Dr Manjit Kaur BMed Sci (hons) BMBS FRCP PGCMedEd CCT (Dermatology) is a hair loss expert who has a fortnightly Saturday hair loss clinic at The London Skin and Hair Clinic. Dr Manjit Kaur is an experienced general Dermatologist who trained in the Midlands and in London. She is currently practising as a Consultant Dermatologist at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust. Dr Manjit Kaur is the clinical lead for a tertiary referral hair disease clinic, and topical immunotherapy (diphencyprone) service for Alopecia Areata. She is also a lead consultant for the photodynamic therapy and phototherapy treatment at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust.
Why see Dermatologist Dr Manjit Kaur?
Dr Manjit Kaur is passionate about dermatology and hair and scalp conditions. She has more than 10 years experience diagnosing and treating a broad range of dermatology conditions. She is strongly committed to providing personalised high quality patient care and prides herself in achieving high levels of patient satisfaction
Areas of Specialisation
Dr Manjit Kaur specialises in diagnosing and treating hair loss and scalp conditions including alopecia areata, androgenetic alopecia in men and women, scarring alopecia, folliculitis and seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp. Dr Kaur is able to offer hair loss and scalp treatment options including triamcinolone (steroid) injections, topical diphencyprone and oral (systemic) medications. Dr Manjit Kaur may use diagnostic blood tests and scalp biopsies as part of the diagnostic workup.
Dr Manjit Kaur is also able to diagnose and treat all general dermatology conditions in adults including inflammatory skin disease, acne, excess sweating (hyperhidrosis), eczema, psoriasis and skin cancer. She also performs a range of skin surgical procedures for both benign lesions and skin cancers. Dr Kaur regularly supervises non invasive treatment with photodynamic therapy (PDT) and ‘daylight PDT’ for early skin cancer and precancerous skin conditions.
Dr Manjit Kaur is currently on personal leave and so has no Saturday clinics scheduled. Please contact our clinic for details on our other Dermatologists available for Saturday clinics, or details on our Hair loss and scalp condition Dermatologists and their availability.
Dr Manjit Kaur is registered with the General Medical Council (GMC) and is on their specialist register for Dermatology. She is also a member of the following professional bodies:
- Royal College of Physicians
- British Association of Dermatologists
- British Hair and Nail Society
- The Institute of Trichologists
- British Society of Dermatological Surgery
- British Photodermatology Group
- British Cosmetic Dermatology Group
- British Society of Medical Dermatology
- American Academy of Dermatology
- Royal Society of Medicine
- European Academy of Dermatovenerology
Dr Manjit Kaur is recognised by all major UK insurers including BUPA and AXAPPP
Education and Training
Dr Manjit Kaur completed her undergraduate medical training at the University of Nottingham with honors in 2000. Dr Kaur obtained membership of the Royal College of Physicians, London in 2003. Dr Kaur completed a post-graduate teaching qualification in medical education at the University of Wolverhampton in 2008.
Dr Manjit Kaur completed her Certificate of Completion of Training in Dermatology at the West Midlands Deanery for training in 2008 and she was added to the GMC Specialist Register for Dermatology.
Dr Kaur worked as an honorary and locum consultant at St Johns Institute of Dermatology in London specialising in hair disease and photodermatology. In April 2009 she commenced a full time Consultant Dermatologist post at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust helping provide comprehensive dermatology services across the Solihull and Good Hope Hospital sites. Dr Kaur became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London in 2016.
Publications and Press
Over the last 3 year, Dr Kaur has helped recruit over 50 patients for multicentre research on hair disease and has been a principal site investigator for a study on Daylight PDT .
Dr Manjit Kaur has contributed to the field of dermatology knowledge by being actively involved in research, and supervising presentations at national and international meetings. Dr Manjit Kaur has authored more than 19 peer reviewed publications in dermatology and has previously authored a book chapter in a leading dermatology textbook. She is a qualified teacher in medical education and regularly teaches medical students, allied medical professionals, GPs and Dermatologists on regional and national training courses. Dr Manjit Kaur has been an invited lecturer on national dermatology training courses for hair disease, photo dermatology, and recently at the British Association of Dermatologists annual update meeting.
Dr Manjit Kaur is widely published in dermatology and some of her publications include:
- Clarithromycin, rifampicin and fusidic acid triple combination therapy for chronic folliculocentric pustulosis of the scalp. Fremlin GA, Orpin S, Kaur MR.
Clin Exp Dermatol. 2017 Jul 10. doi: 10.1111/ced.13199. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
- The ‘golden goddess’ of spices: a potentially effective topical therapy for Bowen disease? Harper N, Saigal H, Kaur MR, Orpin S. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2017 Jul;42(5):545-547. doi: 10.1111/ced.13099. Epub 2017 May
- Frontal fibrosing alopecia in men: an association with facial moisturizers and sunscreens. Debroy Kidambi A, Dobson K, Holmes S, Carauna D, Del Marmol V, Vujovic A, Kaur MR, Takwale A, Farrant P, Champagne C, Harries M, Messenger AG. Br J Dermatol. 2017 Jul;177(1):260-261. doi: 10.1111/bjd.15311. Epub 2017 May 23. No abstract available.
- A unexpected growth arising within nevus sebaceous of Jadassohn. Chan SA, Hejmadi R, Webster K, Kaur MR.
Dermatol Online J. 2016 Jan 15;22(1). pii: 13030/qt03s2g1c8.
- Dissecting cellulitis of the scalp treated with tumour necrosis factor-α inhibitors: experience with two agents.
Mansouri Y, Martin-Clavijo A, Newsome P, Kaur MR.
Br J Dermatol. 2016 Apr;174(4):916-8. doi: 10.1111/bjd.14269.
- Familial progressive hyper- and hypopigmentation and malignancy in two families with new mutations in KITLG.
Cuell A, Bansal N, Cole T, Kaur MR, Lee J, Loffeld A, Moss C, O’Donnell M, Takeichi T, Thind CK, McGrath JA.
Clin Exp Dermatol. 2015 Dec;40(8):860-4
- Two cases of nicorandil-induced ulceration mimicking skin malignancy.
Sharma A, Orpin S, Goulding JM, Kaur MR.
Br J Dermatol. 2014 Sep;171(3):662-3.
- Successful use of mycophenolate mofetil to treat severe chronic urticaria in a patient intolerant to ciclosporin.
Raghavendran RR, Humphreys F, Kaur MR.
Clin Exp Dermatol. 2014 Jan;39(1):68-9.
- Oral terbinafine as an alternative treatment for Hailey-Hailey disease.
Lew TT, Kaur MR, Hague JS.
Clin Exp Dermatol. 2013 Dec;38(8):929-30.
- Persistent hypereosinophilia with Wells syndrome.
Powell J, Salim A, Muc R, Colloby P, Kaur MR.
Clin Exp Dermatol. 2013 Jan;38(1):40-3.
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