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Dr Richard Ashton

Dermatology 01731547

 

  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
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Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • General
  • Skin cancer

About me

Dr Richard Ashton has been a consultant for 30 years in General Dermatology (treatment of eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, acne etc), with a special interest in Skin Cancer, Mohs and Dermatological Surgery. He set up the NHS Mohs micrographic surgery service at Portsmouth in 1977.

Dr Richard Ashton graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge and then studied medicine at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital in London, qualifying in 1974. His dermatology training involved time at the Royal South Hants Hospital, St. John’s Hospital for Diseases of the Skin in Leicester Square London, the University of California, Los Angeles where he carried out research into the effects of retinoids on the skin. He completed a Doctorate in Medicine on this subject in 1991. He was consultant dermatologist to the Royal Navy till 2006, retiring as a Surgeon Captain.

Areas of interest

• Skin tumours & cancer • Dermatological surgery • Treatment of moles, General dermatology (acne, eczema, psoriasis etc)

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Procedures completed

  • S1110

    Curettage/cryotherapy of lesion of skin (including cauterisation) - up to three - (5-50)

  • S0820

    Curettage/cryotherapy of lesions of skin (including cauterisation) - four or more - (5-50)

  • S1420

    Shave biopsy of lesion of skin - (1-5)

  • S0632

    Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - up to three, Head & Neck (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)

  • S1500

    Biopsy of skin or subcutaneous tissue - (1-5)

  • PM001

    Pay member claim - missing information - (1-5)

  • S0651

    Removal of benign lesion on trunk or limbs less than 10 cm in diameter or on scalp less than 5cm in diameter (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)

  • S0654

    Removal of benign lesion on head and neck (excluding scalp) which is closed by primary closure or advancement flap (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)

  • S0603

    Primary excision of malignant lesion - Trunk & Limbs - (1-5)

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