Dr Laura Proudfoot

Dr Laura Proudfoot

BSc MBChB PhD FRCP

Dermatology

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1 specialist

17 years of experience
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Overall Rating

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5

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5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“She is detail and caring“
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Subspecialties

  • General Dermatology
  • Paediatric (Pediatric) Dermatology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6071862
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    Practices worked at

    The Portland Hospital

    234 Great Portland Street, London, United Kingdom, W1W 5QT
    1279 reviews

    The Harley Street Dermatology Clinic

    35 Devonshire Place, Marylebone, London, United Kingdom, W1G 6JP
    241 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    08:00 - 18:00
    Tue
    08:00 - 18:00
    Wed
    08:00 - 18:00
    Thu
    08:00 - 18:00
    Fri
    08:00 - 18:00
    Sat
    09:00 - 13:00
    Sun
    00:00 - 00:00

    About

    Dr Laura Proudfoot is a UK and US-trained Consultant Dermatologist. She consults on all general dermatology in both adults and children. She has a specialist interest in treating children and younger adults having undertaken sub-specialty training in paediatric and adolescent dermatology. She studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh where she was also awarded an honours degree in Psychology. She undertook postgraduate training at the internationally renowned St John's Institute of Dermatology and was then selected for a prestigious fellowship at Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago, USA. Dr Proudfoot was awarded a PhD degree in Genetics and Molecular Medicine from King's College London. She has published extensively and co-authored recent UK guidelines on the management of both tinea capitis and haemangiomas. She presents nationally and internationally at conferences and courses.

    Dr Proudfoot is a substantive NHS consultant dermatologist and paediatric dermatologist at the Royal Free Hospital London. She works privately at the Portland Hospital where she reviews patients lower than 18yrs and her adult private practice is based at The Harley Street Dermatology Clinic. She is a member of the British Association of Dermatologists, the British Society of Paediatric Dermatology, the Society for Pediatric Dermatology and the Royal Society of Medicine.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • intralesional steroid injections
    • Eczema
    • Acne
    • Rosacea
    • Alopecia
    • Vitiligo
    • Psoriasis
    • Birthmarks
    • Mole checks
    • Lesions
    • Warts/skin tags
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    Procedures

    • Anti Fungal Therapy
    • Cryotherapy
    • Dermoscopy
    • Minor Skin Surgery
    • Mole Check
    • Mole Mapping
    • Mole Removal
    • Nose Cauterization
    • Patch Test
    • Skin Biopsy
    • Skin Cancer Screening
    • Skin Cancer Surgery
    • Skin Lesion Removal
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Acne
    • Aged and Sundamaged Skin
    • Alopecia Areata (Hair Loss)
    • Birthmarks (including Port-Wine Stains)
    • Blistering Disorders
    • Contact Dermatitis
    • Cysts
    • Dandruff
    • Dermatitis
    • Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
    • Fungal Infection
    • Hives
    • Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)
    • Impetignised Eczema
    • Impetigo
    • Lupus
    • Melanoma
    • Moles
    • Napkin Dermatitis (Nappy Rash)
    • Psoriasis
    • Rash
    • Rosacea
    • Scarring
    • Shingles
    • Skin Cancer
    • Skin Tags
    • Urticaria (Hives)
    • Vasculitis
    • Verruca
    • Vitiligo
    • Warts (Viral)
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    Education

    BSc (Hons) Psychology 2003 - University of Edinburgh

    MBChB 2003 - University of Edinburgh

    PhD 2016 - King's College London 

    FRCP (2020) - Royal College of Physicians London

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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
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    (5/5)
    She is detail and caring
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    (5/5)
    Excellent
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    Overall Experience
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    (5/5)
    She has a specialism which is very comforting and reassuring to us. Our son is 2 years old with eczema and other skin issues and she is able to spot things which many GPS could miss. Her mannerism is always pleasant and she is excellent at interacting with children.
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    (5/5)
    Very approachable and gave detailed description of the treatment and answered any questions accordingly
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    (5/5)
    Thorough, friendly, efficient.
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 1 doctor for:
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    Dermatology

    Professor George Du Toit
    Professor George Du Toit
    Paediatrics (Pediatrics)

    03-09-2021

    Dr Proudfoot is a leading UK dermatologist, caring, efficient, and at the cutting edge of clinical science in the field. My patients/families always speak highly of the care they have received in her practice with clear skin management plans provided. I am always happy to refer patients to Dr Proudfoot

    For specialty: Dermatology
    For conditions: Impetignised Eczema, Impetigo
    For procedures: Video Consultation, Cryotherapy, Psoriasis Treatment
    Connection: I have referred patients to them

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