Professor Sean Whittaker

Professor Sean Whittaker



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41 years of experience
26 years as a specialist


  • General Dermatology
  • Skin Cancer
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 2715919
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £190

    Follow-up appointment: £135

    Practices worked at

    The Wellington Hospital

    St Johns Wood, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
    1,668 reviews


    Professor Sean Whittaker is a Consultant Dermatologist at The Wellington Hospital and Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust. He specialises in skin cancers including melanoma and cutaneous lymphomas.

    Professor Whittaker graduated from the Manchester Medical School in 1981, before completing his specialist training in London. In 1994 he achieved his postgraduate (MD) doctorate and was made a Fellow of the London Royal College of Physicians in 1995. He worked at a Consultant Dermatologist at Royal Free Hospital for a number of years, before taking up his current posts.

    In addition to his clinical work, Professor Whittaker is Professor of Cutaneous Oncology in the School of Basic and Medical Biosciences  at King’s College London, Medical Director for the London South Genomic Laboratory Hub and Co-Director for the KHP Comprehensive Cancer Centre. Previous posts include Clinical Director for Specialist Ambulatory Services and Specialist National CRG commissioning lead for Dermatology and Skin cancer. He is frequently published in peer-reviewed journals and is actively involved in clinical and translational research in primary cutaneous lymphomas.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Skin Cancer Screening 
    • Skin Cancer Surgery 
    • Skin Cancer 


    • Cryotherapy
    • Curettage
    • Cyst Removal
    • Dermoscopy
    • Light Therapy
    • Mole Check
    • Mole Removal
    • Nose Cauterization
    • Skin Biopsy
    • Skin Cancer Screening
    • Skin Cancer Surgery
    • Skin Lesion Removal (Warts, Moles and Skin Tags)
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Melanoma
    • Moles
    • Skin Cancer
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    • London Royal College of Physicians, FRCP, 1995
    • Postgraduate Thesis (Doctorate), MD, 1994
    • London Royal College of Physicians, MRCP, 1984
    • Manchester Medical School, MB ChB, 1981
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