Dr Tamara Basarab

Dr Tamara Basarab

Dermatology 03483413


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  • Not in Open Referral network
Fee assured
Not in Open Referral network

About me

Dr Tamara Basarab is a highly experienced consultant dermatologist, having worked in the specialty for over 25 years, and treats both adults and children. Tamara graduated from Guy's Hospital, London in 1990. She undertook her specialist dermatology training in London, gaining a wide breadth of experience working at various different hospitals. Much of her training was at the prestigious centre of excellence, St John's Institute of Dermatology where she trained under some of the country's leading dermatologists.

Tamara was appointed as a consultant dermatologist at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in 1999 where she developed and led the skin allergy service as well as looking after dermatology inpatients and patients with dermatological emergencies. Alongside this, her job involved working at Queen Mary's Hospital, Roehampton where she ran busy dermatology clinics and treated a wide range of skin conditions. She went on to work in the Skin Cancer Screening Clinic there and was a core member of the joint St George's and Queen Mary's Hospitals skin cancer multidisciplinary team.

Tamara has several areas of clinical interest including acne, mole checks with dermoscopy, skin cancer screening, rosacea, eczema and skin rashes amongst other things. She regularly receives excellent patient feedback. Tamara has numerous publications in peer reviewed journals, has contributed to book chapters and has presented at national and international meetings. She was awarded a prize by the British Association of Dermatologists for one of her presentations. She regularly teaches and provides educational meetings for GPs.

Tamara is a member of the Royal College of Physicians, the British Association of Dermatologists and the Royal Society of Medicine.

Areas of interest

Adult dermatology; General Paediatric dermatology; Acne including treatment with isotretinoin; Eczema; dermatitis; pompholyx; seborrhoeic dermatitis; moles including dermoscopy/mole mapping; Skin cancer; basal cell carcinoma; squamous cell carcinoma; malignant melanoma; Bowen's disease; warts; molluscum; Skin allergy; urticaria; Rashes; lichen planus; lupus; scabies; fungal infections / ring worm / tinea; Rosacea; hair problems; alopecia; nail problems; skin infections; skin tags; seborrheic keratoses; actinic keratosis; melasma / chloasma; vitiligo; skin pigmentation; itch / pruritus; psoriasis; folliculitis; drug rashes; pityriasis rosea; pityriasis alba; pityriasis versicolor; granuloma annulare; sweating / hyperhidrosis

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