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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

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

She has 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 has relevant peer-reviewed publications.

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

Dr Pratsou is a core member of the skin cancer multidisciplinary team and is fully accredited in the diagnosis and management of skin cancers including mole checks. She is a trained skin surgeon and removes skin cancers, moles, skin tags, cysts and warts.

During her specialist training, she spent three months exclusively working at the paediatric dermatology department in Birmingham Children’s Hospital, and now regularly treats children with eczema, acne, vitiligo, infections and birthmarks. She has a particular interest in skin allergy and is currently setting up a specialist skin allergy unit at the Royal Berkshire Hospital.

Dr Pratsou strives to provide the best care possible, based on the latest medical evidence andindividual patientneeds, and aims to provide each patient with a clear treatment plan after discussion of all possible options.


Clinical Interests


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

Private contact details

Telephone 0118 952 1317
Private secretary Tania Sandham
Private secretary telephone 0118 952 1317
Private secretary email tania.sandham@spirehealthcare.com
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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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