Dr Victoria Swale

Dr Victoria Swale



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30 years of experience
18 years as a specialist

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“Dr Swale is an excellent dermatologist. She is very kind, clear in her explanations and very thorough. I would recommend her without hesitation.“
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  • General Dermatology
  • Vulval Dermatology
  • Skin Cancer
  • Morphoea
  • Paediatric (Pediatric) Dermatology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3613678
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £225

    Practices worked at

    Platinum Medical Centre

    15-17 Lodge Road, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
    2,206 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

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    08:00 - 12:30
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    Dr Victoria Swale is a highly qualified and experienced Consultant Dermatologist and Dermatopathologist, working both for the NHS and privately. Dr Swale is proficient in all aspects of dermatology, including acne, hair loss, eczema, warts, psoriasis, hiradenitis supprativa and other skin rashes and lesions. Her specialist interests include skin cancer, moles, lesions, as well as vulval conditions.

    Dr Swale carried out her services for the NHS at the Royal Free Hospital, as a core member of the skin cancer multidisciplinary team. She is also based at the Royal Hampstead NHS Foundation Trust as a Locum Consultant Dermopathologist. She carries out her private practice at Wellington Hospital, the Royal Free Hospital and the Platinum Medical Centre.

    In 2004, Dr Swale graduated with a Doctor of Medicine higher degree from the University of London, for her outstanding research into genetic aspects of skin cancer and moles. In 2005, she was awarded the International Certificate of Dermatopathology. She has widely published in a number of peer-reviewed journals.

    Dr Swale is affiliated with a number of distinguished associations and societies. Since 2006, she has been a member of the Dermatology Speciality Question Writing Group for the Royal College of Physicians and was appointed to the Examination Board for Dermatology in 2019. In 2017 and 2019, she took up the role of Senior Judge for the British Association of Dermatologists' Annual Meetings and she is also a core member of the Council for the British Society for the Study of Vulval Diseases.

    Outside of her clinical practise, Dr Swale devotes her time to education and sharing her expertise in Dermatology and Pathology. She regularly teaches local GPs based in London and is also frequently invited to speak on numerous national training courses.


    • Mole Check
    • Skin Cancer Screening
    • Minor Skin Surgery
    • Video Consultation
    • Mole Removal
    • Anti Fungal Therapy
    • Cryotherapy
    • Curettage
    • Dermoscopy
    • Hair Loss Treatments
    • Mole Mapping
    • Nose Cauterization
    • Skin Biopsy
    • Skin Lesion Removal (Warts, Moles and Skin Tags)
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    Special interests

    • Aged and Sundamaged Skin
    • Skin Cancer
    • Acne
    • Moles
    • Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
    • Rash
    • Dermatitis
    • Melanoma
    • Actinic Keratosis (Solar Keratosis)
    • Alopecia Areata (Hair Loss)
    • Blistering Disorders
    • Fungal Infection
    • Keloids
    • Seborrhoeic Dermatitis
    • Skin Tags
    • Basal Cell Carcinoma
    • Bullous Pemphigoid
    • Contact Dermatitis
    • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus (CLE)
    • Cysts
    • Dandruff
    • Henoch-Schönlein Purpura
    • Hives
    • Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)
    • Impetignised Eczema
    • Impetigo
    • Measles
    • Melasma
    • Paronychia (Nail Infection)
    • Rosacea
    • Rubella (German Measles)
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Scleroderma
    • Seborrheic Keratosis
    • Shingles
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC)
    • Thread Veins
    • Urticaria (Hives)
    • Vasculitis
    • Verruca
    • Vitiligo
    • Warts (Viral)
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    • BM University of Southampton, 1992
    • MRCP Royal College of Physicians 1995
    • MD University of London, 2004
    • International Certificate of Dermatopathology 2005
    • FRCP Royal College of Physicians, 2008

    Member of: British Association of Dermatologists, American Academy of Dermatology, Royal Society of Medicine, British Society for the Study of Vulval Diseases

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