Dr Sriramulu Tharakaram MBBS(Madras), MD, FRCPIre, FRCPLond, D.Derm.(Madras), FAAD. is a Consultant Dermatologist who sees and treats adults and children for all skin conditions. Dr Tharakaram specialises in skin cancers, lumps and bumps, paediatric dermatology and pregnancy dermatoses, paediatric and Adult Dermatology.
Dr Sriramulu Tharakaram originally qualified in India from Madras Medical College where he trained in Dermatology and General Medicine. After his training he was appointed to work in the Indian Council of Medical Research Leprosy wing and this was well connected to the MRC in Britain. He was part of the Clofazimine trials in Leprosy. Later moving to the United Kingdom Dr Tharakaram worked as a Registrar in Hull, Glasgow, Birmingham where he worked in GU medicine and then spent a year doing Moh’s Surgery at St John’s Institute of Dermatology. Dr Tharakaram worked for over 25 years in the NHS at Tunbrigde Wells.
Dr Sriramulu Tharakaram is a Consultant Dermatologist who will see patients with dermatological conditions including eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, acne, urticaria, genital dermatoses, mole checks and skin cancer. Dr Sriramulu Tharakaram is experienced in dermatological surgical procedures such as cryotherapy, diagnostic skin biopsies, surgical removal of lesions, along with curettage and cautery.
Thursdays 9:00am to 2:00pm
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Dr Sriramulu Tharakaram is registered with the GMC and on the specialist register for Dermatology. He is a member of the British Association of Dermatologists and the General Medical Council. He is also a member of the following professional organisations:
- Fellow Royal College of Physicians London and Ireland
- British Society of Paediatric Dermatology
- British Society of Dermatological Surgery
- Royal Society of Medicine
- Fellow American Academy of Dermatology
- Member, Indian association of Dermatology, Venereology, Leprology
- Member, Indian Society of Paediatric Dermatology
Dr Sriramulu Tharakaram is recognised by all major private insurers.
Education and Training
Dr Tharakaram qualified from Madras Medical College, Madras University, India. He trained in various centres in England and Scotland including St John’s Dermatology Centre, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London. He developing a special interest in Skin cancers and Skin Cancer Surgery and Moh’s micrographic surgery and later trained as a Senior Registrar at St John’s Photobiology Unit under Professor John Hawk. In Birmingham he worked for a year in GU Medicine. First appointed as Consultant Dermatologist in Dudley in 1995 he started the Dermatology Department there where he developed an interest in Paediatric Dermatology. In 2001 he started as a full time consultant Dermatologist in the Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, also being the Lead for Skin Cancer.
Publications and Press
Dr Sriramulu Tharakaram published the largest prospective series on Cutaneous Metastasis from the Indian sub-continent which was the MD Thesis. He has over 50 publications in various journals and many presentations at national and international meetings to his credit . He lectures nationally and internationally and is a guest speaker at the annual meeting of the Indian Association of Dermatologists.
Dr Sriramulu Tharakaram is well published and some examples include the following publications:
- Terbinafine triggered drug-induced Lupus progressing to SLE, GP Doctor 2006. Saha S; Tharakaram S.
- Sixty Years of Dermatology in the NHS, S. Tharakaram, 2008, Cambridge University Press, St James Place, NHS Trust Association. Invited to House of Lords on behalf of NHS Trust association to present.
- Multiple skin nodules as a presenting feature of Acute T Cell lymphoblastic lymphoma: a diagnostic dilemma, Femi O, Pandya N, Tharakaram S, Mary Taj: The Internet Journal of Pediatrics and Neonatology. Vol 9, No.2, 2009.
- How are we using systemic drugs to treat psoriasis in children? An insight into current clinical UK practice Burden-Teh et al (participated and quoted in article) Br J Dermatol 2015; Aug 173:614-8.
- Lionfish envenomation : relapses controlled by intralesional triamcinolone, Thomas Lianne, Tharakaram Sriramulu: Indian Journal of Derm.Ven.Leprol. 82, 438-439, 2016.
- Extramammary Paget’s Disesae, Images in Clinical Medicine, N Engl J Med, 2017;376: e35 April 27, 2017 Mehrtens S, Tharakaram S.
- Cutaneous metastases abdomen from peritoneal carcinoma: first reported case. Wong Vidette, Tharakaram Sriramulu, accepted Clinical Dermatology7; 59-61; 2019.