35 Devonshire Place, London, W1G 6JP
Harley Street Dermatology
Dr Natalie Attard is a UK-trained dermatologist. She studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh where she was also awarded a 1st class honours degree in physiology. She has over 10 years dermatology experience based at many of London’s teaching Hospitals including The Royal London, The Royal Free and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.
Dr Attard is an NHS Consultant Dermatologist at the internationally renowned St John’s Institute of Dermatology at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital where she is Lead for the skin cancer screening service. As well as skin cancer, her other areas of special interest are medical dermatology and dermatology education.
During her postgraduate training in dermatology, Dr Attard was awarded a Research Fellowship with Cancer Research UK. Her studies concerned the role of immunosuppressant drugs in the hugely elevated incidence of skin cancer in organ transplant recipients. You can find more information about her published scientific papers, reviews and case studies below.
Dr Attard consults on all aspects of skin disease including acne and rosacea, infections, eczema, psoriasis, mole checks and other skin lesions.
Wednesday 11am - 2pm
Reversal of UVA skin photosensitivity and DNA damage in kidney transplant recipients by replacing azathioprine with mycophenolate mofetil. Hofbauer G.F.L, Attard N.R, Harwood C.A, McGregor J.M et al. American Journal of Transplantation.2012 Jan;12(1):218-25.
UVA photosensitization of thiopurines and skin cancer in organ transplant recipients. Attard N.R and Karran P. Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences. 2011. Aug 23 Epub ahead of print.
PTCH mutations in basal cell carcinomas from azathioprine-treated organ transplant recipients. Harwood CA, Attard NR, O'Donovan P, Chambers P, Perrett CM, Proby CM, McGregor JM, Karran P. Br J Cancer. 2008 Oct 21;99(8):1276-84
Thiopurines in current medical practice: molecular mechanisms and contributions to therapy-related cancer. Karran P, Attard NR. Nat Rev Cancer. 2008 Jan;8(1):24-36.
Head and neck melanoma: pattern of sun exposure and histological subtypes. Attard NR. Br J Dermatol. 2015 Mar;172(3):560-1
Bazex syndrome: Fleming JD, Stefanato CM and Attard NR. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2014 Dec;39(8):955-6
A rapidly enlarging nodule on the scalp. Aguilar-Duran S, Martin B, Archer CB and Attard NR. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2014 Mar;39(2):235-7.
A nodule in the groin. Maybury CM, Patel K, Attard NR, Robson A. JAMA Dermatol. 2013 Nov;149(11):1343-4
Call for a balanced view on sentinel node biopsy for melanoma. BMJ. 2013 Feb 6;346:f648Geh JL, Healy C, Lacy K, Wain M, Attard NR, Calonje E, Harries M, O’Doherty M, Orlowska D.
Koebnerised molluscum contagiosum. Fiandeiro PY, Attard NR.. QJM. 2013 Nov;106 (11):1043
An unusual cutaneous-polyposis syndrome stabilized with acitretin. Schmulewitz L, Attard NR, Fearfield L, Westaby D, Prasad P, Thomas HJ, Bunker CB. Br J Dermatol. 2008 Jul;159(1):228-30
Erythema multiforme associated with resolving molluscum contagiosum. Attard NR, De Silva BD. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2007 Mar;32(2):214-5.
Fatal toxic epidermal necrolysis due to lansoprazole. Heaton NR, Edmonds EV, Francis ND, Bunker CB, Bowling JC, Morar N. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2004 Nov;29(6):612-3.
The syringe skin hook: the history and evolution of the improvised skin hook. Bowling JC, Botting J, Edmonds EV, Heaton NR, Agnew KL. Br J Dermatol. 2004 Jul;151(1):244