Professor Malcolm Rustin

Professor Malcolm Rustin



43 years of experience
Video consultation available


  • General Dermatology
  • Paediatric Dermatology
  • Skin Cancer
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 2348760
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £210

    Practices worked at

    The Wellington Hospital Elstree Waterfront

    The Waterfront Beaufort House Elstree Road, Elstree, United Kingdom, WD6 3BS
    166 reviews

    The Physicians Clinic

    13-14 Devonshire Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 7AE
    45 reviews

    The Wellington Hospital

    St Johns Wood, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
    464 reviews


    Dr Malcolm Rustin is a Consultant Dermatologist with a specialist interest in atopic eczema, skin cancer, psoriasis and rare skin diseases. He qualified from Medicine in 1976 from the University of London, and he completed his medical training at Middlesex Hospital in London. He then undertook his specialist dermatology training at St Bart’s Hospital and University College Hospital. Following this, he completed his Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree in 1988 and was soon appointed Consultant at The Royal Free Hospital a year later.

    He is actively involved in research in atopic eczema and works with Professor Arne Akbar from the Department of Immunology. He has been a supervisor to many MD and PhD students, and has published over 100 articles based on his research. He was awarded a personal chair by University College London in 2011. He has been the Academic Vice-president of the British Association of Dermatologists, President of the Section of Dermatology at the Royal Society of Medicine and is President Elect of the Dowling Club.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Dermoscopy
    • Cryotherapy
    • Mycology
    • Diagnostic skin biopsies
    • Excision of benign lesions
    • Excision of skin cancers
    • Pulsed dye laser treatment
    • Research interests
    • New drug therapies
    • Immune mechanisms associated with ageing and skin malignancy


    • General dermatology
    • Atopic eczema
    • Connective tissue diseases
    • Skin laser
    • Hirsutism


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    Medical procedures

    • Anti Fungal Therapy
    • Cryotherapy
    • Curettage
    • Cyst Removal
    • Dermoscopy
    • Hair Loss Treatments
    • Light Therapy
    • Mole Check
    • Mole Mapping
    • Mole Removal
    • Nose Cauterization
    • Psoriasis Treatment
    • Skin Biopsy
    • Skin Cancer Screening
    • Skin Cancer Surgery
    • Skin Lesion Removal
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Acne
    • Aged and Sundamaged Skin
    • Blistering Disorders
    • Cysts
    • Dermatitis
    • Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
    • Henoch-Schönlein Purpura
    • Hives
    • Impetignised Eczema
    • Impetigo
    • Melanoma
    • Minor Skin Surgery
    • Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid
    • Pemphigus
    • Psoriasis
    • Rash
    • Rosacea
    • Scleroderma
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Vasculitis
    • Warts (Viral)
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