Dr Fairhurst began his Dermatology career in Manchester before settling in West Yorkshire. He holds a substantive Consultant post at Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, practicing at Pinderfields and Pontefract.
Dr Fairhurst practices in all areas of Dermatology and is the lead for the local skin cancer multidisciplinary team.
He has a specialist interest in alopecia/hair loss, receiving referrals from a wide geographical area. He has completed research projects in alopecia areata and has numerous publications across all fields of Dermatology.