Dr Ravinder Atkar MBBS, BSc (Hons), MRCP (Derm), is a UK-trained Consultant Dermatologist working at Barts Health NHS Trusts, consulting on all aspects of skin disease, leading the paediatric dermatology and contact dermatitis services.
She ranked in the top 5% for her medical degree, achieved First Class Honours for her BSc, and then went on to complete her Dermatology training at Cambridge University Hospitals. Following this, she undertook an Observership in paediatric dermatology at Stanford University Hospitals, San Francisco.
Dr Atkar is actively involved in research, with 3 national awards and over 14 publications in high impact medical journals and co-authoring the national guidelines for vitiligo. She is an editor of a textbook, and is currently working towards her Diploma in Aesthetics.
She has tutored medical students at Cambridge University, and continues to pursue her passion for medical education. She values her role as a spokesperson for the British Skin Foundation.
She consults on all aspects of skin disease in adults and children, including eczema, acne, rosacea, psoriasis, mole checks and skin cancer. She can perform skin surgery, consult on cosmetic dermatology and skincare issues.
She is a member of the Royal College of Physicians, Royal Society of Medicine, British Association of Dermatologists and British Society for Paediatric Dermatology