Dr Victoria Akhras is a highly trained consultant dermatologist currently working in the London area. As well as having expertise in general dermatology, she is also the lead clinician in one of the largest skin cancer screening and treatment centres in the UK. Dr Akhras is actively involved in dermatological research and has set up the Skin Tumour Tissue Research Centre at St George's Hospital, where her NHS practise is also based.
Dr Akhras studied Medicine at Imperial College London and graduated in 2000 with honours. She has trained in a number of teaching hospitals in London including Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Barts and The London NHS Trust, Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust and Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust, all highly well respected hospitals with excellent training programs.
Awarded a travelling fellowship, Dr Akhras has spent time at the Sydney Melanoma Unit in Australia. In 2010, she completed a research project looking at lymphatic function and its role in the spread of melanoma, for which she was awarded an MD. Dr Akhras consults on all general dermatology for both adults and children, and treats conditions such as acne, eczema, allergy and psoriasis. In addition, she also runs a specialised diphencyprone clinic for the treatment of viral warts and alopecia areata.
Dr Akhras' high degree of training and well rounded experience in the field of dermatology has resulted in her developing a plethora of highly tuned skills in the field of dermatology. This ensures she is able to provide the best dermatological care to all her patients.
MB BS 2000 University of London
Dermatology from 10 Feb 2011