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Professor Chris Bunker has been a Consultant Dermatologist at UCLH since 2010. Previously he had been a Consultant at the Westminster (subsequently the Chelsea & Westminster), Charing Cross and Royal Marsden Hospitals.
He was educated at Wycliffe College, Glos., St Catharine's College, Cambridge and Westminster Medical School, London. He trained in general medicine in London, Derby and Oxford and Dermatology at The Middlesex and University College Hospitals. In the late 1980s he had a Sir Jules Thorn Research Fellowship at UCL and won the Cambridge University prize for his MD thesis.
Professor Bunker has been President of the British Association of Dermatologists, St John's Hospital Dermatological Society, the West London Medico-Chirurgical Society, the Chelsea Clinical Society and the Dermatology Section of the Royal Society of Medicine. He has Chaired the Dermatology Specialty Advisory Committee and sat on the Council of the Royal College of Physicians. He has been the Chairman of the Consultants Medical Staff Committee at Chelsea & Westminster. He held a Silver National Clinical Excellence Award.
In 2019 he was awarded he Sir Archibald Gray Medal by the British Association of Dermatologists. Named after the founder of the Association it is awarded as its ultimate accolade for outstanding services to Dermatology.
He is a general Dermatologist with nearly 30 years' experience as a Consultant in teaching hospitals and has trained over 100 other Consultants and taught thousands of medical students. He has published over 300 papers, case reports, books and chapters in books. He is also Honorary Consultant Dermatologist to the Royal Hospital, Chelsea and St Luke's Hospital for the Clergy, London.
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Areas of interest
General Dermatology; skin disease in HIV positive patients; male genital Dermatology; penile pre cancer; melanoma.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Reference number 2699954
Affiliations / memberships
MA, MD, FRCP (Lond)
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Curettage/cryotherapy of lesion of skin (including cauterisation) - up to three - (5-50)
Biopsy of skin or subcutaneous tissue - (1-5)
Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - up to three, Trunk & Limbs (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)
Primary excision of malignant lesion - Trunk & Limbs - (1-5)
Shave biopsy of lesion of skin - (1-5)