Dermatologist Dr Monika Saha MBBS BSc MRCP MD consults on all general and paediatric dermatology. Specialist interests include eczema, skin cancer, blistering skin conditions, acne, psoriasis and complex medical dermatology such as Lupus. Dr Monika Saha is clinical lead and a consultant dermatologist at Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) London. Dr Saha also has a honorary post at St. Johns Institute of Dermatology in Immunodermatology.
Why see Dermatologist Dr Monika Saha?
Dr Saha is an experienced Dermatologist and offers evidence-based guidance based on 15 years of dermatology experience on all aspects of dermatology and works with the patient to achieve a tailor-made individualised management strategy.
Areas of Specialisation
Dr Monika Saha consults on all general and paediatric dermatology. Specialist interests include skin cancer, acne, blistering conditions, eczema, psoriasis, genital dermatology and complex medical dermatology. Dr Saha offers surgical removal of both skin cancer and ‘lumps and bumps’.
Dr Saha’s specialist interests include Immunodermatology including conditions such as pemphigus and bullous pemphigoid. She also has a wealth of expertise in eczema management in children.
Thursdays 9am to 1:30pm
Dr Monika Saha is registered with the GMC and on the specialist register for Dermatology. Dr Saha is recognised by all major UK insurers and many international insurers. She is a member of the British Association of Dermatologists and the Royal Society of Medicine and St. John’s Dermatological Society.
Education and Training
Dr Monika Saha qualified at King’s College London in 1998. Her specialist training in dermatology involved rotating between a number of top London teaching hospitals. She spent two years in research at St. John’s Institute of Dermatology culminating in an MD in Immunobullous disease, a field in which Dr Saha has published a number of original articles. During the research, Dr Monika Saha was awarded a British Skin Foundation grant, BSID and BAD fellowships. Dr Saha continues to teach at St John’s Institute of dermatology in Immunodermatology and leads an Immunodermatology service at QEH.
Publications and Press
Some of Dr Saha’s publications include:
- Prognostic factors in pemphigus vulgaris and pemphigus foliaceus. Saha M, Bhogal B, Black MMB, Vaughan R, Groves RW. Br. J Dermatology 2014;170: 116-22
- A patient with pemphigus foliaceus and myasthenia gravis treated by a cortisol-secreting adrenal tumour. Topham L, Chapman C, Gibbs C, Saha M. Br. J. Dermatology 2014; 172: 280-282
- HLA class II allele distribution in pemphigus vulgaris in White Europeans and Indo-Asians from the United Kingdom: PV is linked to the novel allele HLA DRB1*1454 and not with DRB1*1401. Saha M, Harman K, Mortimer NJ, Binda V, Black MM, Kondeatis E, Vaughan R, Groves RW. J of Invest Dermatol 2010; 130:311-4.
- Pulsed Cyclophosphamide and Intravenous Methylprednisolone Therapy in Refractory Pemphigus: A 10 year experience. Saha M, Powell A, Black MM, Groves RW. Br J of Dermatol 2010; 162(4):790-7.
- A Case of Epidermolysis Bullosa Acquisita treated with Rituximab. Saha M, Cutler T, Bhogal B, Black MM, Groves RW. Clin and Exp Dermatol 2009;34:e979-80.
- Penile lymphoedema in association with asymptomatic Crohn’s disease. Saha M, Edmonds E, Martin J, Bunker C. B. Clin and Exp Dermatol 2009;34 (1): 88-90
- Risk of herpes zoster infection in patients with pemphigus on mycophenolate mofetil. Saha M, Black MM, Groves RW. Br J of Dermatol 2008; 159 (5):1212-3.
- Is Bullous pemphigoid really increasing in the U.K. Groves R W, Bhogal B, Taghipour K, Caposcuitti P, Saha M. BMJ 2008; Aug 6;337.
Dr Monika Saha mentions in the press:
- BBC Radio 1Xtra Interview – Deeper than skin