Dr David Fairhurst

Consultant Dermatologist

MB ChB, MRCP


Specialises in

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I began my dermatology career 15 years ago in Manchester, before settling in West Yorkshire. I hold a substantive consultant post at Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, practising at Pinderfields and Pontefract.

I practice in all areas of dermatology and am the lead for the local skin cancer multidisciplinary team.

I have a specialist interest in alopecia / hair loss , receiving referrals from a wide range geographical area. I have completed research projects in alopecia areata and have numerous publications across all fields of dermatology.

I treat patients with conditions across all areas of dermatology.

I have an expertise in the assessment and treatment of alopecia. Treatments for this include steroid injections, when appropriate.

I hold clinics at Spire Methley Park Hospital on Wednesday evenings and alternate Friday mornings.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr David Fairhurst at Spire include:

Dermatology

Other treatments

  • Alopecia
  • Dermatological surgery
  • Dermatopathology
  • Hair and nail disease
  • Inflammatory skin disease
  • Photodermatology
  • Skin cancerĀ 

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Important information about Covid-19 tests

Spire Methley Park 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.

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Additional information

Dermatology
Dermatological surgery
Dermatopathology
Inflammatory skin disease
Hair and nail disease
Skin cancer

Skin Cancer Lead for Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Consultant Dermatologist, Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust