Dermatological surgery and laser unit referrals

Providing a specialist service to treat skin cancer 

Referral contact

  • Dermatological Surgery and Laser Unit (DSLU)
    1st floor, Counting House
    St John's Institute of Dermatology
    Guy’s Hospital
    Great Maze Pond
    London SE1 9RT

  • Email: gst-tr.DSLUDermatology

We accept referrals directly from your GP or any other hospital specialist only.

The referral form (Word 70Kb) should be completed and returned by post to the above address or emailed to

We accept referrals for consultation regarding:

  • laser treatments – C02, Pulsed Dye, Nd Yag
  • Mohs surgery for biopsy proven skin cancer on the face, head and neck or DFSP’s
  • photodynamic therapy for superficial  skin cancer
  • excision of biopsy proven skin cancer on the body.

We no longer accept Keloid scars.

  • Urgent/two week wait referrals

    Two week wait referrals are seen in the skin cancer screening clinic at Guy's Hospital dermatology department only.

    All suspected skin cancer referred by your doctor should go to the specialist skin cancer screening clinic.