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Dr Charles Archer - Dermatology

Dr Charles Archer is a Consultant Dermatologist Surgeon in Reading

Clinical interests

Dr Archer sees adult and paediatric patients.  He has a special interest in skin cancer and dermatological surgery and the use of lasers as well as complex medical dermatology. He consults on all aspects of general dermatology including acne, acne scarring, rosacea, eczema, psoriasis, urticaria, excessive sweating, hair and nail disorders, genital skin disorders and benign and malignant skin lesions. 

Academic background

His research interests include skin ageing, stem cell research techniques and the role of gene therapy, and the immunopathogenesis of eczema.  He completed a Masters Degree at University of Oxford and the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine looking at a role of the immune system in the development of eczema. He practices evidenced based medicine and is actively involved in the recruitment for clinical trials for emerging treatments. He is passionate about medical education and lectures at both the University of Oxford and Reading University. 

MRCP (Derm) 

MSc Integrated Immunology (Oxon)

MBBS (University College London)

BSc (Hons) (UCL), Human Genetics and Molecular Sciences

Professional Memberships

British Association of Dermatologists

British Medical Dermatology Society

British Society of Dermatological Surgery

Royal College of Physicians

Medical Protection Society

The Dowling Club

NHS base

Royal Berkshire Hospitals and Oxford University Hospitals

0118 402 2855