Dr Glenda Sobey

Consultant Dermatologist

MB ChB, BSc Med (Hons), FCDerm


Specialises in

I have been a Consultant Dermatologist since 2001. Dermatology is a very rewarding specialty as I am able to care for patients of all ages from newborn to the elderly. At Spire Elland Hospital, I do not treat paediatrics. My work is both medical and surgical, so I can look after my patients through every aspect and stage of their treatment.

I offer a full range of dermatological treatments including both medical and surgical aspects. This includes consultations for all skin, hair and nail conditions. In addition to this work I also perform cosmetic dermatology consultations and treatments.

With an increasing awareness of the risk of skin cancer, many patients are requesting regular skin health checks which I am happy to perform, providing either reassurance or highlighting the need for treatment.

My main focus is on clinical work and caring for patients, however I also have an active role in teaching both nationally and internationally. I hold the position of honorary senior lecturer at The University of Sheffield.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Glenda Sobey at Spire include:

Dermatology

Other treatments

  • Assessment and treatment of all skin conditions

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Allergy
Aesthetic dermatology
Dermatological lasers
Dermatological surgery
Dermatopathology
Genetics
Hair and nail disease
Inflammatory skin disease
Paediatric dermatology
Skin cancer

Special clinical interests: Acne; eczema; psoriasis; rosacea.

Qualification and professional memberships

MBChB / University of Cape Town / 1991
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

BSc Med (Hons) / University of Cape Town / 1997
Bachelor of Medical Science

FCDerm / University of Cape Town / 2001
Fellowship of the College of Dermatologists


Professional memberships

British Association of Dermatologists

British Cosmetic Dermatology Group

British Society for Paediatric Dermatology

North of England Dermatological Association

Clinical Genetics Society


Professional leadership

Head of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome National Diagnostic Service

Current NHS posts

Consultant Dermatologist Sheffield.

Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Sheffield.

Financial interests

Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group plc