Hove Skin Clinic is a private skin clinic and cosmetic aesthetic training centre. We specialise in the diagnosis and treatment of skin problems in all age groups. Our comprehensive range of services include consultations for skin rashes, skin surgery, laser therapy, mole scanning & cosmetic surgery.

The clinic is purpose-designed centre of excellence for dermatology and plastic surgery. We operate under guidance of the Healthcare Commission and are fully approved by all of the private medical insurance companies. Self-referrals to the clinic are welcome - telephone 01273 719834.

Clinic Specialists & Staff

Dr Russell Emerson, Consultant Dermatologist MRCP DM MB ChB
Dr Arjida Woollons, Consultant Dermatologist MD FRCP
Dr Bav Shergill, Consultant Dermatologist MBBS MRCP
Mr Charles Nduka, Consultant Plastic Surgeon MBBS MA MRCS MD FRCS
Dr Andrew Morris, Consultant Dermatologist MB BCh, MRCP

Aesthetic Practitioners

Dr Fiona Emerson, Aesthetic Practitioner MB ChB MRCGP DRCOG DFFP
Miss Sarah Williams, Aesthetic Practitioner

Specialist Nursing Staff

Sister Carolyn Battes, Specialist Nurse Managere

Administration/Customer Services

Mrs Julie Turner, Customer Services Manager
Mrs Mary Pollard, PA to Dr Russell Emerson
Ms Joan Shaw, Accounts Administrator

Clinical Services:

Consultations - Skin Rashes, Embarassing Skin Problems, Skin Tags, Skin Lumps, Moles, Skin Cancer
We can provide immediate access to an expert opinion about any skin problem ranging from skin rashes through to serious skin cancer. We have four consultant dermatologists and two plastic surgeons in the clinical team. We also offer mole scanning with a digital imaging system from Australia that can detect cancerous moles. Mole scanning is combined with clinical examination from one of our specialists.

Skin Surgery - Facial Mole Removal, Wart Removal, Skin Tag Snips, Age-Spots, Seb Wart Treatments
We specialise in skin surgery and provide a full-range of treatments in our purpose-designed treatment rooms. We try and provide a 'one-stop' service and will happily treat all minor skin lesions including facial moles, cysts, viral warts, skin tags, age-spots and seborrhoeic warts. No GP referral is required unless you are planning to use private medical insurance.

Skin Cancer Treatments - Skin Excisions, Skin Grafts, Topical Immunotherapy (Imiquinod) &Photodynamic Therapy
The specialist team at the clinic are recognised experts in skin cancer therapy. We provide a full-range of non-surgical and surgical treatments. These include new cutting edge treatments such as Photodynamic Therapy and Imiquinod Topical Therapy. All of our Consultants are designated 'Skin Cancer Experts' in the NHS and work together in local NHS Skin Cancer Network teams. All surgical forms of treatment are offered at the clinic including skin flaps, skin grafting and advanced cosmetic reconstrcution under local anaesthesia. We are also about to introduce Moh's Micrographic Surgery at the clinic. This is a specialist technique for removing skin cancers with the smallest possible margin.

Laser Therapy & Laser Hair Removal
We specialise in laser treatment for vascular skin lesions, brown 'age-spots', facial thread veins, and tattoo's. We have four different laser systems in the clinic including Intense Pulsed Light that can be used in acne, rosacea, facial redness, keloid scars and for photorejuvenation. We aslo provide competitive rates for laser hair removal and offer tattoo removal.

Leg Vein Microsclerotherapy - Leg Thread Veins, Spider Vessels
We specialise in the treatment of unsightly superficial leg veins. Microsclerotherapy injections are used to achiove clearance and may be combined with laser therapy. Two to three sessions are required to achieve 70-80% clearance.

Cosmetic Surgery - Breast Augmentation, Tummy Tucks, Liposuction Body Contouring, Facelifts, Blepharoplasty Eyelid Surgery
Mr Charles Nduka is our lead Plastic Surgeon. He lives in Brighton and holds a busy NHS post at Brighton General Hospital and the world-renowned McIndoe Plastic Surgical Centre in East Grinstead. Charles is experienced in all forms of cosmetic surgery and also provides surgical support for our skin cancer service.