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Dr Richard Ashton
Dr Richard Ashton
MA, MB BCh, MD, FRCP
Dermatology
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SUBSPECIALTIES

Skin Cancer
MOHS Surgery

REGISTERED WITH

General Medical Council: 1731547

LANGUAGES

english

About

Dr Richard Ashton is a Consultant Dermatologist with more than 30 years of clinical experience. He treats a wide range of skin-related disorders, has a particular interest in skin cancer, Mohs and dermatological surgery as well as eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, and acne. He  practices from the Nuffield Wessex Hospital in Chandlers Ford, Newport on the Isle of Wight and in an evening clinic at the Jubilee Surgery in Titchfield (Fareham PO14 4EH) where removal of minor skin lesions can be carried out, usually at the first visit.  

Dr Ashton graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge and St Bartholomew's Hospital.  He completed dermatology training at the Royal South Hants Hospital, St. John’s Hospital in Leicester Square and the University of California Los Angeles, where did research into the effects of retinoids on skin for a Doctor of Medicine.  He joined the Royal Navy as a medical student and  worked as their Consultant Dermatologist at the Royal Naval Hospital Haslar until it closed in 2009.  Subsequently he has worked for Portsmouth NHS Trust and on the Isle of Wight.

Dr Ashton is a co-author of 'Differential Diagnosis in Dermatology', written specifically for General Practitioners and Nurses.  First published in 1990; now in its 4th Edition.

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Medical Procedures

  • Excision of skin cancers including basal cell, squamous cell and malignant melanoma
  • Removal of seborrhoeic warts etc 

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Special Interests

  • Acne 
  • Moles and Melanoma  
  • Skin cancer 
  • Eczema 
  • Dermatitis 

Education

  • Doctor of Medicine Cambridge University 1991
  • Fellow of Royal Collage of Physicians Royal Collage of Physicians 1987
  • Member of the British Association of Dermatologists

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4.9

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Consultation was very good hoping for a good outcome and that medication works
Patient seen for:Acne
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20-01-2020
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Great dr, caring, knowledgeable and made me feel like my issue was not insignificant as it was impacting me.
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10-01-2020
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Great expert and made me feel extremely comfortable. Second time I’ve visited him and he instantly understands my needs and never made me feel like my issue was insignificant.
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10-01-2020
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Diagnosis and treatment in one short session- excellent!
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09-01-2020
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Very happy with consultation and outcome.
Patient seen for:Mole Removal
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09-01-2020
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Very happy with my consultation and outcome .
Patient seen for:Mole Removal
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09-01-2020
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Have seen Dr Ashton many times ,He is an excellent Dermatologist.
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09-01-2020
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Reassuring manner put me at ease. Very pleased that the procedure could be completed at the initial consultation.
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04-11-2019
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Explained the issue and possibilities clearly. Plus explained how to remedy it. Went over it several times which was helpful.
Patient seen for:Scalp Condition
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01-11-2019
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Professional and reassuring totally at ease highly recommend
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