Dr Verity Claire Blackwell

Dr Verity Claire Blackwell

Consultant Dermatologist


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I qualified from Nottingham University Medical School in 1991. My dermatology training has been in London at St John's Institute for Dermatology, Middlesex Hospital and most recently Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.

I have an MD thesis in cutaneous mycobacterial infections. I am a consultant dermatologist at Hemel Hempstead and St Albans Hospitals and am interested in all aspects of general dermatology.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Verity Claire Blackwell at Spire include:


Other treatments

Skin cancer, children's eczema, Inflammatory skin disease, Dermatological surgery, Allergy, cryotherapy, vulval dermatology, acne, please note that excessive sweating hyperhydrosis is only for under arms.

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Additional information

Dermatological surgery
Inflammatory skin disease
Skin cancer

I run the specialist genital skin disease clinic at St Albans and Hemel hospitals

B Med Sci / Nottingham / 1989
Bachelor in Medical Science

BMBS / Nottingham / 1991
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Doctor of Medicine / University of London / 1999
Post-graduate research qualification

Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians

Member of the British Association of Dermatologists

Professional leadership

Chair of Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire Skin Cancer Network

Consultant Dermatologist, Hemel Hempstead Hospital, West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

I live locally with my family and enjoy many outdoor pursuits including gardening and walking with my dog Lola.

Telephone 0800 585 112
Website http://www.drverityblackwell.co.uk/
Private secretary Lynne Kollberg
Private secretary telephone 01582 714 451
Private secretary fax 01582 714 531
Private secretary email Lynne.kollberg@spirehealthcare.com