Dr Gayathri Perera

Dr Gayathri Perera

Dermatology 04430849

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


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About me

Dr Gayathri Perera undertook her medical training at the University of Oxford Medical School where she graduated with an MA in Physiological sciences in 1994 and Batchelor of Medicine and Surgery in 1997. Her internship was at the prestigious John Radcliffe Hospital and the Royal United Hospital in Bath. Dr Perera trained in Dermatology at St John's Institute of Dermatology, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London from 2002-2012. In 2007 she was awarded a 1 year Biomedical Research Centre Clinical Training Fellowship in Translational Medicine and then secured a prestigious Medical Research Council (MRC) Clinical Training Research Fellowship to undertake a 3 year period of research on psoriasis. She was awarded a PhD by King's College London in 2012. Dr Perera's research and clinical interests are in inflammatory skin diseases.

Dr Perera is also the Specialty Group Lead for the NW London Comprehensive Research Network which sees her coordinate clinical research activity in NW London. She is continuing to build on existing research networks whilst instigating new pathways by which patients can access research beneficial to them.

Education of medical students and junior doctors is a very important activity within her NHS practice. She supervises and delivers lectures to GPs, GPs with special interest in dermatology, medical students, junior doctors and nurses.

Dr Perera continues to publish in peer-reviewed clinical and scientific journals, presents at international and national clinical and academic meetings (see below). She writes reviews for clinical and academic journals and chapters in dermatology and immunology books.

Dr Perera is also a clinical advisor to pharmaceutical companies.

Dr Perera sees adult and paediatric patients in both NHS and private dermatology clinics. She is a Consultant Dermatologist at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Foundation Trust (West Middlesex University site) and her private clinics are at The Medical Chambers Kensington, BMI Syon Clinic in Brentford and the BMI Princess Margaret Hospital, Windsor.

She sees patients for general skin disease, acne, psoriasis, eczema, lupus, connective tissue disease, adult blistering skin disease (eg. bullous pemphigoid, pemphigus), rosacea, lumps and bumps, removal of minor skin lesions, skin cancer, mole surveillance.

Areas of interest

General adult and paediatric dermatology; Eczema; Psoriasis; Rosacea; Seborrheic dermatitis; Lupus; Connective tissue disorders; Skin cancer surveillance; Mole surveillance; Lumps, bumps and rashes

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