Dr Kathy Taghipour, Dermatologist

Dr Kathy Taghipour MD (Res) MRCP

Dermatologist

MD (Res) MRCP

Areas of expertise

  • Acne, eczema, psoriasis
  • Autoimmune blistering diseases
  • Skin cancer diagnosis and skin surgery
  • Mole check
  • Female genital dermatology

Recommendations for Dr Taghipour

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Recommended by:

  • byDr Rasha Gadelrab, GP

    Kathy taghipour is a great dermatologist- she is accommodating, patient centred and goes the extra mile.

  • byDr Sarah Jane Worboys, GP

    Recommended having worked with Dr Katayoun Taghipour at Whittington Hospital.

  • by Dr Amma Kyei-Mensah, Gynaecologist

    Recommended Dermatologist

  • byDr Rasha Gadelrab, GP

    Kathy taghipour is a great dermatologist- she is accommodating, patient centred and goes the extra mile.

  • byDr Sarah Jane Worboys, GP

    Recommended having worked with Dr Katayoun Taghipour at Whittington Hospital.

  • by Dr Amma Kyei-Mensah, Gynaecologist

    Recommended Dermatologist

  • Address

  • Skin 55

    55 Harley Street, London, GB, W1G 8QR

  • Highgate Private Hospital

    17 View Road, London, GB, N6 4DJ

  • The Whittington Hospital (NHS)

    Magdala Avenue, London, Greater London, GB, N19 5NF

  • About Dr Kathy Taghipour

    GMC number: 4561521

    Year qualified: 1996

    Place of primary qualification: Universitetet i Goteborg

    Dr Kathy Taghipour is a consultant dermatologist at the Whittington Health NHS Trust where she is the lead physician for skin cancer services and specialist autoimmune blistering disease clinics. She consults on all aspects of dermatology with a special interest in diagnosing and treating skin cancers, diseases of female genital skin and blistering skin diseases. She is an expert at surgical and non-surgical removal of benign and malignant lesions.

    After graduating in medicine from the Faculty of Medicine in Gothenburg University in Sweden, Dr Taghipour completed her training in Dermatology in the Oxford deanery in 2010. She then achieved a medical doctorate in research from King's College London, conducting clinical and laboratory research at Oxford University Hospitals and St John's Institute of Dermatology laboratories in the field of autoimmune blistering diseases.

    Dr Taghipour is actively involved in teaching University College London medical students as well as training hospital doctors and GPs. She has lectured internationally, published a number of papers in peer-reviewed journals and has contributed many book chapters.

    Areas of expertise

    • Acne
    • Eczema
    • Psoriasis
    • Autoimmune blistering diseases
    • Female genital dermatology
    • Skin cancer diagnosis
    • Skin surgery
    • Mole check
    • Dermoscopy
    • General dermatology

    Professional memberships

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