Barlow, Richard - consultant dermatologist


Consultant profiles

Dr Richard Barlow, consultant dermatologist


Secretary tel: 020 7188 8234

Area of expertise: Mohs micrographic surgery

  • Biography

    Dr Richard Barlow qualified at the University of the Witwatersrand in 1983 and wrote his Membership examination after postgraduate general medical training at Hammersmith Hospital and the Royal Postgraduate Medical School in London.  

    He obtained a research fellowship with Professor Malcolm Greaves at the St John's Institute of Dermatology, from which he has an MD from the University of London. 

    Having completed his general dermatology training at St John's, Richard spent a year as the fellow in advanced dermatologic surgery with Dr Neil Swanson in Portland, Oregon. 

    Since 1996, Richard has been a consultant and honorary senior lecturer at St John's.  For the last 5 years he has been president of the British Cosmetic Dermatology Group.  This is the cosmetic affiliate to the British Association of Dermatologists and he is am a co-director of its annual training course in London.

  • Specialist interests

    • dermatological and laser surgery
    • Mohs micrographic surgery
    • cosmetic dermatology
  • Research interests

    Skin cancer.