Dr Sonal Shankar
MBBS, MRCP (London)
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.
British Association of Dermatologists
British Society of Paediatric Dermatology
Collegiate Member of the Royal College of Physicians
Fellow, Royal Society of Medicine