Meena Arunachalam - Expert Dermatology Clinic in London | The Harley Street Dermatology Clinic

Dr. Meena Arunachalam.

Consultant Dermatologist.

Clinic Days
Wednesday 3pm – 6pm

Dr. Meena Arunachalam is a substantive NHS consultant dermatologist at the Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead. She is internationally trained in the USA, UK (Oxford), Italy (Florence), and France. As a result, she is double-board certified in both the EU and the UK. She has presented her research on vitiligo internationally at both the American Academy of Dermatology Resident’s Symposium and at the European Pigment Cell Conference. Whilst in the UK, she has worked as a consultant in key London teaching hospitals including the Royal London and UCLH. She consults on all areas of general dermatology and venerology in adults, including acne, rosacea, psoriasis, eczema, mole checks, skin cancer, and hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating).

Her special interests include dermoscopy, (which allows for the early detection of skin cancer), and was part of the UK team which ranked 2nd out of 51 countries in the recent world dermoscopy bowl. Her other interests include medical dermatology, vitiligo, mycology, and skin surgery. Lastly, she has published more than 50 articles with an impact factor of above 100.



1. Vandormael I, Gkini MA, Arunachalam MA large nodule on the scalp of an Indian female. Eur J Dermatol. 2019;29:110.

2. Colucci R, Benvenga S. Dragoni F, Arunachalam M et al. High prevalence of circulating autoantibodies against thyroid hormones in vitiligo and correlation with clinical and historical parameters of patients. Br J Dermatol 2014;171:786-98.

3. Arunachalam M, Dragoni F, Colucci R, Berti S, Crocetti E, Galeone M, Conti R, Moretti S. Non-segmental Vitiligo and Psoriasis Comorbidity – a case control study in Italian patients. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2014;28:433-7

4. Scarfi F, Arunachalam M. Lithium acne. CMAJ 2013;185:1525

5. Arunachalam M, Bassi A, Lara T, Galeone M, Scarfi F, Franchi A, Difonzo E. Metastatic vulvar carcinoma. J Am Acad Dermatol 2012;67:e205-6.

6. Bruscino N, Arunachalam M, Galeone M, Scarfi F, Maio V, Difonzo EM. Lip swelling as initial manifestation of Crohn’s disease. Arch Dis Child 2012; 97: 647.

7. Arunachalam M, Bruscino N, Bassi A, Difonzo E. Type A and B Pigmentary Demarcation Lines in a white, pregnant woman- a rare observation ? Eur J Dermatol 2011;21:787-8.


Having the right dermatologist is important especially when you have a chronic skin condition that will require ongoing treatment. We want you to feel confident that we’re providing you with the best possible care. We also want you to feel as comfortable as possible with your dermatologist.

The Harley Street Dermatology Clinic specialises in conditions affecting the skin, hair and nails. Our goal is to provide all the care that you need when you’re experiencing these kinds of problems. We want to make it easy for you to access the best quality treatment and support in London.

The clinic is conveniently located in Central London, so it’s easy to visit us if you need to see a dermatologist. You will find yourself in a very comfortable and welcoming environment. We have created a relaxing space where you will receive the highest quality of care. We are regulated by the Care Quality Commission, are part of the British Association of Dermatologists and are top rated by patients of Doctify so you can be sure of safe and effective treatment with us.


Finding Us

The Harley Street Dermatology Clinic
35 Devonshire Place

The clinic can be accessed by public transport, on foot or by car. There is paid on street parking around the Harley Street district. The nearest tube stations are Regent’s Park and Baker Street, and Marylebone train station is a 15 minute walk away.

Opening Hours

While appointments can be made available outside usual hours in special circumstances, our core hours are:
Monday: 8am - 6pm
Tuesday: 8am - 6pm
Wednesday: 8am - 6pm
Thursday: 8am - 6pm
Friday: 8am - 6pm
Saturday : 10am - 2pm
Sunday: Closed