Emma Craythorne

Consultant dermatologist and dermatological surgeon


Emma Craythorne is a dermatologist and dermatological surgeon. She has been working in our dermatology surgery and laser unit since 2012, where she specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers, treatment of severe scarring and laser surgery.

Emma is also the current lead of the clinical skin imaging group using reflectance confocal microscopy.

Education and training

  • School of Medicine and Surgery, University of Dundee.
  • Specialist dermatology training, King's College Hospital, London.
  • One-year fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery and cutaneous lasers, St John’s Institute of Dermatology.

Research interests

  • Skin cancer
  • Mohs micrographic surgery
  • Laser surgery
  • Scarring
  • Skin imaging – reflectance confocal microscopy


  • Bristol Cup Award presented by the British Association of Dermatologists
  • Hugh Dowling Award presented by the Royal Society of Medicine

Last updated: February 2023

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