Dr Ben Esdaile

Consultant Dermatologist

QualificationsMBBS BSc FRCP (Derm)

Languages spoken:English

Main NHS base:

  • Whittington Health NHS Trust

Clinical interests:

  • General dermatology,
  • Skin surgery,
  • Skin cancer,
  • Mole checks/mapping
  • Dermoscopy (a non-invasive method for diagnosing skin cancers).

Training and Background

Dr Ben Esdaile is a Consultant Dermatologist and Clinical Lead for Dermatology at the Whittington Hospital in North London where he holds his NHS post. He trained in medicine at Imperial College London after obtaining a First Class honours degree in Biochemistry at King’s College London.

He undertook his specialist dermatological training in Oxford and developed a specialist interest in skin cancer diagnosis and surgery. He has a particular interest in the early detection of skin cancer using dermoscopy and mole mapping. He lectures nationally and internationally and is also on the Board for the International Dermoscopy Society.

Dr Esdaile also specialises in general dermatology and runs adult and paediatric dermatology clinics in both the NHS and the private sector. He consults on all aspects of general dermatology including eczema, psoriasis, acne and hair loss.

He is passionate about teaching and is involved in both the undergraduate teaching of medical students as well as GP training. He has published widely and has presented at national and international conferences.

Member of:

  • Royal College of Physicians
  • British Association of Dermatologists
  • Royal Society of Medicine
  • British Medical Association
  • British Society of Dermatological Surgery
  • British Society for Medical Dermatology