Dr Mary Sommerlad

Dermatologist in London


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Professional statement

Dr Mary Sommerlad is a highly awarded consultant dermatologist working in London where she privately practices at  The Portland Hospital and Self London clinic as well as Homerton University Hospital with the NHS. She specialises in paediatric dermatology, laser dermatology and acne, alongside photo-rejuvenation and skin conditions such as rosacea and eczema. Dr Sommerlad is also an expert in skin care, hyperhidrosis, and pigmentation problems like melasma and post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Other interests of Dr Sommerlad include mole checks, paediatric dermatology, and a variety of dermatological procedures like skin surgery and steroid injections.

Dr Sommerlad received her medical qualification from University College London, where she received the British Society of Immunology Undergraduate Prize. She graduated with merit and later continued her training in challenging programmes in London and the South East areas. During this training, Dr Sommerlad was awarded twice more with the Royal Society of Medicine Monthly Registrar Prize and the Hugh Wallace Junior Registrar Prize.

Since completing her speciality training, Dr Sommerlad has presented at meetings nationally and internationally, received a postgraduate diploma in Child Health, and has acted as a reviewer for the Skin Deep Project, a project which provides images of children of colour with skin diseases to the public to promote awareness. Sharing knowledge on skin health and skin disease with the public and allied healthcare workers is an important passion of Dr Sommerlad's. 

Dr Sommerlad expresses this passion outside of her clinic by being an expert consultant dermatologist on the BBC series "Skin", and by her many publications in the Press. She has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as the British Journal of Dermatology. In addition, Dr Sommerlad has created a GP Practice Nurse training programme, educational videos for patients on YouTube, and GP education programmes.

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