Consultant Profile

Dr Alex Holme

Dr Alex Holme BSc, MBChB, MRCP(Ed)
Practicing at:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals, Spire Murrayfield Edinburgh
  • Dermatology
    • Dermatological surgery
Special clinical interests:
Skin cancer management
Research interests:
Skin cancer, melanoma and non-melanoma
Photodermatoses particulary cutaneous porphyrias
Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant, Department of Dermatology, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh


Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
British Association of Dermatologists
Scottish Dermatological Society
Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0131 316 2530
Background Information 
Professional profile:
My dermatology training and practice covers all aspects of the speciality, such as acne, eczema, psoriasis and children's skin conditions. I have a particular interest in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer and skin surgery, and I am one of the dermatology representatives on the Scottish Cancer Infomation Network. I trained in medicine at Edinburgh University, and in dermatology in Glasgow and Cardiff. Before taking up my consultant post I undertook further research towards an MD degree of the condition erythropoietic protoporphyria.

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Dr Alex Holme

Dr Alex Holme Dermatology Consultant, private hospital specialist.

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