Consultant Profile

Dr Shernaz Walton

Dr Shernaz Walton MB BS, DVD, MD, MRCP (UK), FRCP (Lon)
Practicing at:
Spire Hesslewood Clinic and Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital, Spire Lowfields Clinic
  • Dermatology
    • Dermatological surgery
    • Inflammatory skin disease
    • Paediatric dermatology
    • Skin cancer
Special clinical interests:


- Mole removal

- Diagnosis and treatment of skin rashes

- Benign and malignant skin lesion removal

- Paediatric consultations

Dermatology Surgery

- Benign skin lesion removal

- Removal of moles

- Removal of skin cancers

- Paediatric surgery

- Hyfrecation of spider naevi and skin tags


Research interests:
Skin cancers , acne, contact (allergic) dermatitis
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals Trust Consultant Dermatologist and clinical governance lead (dermatology)
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
The North of England Dermatological Society
Fellow of Royal College of Physicians
British Medical Association
British Association of Dermatology
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01482 672444
Private secretary telephone number:
01482 628 202
Wed 12.30pm-4.30pm/Thurs 5pm-7pm/Sat 9am-12noon
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Walton obtained qualifications in Medicine and Dermatology and graduated from the Yorkshire Training Programme with specialist accreditation in Dermatology in 1987. She was appointed Consultant in Dermatology at Scunthorpe and Goole in 1995; in 1997 Dr Walton moved to Hull to develop dermatology services in the hospital and the community. She maintained her links with the south bank and continued with an NHS clinic at Barton. 

Dr Walton is clinical governance lead for dermatology, the role ensures safe and good clinical practice within the NHS Trust.

In addition to her committments at Hull Royal Infirmary, Dr Walton also holds NHS clinics at Morrill Street Health Centre, Chanterlands Avenue and Central Surgery Barton, North Lincolnshire; this clinic accepts referrals from Grimsby, Brigg, Scunthorpe and Cleethorpes.

During the course of her research Dr Walton has been the recipient of several awards at national and international level, the most prestigious one being the 18th World Congress Dermatology Award, which was awarded for CV/Scientific presentation in New York June 1992. She has also contributed to dermatological literature with over 65 publications in peer reviewed journals with some of these being qouted in the dermatology text books, as world literature references.

Besides her clinical role, Dr Walton has restructured the dermatology service in Hull with emphasis on the development of community clinics, specialist clinics, leg ulcer and lump/bump clinics with a consequential reduction in waiting times. She has a very committed interest in teaching, not only dermatology trainees but also General Practitioners, nurses and the general public.

Personal profile:
Dr Walton came to this country in 1976 having fully trained and worked as a dermatologist in India. Having obtained higher qualifications in dermatology in India Dr Waltonwas awarded the FRCP (London) in May 1999.

Most of her research has included basic genetic, biological and therapeutic advances.

Dr Walton has been involved in preparing modules, directing courses and latterly as an examiner in higher specialist dermatology examinations. She has maintained both professional and teaching links with her Medical School in Bombay; providing financial support needed to develop the dermatology department.

Dr Walton's husband, who is a consultant endocrinologist, and her two daughters provide her with tremendous support, especially in this technological age.

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Dr Shernaz Walton

Dr Shernaz Walton Dermatology Consultant, Hull, East Yorkshire, private hospital specialist.

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