Dr Abba Alkali
MBBS, FRCP, FWACP, MSc(UK)
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.
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.
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.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Abba Alkali at Spire include:
Spire Liverpool Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
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
Member of the British Association of Dermatologists
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
Member of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
Clinical Director for Dermatology at St. Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Consultant Dermatologist/Clinical Director, Department of Dermatology, St. Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust