Consultant Dermatologist Dr Rabia Rashid


Dr Rabia Rashid MBBS BSC MRCP (UK) is a highly experienced UK trained Consultant Dermatologist who is interested in all areas of skin disease. Dr Rashid graduated in 2007 from University College London and has been a Consultant since 2018. Dr Rabia Rashid’s specialist interests include inflammatory skin diseases such as acne, eczema and chronic urticaria; moles, skin cancer and cosmetic dermatology. Dr Rashid has over 13 years experience of treating patients on the NHS. Dermatologist Dr Rabia Rashid currently works as a Consultant Dermatologist at West Suffolk Hospital where she runs regular General Dermatology clinics, skin cancer clinics and skin surgery sessions.

Dr Rabia Rashid has been involved in several research projects and audits, and regularly participates in the teaching of medical students and junior doctors. During her specialist dermatology training, Dr Rashid was awarded Gold Award of Excellence for showing outstanding contribution to quality improvement through a clinical audit she carried out. Dermatologist Dr Rabia Rashid has published several papers in peer-reviewed journals and has presented her work at regional and national conferences. Dr Rashid has also co-written a chapter in the ‘Treatment of Skin Disease’ Dermatological textbook.

Why See Dr Rabia Rashid

Dr Rabia Rashid is a very experienced and highly trained Dermatologist who is skilled in skin surgery and several other dermatological procedures. Dr Rashid understands that skin conditions can be very distressing and considerably impact on our quality of life. Dermatologist Dr Rabia Rashid believes everyone should be able to enjoy healthier skin and is committed to helping people to achieve this. Dr Rashid’s caring manner and meticulous approach mean that she provides the highest standards of care to her patients.

Dermatologist Dr Rabia Rashid is interested in all types of skin diseases in adults. Dr Rashid treats skin cancer, sun damage, moles, skin lumps, viral warts, hyperhidrosis, pigmentation problems, and inflammatory skin diseases such as eczema, contact dermatitis, psoriasis, acne, hidradenitis suppurativa, vulval skin problems and urticaria.

Dr Rabia Rashid is experienced in dermatology procedures including cryotherapy, skin surgery, and intra-lesional steroid injections.

At a Glance

  • Sees adults for all skin conditions
  • Recognised by most UK private health insurers
  • Contact our clinic for information on Dr Rashid’s next scheduled clinics


Days: Speak with our team about Dr Rashid’s scheduled clinic days and times

Accepted Insurers

Insurers Dr Rashid accepts Aetna, Allianz, Aviva, AXA, BUPA, Cigna, GeoBlue, HTH, Healix. For other insurers, you would need to pay as a self-paying patient and your insurer may not reimburse you for the consultation or charges.


Dermatologist Dr Rabia Rashid is on the Specialist Register for Dermatology with the General Medical Council and is a member of the British Association of Dermatologists, British Society of Medical Dermatology and British Cosmetic Dermatology Group. Dr Rashid is recognised by all major UK private health insurers.

Education and Training

Dr Rabia Rashid graduated in 2007 from University College London and undertook her Foundation year training in the South Thames Deanery. Dr Rashid completed a prestigious Academic Clinical Fellowship in Allergy in 2012, from Brighton. This was a 3-year post, which comprised comprehensive training in General Medicine, as well as research and clinical experience in Allergic disease. Dr Rashid subsequently took up a post in Allergy at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital in London for over a year. Dr Rashid became a member of the Royal College of Physicians in 2013. Following that, Dr Rabia Rashid moved to the West Midlands where she completed her Higher Specialist Training in Dermatology. Dr Rabia Rashid held her first Consultant post at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire, and currently works at West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds.

Dr Rabia Rashid Publications Include:

Dr Rabia Rashid is widely published and some examples include:

  • Rashid RS, Ahmed I, Shim TN. Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis due to dextromethorphan. Contact Dermatitis. 2020 Nov;83(5):424-425. doi: 10.1111/cod.13633. Epub 2020 Jun 29.
  • Rashid RS, Ahmed I. A creeping hand eruption. BMJ 2017;356:i6326
  • Brown CE, Jones CJ, Stuttaford L, Robertson A, Rashid RS, Smith HE. A qualitative study of the allergy testing experiences, views and preferences of adult patients. Clin Transl Allergy 2016; Aug 30;6(1):34.
  • Rashid RS, Shim TN. Contact Dermatitis. BMJ 2016 Jun 30;353:i3299.
  • Rashid R. Goodyear H. Management of paediatric dermatological emergencies. Paediatrics and Child Health February 2015; 25 (2): 78-83.
  • Rashid RS, Smith KA, Nambiar KZ, Frew AJ, Tarzi MD. Pollen-food syndrome is related to Bet v 1/PR-10 protein sensitisation, but not all patients have spring rhinitis. Allergy 2011 Oct; 66(10):1391-2.

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