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Dr Abba Alkali

Dr Abba Alkali

Consultant Dermatologist
MBBS, FRCP, FWACP, MSc(UK)

Practising at

Spire Liverpool Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Abba Alkali at Spire include:

Dermatology

Other treatments

General dermatology, psoriasis, eczema, acne, rosacea, paediatric dermatology, hair and nail diseases, allergy, and hyperhidrosis, inflammatory skin conditions, phototherapy, photodynamic, dermatological surgery, cosmetic dermatology.

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Professional profile

I am a Consultant Dermatologist and Clinical Director for Dermatology at St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. Prior to this I was a Consultant Dermatologist and Clinical Director for Dermatology at Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in Liverpool. I graduated from the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and then subsequently did my general medical training at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, Nigeria. I did my dermatology and venereology training in Nigeria between University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital and the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Ile Ife obtaining the Fellowship of the West African College of Physicians in 2002. I also completed dermatology postgraduate training in the Mersey Deanery in the United Kingdom and have also spent a year at the prestigious St John Institute of Dermatology in London obtaining a Master of Science Degree in Clinical Dermatology with a Certificate of Excellence in Dermatopathology. I am on the General Medical Council United Kingdom Specialist Register for Dermatology.

My areas of interest include general dermatology, psoriasis, eczema, acne, rosacea, skin cancer, paediatric dermatology, hair and nail diseases, allergy, and hyperhidrosis, inflammatory skin conditions, phototherapy, photodynamic, dermatological surgery, cosmetic dermatology and Lasers

Clinical Interests

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

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Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria / 1992
Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery

FWACP / West African College of Physicians, Nigeria / 2002
Fellow of the West African College of Physicians

MSc in Clinical Dermatology / St. John's Institute of Dermatology, Kings College, University of London / 2002
Master of Science in Clinical Dermatology

MRCP / Royal College of Physicians, London / 2004
Member of the Royal College of Physicians

FRCP / Royal College of Physicians, London / 2016
Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians


Professional memberships

Member of the British Association of Dermatologists
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
Member of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology


Professional leadership

Clinical Director for Dermatology at St. Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Dermatologist/Clinical Director, Department of Dermatology, St. Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

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Private contact details

Private secretary Alison Caplan
Private secretary telephone 0151 522 1840
Private secretary email alison.caplan@spirehealthcare.com