Satveer Mahil

Consultant dermatologist


Satveer Mahil is a consultant dermatologist at St John's Institute of Dermatology, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.

She is a reader at King's College London.

She graduated from the University of Cambridge and completed integrated academic training (NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowship and NIHR Clinical Lectureship) in dermatology at St John's Institute of Dermatology.

Her PhD was funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC). She used genetic information to gain new insights into the mechanistic basis of different forms of psoriasis and define new therapeutic targets. After her PhD, she was awarded an MRC Clinical Academic Research Partnership. She currently holds an NIHR Advanced Fellowship.

She is the director of St John's DermAcademy, a dermatology education academy for healthcare professionals.

Education and training

  • PhD in genetics, King's College London, 2017
  • Speciality certificate in dermatology, Royal College of Physicians, UK, 2016
  • Postgraduate certificate in applied research methods, King's College London, 2015
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP), UK, 2010
  • Associate of Higher Education Academy, 2010
  • MA, University of Cambridge, 2008
  • Medicine (MB BChir), University of Cambridge, 2007

Research interests

Her research aims to help people with inflammatory skin diseases including psoriasis and eczema.

She is interested in using molecular profiling technologies and clinical data to understand how current treatments work to resolve inflammatory skin disease (remission), and what might make disease return (recurrence). She aims to use this knowledge to improve how inflammatory skin conditions are treated.


  • Advanced Fellowship, National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR), 2022
  • Early Career Award (Clinician Scientist), British Society for Investigative Dermatology, 2022
  • Clinical Academic Research Partnership, Medical Research Council (MRC), 2019
  • Trainee of the year, Royal Society of Medicine (RSM), 2017
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship, MRC, 2014

Last updated: October 2023

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