Fiona Child


Consultant dermatologist


Fiona Child developed an interest in cutaneous lymphoma during her general dermatology training and went on to complete a period of academic research leading to the award of MD for her thesis: 'molecular studies in cutaneous B-cell lymphoma’.

She spent eight years as consultant dermatologist and clinical lead for skin cancer at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust before returning to the skin tumour unit at Guy’s and St Thomas’ in 2011.

Fiona is currently part of the team that provides a supraspecialist regional and national service for patients with cutaneous lymphoma.

She also leads the regional service providing extracorporeal photopheresis (ECP) for patients with chronic graft versus host disease.

Education and training

  • undergraduate – Guy’s and St Thomas’ United Medical and Dental Schools MBBS 1991
  • dermatology training – King’s College Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust (South Thames specialist registrar rotation)
  • research – skin tumour unit, Guy's and St Thomas, leading to MD, 2003.

Research interests

  • Cutaneous lymphoma clinical trials research platform
  • use of extracorporeal photopheresis (ECP) in graft versus host disease.

Last updated: April 2022

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