
    Cosmetic Dermatology
    4/59
    Aged and Sundamaged Skin
    2/59
    Cyst Removal
    2/59
    Dermatology
    2/59
    MOHS Surgery
    2/59
    Minor Skin Surgery
    2/59
    Skin Cancer
    2/59
    Acne
    1/59
    Acne and Scarring Treatments
    1/59
    Actinic Keratosis (Solar Keratosis)
    1/59
    Cysts
    1/59
    Melasma
    1/59
    Moles
    1/59
    Seborrheic Keratosis
    1/59
    Skin Cancer Screening
    1/59
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    My treatment has been exemplary, all aspects of any the procedures I have undergone have been thoroughly explained, the care and kindness shown by Dr Bhargava has made the process easier to deal with.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    The process was quick, efficient and clear.
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    it all went very well
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    My condition has been quickly identified and the treatment is working. Dr Bhargava listened carefully to my questions and answered them clearly and prompted me to ask more. I found that reassuring.
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    Very efficient, thorough and considerate. I highly recommend Dr Bhargava
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    Explanation (5/5)
    Dr Bhargava is always thorough and explains each aspect of the procedure he undertakes. He has a calming manner and his analysis is very clear and concise. Each time I see him he remembers the smaller details that many would not and he has a constant watch programme that gives me comfort that I am in very good hands. A true professional in his field.
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    Very reassuring visit - much appreciated
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    Explanation (5/5)
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    Dr Kapil Bhargava was extremely professional and welcoming. He reassured me during both appointments and explained everything clearly. I would highly recommend Dr Bhargava.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    Very friendly; made you feel at ease; explained everything thoroughly; post-op recovery time minimum without any complications. Extremely recommended!
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
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    Patient seen for:
    Dr Kapil is a very pleasant clinician. The consultation, examination and treatment was very thorough. Overall I am very happy. Thank you
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    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 1 specialist
    Dr Daniel Wright
    Dr Daniel Wright
    General Practice (GP)
    Is a colleague

    "I have referred a number of patients to Kapil and he has unfailingly put their mind at ease and treated their issue. 100% recommend!"

    05-09-2022

    Recommended for:
    Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis), Acne, Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)

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