Dr Tamara Basarab

Dr Tamara Basarab

MBBS FRCP

Dermatology

Video consultation available

Overall Rating

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5
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5
Explanation
5

Top feedback

“Dr Basarab is kind, friendly, helpful. She takes time and asks good questions to arrive at her diagnosis and explains her reasons really well. Highly recommended!“
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Subspecialties

  • Paediatric Dermatology
  • Skin Cancer
  • General Dermatology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

General Medical Council: 3483413

Consultation fees

New appointment: ££250

Follow-up appointment: ££200

Practices worked at

Spire St Anthony's Hospital

London Road, North Cheam, Sutton, United Kingdom, SM3 9DW
0 reviews

Sydney Street Outpatients and Diagnostics Centre

Sydney Street Outpatients and Diagnostic Centre,102 Sydney Street Chelsea, London, United Kingdom, SW3 6NR
12 reviews

Parkside Hospital

53 Parkside Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom, SW19 5NX
0 reviews

About

Dr Tamara Basarab is a consultant dermatologist who graduated from Guy's Hospital in 1990. Basarab undertook her specialist dermatology training in London, where she gained a wide breadth of experience working at various hospitals. Much of her training was at the prestigious national centre of excellence, St John's Institute of Dermatology, where she trained under some of the country's leading dermatologists. 

In 1999, Tamara was appointed as a consultant dermatologist at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, where she developed and led the skin allergy service as well as looking after dermatology in-patients and patients with dermatological emergencies.

As a highly experienced dermatologist, Tamara sees both adults and children and has developed several areas of specialist interest including acne, moles (with dermoscopy examination), skin cancer screening, eczema, psoriasis, rosacea and skin rashes alongside all general dermatology.

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Medical procedures

  • Photodynamic therapy (PDT)
  • Phototherapy Sclerotherapy (treat prominent blood vessels)
  • Skin Biopsies Skin Cancer Screening
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Special interests

All general adult and paediatric dermatology

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Education

  • British Association of Dermatologists
  • Royal College of Physicians
  • Royal Society of Medicine
  • British Medical Association
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Reviews

Overall
5
Explanation
5
Bedside Manner
5

Dr Basarab is kind, friendly, helpful. She takes time and asks good questions to arrive at her diagnosis and explains her reasons really well. Highly recommended!

10-07-2020
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5
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5
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5

As parents of a small toddler we were very worried when a small skin rash became a major rash quite quickly causing pain and irritation to our daughter. We couldn't find out what the issue was through our GP and didn't want to bring our child into a hospital setting unnecessarily. Dr Bararab provided an in depth virtual consultation and advice to follow, we collected a prescription and within hours our child's discomfort was eased and the rash began to heal.

Patient seen for:
Skin Rash
18-06-2020
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5
Explanation
5
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5

I saw Dr Basarab three times for mole mapping. She was very accurate and discreet each time. After the removal of some of my moles she called me to describe my condition and to talk about the possible risks that I should avoid. I am very content with the treatment I received from. Dr Basarab and will return for future checkups.

Patient seen for:
Mole Mapping
26-03-2020
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5
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5
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5

I have had psoriasis for over fifty years, more recently by great good fortune under the care of Dr Basarab. I have reason to be very grateful for her unfailing consideration and kindness,and for the most effective treatment I have received.

Patient seen for:
Psoriasis
14-03-2020
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5
Explanation
5
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5

A wonderful and caring doctor. Fantastic experience and great results for my skin! I can’t recommend her highly enough.

Patient seen for:
Dermatitis
13-03-2020
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5
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5
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5

Very friendly and approachable. Inspired confidence that she knew exactly what was wrong and how it would best be treated. The consultation didn't feel rushed. Dr Basarab was very patient when I got out my list of questions and she answered them all very fully with a big smile.

12-03-2020
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5
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5
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5

I would highly recommend Dr Basarab for anyone worried about acne. She has a delightful manner and really cares about the outcomes for her patients. She is incredibly experienced at dealing with young people with acne and really understands the impact it can have on their confidence and well being. She carefully explains her recommended treatments and what to expect. She is accessible and responsive to calls for help and most importantly, gets great results. She builds a great rapport with young people and helps them feel solutions are at hand. A delight to deal with. Thank you.

Patient seen for:
Acne
10-03-2020
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5
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5
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5

I can't recommend Dr Tamara Basarab highly enough. When you realise that you really NEED to see a specialist it's rather daunting, but from the moment I walked into her consulting room I was immediately put at ease with her warm yet professional approach. Both during my consultation & follow up, Tamara's communication was excellent. She went to great lengths to ensure that I was fully informed of my condition and her manner was reassuring throughout. Tamara was able to resolve my problem quickly and efficiently so that I wasn't left to worry for any length of time. If the need arises in the future with myself or my family, I wouldn't hesitate to return to her.

07-03-2020

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