Robert Sarkany


Consultant dermatologist


Robert Sarkany has been a consultant dermatologist at Guy's and St Thomas' since 2006.

He is a senior and experienced consultant in photodermatology, particularly for people suffering  with:

  • skin photosensitivity
  • cutaneous porphyrias
  • xeroderma pigmentosum

He set up our national xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) service in 2010.

Before 2006 he worked as a consultant dermatologist at St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Croydon University Hospital.

Education and training

  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians, 2003
  • Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training in dermatology, 1998
  • MD on the inheritance of human erythropoietic protoporphyria, University of London, 1994
  • Membership of the Royal College of Physicians, UK,1989
  • Medicine and surgery (MBBS) with Honours in pathology, 1986
  • BSc in biochemistry and basic medical sciences 1st-Class Honours, 1983

Research interests

Last updated: January 2023

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