Dr Richard Turner

Dermatologist in Oxford


Dr Richard Turner areas of expertise:

Professional statement

Dr Richard Turner is a vastly experienced consultant dermatologist in the Oxford area, who focuses on dermatological and Mohs micrographic surgery. His specialities include skin cancer and melanoma screening. Dr Turner also specialises in male genital dermatology, acne, pre-cancer changes, and skin surgery. Presently, Dr Turner is a lead surgeon at Churchill Hospital and has been holding a senior level hospital management role since 2005.

Receiving his basic medical training from University of Wales College of Medicine, Dr Turner subsequently received his membership with the Royal College of Physicians in dermatology. Not too long afterwards he became a fellow, and has since held a wide variety of leadership roles within his posts and continuously is working to advance his skill sets. 

Dr Turner not only gives effort to growing as a surgeon and leader, but he also spends a significant amount of time training surgical trainees. Due to his extensive specialised skills in diagnosing and managing skin cancer, in complex skin surgery, and in Mohs surgery, his training is done in a manner of in clinic and interactive seminars, as well as weekly tutorials to help students needing extra attention. Dr Turner has even initiated his own workshop for local general practitioners called "Skin Club", where he lectures and and reviews interesting cases.

Additionally, he has developed a successful leading cancer unit, working closely with some of the best plastic surgery and oncology teams. Dr Turner has dedicated extra time to general dermatology and working as a lead in teledermatology service in his county. Within teledermatology, he is currently working to modernise and improve primary care by mentoring, coaching, and liaison with the Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG). 

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

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