Robert Sarkany

Headshot of Dr Robert Sarkany, consultant dermatologist

Consultant dermatologist


Robert Sarkany is the head of our photodermatology unit and set up our national xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) service in 2010.

He previously worked as a consultant dermatologist at St George's Hospital and the Mayday Hospital before joining us in 2006.

Education and training

  • BSc in biochemistry and basic medical sciences, first class Honours (1983)
  • MBBS (Hons) in pathology (1986)
  • MRCP (UK): Part I (1988), Part 2 (1989)
  • MD thesis 'The inheritance of human erythropoietic protoporphyria', University of London, (1994)
  • CCST - Dermatology, (1998)
  • FRCP (2003)

Research interests

  • Photodermatology
  • Cutaneous porphyria
  • Xeroderma pigmentosum
  • UV carcinogenesis

Last updated: May 2021

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