Dr Ben Esdaile is a prominent London dermatologist specialising in both adult and paediatric dermatology. He has a particular interest in the early diagnosis and surgery of skin cancer and lectures both nationally and internationally on dermoscopy (a tool used to detect skin cancer). He also has a special interest in psoriasis, eczema, acne and rosacea.
Dr Esdaile undertook his medical training at Imperial College London and qualified with distinction in medicine and surgery in 2003. Prior to this, he successfully completed a BSc in biochemistry at King's College London in 1998. The esteemed dermatologist would then go on to obtain two notable achievements: gaining his diploma from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (DRCOG) in 2008, as well as his Dermatology Specialty Certificate Examination, which he successfully completed in 2010.
Dr Esdaile, who also possesses a high level of expertise in sun allergies, vitligo, warts, angioma, cellulitis, and atopic dermatitis, pursued and completed his specialist training in dermatology in Oxford. He has a full-time NHS consultant post at the Whittington Hospital in North London and is involved in both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. He has published in multiple peer-review journals and has won an NHS clinical excellence award. He also works privately at the Highgate Hospital, Chase Lodge Hospital and at Skin 55 on Harley Street.