Dr Saqib Bashir, Dermatologist

Dr Saqib Bashir BSc(hon) MB ChB MRCP(UK) MRCP(Lond) MD


Areas of expertise

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  • King's College Hospital (Denmark Hill) (NHS)

    Denmark Hill, London, Greater London, SE5 9RS

  • About Dr Saqib Bashir

    GMC number: 4444613

    Year qualified: 1997

    Place of primary qualification: University of Glasgow

    Dr Bashir is a Consultant Dermatologist and Dermatological Surgeon at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust where he is the Lead Clinician for skin cancer and in charge of dermatological surgery. Dr Bashir is also the vice-chair of the South East Thames Skin Cancer Network.

    Dr Bashir practices Mohs micrographic surgery and has expertise in laser treatment of skin disease. In addition, he has strong background in skin allergy with several years of research in this field.

    Gaining a 1st class honours degree from Imperial College, London, he returned to his home town to gain his medical degree from the University of Glasgow. Following this, he gained a research fellowship at the highly prestigious University of California, San Francisco, leading to the publication of his book, “Evidence-Based Dermatology” and many research papers.

    Returning to the UK, he practiced Medicine at Cambridge University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, where he was also a Tutor at Christ’s College and Queen’s College, Cambridge. From there he moved to London to join the world renowned St. John’s Institute of Dermatology. During his time at St. John’s he presented work at a variety of international meetings, including the American Academy of Dermatology and the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology.

    With this solid background in Medicine and General Dermatology, Dr Bashir focussed his skills on surgical and laser treatment of skin disease, undertaking subspecialty training in Moh’s micrographic surgery and laser surgery to bring the latest treatments to his patients.

    Areas of expertise

    • Skin cancer
    • Skin surgery
    • Scar revision
    • Laser surgery
    • Aesthetic dermatology
    • Allergy patch testing
    • Prick testing
    • General dermatology
    • Mohs surgery
    • Hair and scalp disorders
    • Acne
    • Eczema
    • Psoriasis
    • Photodynamic therapy
    • Skin pigmentation
    • Dermatological surgery
    • Mohs micrographic surgery
    • Laser dermatology