Dr Sriramulu Tharakaram
MBBS(Madras), MD, FRCP(Ire), FRCP(Lon), D.Derm(Madras), FAAD
I am based in private practice at Spire Hospitals Tunbridge Wells where I practice Adult and Paediatric Dermatology, Skin Cancers, Dermatological Surgery.
I trained in Dermatology and General Medicine at Madras Medical College the oldest medical school in India started 1835, Madras University followed by a year in Leprosy at the ICMR then part of the MRC.
I came to the UK and worked in Dermatology at Hull, Glasgow, London and a year in Genitourinary Medicine in Birmingham and obtained the MRCP. I trained and worked in respected Dermatology Units including Senior Registrar at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, and St Bartholomew's Hospital, and a locum consultant at Royal Free Hospital, London. I trained in Mohs surgery and Photobiology at St John's Dermatology Centre before being appointed to a full time consultant at Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Trust where I started the Dermatology Unit.
Whilst in Dudley I did a paediatric Dermatology Clinic at Birmingham Children's and enhanced my experience under Prof Moss. After six years I moved to Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells as the Lead Consultant with the Department transitioning ultimately to Borough Green.
I have given lectures to GPs, Pharmacists, Nurses, medical students and enjoyed the interactions. I have sat on exam panels for medical students and the membership.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Sriramulu Tharakaram at Spire include:
Paediatrics - dermatology
British Association of Dermatologists
Amercian Academy of Dermatology
Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists
British Society of Paediatric Dermatology
Indian Society of Paediatric Dermatology
British Society of Dermatological Surgery
St John's Hospital Dermatological Society