Consultant Profile

Dr Colin Holden

Dr Colin Holden MB BS, LRCP MRCS
Practicing at:
Spire St Anthony's Hospital
  • Dermatology
    • Inflammatory skin disease
    • Skin cancer
Special clinical interests:

His particular interest is caring for patients suffering from severe skin rashes such as psoriasis and eczema. He supervises the allergy testing of eczema and the light treatment of psoriasis.

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
Insured: 020 8335 4678/9 or Self-Pay: 020 8335 4646
Alternate Tuesday evenings and Wednesday evenings
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Colin A Holden is a consultant dermatologist with over 20 years of experience managing all types of skin diseases including skin cancer. He also provides the children's dermatology service.

Undergraduate training

  • Guy's Hospital London o Qualified 1977 - BSc (Hons) in experimental immunology

Postgraduate training

  • Guy's Hospital London
  • Oregon Health Sciences University, USA
  • The Institute of Dermatology, St John's Hospital, London
  • MRCP UK 1979
  • Specialist Accreditation in Dermatology 1985
  • MD (on Atopic Dermatitis) 1987
  • FRCP 1995

Professional career

Dr Holden was appointed consultant dermatologist to Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust in 1986. Since then he has had an active role in developing the dermatology service within the Trust and also been very active regionally and nationally as secretary to the British Association of Dermatologists, secretary to the British Skin Foundation and advisor to the National Eczema Society, the Psoriasis Association and the All Party Parliamentary Group on Skin. He has had the honour to be president of the British Association of Dermatologists (the national body governing UK dermatologists).

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