Dr Tang Shim

Consultant Dermatologist

MB BCh BAO, MD (Res), FRCP (Edin)

Specialises in

Also available for:

Virtual consultations:

I trained in general medicine in Belfast. I moved to the West Midlands in my early years and developed a vocation in dermatology, focusing both on practice and research. I won a Sir John Fisher Foundation Research Fellowship to study male genital skin disease at Chelsea and Westminster and University College Hospitals, London (2011 – 2013) followed by an MD award (research) from Imperial College in 2017.  

Currently, I am an appointed topic expert-member (managing common infections committee) for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). I participate in the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) guideline development group and am an associate editor for Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, the educational journal of the BAD. I continue to publish medical literature and lecture on national dermatology courses.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Tang Shim at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • General dermatology
  • Genital dermatology
  • Patch testing: Consultations are held at Spire South Bank Hospital, however tests may be carried out at another location

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Additional information

Special clinical interests: General dermatology, inflammatory dermatological disease, genital dermatology, eczema patch testing, allergy contact dermatitis and occupational dermatology.

MB BCh BAO / The Queen’s University of Belfast / 2003
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery & Bachelor in the Art of Obstetrics

Professional memberships

British Association of Dermatologists

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

British Society of Cutaneous Allergy

European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology

European Society of Contact Dermatitis

Professional leadership

Clinical personal tutor and honorary clinical lecturer for Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick

Consultant Dermatologist, University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust.