Dr Veronique Bataille

Consultant Dermatologist


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I see all dermatology conditions including skin diseases in children. I also perform minor surgery for the removal of skin lesions. My expertise is in melanoma and moles (atypical naevi and the atypical mole syndrome), as well as familial melanoma but I also see all types of skin cancers.

I completed my dermatology training in London and worked in several teaching hospitals as a registrar and senior registrar in dermatology. In 1995, I finished my fellowship for Cancer UK on the genetics of melanoma and have since carried a lot of research on skin cancers. In 1996 I became a consultant dermatologist at Barts and the London NHS Trust where I pursued my clinical and research interest in melanoma. In 2004, I joined the West Herts Trust as a consultant dermatologist based at St Albans and Hemel Hempstead Hospitals where I practice general dermatology and also run specialised melanoma clinics.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Veronique Bataille at Spire include:


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Clinical interests

Dermatological surgery
Skin cancer

Special clinical interest: Melanoma, Naevi, Skin Cancers.

Qualification and professional memberships

Current NHS posts

Consultant in Dermatology, West Herts NHS Trust (St Albans City & Hemel Hempstead General Hospitals)

Personal profile

I am originally from Belgium and have practiced as a doctor in this country for 20 years. I trained at the Louvain Medical School in Brussels and moved to London as a senior house officer in 1985. I started my dermatology training in 1988 and worked at Barts and the London, St Thomas and St George's Hospitals. 

I also have had a busy academic career with research into melanoma and genetics of skin diseases in twins with a PhD in 1995.

I am married with two children and enjoy skiing, sailing, gardening, cooking, baroque music, ballet and opera.

Contact information

Telephone 0800 585112
Private secretary Megan Turnbull
Private secretary telephone 0203 146 2996
Private secretary fax 01622 620921
Private secretary email Megan@kmsprofessionals.co.uk