Dr Christopher James Heaton

Dr Christopher James Heaton

Consultant Dermatologist
BSc(Hon) MBCHB MRCP MRCP(Derm)

Practising at

Spire Southampton Hospital

Spire Portsmouth Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Christopher James Heaton at Spire include:

Dermatology

Other treatments

  • Treatments for eczema, psoriasis and other inflammatory skin conditions.
  • Investigation/diagnosis of and management of skin/nail/hair conditions and symptoms

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Professional profile

I graduated in medicine from the University of Edinburgh and University of St Andrews in 2005. I first started in dermatology in 2007 in Portsmouth Hospitals Trust dermatology department. I completed my dermatology training in May 2016 on the Wessex rotation. I now work in one of the busiest dermatology departments on the South Coast.

I have interests and speciality training in all aspects of dermatology including: General dermatology (eczema, psoriasis, acne, vitiligo, itchy skin, urticaria, infections), skin lesions (moles, cysts, warts, skin tags and blemishes), sun damage and treatments, photodynamic therapy and skin cancer treatments, including surgical management of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers (including basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma).

I have performed thousands of primary and secondary re-excisions from all areas of the body in the management of both melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer. In my NHS position I do twice weekly surgical lists with on average 20+ procedures performed each week. The goal is always treatment of the skin cancer with utmost consideration to preserving the cosmetic profile.

Clinical Interests

Allergy
Dermatology
Dermatological surgery
Facial surgery
Hair and nail disease
Inflammatory skin disease
Photodermatology
Skin cancer

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Qualification and professional memberships

MB CHB / University of Edinburgh and University of St Andrews / 2005
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
First professional degrees in medicine and surgery awarded upon graduation from medical school in the UK.


Professional memberships

Member of the Royal College of Physicians London.
Member of the British Association of Dermatologists.
Member of the British Society for Medical Dermatology.
Member of the British Society for Surgical Dermatology.
Member of the British Medical Association.

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Current NHS posts

Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

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Personal Profile

I am married to a local General Practitioner and have a young family at the local Church of England School. At the weekends we enjoy all outdoor pursuits and in the summer our favourite holiday destination is the North Cornwall coast for walking, surfing and occasional fishing and cooking.

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Private contact details

Telephone Self-pay 0238 008 3933
Private secretary Tina McEnaney
Private secretary telephone 02380 914520
Private secretary email Tina.McEnaney@spirehealthcare.com