Dr Laura Proudfoot

Dr Laura Proudfoot

BSc MBChB PhD FRCP

Dermatology

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17 years of experience
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5

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“She is detail and caring“
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Subspecialties

  • General Dermatology
  • Paediatric (Pediatric) Dermatology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6071862
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    Practices worked at

    The Portland Hospital

    234 Great Portland Street, London, United Kingdom, W1W 5QT
    1302 reviews

    About

    Dr Laura Proudfoot is a UK and US-trained Consultant Dermatologist. She consults on all general dermatology in both adults and children. She has a specialist interest in treating children and younger adults having undertaken sub-specialty training in paediatric and adolescent dermatology. She studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh where she was also awarded an honours degree in Psychology. She undertook postgraduate training at the internationally renowned St John's Institute of Dermatology and was then selected for a prestigious fellowship at Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago, USA. Dr Proudfoot was awarded a PhD degree in Genetics and Molecular Medicine from King's College London. She has published extensively and co-authored recent UK guidelines on the management of both tinea capitis and haemangiomas. She presents nationally and internationally at conferences and courses.

    Dr Proudfoot is a substantive NHS consultant dermatologist and paediatric dermatologist at the Royal Free Hospital London. She works privately at the Portland Hospital where she reviews patients lower than 18yrs and her adult private practice is based at The Harley Street Dermatology Clinic. She is a member of the British Association of Dermatologists, the British Society of Paediatric Dermatology, the Society for Pediatric Dermatology and the Royal Society of Medicine.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • intralesional steroid injections
    • Eczema
    • Acne
    • Rosacea
    • Alopecia
    • Vitiligo
    • Psoriasis
    • Birthmarks
    • Mole checks
    • Lesions
    • Warts/skin tags
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    Procedures

    • Anti Fungal Therapy
    • Cryotherapy
    • Dermoscopy
    • Minor Skin Surgery
    • Mole Check
    • Mole Mapping
    • Mole Removal
    • Nose Cauterization
    • Patch Test
    • Skin Biopsy
    • Skin Cancer Screening
    • Skin Cancer Surgery
    • Skin Lesion Removal
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Acne
    • Aged and Sundamaged Skin
    • Alopecia Areata (Hair Loss)
    • Birthmarks (including Port-Wine Stains)
    • Blistering Disorders
    • Contact Dermatitis
    • Cysts
    • Dandruff
    • Dermatitis
    • Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
    • Fungal Infection
    • Hives
    • Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)
    • Impetignised Eczema
    • Impetigo
    • Lupus
    • Melanoma
    • Moles
    • Napkin Dermatitis (Nappy Rash)
    • Psoriasis
    • Rash
    • Rosacea
    • Scarring
    • Shingles
    • Skin Cancer
    • Skin Tags
    • Urticaria (Hives)
    • Vasculitis
    • Verruca
    • Vitiligo
    • Warts (Viral)
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    Education

    BSc (Hons) Psychology 2003 - University of Edinburgh

    MBChB 2003 - University of Edinburgh

    PhD 2016 - King's College London 

    FRCP (2020) - Royal College of Physicians London

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