Member of the Royal College of Physicians London
Member of the Faculty of Travel Medicine of Royal College Physicians and Surgeons from Glasgow
Member National Academy of Medicine in Mexico
Professor Francisco Vega-Lopez has been a Consultant Dermatologist since 1982. He diagnoses and treats common and rare skin disorders across all ages. He aims to improve the quality of life of patients with chronic or relapsing skin disorders by improving their skin health.
Professor Francisco Vega-Lopez currently works at University College London Hospitals-NHS Foundation Trust. He is an Honorary Professor at London University (LSHTM) and also at the National Medical Centre and National University (IMSS-UNAM) in Mexico City.
After achieving his first medical degree in 1977-1978 at the Universidad Veracruzana in Mexico, Professor Francisco Vega-Lopez graduated in Dermatology at the National Medical Centre and National University in Mexico City. He went on to complete his Master's degree, PhD and Certificate of clinical and molecular studies in immunology, at London University, after which he was appointed Chair, Head, and Professor of Dermatology and Medical Mycology at the National Medical Centre, IMSS-UNAM in Mexico City (1992-1998).
He joined the Middlesex Hospital-NHS in London and became a Consultant Dermatologist in 1997.
Professor Vega-Lopez has taught and lectured extensively in Diploma, Masters, and Dermatology post-graduate courses around the world, and has been a PhD examiner for London University.
Owing to his professional achievements and merits within clinical practice, medical education, and academic work, he has been awarded membership and fellowship by bodies including the Royal College of Physicians (London), the Faculty of Travel Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Glasgow), the Academia Nacional de Medicina (Mexico), and the Mexican Board of Dermatology (CMD). He is currently an active member of learned medical societies including the British Medical Association, British Association of Dermatologists, Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, and Sociedad Mexicana de Dermatologia.
General Dermatology (Inflammatory and Cancer)
Skin Infections and Tropical Dermatology
Cutaneous Mycobacterial Infections
Clinical Teaching and Training
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Recommended on 21/01/2013
An excellent general dermatologist, with special interests in tropical and infectious diseases. Has a great bedside manner and patients always report positive feedback.