Dr Faisal Ali

Dr Faisal Ali

MA(Cambridge), PhD (Cambridge), BM BCh (Oxford), MRCP(UK), MRCS, MRCP(Derm)


12 years of experience


  • Skin Cancer
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6160329
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    Practices worked at

    The Christie Private Care

    The Christie Private Care, Wilmslow Road, Manchester, United Kingdom, M20 4BX
    15 reviews


    Dr Faisal Ali is a Consultant Dermatologist and Dermatological Surgeon treating all aspects of medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology, but with specialist interests in advanced skin surgery (including facial surgery), skin cancer treatments (surgical and non-surgical), photodynamic therapy, hyperhidrosis, laser surgery and disorders of pigmentation.

    Dr Ali graduated from Trinity College, University of Cambridge, with a Double First in pre-clinical medicine before completing clinical studies at Christ Church, University of Oxford. After junior medical training in London, he undertook dermatology training in Manchester and was awarded his Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in dermatology and is on the GMC Specialist Register. Dr Ali continued on, completing a dermatological surgery fellowship (including Mohs micrographic surgery and laser dermatology) at the St Johns Institute of Dermatology based in Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, London. He was awarded the British Cosmetic Dermatology fellowship to study skin pigmentation disorders in the National Skin Centre, Singapore.

    Dr Ali has diverse research training with a PhD from the University of Cambridge, over 125 academic publications and over 50 presentations at national/international conferences. This includes articles in Nature, Science, BMJ, The Lancet and the New England Journal of Medicine. He has been awarded multiple prizes and scholarships throughout his career and was recognised as one of the lead consultants of the prestigious BMJ Dermatology of the Year 2018.

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    Medical procedures

    • Lesion removal
    • Mohs Surgery
    • Skin tag
    • Mole check
    • Mole removal
    • Photodynamic therapy
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    Special interests

    • Eczema
    • Dermatitis
    • Hair and nail disease
    • Skin cancer
    • Basal cell carcinoma
    • Actinic keratosis
    • Acne
    • Rosacea
    • Redness
    • Eczema
    • Psoriasis
    • Hyperhidrosis
    • Melanoma
    • Squamous cell carcinoma
    • Seborrhoeic keratosis
    • Moles
    • Cyst
    • Wart
    • Milia
    • Hair loss
    • Melasma
    • Pigmentation
    • Vitiligo
    • Hyperpigmentation
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    FRCP: Membership of the Royal College of Physicians Royal College of Physicians 2019

    MRCS: Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow2015

    MRCP(Dermatology): Certificate of Completion of Training in Dermatology General Medical Council 2015

    PhD: Doctorate of Philosophy Trinity College, University of Cambridge 2018

    BA: Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) Trinity College, University of Cambridge 2004

    BM BCh: Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery Christ Church, University of Oxford 2007

    MA: Master of Arts Trinity College, University of Cambridge 2008

    MRCP: Membership of the Royal College of Physicians Royal College of Physicians 2010

    Additional training

    Advanced Dermatological Surgery, Mohs Surgery & Laser Fellowship St John’s Institute of Dermatology2016

    British Cosmetic Dermatology Group Fellowship: disorders of pigmentation National Skin Centre, Singapore 2017

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