Dr Faisal Ali

Dr Faisal Ali

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


14 years of experience
11 years as a specialist

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“Very friendly, explains things clearly in a non patronising way.“
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  • General Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Skin Cancer
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6160329
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £200

    Follow-up appointment: £160

    Practices worked at

    The Christie Private Care

    The Christie Private Care, Wilmslow Road, Manchester, United Kingdom, M20 4BX
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    Dr Faisal Ali is an award-winning Consultant Dermatologist and Dermatological Surgeon treating all aspects of medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology.

    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 170 academic publications and over 50 presentations at national/international conferences as well as articles in renowned journals. He has achieved multiple awards, including the prestigious BMJ Dermatology of the Year 2018.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

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


    • Mole Check
    • Mole Removal
    • Acne and Scarring Treatments
    • Mohs Surgery
    • Skin Lesion Removal
    • Anti Fungal Therapy
    • Chemical Peel
    • Cryotherapy
    • Curettage
    • Cyst Removal
    • Dermabrasion
    • Dermoscopy
    • Hair Loss Treatments
    • Laser Treatment
    • Light Therapy
    • Minor Skin Surgery
    • Mole Mapping
    • Nose Cauterization
    • Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
    • Psoriasis Treatment
    • Scar Treatment
    • Skin Biopsy
    • Skin Cancer Screening
    • Skin Cancer Surgery
    • Skin Rejuvenation
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    Special interests

    • Dermatitis
    • Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
    • Moles
    • Skin Tags
    • Acne
    • Aged and Sundamaged Skin
    • Cysts
    • Fungal Infection
    • Rosacea
    • Warts (Viral)
    • Actinic Keratosis (Solar Keratosis)
    • Alopecia Areata (Hair Loss)
    • Birthmarks (including Port-Wine Stains)
    • Dandruff
    • Hives
    • Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)
    • Impetignised Eczema
    • Keloids
    • Melanoma
    • Melasma
    • Psoriasis
    • Rash
    • Scarring
    • Seborrheic Keratosis
    • Skin Cancer
    • Thread Veins
    • Urticaria (Hives)
    • Vasculitis
    • Verruca
    • Vitiligo
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    FRCP: Membership of the Royal College of Physicians Royal College of Physicians 2019

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

    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

    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


    British Association of Dermatologists

    British Society for Dermatological Surgery

    British Cosmetic Dermatology Group

    British Medical Association

    British Medical Laser Association

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