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Dr Louise Fearfield - Dermatology

Dr Louise Fearfield is a Consultant Dermatologist at Berkshire Independent Hospital in Reading.

Clinical interests

Dr Louise Fearfield is a Consultant Dermatologist who has worked at the Berkshire Independent Hospital for the last ten years. She did her medical training at Oriel College, Oxford University and St Thomas' Hospital, London qualifying in 1992. Once her general medical training was completed she specialised in Dermatology where she developed her interest in Melanoma and Skin Cancer. In 2002 she was awarded a Doctorate of Medicine, Oxon, for her thesis on 'Prognostic factors in very thin melanoma'. In 2002 she became a Consultant at the Royal Berkshire Hospital and 2009 moved to Chelsea & Westminster and the Royal Marsden Hospital specialising further in skin cancer and research.

 

Academic background

Louise Fearfield, Consultant Dermatologist, qualified from Oriel College, Oxford University and St. Thomas' Hospital Medical School.

Dermatology appointments were as a Senior House Officer at the Chelsea & Westminster and Charing Cross Hospitals in London. Louise was Specialist Registrar, Research Registrar and Locum Consultant Dermatologist at the Chelsea & Westminster, Charing Cross and Royal Marsden Hospitals in London.

She was awarded a Doctor of Medicine degree in July 2002 after submitting her thesis entitled “,”Prognostic factors in very thin melanoma“,” to Oxford University. She continues to do research into melanoma at the Royal Marsden Hospital. Her current interests involve skin toxicity associated with the newer cancer targeted therapies.

Dr Louise Fearfield is based at the Royal Marsden and Chelsea & Westminster, London NHS Trust Hospitals and sees private patients at The Berkshire Independent Hospital.

 

Professional Memberships

British Association of Dermatology and Royal College of Physicians

 

NHS base

The Royal Marsden and Chelsea and Westminster Hospitals, NHS Trust

Clinic Times

Tuesday mornings, alternate Wednesdays

0118 402 2855