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Dr Ben Esdaile is a prominent London dermatologist specialising in both adult and paediatric dermatology. He has a particular interest in the early diagnosis and surgery of skin cancer and lectures both nationally and internationally on dermoscopy (a tool used to detect skin cancer). He also has a special interest in psoriasis, eczema, acne and rosacea.

Dr Esdaile undertook his medical training at Imperial College London and qualified with distinction in medicine and surgery in 2003. Prior to this, he successfully completed a BSc in biochemistry at King's College London in 1998. The esteemed dermatologist would then go on to obtain two notable achievements: gaining his diploma from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (DRCOG) in 2008, as well as his Dermatology Specialty Certificate Examination, which he successfully completed in 2010. 

Dr Esdaile, who also possesses a high level of expertise in sun allergies, vitligo, warts, angioma, cellulitis, and atopic dermatitis, pursued and completed his specialist training in dermatology in Oxford. He has a full-time NHS consultant post at the Whittington Hospital in North London and is involved in both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. He has published in multiple peer-review journals and has won an NHS clinical excellence award. He also works privately at the Highgate Hospital, Chase Lodge Hospital and at Skin 55 on Harley Street.

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What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is a condition that affects the skin, causing patches of red rash, and flaky patches of silvery skin, which can so...


What is acne? Acne, otherwise known as acne vulgaris is a very common skin condition, usually feat...

Skin cancer

What is skin cancer? Skin cancer is one of the most commonly occuring types of cancer. There are certain types of skin cancer. There are &l...

Paediatric dermatology

What is paediatric dermatology? Paediatric dermatology is a dermatology subspeciality that studies, prevents, and treats skin conditions occuri...

Nail diseases

What are nail diseases? Your nails can be an indicator of your general state of health, signalling problems and issues through discolouration a...


What is dermoscopy? Dermoscopy, which is also known as dermatoscopy, is a skin examination technique that uses a dermatoscope. A dermatoscope h...

Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Acne
  • Acne scars
  • Alopecia
  • Angioma
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Cellulitis
  • Dandruff and seborrhea
  • Dark circles
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermoscopy
  • Foot fungus
  • Haemangioma
  • Herpes
  • Hirsutism
  • Human papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Keloid scars
  • Lichen sclerosus
  • Lupus
  • Lymphomas
  • Melanoma
  • Melasma
  • Mesotherapy
  • Moles
  • Molluscum contagiosum
  • Nail diseases
  • Onychomycosis
  • Paediatric dermatology
  • Pemphigus
  • Photodynamic therapy
  • Pruritus (itchy skin)
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Rosacea
  • Scars
  • Seborrheic dermatitis
  • Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
  • Shingles (herpes zoster)
  • Skin allergies
  • Skin cancer
  • Skin fungus
  • Skin infections
  • Solar urticaria
  • Sun allergy
  • Trichology
  • Vitiligo
  • Warts

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  • Highgate Private Hospital
    Highgate Private Hospital, 17-19 View Road N6 4DJ - London (North London)
    (+44) 02038840566
  • Chase Lodge Hospital
    Chase Lodge Hospital, Page Street, Mill Hill N6 4DJ - London (North London)
    (+44) 02038840566
  • Skin55
    55 Harley Street W1G 8QR - London (W1G Marylebone London)
    (+44) 02038840566

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Mole mapping: what to expect
The best mole mapping procedure is a combination of both full body digital photography and dermoscopy. Dermoscopy is a non-invasive skin surface examination using a microscope that allows skin structures to be magnified that are not normally seen with the naked eye. The aim of mole mapping is to detect skin cancer as early as possible. Dermatologist Dr Ben Esdaile gives us the ins and outs of mole mapping and how to know if a mole is harmless or potentially a cause for concern.
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