Dr Sacha Goolamali - Dermatology - Berkshire Independent Hospital

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Dr Sacha Goolamali - Dermatology

Clinical interests

Dr Sacha Goolamali is a Consultant Dermatologist who has worked at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading since 2014 and is currently the Head of Department.

He underwent his medical training at the Imperial College School of Medicine, London qualifying in 2000. 

After completing general medical training, predominantly in London, he specialised in Dermatology. 

Dermatology appointments were as a Senior Clinical Fellow at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital (C&W), London, before becoming a Specialist registrar at the renowned King’s College Hospital, London and the St John’s Institute of Dermatology at St Thomas’ Hospital, London. 

On completing specialist training in 2010, he was appointed to C&W as a Senior Dermatology Clinical Research Fellow. Through national, open and peer-reviewed competition, he was awarded the prestigious British Skin Foundation research fellowship (2010-2012) and has undertaken research as part of an MD under the auspices of Imperial College looking at the role of HPV and immunogenotype in non-melanoma skin cancer/pre-cancer in HIV. This work continued whilst appointed by C&W as a locum Consultant Dermatologist (2011-2013). The project is the largest of its kind in the world and is ongoing.

Through his research he has presented Nationally and Internationally and has numerous publications in peer reviewed journals.

Dr Sacha Goolamali is based at the Royal Berkshire Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (RBH) but sees private patients at the Berkshire Independent Hospital.

He is currently skin cancer lead for the RBH, chairing a weekly multidisciplinary skin cancer meeting and has further interests in HIV and male genital skin disease, having set up one of the few multidisciplinary male genital skin clinics in the country.

He sees children and adults with all Dermatological problems including acne, eczema, psoriasis, mole checks, skin cancer and other inflammatory skin disorders including genital disorders and performs minor surgical procedures as required.


Academic background

BSc (Hons) 1996- Imperial College School of Medicine

MBBS London 2000

MRCP (UK) 2004

CCT Dermatology 2010 (London)


Professional Memberships

British Association of Dermatology (BAD)

Royal College of Physicians (RCP), London


NHS base

The Royal Berkshire Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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