Consultants and Specialists

Dr Russell Emerson - Consultant Dermatologist & Dermatological Surgeon

Dr Russell Emerson is one of three lead clinician's for the Sussex Community Dermatology Service. He has many years experience in treating NHS patients with a wide-range of problems and is a recognised expert in skin cancer surgery. Dr Emerson is the founder of the highly successful Hove Skin Clinic. Dr Emerson is the lead skin cancer clinician for Sussex Community Dermatology Service (Mid-Sussex/Hove/Steyning) and was former Chair of the Sussex Skin Cancer Network.

Dr Emerson is a recognised expert in dermatological surgery, cancer treatments, laser therapy and cosmetic dermatology. He lectures both nationally and internationally training other dermatologists and allied professionals in skin disease.


Dr Sandeep Cliff - Consultant Dermatologist & Dermatological Surgeon 

Dr Cliff is one of the three lead clinicians of the Sussex Community Dermatology Service. He is a full-time NHS Consultant Dermatologist for Surrey & Sussex NHS Trust. He is Lead Skin Cancer Clinician for the Trust and Sub-Dean for the Medical School in Brighton. Dr Cliff is a recognised expert in dermatological surgery, Moh's Micrographic Surgery, laser therapy and cosmetic dermatology. He lectures both nationally and internationally training other dermatologists and allied professionals in skin disease.


Dr Andrew Morris - Consultant Dermatologist & Dermatological Surgeon

Dr Andrew Morris is one of three lead clinician's for the Sussex Community Dermatology Service. Dr Morris is also a recognised expert in skin cancer surgery, Laser Therapy and Moh's Micrographic Surgery. Dr Morris has previously held positions as the lead clinician for skin cancer at the University Hospital of Wales and was also previously Chairman of the All Wales Skin Cancer Steering group.   


Dr Susana Sidhu - Consultant Dermatologist & Dermatological Surgeon

Dr Sidhu trained in dermatology at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff. She has a special interest in the diagnosis and surgical management of skin cancer including Mohs' Micrographic Surgery. She also offers special expertise in vulval skin problems. In addition Dr Sidhu has a cosmetic dermatology practice offering Laser therapy, botulinum toxin and fillers. Dr Sidhu is fluent and can undertake consultations in Spanish, Russian and Czech languages.


Dr Nic Nicoloau - Consultant Dermatologist & Dermatological Surgeon

Dr Nicolaou trained in dermatology at the University of Wales in Cardiff and has been a consultant Dermatologist for 11 years. Dr Nicolaou is also a recognised expert in dermatological surgery, Moh's Micrographic surgery and has been working in Sussex since 2014. 



Dr Mukesh Patel - Associate Specialist in Dermatology

Dr Patel works alongside Dr Cliff as Associate Specialist for Surrey & Sussex NHS Trust. Dr Patel has years of experience in managing patients with skin disease and is one of the senior clinician's of the service. He has an interest in inflammatory skin diseases, skin cancer and skin surgery.


Mr Darryl Coombes - Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon

Darryl Coombes is a Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon. He is qualified in both Medicine (MBBS London 2000) and Dentistry (BDS London 1993) and is on the General Medical Council Specialist List in Maxillofacial Surgery. Mr Coombes undertakes all aspects of Facial Plastic Surgery and Oral Surgery, and provides a regular saturday surgical clinic for patients at Horsham Hospital.

Mr Paul Banwell FRCS(Plast)- Consultant Plastic Surgeon 

Mr Banwell is a highly experienced surgeon and has held a senior fellowship position at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London. He has published extensively and is a Visiting Professor of Plastic Surgery to Harvard Medical School.

Dr Nicky Guy- General Practitioner with a Specialist Interest in Dermatology (Surgical) 

Dr Guy is a specialises in minor surgery and sees patients at Hurstpierpoint Health Centre.

Dr Rob Harvey- General Practitioner with a Specialist Interest in Dermatology (Surgical) 

Dr Harvey specialises in minor surgery and sees patients at Hurstpierpoint Health Centre and Dolphins Practice in Haywards Heath.

Dr Tom von Biel- General Practitioner with a Specialist Interest in Dermatology 

Dr von-Biel is specialist in dermatology and has many years of experience working in General Practice.

 

Dr Andrew Ruffer- General Practitioner with a Specialist Interest in Dermatology 

Dr Ruffer specialises in dermatology and has many years of experience as a GP in Goring-by-Sea.

Dr Lara Belle- General Practitioner with a Specialist Interest in Dermatology 

Dr Belle specialises in dermatology and sees patients at The Brow clinic in Burgess Hill.

Dr Sarah Williams - General Practitioner with a Specialist Interest in Dermatology

Dr Williams is a specialist in dermatology and provides regular weekly clinics at Bognor Hospital and Haywards Heath.

Dr Nigel Mohabir - General Practitioner with a Specialist Interest in Dermatology

Dr Mohabir has practiced in Dermatology clinics since 1998 and has been a GP with Special Interest since 2004 in Crawley. He holds the Diploma in Dermatology and also is a full time GP partner in Crawley,West Sussex.

Dr Helen Graham - General Practitioner with a Specialist Interest in Dermatology

Dr Graham provides regular dermatology clinics and is based at Hustpierpoint Health Centre.

Dr Erika Mclean - General Practitioner with a Specialist Interest in Dermatology

Dr Mclean is a specialist in dermatology and provides regular weekly clinics in Bognor War Memorial Hospital and Haywards Heath. 

Dr Jonathan Slater -  Associate Specialist in Dermatology (East Surrey)

Dr Slater has a specialist interest in skin cancer and complex skin surgery. He is also an examiner for the Cardiff Dermatology Diploma, which accredits a large number of GPwSI Dermatologists in the UK.

Dr Ena Satish- General Practitioner with a Specialist Interest in Dermatology 

Dr Satish specialises in dermatology. She has recently joined the team and regularly sees patients at Hove Skin Clinic.

Dr Manjusha Das - General Practitioner with a Specialist Interest in Dermatology

Dr Manjusha Das is a specialist in dermatology and provides regular clinics at Crawley Health Centre and Hurstpierpoint. Dr Das is also a Speciality doctor under Surrey and Sussex Health Care NHS Trust.

Dr Mike Lacey - General Practitioner with a Specialist Interest in Dermatology

Dr Lacey is a specialist in dermatology and provides weekly clinics for patients at Crawley Health Centre.

Dr Mark Twist - General Practitioner with a Specialist Interest in Dermatology

Dr Twist is a specialist in minor surgery and provides weekly surgical clinics for patients at Bognor War Memorial Hospital and monthly clinics in West Wittering.

Dr Mike Jenkins - General Practitioner with a Specialist Interest in Dermatology

Dr Jenkins is a specialist in dermatology and provides weekly surgical clinics for patients at Bognor War Memorial Hospital.

Dr Guy Mitchell - General Practitioner with a Specialist Interest in Dermatology

Dr Mitchell specialises in minor surgery and provides regular clinics at Pulborough Medical Centre.

Dr Fiona Emerson - General Practitioner with a Specialist Interest in Dermatology

Dr Emerson is a specialist in dermatology and provides regular clinics for patients at Hove Skin Clinic, Steyning Health Centre, Moatfield Practice and Dolphins Practice.

Sister Carolyn Battes - Specialist Dermatology Nurse Manager

Carolyn has many years experience in dermatology and laser therapy. She is responsible for managing the day to day nursing activities of the clinic and oversees laser therapy services.

Sister Olivya Choi - Specialist Dermatology Sister

Olivya is a very experienced nurse and specialises in Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) and minor skin surgery. She is also responsible for managing many the nursing activities for the service.

Mrs Sophie Lockyer - Specialist Dermatology Nurse

Sophie assists with surgical procedures and laser therapy at the clinic. She is also a qualified paediatric nurse.