Dr Jennifer Yell

Consultant Dermatologist


Specialises in

  • Skin rashes
  • Acne
  • Skin cancer
  • Hair and nail problems
  • Lumps, bumps, moles and warts

I am a consultant dermatologist appointed in 1995. I have extensive experience in all ages, in the full range of skin diseases, from head to toe, including all rashes, skin allergies, acne, hair and nail problems, lumps, moles and warts and skin cancer (medical and surgical treatments, including photodynamic therapy).

During my long consultant career, I have been the career lead on the Dermatology Specialist training program, ran the regional audit program for 8 years, led the Trafford skin cancer MDT, and served on the editorial Board J Lower Genital Tract.

My current committee work is with: British Association of Dermatologists Clinical Services 2011-present, BMA Private Practice Committee 2017-present, BMA Council 2018-present. I am a past president of 2 national societies: BSSVD (Vulval / genital disease, serving on the international council of the ISSVD for 4 years and the NEDs (North of England Dermatological Society).


General Medical Council Number: C3177789

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Jennifer Yell at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Dermatological surgery
  • Excision of skin lesion
  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Skin pigmentation and skin surgery

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Aesthetic dermatology
Dermatological surgery
Hair and nail disease
Inflammatory skin disease
Paediatric dermatology
Skin cancer

Special clinical interests: Cutaneous lupus erythematosus and vulval dermatology.

Qualification and professional memberships

MBChB / University of Cape Town / 1985
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

MRCP / Royal College of Physicians / 1988
Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians, Part 1

MRCP (UK) / Royal College of Physicians / 1989
Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians

MD / University of Cape Town / 1998
Doctor of Medicine

FRCP / Royal College of Physicians / 2000
Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians

Professional memberships

British Society for the Study of Vulvar disease (BSSVD)

British Association of Dermatology (BAD)

Royal College of Physicians

The International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease (ISSVD)

British Society for Cutaneous Allergy

Member, British Contact Dermatitis Group

Professional leadership

NW Deanery Specialist Training and education committee (STEC) dermatology committee member (career lead)
President, British Society for the Study of Vulvar disease (BSSVD)
Clinical Services Committee member, British Association of Dermatology (BAD)

Research and publications

I am extensively published (50+papers, 100+national/international presentations, 50+invited lectures (most recent June 2019 World Congress of O&G), 2 textbook chapters (Gynecologic dermatology, Vulvar disease) I advise the media, (Embarrassing Bodies, Newspapers).

Current NHS posts

Independent Consultant Dermatologist

Personal profile

My husband (a consultant interventional radiologist) and I enjoy dancing and sailing. We appreciate family holidays with our two children.

Contact information

Telephone Spire Cheshire - 01925 215 087; Spire Manchester - 0161 885 5284
Website http://www.jenniferyell.uk/
Private secretary Debbie Thackray
Private secretary telephone 01925 539 005
Private secretary email enquiries@jenniferyell.uk