Dr Penelope Pratsou

Dr Penelope Pratsou

Dermatologist
MBChB, MRCP (UK), MRCP (Dermatology)

Practising at

Spire Dunedin Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Penelope Pratsou at Spire include:

Dermatology

Other treatments

  • Skin cancer
  • Paediatric dermatology

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Professional profile

I qualified in medicine from the University of Sheffield and continued my medical training in Nottingham while obtaining my membership to the Royal College of Physicians. I then undertook my specialist training in dermatology in the West Midlands, before being appointed as a Consultant Dermatologist at the Royal Berkshire Hospital.

I have presented widely at a national and international level on topics ranging from skin cancer to paediatric dermatology, laser therapy, and management of chronic skin conditions and have relevant peer-reviewed publications.

Within the NHS, I undertake general dermatology clinics for adults with dermatological problems such as psoriasis, acne and eczema and run a weekly suspected skin cancer clinic.

I am a core member of the skin cancer multidisciplinary team and am fully accredited in the diagnosis and management of skin cancers including mole checks. I am a trained skin surgeon and remove skin cancers, moles, skin tags, cysts and warts.

During my specialist training, I spent three months exclusively working at the paediatric dermatology department in Birmingham Children’s Hospital and now regularly treat children with eczema, acne, vitiligo, infections and birthmarks. I have a particular interest in skin allergy and am currently setting up a specialist skin allergy unit at the Royal Berkshire Hospital.

I strive to provide the best care possible, based on the latest medical evidence and individual patient needs, and aim to provide each patient with a clear treatment plan after discussion of all possible options.

Clinical Interests


Special Clinical Interests: Skin cancer, mole checks, general adult dermatology (rashes), eczema, acne, psoriasis, paediatric dermatology (children with skin problems), skin allergy.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Association of Dermatologists
British Society for Cutaneous Allergy
Royal College of Physicians (London)
British Medical Association

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Dermatologist, Royal Berkshire Hospital

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Private contact details

Telephone 0118 373 5198
Website https://www.readingdermatology.co.uk
Private secretary Tania Sandham
Private secretary telephone 07488 384479
Private secretary email tania.sandham@nhs.net