Dr Tamara Griffiths received her dermatology training at the University of Michigan, USA and the University of Manchester, UK. An American Board Certified dermatologist and on the UK Specialist Register, she is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and a member of the British Association of Dermatologists. Currently a Consultant Dermatologist at the Dermatology Centre, Salford Royal NHS Trust, she has expertise in the diagnosis and management of diseases of the skin, hair and nails. As dermatology Training Programme Director for the North Western Deanery and Chair of the Specialist Training Committee, she is extensively involved in the recruitment and training of dermatology registrars at both regional and national levels.
Dr Griffiths is an internationally recognised key opinion leader in the area of cosmetic dermatology. As Honorary Lecturer at the University of Manchester, she heads clinical research on various aspects of aesthetic medicine and frequently interacts with broadcast and print media on the subject, which has included appearances on the BBC’s Horizon Programme and Channel 4’s How to Look Good Naked. She is a founder member and President of the British Cosmetic Dermatology Group and is a spokesperson on aesthetic issues and Trustee for the research charity the British Skin Foundation. As past advisor to the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and current member of the European Committee for Standardisation (CEN) she influences both national and international policy relating to cosmetic procedures. In 2007 she was voted one of Britain’s top doctors by Tatler Magazine.