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Professor Firas Al-Niaimi

Consultant Dermatologist

MSc, MRCP, EBDV

Practices at: Hendon Hospital

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Personal Profile

An award winning dermatologist with over 210 scientific publications in medical journals, 10 book chapters (and his own book) and over 400 scientific presentations in more than 55 countries around the globe Professor Firas Al-Niaimi is one of the UK's most prolific and well-published dermatologists and one with a renowned international standing.

Professor Firas Al-Niaimi is a highly experienced and respected consultant dermatologist with nearly 20 years of medical experience and trained in some of the UK's top hospitals including the largest dermatology department in Europe (Manchester) and the world-renowned St. John's Institute of Dermatology at Guy's and St. Thomas hospital where he completed a prestigious laser and surgical fellowship there and continued to work as an honorary consultant for several years.

Currently in addition to his private practice he is involved in academic research and international teaching and training of doctors and was awarded the Global Excellence Award for the title consultant dermatologist of the year 2019 in London given his services and commitment to dermatology. In 2021 he was appointed professor in dermatology and becomes the first and only professor in laser dermatology in the UK.

Professor Firas Al-Niaimi offers services in medical, surgical and laser dermatology as well as common skin conditions such as acne and rosacea. He is a compassionate and warm doctor who is at the forefront of dermatological advances and always aims for a “personalised” treatment strategy that suits the individual needs of his patients.

Please note that Professor Al-Niaimi only sees privately insured patients (excluding Bupa) at The Hendon Hospital.


Clinical Interests

Professional Memberships

  • European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
  • British Medical Laser Association
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

Clinical Interests

  • Skin cancer
  • Skin surgery
  • Lasers
  • Acne
  • Rosacea
  • Psoriasis
  • Minor operations
  • Non-surgical cosmetic interventions
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