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Professor David Burden

Professor David Burden

Consultant Dermatologist
BSc (Hons), MB CHB, MD (Hons), DTM&H, FRCP (Edinburgh), FRCPS (Glasgow)

Specialises in

  • General dermatology
  • Inflammatory skin disease
  • Moles
  • Skin cancer
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Practising at

Clinic times:
Monday: 2pm - 6.20pm
Wednesday: 2pm - 5pm

An initial consultation with Professor David Burden is from £190.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Professor David Burden at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Dermatological surgery
  • Inflammatory skin disease
  • Moles
  • Skin cancer
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Professional profile

My clinical practice covers many aspects of adult dermatology including moles, skin cancer, acne, psoriasis and eczema. I trained in Medicine and Dermatology in Manchester and Glasgow Universities. Over the past 20 years I have been involved in many aspects of research into causes of inflammatory skin disease and the development of new treatments for skin diseases. I have worked as a consultant dermatologist within the NHS since 1999, currently based at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

I am a member of the examination board that sets the qualification examination for all consultant dermatologists, and sit on the editorial board of the British Journal of Dermatology.

I have published over 150 scientific papers in major medical journals and international dermatology textbooks over the past 25 years, particularly in relation to inflammatory skin disease and psoriasis.

General Medical Council Number: C3174755

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Dermatology
Dermatological surgery
Inflammatory skin disease
Skin cancer

Special clinical interests: Inflammatory skin disease, moles, skin cancer, dermatological surgery.

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology
Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine
Member of the British Association of Dermatologists

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Dermatologist, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Contact information

Telephone 0131 334 0363
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