Dr Megan Mowbray

Dr Megan Mowbray

Consultant Dermatologist

Practising at

Spire Edinburgh Hospitals Murrayfield and Shawfair Park

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Megan Mowbray at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Dermatological surgery
  • Hair and nail disease
  • Inflammatory skin disease
  • Paediatric dermatology
  • Skin cancer

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Professional profile

Availability - Murrayfield: Wednesday 10am-12noon.

I trained in medicine at the University of Edinburgh and dermatology in Edinburgh. Before taking up my consultant post I spent three years studying for my MD degree on ‘Nitric Oxide as a regulator of apoptosis and inflammation in human skin following ultraviolet irradiation’. I work as a dermatology consultant in NHS Fife.

I am the skin cancer lead for NHS Fife and act as the South East Scotland managed clinical network (SCAN) skin cancer chair.

I am a member of the British Hair and Nails Society and act as medical advisor for Alopecia Help and Advice Scotland.

I am a member of the MRCP dermatology speciality question writing group. The remit of this group is to write exam questions for the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) written exam.

Clinical Interests

Hair and nail disease
Inflammatory skin disease
Dermatological surgery
Skin cancer

I am able to review and manage all aspects of dermatology including lesions, acne, psoriasis, eczema, hair and nail disorders. I am trained in both adult and paediatric dermatology. I perform a weekly skin surgery clinic. I have a specialist interest in the diagnosis and management of skin cancer. I am passionate about patient support and have successfully set up the skin cancer link nurse service in NHS Fife, this service is currently being developed using a Macmillan project grant. I have a special interest in hair and nails. I am interested in education, specific areas include education of primary care physicians in the recognition and management of benign and malignant skin lesions.

Private contact details

Telephone 0131 316 2530
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh
British Association of Dermatologists
Scottish Dermatological Society
British Hair and Nails Society

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Current NHS posts

Dermatology Consultant, NHS Fife

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Personal Profile

I live in South Edinburgh with my two young daughters. I am passionate about sport, my main interest include mountain running, triathlon, open water swimming, downhill skiing and ski mountaineering.

I enjoy exploring new restaurants in Edinburgh, socialising with friends and family and generally being outdoors in Scotland and around the world.

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