Dr Walayat Hussain

Dr Walayat Hussain

Consultant dermatological surgeon

Practising at

Spire Leeds Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Walayat Hussain at Spire include:


Other treatments

MOHS surgery

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Professional profile

I graduated from the University of Leicester and undertook my postgraduate training at Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham. I then specialised in dermatology in Manchester where I developed my interest in skin cancer and dermatological surgery. I am the only dermatological surgeon in the Yorkshire region to be accredited by the prestigious American College of Mohs Surgery, having undertaken a two-year fellowship at the Skin Cancer Institute, New Zealand.

My main interests are in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer. I specialise in Mohs surgery - a specialised technique using a microscope at the time of surgery to ensure all the roots of a skin cancer are removed. Mohs surgery offers the highest cure rate following facial skin cancer removal and subsequently allows a cosmetically pleasing repair to be performed (as the hole to remove the cancer is kept as small as possible). My main research interests are in highlighting surgical techniques that provide patients with the best results. I am one of the most widely published dermatological surgeons in the UK.

Clinical Interests

Dermatological surgery
Skin cancer
Inflammatory skin disease

Private contact details

Telephone 0113 218 5908/9
Private secretary Emma Henney
Private secretary telephone 07580 411350

Media Coverage

Skin cancer under microscope as doctor promotes a one stop op

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Physicians
Royal Australasian College of Physicians
American College of Mohs Surgery
British Society for Dermatological Surgery
British Association of Dermatology
International Dermoscopy Society

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Current NHS posts

Consultant dermatological surgeon, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust
Honorary senior lecturer, University of Leeds

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Personal Profile

I am married with 5 children. I enjoy trail running and muay thai martial arts.

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