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Our dermatology department is known as St John’s Institute of  Dermatology. It opened in 1863, and is now one of the world’s leading centres for patients with skin disease.

We are the largest clinical dermatology department in the UK and we:

  • treat a wide range of skin diseases from common ones to rare and very severe conditions requiring treatments not available elsewhere in the UK
  • are an internationally recognised centre of research into skin diseases
  • are a postgraduate training centre in dermatology for other health professionals, including dermatologists from all over the world

Our specialist services include:

  • adult epidermolysis bullosa (EB)
  • children’s dermatology
  • cutaneous allergy
  • dermatological surgery and laser unit (DSLU)
  • genetic skin diseases
  • inflammatory skin disease
  • oral dermatology
  • photodermatology
  • skin cancer
  • women’s dermatology
  • xeroderma pigmentosum (XP)