Catherine Smith


Professor of dermatology and therapeutics


Catherine Smith is adjunct professor of dermatology and therapeutics and consultant dermatologist at St John's Institute of Dermatology, King's College London and Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital. 

She is lead clinician in our national specialised services for adults with severe psoriasis and eczema.

Research interests

Catherine's clinical and research interests focus on inflammatory skin disease and translational medicine, extending from biomarker discovery through to interventional studies (phase II-IV), and involve major national and international collaboration.

She also has a major interest in guideline development and implementation in the UK and Europe, with the aim of bringing research findings into clinical practice. She chaired the UK’s NICE guidelines on psoriasis and the British Association of Dermatologists guidelines on biologic therapy.

Last updated: April 2022

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