Consultant Profile

Dr Joey Lai-Cheong

Dr Joey Lai-Cheong BMedSci(Hons) MBBS PhD MRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Thames Valley Hospital, Spire Windsor Clinic
  • Dermatology
    • Dermatological surgery
    • Paediatric dermatology
    • Skin cancer
Special clinical interests:

General and paediatric dermatology, skin cancer diagnosis and management, mole checks and mole removal, medical dermatology including eczema, psoriasis and acne, dermatological surgery, medical microneedling for acne scars and facial rejuvenation (derma roller)

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Dermatologist at Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

General Medical Council

Royal College of Physician

British Association of Dermatology

British Society of Paediatric Dermatology

British Society for Investigative Dermatology

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01753 665404
Private secretary telephone number:
01753 665404
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr. Joey Lai-Cheong is a consultant adult and paediatric dermatologist and holds his NHS post at the King Edward VII Hospital in Windsor where he is the clinical lead for paediatric and adolescent dermatology.

He holds a First Class Honours degree in Genetics and ranked top of his year from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He graduated in medicine from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne Medical School with the Goyder Memorial commendation in Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Joey Lai-Cheong is one of a handful of UK dermatologists who have been awarded the prestigious and highly competitive Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellowship. He also holds a PhD in Skin Sciences from the University of London and was the first National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Lecturer in Dermatology in London.

Dr. Joey Lai-Cheong trained in Dermatology at the world renowned St John's Institute of Dermatology based at Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He has had further training in Paediatric and Adolescent Dermatology at the world famous Chicago Children’s Memorial Hospital in the United States.

Dr. Lai-Cheong has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers in high impact international journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, American Journal of Human Genetics, American Journal of Pathology, Trends in Molecular Medicine and the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. He has presented at major international conferences and has been invited to give talks in the United States and Japan. He has received national and international prizes in dermatology including the Euroderm Excellence Prize, St John’s Dermatological Society Registrar Prize, British Association of Dermatologists Registrar Prize, British Society for Investigative Dermatology Young Investigator Prize, British Society for Paediatric Dermatology Fellowship, Joint European Society for Dermatological Research/ Society for Investigative Dermatology Collegiality Award and Joint European Society for Dermatological Research/ Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology Collegiality Award.

Dr. Joey Lai-Cheong’s aim is to provide a high-end individually tailored specialist dermatology service and accepts referrals from GPs, paediatricians and other doctors.  He recommends a GP referral, but will see patients without one.

Personal profile:

I am married to a doctor and have two young children. I enjoy spending time with my family and my hobbies include table tennis and  photography.

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Dr Joey Lai-Cheong

Dr Joey Lai-Cheong Dermatology Consultant, Windsor, Berkshire, private hospital specialist.

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