Dr Ferina Ismail


Consultant Dermatologist

Dr Ismail undertook her medical training at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, University of London, during which time she also obtained a first class honours BSc degree in genetics. During the course of her dermatology training in London, she was awarded a prestigious 3 year Medical Research Council clinical fellowship for which she completed a PhD in skin cancer (January 2009). She has presented her research at national and international skin cancer meetings and has several journal publications arising from her work.

Dr Ismail leads the dermatology skin cancer service at The Royal Free Hospital, where she works in close collaboration with plastic surgeons and oncologists. She specialises in the assessment of moles and skin lesions and undertakes surgical skin excisions. Dr Ismail also has experience in other areas of general dermatology including eczema, psoriasis and acne as well as dealing with acute and chronic inflammatory rashes, disorders of pigmentation and benign skin lesions including warts, cysts and skin tags.

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Hospital Locations

Royal Free Hospital

Languages spoken



  • Dermatology

Special interests

  • Dermatology
  • Genetics

Dr Ferina Ismail, Consultant Dermatologist is available to be seen for consultations at Royal Free London