Dr Krishna Sumanth Mukkanna

Consultant Dermatologist


Specialises in

I am an experienced consultant dermatologist and have been practising in Cardiff since 2019, however, I have over 15 years experience in Dermatology. I treat most skin conditions both in children and adults.

I specialise in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers, skin surgery, psoriasis, eczema, acne, hair disorders and skin rashes and am fully competent in benign skin lesions (skin tags, moles and wart) treatment which may include cryotherapy, curette and cautery and shave excision. I am an expert in treatment of skin cancers which includes advanced dermatological surgery and Mohs micrographic surgery with skin flap, skin graft reconstruction.

I qualified from KMC Manipal then completed MD & DNB in Dermatology from AIIMS New Delhi, India. In UK, completed general medical rotation and obtained MRCP. Completed South Wales registrar rotation in Dermatology, obtained CCT in Dermatology. Completed Post CCT fellow in advanced Cutaneous surgery and Mohs micrographic surgery from Cardiff. I have worked in the dermatology department of several hospitals including large teaching hospitals over 15 years including both UK and India.

I have published in peer-reviewed articles in dermatology journals and am actively involved in research, audits and teaching medical students, postgraduates, specialist registrars, and general practitioners on various dermatological topics.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Krishna Sumanth Mukkanna at Spire include:


Paediatrics - dermatology

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Additional information

Dermatological surgery
Paediatric dermatology
Skin cancer

MBBS / Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) University / 1999
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Professional memberships

British Association of Dermatologists (BAD)

British Society of Dermatological Surgery (BSDS)

European Academy of Dermatology and Venerology (EADV)

Welsh Dermatological Society

Cardiff & Vale NHS trust, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff