Dr Veronique Bataille

Dr Veronique Bataille

Consultant Dermatologist

Practising at

Spire Harpenden Hospital

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Treatment information

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

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Professional profile

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.

Clinical Interests

Dermatological surgery
Skin cancer

Special clinical interest: Melanoma, Naevi, Skin Cancers.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Association Dermatologists
British Medical Association
Fellow Royal College Physicians

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Current NHS posts

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

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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.

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Private contact details

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

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