Director of the Photobiology Unit and Consultant Dermatologist, St John's Institute of Dermatology, London. I run this large diagnostic and treatment service for patients with Photodermatoses, and for Phototherapy. My major clinical and research activities are in cutaneous porphyria, light sensitive skin diseases, the treatment of skin disease with light (phototherapy) and xeroderma pigmentosum
Clinical Excellence Award
Local: Level 5
Professional affiliations and memberships
- Fellow of Royal College of Physicians, London
- Fellow of Royal Society of Medicine
- member of the british Medical Association
- Member of the British Association of Dermatologists
- member of the British Photodermatology Group
My major research and clinical activities are in the Photodermatoses (light sensitive skin diseases) and their investigation and tretament, and Phototherapy (the use of ultraviolet light as a treatment for skin diseases including TL01 (UVB, PUVa and UVA1 therapy)
Summary of recent publications
I have published in specialist journals on the subject of the cutaneous porphyrias, particularly erythropoietic protoporphyria , and also the practical treatment of patients who have cutaneous porphyria. I have also published in specialist journals on Home Phototherapy, the impact of IT in Dermatology, and on a wide range of General Dermatological subjects. I have published a book chapter in the standard textbook 'Rook's textbook of Dermatology' on the cutaneous porphyrias
- Author(s): Sarkany R, Title: Rook's Textbook of Dermatology, Chapter: 56, Year: 2009, Publisher: Blackwell
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- Dr. Robert Sarkany, Consultant Dermatologist and Head of Photodermatology, St John's Institute of Dermatology, Guys and St Thomas' NHS Trust, London.