Dr Nekma Meah

Consultant Dermatologist

MBChB, MRCP(UK) MRCP(Derm), FACD


Specialises in

I am a Consultant Dermatologist with a specialist interest in the management of alopecia and scalp disorders. I have completed an international fellowship in hair and scalp disorders under Professor Rodney Sinclair in Australia and published extensively in this area. I manage the specialist hair clinic at St Helens and Knowsley NHS Trust and I am currently the Honorary Secretary of the British Hair and Nail Society.

I obtained my MBChB from the University of Manchester in 2007 and undertook my junior doctor training in the West Midlands before entering the specialist dermatology programme in Liverpool. I qualified as a Consultant Dermatologist in 2017.

I hold a substantive consultant NHS post at St Helens and Knowsley NHS Trust, where I see all aspects of general dermatology including medical dermatology (acne, rosacea, eczema, psoriasis, hyperhidrosis), skin cancers, mole checks, and perform regular dermatological surgery. In addition to running the specialist hair clinic, I also manage patients in a specialist biologics clinic for patients with severe psoriasis.

I am passionate about dermatology, teaching and research. I am the Undergraduate Lead at St Helens and Knowsley NHS Trust, Honorary Clinical Lecturer at The University of Manchester and serve on the steering committee for the global COVID-19 alopecia registry – SECURE alopecia.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Nekma Meah at Spire include:

Dermatology

Other treatments

  • Management of alopecia and scalp disorders

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Additional information

Dermatological surgery
Hair and nail disease
Inflammatory skin disease
Skin cancer

MBChB / University of Manchester / 2007
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery


Professional memberships

Royal College of Physicians (UK)

British Association of Dermatologists

The Australasian College of Dermatologists

British Hair and Nail Society

European Hair Research Society

The American Hair Research Society


Professional leadership

Honorary Secretary - British Hair and Nail Society
Steering committee member - Secure alopecia

Consultant Dermatologist, St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Honorary Clinical Lecturer, University of Manchester

In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with family, travelling and sewing.

Private secretary Mrs Melissa Littler
Private secretary email Melissa.littler1@nhs.net