Robert Sarkany


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: September 2022

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