Dr Amr Salam is a highly respected Consultant Dermatologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer based in central London at the world renowned St John's Institute of Dermatology at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and King's College London. He is well recognised for his expertise in acne, eczema, psoriasis and hair loss, having completed an additional one-year specialist fellowship in Medical Dermatology. He also specialises in the treatment of skin cancer as well as skin surgery.
Dr Salam qualified in medicine from the University of Birmingham in 2011 after completing a bachelor’s degree in sports and exercise medicine from Queen Mary University of London. He then pursued specialist training in dermatology at the St John’s Institute of Dermatology in London, having been the highest ranking dermatology specialist training candidate the UK. He additionally undertook an externship within the dermatology department of the Yale New Haven Hospital, USA. In 2014, he attained membership of the Royal College of Physicians and was awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Education from King’s College London and the University of London in 2021. Dr Salam holds a number of senior positions at his NHS Trust, including Clinical Lead of the Trust’s Acute Dermatology Service and for the Southwark Community Dermatology Service. He sees private patients at the revered OneWelbeck clinic in central London’s Harley Street district.
Dr Salam is a leading name in education and is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at King’s College London. He has also led Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust postgraduate distance learning education programme since 2020, developing the world's first and only distance learning qualification in specialist dermatology. He additionally holds the position of Clinical Lead for the trust’s international link with the esteemed dermatology department of Yale New Haven Hospital. He has also been actively involved in audit and improving services as well as establishing clinical guidelines in dermatology for a number of years.
Dr Salam has authored several textbook chapters and a number of academic papers which are published in international journals. He regularly reviews academic publications for esteemed journals in the field of dermatology and frequently presents at key national and international conferences.
Throughout his esteemed career, Dr Salam has been presented with many awards, including the Teaching Hero Award from Imperial College London in 2013, for outstanding contribution to student’s medical education, as well as both education and research grant awards from the St John's Dermatological Society and Alopecia UK.