Dr Naila Usmani is a Yorkshire trained Consultant dermatologist who has over 10 years clinical experience in Dermatology and is also well published in the international dermatology literature.
Dr Usmani graduated as a medical doctor from Leeds University. During her medical degree she decided to undertake an additional degree in pharmacology gaining a BSc Pharm. Having become a doctor in 1999 she then went onto become a member of the Royal College of Physicians in 2003. She started her training in dermatology in 2004 before completing her dermatology training in 2008. During her training she gained a thorough understanding of dermatological conditions such as acne, eczema, psoriasis, skin allergy and skin cancer. Other than treating these conditions medically she is also qualified to perform skin surgery and has performed over 1500 skin surgery procedures. Over the past 5 years she has developed a specialist clinic in skin allergy and patch testing which offers services to a large part of West Yorkshire.
As well as a thorough understanding of the anatomy, physiology and treatment of skin diseases Dr Usmani also has an interest in facial rejuvenation techniques and has completed certified training in the use of anti wrinkle injections (muscle relaxing injections such as Botox). She has also completed courses for basic and advanced techniques in the use of dermal fillers for the purpose of cheek fillers, lip fillers and treatment of nose to mouth lines as well as the downturned mouth. She also performs chemical peels and dermal roller procedures. Other than being highly trained in facial rejuvenation she also has considerable experience in the area and has performed over 500 procedures.
Dr Usmani takes an active role in education, teaching both trainees in Dermatology, junior doctors and medical students. She is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Leeds University Medical School where other than examining students she also provides a pastoral role in mentoring students guiding them through their early years at University.
Dr Usmani regularly performs audits of her own work to ensure quality and safety in the services that she delivers and she is also an audit lead.
Dr Usmani is a member of the British Association of Dermatologists and the British Cosmetic Dermatology Group.