Dr Karolina Gholam

Dr Karolina Gholam

MBBS MSc FRCPCH SCE

Dermatology

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2 specialists

22 years of experience
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Overall Rating

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5

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5

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5

Top feedback

“Excellent Advice“
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Subspecialty

  • Paediatric (Pediatric) Dermatology
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Greek
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4591522
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £220

    Follow-up appointment: £175

    Practices worked at

    The Portland Hospital

    234 Great Portland Street, London, United Kingdom, W1W 5QT
    1245 reviews

    About

    Dr Karolina Gholam is currently working as a Paediatric Dermatology Consultant at Great Ormond Street Hospital and as an Honorary Lecturer at the Institute of Child Health.

    Dr. Graham is one of only two doctors dually accredited in Paediatrics and Dermatology in the United Kingdom. She obtained a Master’s Degree in Clinical Paediatrics and her thesis on Familial Haemophagocytic Histiocytosis was published in the journal Clinical and Experimental Immunology. She completed the Paediatric Educator’s Programme and lectures regularly on paediatric dermatology related topics. She has published on the use of propranolol for infantile haemangiomas and other paediatric dermatology conditions.

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    Medical procedures

    • Anti Fungal Therapy
    • Dermoscopy
    • Light Therapy
    • Nose Cauterization
    • Patch Test
    • Psoriasis Treatment
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    Special interests

    • Alopecia Areata (Hair Loss)
    • Blistering Disorders
    • Contact Dermatitis
    • Dermatitis
    • Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
    • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS)
    • Fungal Infection
    • Hives
    • Impetigo
    • Measles
    • Melasma
    • Napkin Dermatitis (Nappy Rash)
    • Psoriasis
    • Rash
    • Verruca
    • Vitiligo
    • Warts (Viral)
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    Education

    • MBBS University of Patras, Greece 1998
    • MSc Institute of Child Health, University College London 2007
    • FRCPCH Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health 2010
    • SCEderm Membership of the Royal College of Physicians 2014

    Memberships:

    • British Association of Dermatology
    • Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
    • British Society of Paediatric Dermatology
    • European Society of Paediatric Dermatology
    • International Society of Paediatric Dermatology
    • Royal Society of Medicine
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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
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    Acne and scarring treatments
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    Excellent Advice
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    She was great and very good at explaining in a kind manner while also being very understanding.
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    She was amazing! Clearly great at what she does. My son was impressed as was I.
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    Patient seen for:
    Acne and scarring treatments
    Clear diagnosis, explanation of treatment
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    Dr Gholam has made our child's skin condition manageable and comfortable, vastly improving his quality of life. Thank you!
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    Excellent care, wonderful with my son.
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    Dr Karolina Gholam has successfully helped our 4mth old son dealing with eczema; she is very professional and available for further questions, which I appreciate a lot! I highly recommend her as a pediatric dermatologist.
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    I only met Dr Gholam twice for my son’s skin problem and I am satisfied with the kind of care she provide her patient. I can say that she is expert in her field & highly recommend her.
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    Very kind and efficient.
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    Very specific and straight to the point!!
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 2 doctors for:
    2

    Dermatology

    Dr Yiannis Ioannou
    Dr Yiannis Ioannou
    Paediatrics (Pediatrics)

    31-08-2018

    Dr Gholam is an excellent dermatologist, very professional, approachable and and highly recommended by myself and colleagues.

    For specialty: Dermatology
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Dr Olga Kapellou
    Dr Olga Kapellou
    Paediatrics (Pediatrics)

    05-10-2017

    I would recommend Dr Karolina Gholam for Paediatric Dermatology consultations. She is fully trained in both Paediatrics and Dermatology and she is a Great Ormond Street Hospital Consultant Paediatric Dermatologist. All patients are very happy with her diagnoses and management.

    For specialty: Dermatology
    Connection: I have referred them patients

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