ABOUT US

Our Doctors

Here at City Dermatology Clinic, we strive to make our patients feel comfortable. The calm atmosphere in our medical centre within the heart of London ensures that every patient has their needs tended to, their questions fully answered, and all options spelled out clearly. Our private surgeons and consultant dermatologists take the time to go above and beyond what patients expect.

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Our Plastic Surgeons

Headshot portrait photo of Dr. Jana Torres-Grau at City Dermatology Clinic

BSc (Hons), MBChB, FRCS (Plast)

GMC reference no: 7042082

Dr. Jana Torres-Grau, a consultant plastic surgeon specialising in paediatric reconstructive and plastic surgery, brings her extensive expertise and compassionate approach to City Dermatology Clinic. Educated at the University of Bristol and further honed through prestigious fellowships, including one at Great Ormond Street Hospital, she is deeply committed to enhancing young patients’ lives. An avid educator and researcher, Miss Torres-Grau offers a wealth of knowledge and considerable skills in paediatric care, making a significant impact in London.

Headshot portrait photo of Dr. Georgios Pafitanis at City Dermatology Clinic

MD, PhD

GMC reference no: 7056829

Mr. Georgios Pafitanis, a consultant plastic surgeon at City Dermatology Clinic, is distinguished for his expertise in reconstructive microsurgery and aesthetic surgery. His advanced training spans prestigious fellowships in Taiwan, Tokyo, Seoul, and London’s NHS St. Thomas, alongside experience from The London Clinic and Stockholm. Specialising in complex reconstructions post-trauma and cancer surgery, he is celebrated within the NHS at University College Hospital. Mr Pafitanis contributes significantly to the field through over 100 scientific articles, a microsurgical textbook, and numerous awards, demonstrating his dedication to advancing microsurgery research and education.

Headshot portrait photo of Dr. Nicki Bystrzonowski at City Dermatology Clinic

MBBS, MRCS

GMC reference no: 6149103

Dr. Nicki Bystrzonowski, a consultant plastic surgeon at City Dermatology Clinic, combines advanced surgical techniques with a commitment to patient care. With an MBBS and Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS), she leads in both reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. Nicki’s practice covers a broad spectrum of plastic surgery, focusing on innovative treatments to improve patient outcomes. Her dedication to excellence and attention to detail not only fosters professional development but also upholds the high standards of care our clinic is renowned for.

MA MBBS FRCS Plast

GMC reference no: 7021047

Mr. Asmat Din, a consultant plastic and reconstructive surgeon at City Dermatology Clinic, excels in microsurgical reconstruction for complex wounds caused by trauma, cancer, diabetes, vascular diseases, and critical illnesses. His education from the University of Cambridge and the University of London, combined with prestigious fellowships in Microsurgical and Trauma and Sarcoma Reconstruction, positions him at the forefront of his field. As an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary’s University of London, Mr Din works closely with leading surgeons to achieve the best aesthetic and functional outcomes for patients. His active membership in various professional bodies further underscores his significant contributions to plastic and reconstructive surgery.

MBChB BSc (Hons) MSc FRCS (Plast)

GMC reference no: 7016725

Mr. Jonathan Dunne, a consultant plastic surgeon at City Dermatology Clinic, brings 15 years of expertise in skin cancer, facial plastic surgery, and head and neck surgery. As the founder of the Imperial Facial Reconstruction Centre, his skills encompass Mohs surgery reconstruction and sentinel lymph node biopsy. Jonathan’s global training is further evidenced by his completion of extensive fellowships in facial plastic surgery. A published co-author, he is deeply committed to the education and development of plastic surgery, especially in resource-poor settings, contributing significantly to both the clinic and the wider medical community.

MA MBBS FRCS Plast

GMC reference no: 7076986

Mr. Vincenzo Ottaviano, a consultant in plastic surgery at City Dermatology Clinic, has a distinguished background, including extensive training and consultant roles in prominent NHS Trusts like Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital in London. His expertise encompasses microsurgery and advanced scar minimisation techniques, focusing on the aesthetic and effective removal of moles, cysts, lipomas, and warts. With a career that includes a fellowship in Medical Retina Disease at Addenbrooke’s, significant positions in melanoma units in Italy, and contributions to international melanoma clinical trials, Mr. Ottaviano brings a wealth of knowledge and a comprehensive approach to patient care, aiming for the best possible cosmetic outcomes.

Our Dermatologists

Headshot portrait photo of Dr Andreea Anton at City Dermatology Clinic

MBBS, MD, MRCP (Derm)

GMC reference no: 7531865

Dr. Andreea Anton, a consultant dermatologist at City Dermatology Clinic, boasts a wealth of experience from her work at St George’s University Hospitals and various esteemed London hospitals. Since qualifying in Medicine in 2009 with Distinction, she has undergone specialist dermatology training in Romania, further honing her skills in the UK from 2016. Specialising in acne, rosacea, skin cancer, and hair loss treatments, Dr Anton is a member of several prestigious dermatological associations. Fluent in Italian, Romanian, and English, she dedicates herself to offering personalised care, utilising her extensive knowledge to secure the best patient outcomes.

MD PhD

GMC reference no: 5115658

Dr. Fernanda Teixeira, MD, PhD, is a consultant dermatologist renowned for her vast experience and esteemed educational background, having completed her PhD at the University of London with a specialisation in pathology. Registered with the General Medical Council (GMC) and an active member of prestigious medical societies worldwide, Dr. Teixeira stands as a symbol of professional excellence. Her significant scholarly contributions, including over 100 medical articles, have made a profound impact on dermatology research.

Dr. Teixeira is proficient in an extensive array of dermatologic treatments, such as laser therapy, dermaroller, subcision, botulinum toxin, and chemical peels, showcasing her deep understanding of varied skin conditions and the unique needs of patients from different ethnic backgrounds. Her international experience and fluency in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Italian enable her to offer highly personalised care to a global clientele at our clinic, reflecting a commitment to excellence and patient-centred service.

MB, ChB, MSc, MD

GMC reference no: 3225833

Mr. Omar Aziz, a consultant dermatologist at City Dermatology Clinic, offers a wealth of experience with over 30 years in the NHS. Accredited by the General Medical Council and a holder of a Diploma in Medical Radiotherapy and Oncology, Dr Aziz is a valued member of various medical associations. Specialising in cosmetic dermatology, he has a strong focus on skin cancer screening, acne treatment, mole checks, and the management of inflammatory skin conditions.

Dr Aziz’s practice extends beyond traditional dermatology to include Sclerotherapy for veins, as well as the innovative use of Medical Ericksonian Hypnotherapy and NLP, reflecting his holistic approach to patient care. Fluent in Arabic, Swedish, German, and English, he is adept at serving a diverse clientele, making him especially popular among patients from various embassies, further enhancing the comprehensive and inclusive care offered at our clinic.

Our Ophthalmologists (Eye Doctors)

FRCOphth

GMC reference no: 6034384

Mr. Theocharis Papanikolaou, consultant ophthalmic surgeon at City Dermatology Clinic, specialises in medical retina conditions. As the Lead Clinician of the Retina Department, he has been instrumental in establishing a specialised Macular Services department, focusing on Diabetic Eye Disease and Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD). His expertise is supported by a fellowship in Medical Retina Disease from Addenbrooke’s University Hospital in Cambridge, along with additional training in Inflammatory Eye Disease at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. In addition to his expertise in retinal diseases, Mr Papanikolaou is adept at managing a broad spectrum of general ophthalmic conditions, particularly cataract surgery. He is committed to the education and training of junior ophthalmologists in this area, demonstrating exceptional surgical success and maintaining notably low complication rates.

FRCOphth

GMC reference no: 7490478

Mr. Rishi Ramessur, a ophthalmic surgeon at City Dermatology Clinic, combines his surgical acumen with innovative digital solutions to enhance patient care. Collaborating with Moorfields Eye Hospital, he tackles a wide range of eye conditions and plays a pivotal role in driving change. Rishi is dedicated to crafting safe, inclusive, and user-friendly solutions to clinical challenges, ensuring City Dermatology Clinic leads in delivering patient-centred care and technological innovation in ophthalmology.

FRCOphth

GMC reference no: 4629342

Mr. Sher Aslam, consultant ophthalmic surgeon at City Dermatology Clinic, is renowned for his expertise in vitreoretinal surgery. His career is marked by a period of service as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Defence Medical Services. A graduate of the University of Southampton, Sher furthered his training at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and the University of London, culminating in a DPhil from Oxford. He completed vitreoretinal fellowships at Moorfields Eye Hospital and subsequently took up a consultant position at Oxford Eye Hospital. Sher’s research interests lie in neuroprotection and cone photoreceptor transplantation for treating macular diseases, showcasing his innovative approach to ophthalmology. He currently holds a position as a Clinical Research Fellow in the Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology and serves as a Senior Lecturer in the Academic Department of Military Surgery and Trauma, continuing his trailblazing contributions to eye care and surgery.

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Why choose our specialty clinic ?

Our surgeons work for world leading, prestigious teaching hospital trusts, such as Imperial College and UCL. As plastic surgeons, they’ve trained in scar minimisation techniques, so not only will you have an effective removal, you’ll also have the best possible cosmetic outcome.

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Dr Jana Torres-Grau at City Dermatology Clinic checking a patients mole

About us

World-renowed Consultant Clinic

World-renowned
skin care clinic

Our top consultant doctors and surgeons have successfully performed 10,000+ procedures.

Comprehensive
aftercare included

All dressings and plasters required are included at no extra charge, including antibiotics and a special scar prevention gel where needed.

"No Hidden Costs”
pricing policy

Our pricing is ALL inclusive and final, with no hidden charges, and is inclusive of VAT. All necessary aftercare, including creams, bandages, gels, and antibiotics are provided to you in-house at no extra charge.

Same-day
"See-and-Treat" service

This means you can have your consultation and treatment/procedure at the same time.

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