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Dr Jana - Profile

Dr Janakan Natkunarajah is a full-time Consultant Dermatologist and Clinical Lead at Kingston Hospital for 5 dermatology consultants and 2 Specialist nurses. 


He developed the dermatology service at Kingston and Raynes Park Health Centre and Community sites with excellent patient feedback and is involved in Acute Dermatology Management at Kingston Hospital. He was also the Educational Supervisor at Kingston for dermatology trainees from 2011 until 2017.

Having gained a first class Neuroscience BSc in 1999 at Imperial College London, he then went on to complete his Medical Training and graduated in 2002. He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. ​

Dr Jana Natkunarajah Consultant Dermatologist at Surrey Dermatology

Throughout his training he has won several prizes at the Royal Society of Medicine and the British Association of Dermatologists Annual Conference. He actively teaches dermatology to undergraduates and postgraduates and is involved in GP education. 

Dermatology Background

  • Co-editor Clinical and Experimental Dermatology Journal

  • Written a Chapter on the skin effects of Chemotherapy in the ‘World Renowned’ Rook Textbook of Dermatology 9th edition- 2016​

  • National Committees: South London British Association of Dermatology Regional Representative (2012-2015 )

  • National Committee: British Association of Dermatology Drugs & Therapies Guideline Committee (2017-Current)

  • Chair of South West Thames Regional Dermatology (2013-2017)

  • More than 27 Peer reviewed Dermatology Publications

  • Inspirational Dermatology training at Amersham Hospital, King’s College Hospital with the late Dr E Higgins, St George’s, St Helier and Kingston Hospital

  • Involved in GP Education - created the GP Skin Club (Kingston)

  • Ran the London Marathon in 2015 for the British Skin foundation and raised over £4000.

Clinical Interests
  • General adult and paediatric dermatology

  • Acne (treatments include Roaccutane)

  • Psoriasis (medical treatments and phototherapy),

  • Eczema (medical and topical treatments)

  • Skin cancer diagnosis and management.

  • Mole screening using dermoscopy,

  • Acute skin rashes

  • Drug eruptions.




Year of qualification:2002


GMC number:6054088

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