Professor Dr Jemima Mellerio BSc, MD, FRCP consults on all general Dermatology and paediatric Dermatology. Special interests include inflammatory, blistering and genetic skin diseases. Her NHS post is with St John’s Institute of Dermatology, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust (where she is Team Lead for Genetics, Women’s and Paediatric Dermatology).
Professor Jemima Mellerio treats children with all skin conditions but has particular expertise in atopic dermatitis, acute rashes, ichthyoses and other genetic skin diseases.
She sees and treats adults for all general dermatology conditions particularly inflammatory skin conditions such as eczema, acne and psoriasis, acute rashes, blistering skin conditions, hair disorders and genetic skin diseases.
Professor Jemima Mellerio is an experienced dermatological surgeon who performs skin biopsies, removes benign moles and skin tags and performs injections for hair loss, keloid scars and in treating cystic acne. She is experienced in all forms of skin cancers and performs mole checks and surgically removes suspicious lesions and skin cancers.
Mondays 9:00am to 5pm
Saturdays (fortnightly) 9:30am to 4pm
Professor Jemima Mellerio is registered with the GMC and on the specialist register for Dermatology. Professor Mellerio is recognised by all major UK insurers and many international insurers. She is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London, and a member of the British Association of Dermatologists, the British Society for Paediatric Dermatology, the American Academy of Dermatology and the European Society for Dermatological Research. She is a council member of the Dermatology Section of the Royal Society of Medicine, a board member of the Foundation Renee Touraine and a member of the Medical and Scientific Advisory Panel for DEBRA International.
Education and Training
Professor Jemima Mellerio studied at The London Hospital Medical College and completed her medical and dermatology training in London. She gained her MD in epidermolysis bullosa research in London in 2000.
Publications and Press
Professor Jemima Mellerio has over 100 peer-reviewed publications on aspects of general and paediatric dermatology as well as genetic skin diseases. She has also written chapters for the major dermatological textbooks. She is active in research of genetic skin diseases and paediatric dermatology and is a frequent invited lecturer both in the UK and internationally and to provide expert advice for the media
Professor Jemima Mellerio in the press:
- Evening Standard, 13 November 2017 – First dedicated centre for rare genetic diseases opens in Lambeth
- Mail on Sunday, 8 February 2015 – Hope for babies with ‘scalded skin’ syndrome: Genetically modified graft for children who suffer from rare incurable disorder
- “What have I got” television program 2014 – Catherine’s story
- Sun Newspaper Wed Aug 13 2014 – London Dermatologist saves Baby’s Leg
- Contact a family website – Information on Epidermolysis Bullosa
- eB clinet website – Dr Jemima Mellerio