Dr Sonal Shankar

Dr Sonal Shankar

Consultant Dermatologist

MBBS, MRCP (London)

Specialises in

  • General dermatology
  • Mole, cyst, wart and skin tag removal

Also available for:

Virtual consultations:

I am a UK qualified Consultant Dermatologist, having gained a medical degree in 1995 from the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St Thomas' Hospitals. I have been an NHS consultant since 2005, undertaking my dermatology training at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

I was appointed as a Consultant Dermatologist at Medway NHS Foundation Trust in 2006 and held an Honorary Dermatology Consultant post at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust. Since 2019,  I have worked as a Dermatology Consultant at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (West Middlesex University Hospital).

I accept referrals from adults and children, consulting on a wide variety of dermatological conditions such as moles, skin cancers, skin surgery to remove benign and cancerous lesions, cryotherapy for warts and pre-cancerous skin lesions, hair and scalp disorders and inflammatory conditions including eczema, psoriasis, acne and rosacea.

I am a member of the British Association of Dermatologists, British Society of Paediatric Dermatology, a Collegiate Member of the Royal College of Physicians, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine.

I have published papers in peer reviewed journals, engaged in research projects and have been a reviewer for scientific journals. I also won a British Society for Dermatological Surgery award and been presented at national and international conferences.


General Medical Council Number: C4155148

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Sonal Shankar at Spire include:


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Additional information

Dermatological surgery
Paediatric dermatology

Professional memberships

British Association of Dermatologists

British Society of Paediatric Dermatology

Collegiate Member of the Royal College of Physicians

Fellow, Royal Society of Medicine

Telephone 01634 662 822 / 845
Private secretary Jackie Edwards
Private secretary telephone 01634 830 000 Ext 5015
Private secretary email jackie.edwards11@nhs.net