Dr Girish Gupta MB ChB, FRCP
Consultant Dermatologist

Girish graduated from the University of Manchester in 1990. His initial dermatology career was based around the West of Scotland and after a dedicated training programme in all aspects of dermatology, he was appointed a Consultant Dermatologist in Lanarkshire in 1999. After 19 years, he moved to Edinburgh to continue and further his interests in skin cancer. He now provides a full clinical programme in both medical and surgical dermatology.

Since 2005, he has focused on the management of skin cancer and in 2009, he was appointed as the Clinical Lead for the West of Scotland Skin Cancer Network. He is responsible for the skin cancer multidisciplinary team meetings and actively participates in audit and research. Girish has over 60 published research articles in peer-reviewed journals and has written chapters for six major textbooks, including the Textbook of Dermatology. He has also been an invited speaker at international dermatology meetings in Europe, North America and Asia.

Girish currently holds the post of Consultant Dermatologist in Edinburgh. Prior to this, he was a Consultant Dermatologist in Lanarkshire since 1999 and an Honorary Clinical Associate Professor for the University of Glasgow. He has been the Clinical Lead for the West of Scotland Skin Cancer Network from 2009 to 2014, when he was appointed as a member of the National Cancer Research Institute skin cancer group.

Girish has specialist interests in the management of skin cancer, mole screening, topical therapy of pre-cancerous skin conditions, tele-dermatology and laser therapy.

Girish also speaks Hindi which may be of benefit to some patients.