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Harley Street Dermatology

Harley Street Dermatology

Dr Sanjay Rajpara

Dr Sanjay Rajpara

Dr. Rajpara qualified in India and after gaining a degree in Dermatology & Venereology he undertook further training in the UK. This included training and experience in general medicine and dermasurgery (including Mohs surgery and Lasers) in England and in dermatology in Scotland. His current post is a consultant dermatologist and derm (Mohs) surgeon at Kings college hospital.

He offers consultation on all dermatological problems including acne, eczema, psoriasis, skin cancers, mole checks, hyperhidrosis and botox.

Actively involved in clinical research and teaching, Dr Rajpara has given over 50 national and international presentations and invited talks and has published more than 20 articles. He has been on channel 4 body shockers programme and has been a faculty for British Medical Laser Association and for Laser and Aesthetics Europe. He has been involved in updating SIGN melanoma guidelines and also was in Scottish Cosmetic Interventions Group- High Quality care subgroup (HQC SCIEG) for guidelines for regulations of non surgical cosmetic treatments in the Scotland.

He is external examiner for MSc Non-Surgical Facial Aesthetics (NSFA) for University of central Lancashire, UK and faculty for University of Manchester anti-ageing course.

FACULTY AND INVITED TALKS

Oct 17 ‘lifting techniques’ at BCDG session at CCR expo
May 17 Faculty for laser course on hair removal and vascular lasers
British Medical Laser Association (BMLA) annual meeting at Manchester
Oct 16 CCR expo London
Invited talk- non surgical treatments for face and neck lift
Sept 16 European Academy of dermatology and venereology
Faculty Aesthetic lasers and energy-based devices: Technologies and frequent treatment indications
May 16 British Medical Laser Association (BMLA)
Faculty for vascular laser and hair removal course
Nov 15 Manchester University
Faculty-Skin Ageing and Aesthetics MSc Year 2 Residential course
June 15 Laser & aesthetics Europe, Athens Injectables masterclass.
Feb 15 Royal Society of Medicine ICG-7 What is new in cosmetic lasers and devices? Invited lecture, Interventional cosmetics: New and controversial treatments. London. UK
Nov 14 Salford royal laser course- laser lipolysis
May 14 British Medical Laser association and laser Europe May 2014, Manchester, UK June 11 and Nov 13, Nov 2016
Scottish registrar teaching days lasers and cosmetic dermatology for dermatology trainee registrar curriculum. March 2012, March 2014 and March 16
British cosmetic Dermatology society annual course March 2012- botox and fillers Sept 12 and Sept 13
National Laser course Manchester UK Sept 12 and Sept 13- fractionated laser technology May 11
National course for Scottish ENT registrars - facial flaps

NATIONAL SCOTTISH GUIDELINES DEVELOPMENT

Oct 2014 onwards- SIGN melanoma guidelines update group May 2014 to July 2015- Scottish Cosmetic Interventions Group- High Quality care subgroup (HQC SCIEG) Guidelines for regulations of non surgical cosmetic treatments in the Scotland

CLINICAL SKILLS

General dermatology
Skin cancer diagnosis and mole mapping
Skin allergy and patch testing
Mohs micrographic surgery and skin surgery
Hyperhidrosis
Photodynamic treatment for premalignant skin lesions
Lasers for dermatology and cosmetic procedures ( Pulsed Dye Laser, Nd:YAG Laser, Q switched YAG Laser)
Laser liposuction for bodysculpting
Fractionated CO2 laser resurfacing for acne scars, wrinkles and photoageing
Cosmetic dermatology, botox and fillers
Vitiligo surgery

PUBLICATIONS

Bonsall A & Rajpara S. A review of the quality of life following pulsed dye laser treatment for erythemotelangiectatic Rosacea. 2nd Feb 16. Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy. 1476: 4172-80.

Rahman A, Miller S, Whittington B, Tee C, Mclellan G, Cole D, Spence R, Rajpara S. Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Accuracy of Confocal Microscopy in the Diagnosis of Skin Cancer. 11th May 2015. J Cancer Res Therap Oncol 1: 1-8.

Yeo L, Husain E, Rajpara S. Poliosis circumscripta unmasking a scalp melanoma. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2014 Dec 26. doi: 10.1111/ced.12523.

Loghdey MS, Varma S, Rajpara SM et al. Mohs micrographic surgery for dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP): A single-centre series of 76 patients treated by frozen-section Mohs micrographic surgery with a review of the literature. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2014 23rd Oct;67(10):1315-1321.

Rajpara SM, Botello AP, Townend J, Ormerod AD. Systematic review of dermoscopy and digital dermoscopy/artificial intelligence for the diagnosis of melanoma (Structured abstract). Rajpara SM, Botello AP, Townend J, Ormerod AD. Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects 2014 Issue 3

Lewis B, Rajpara S, Haggart A. et al. Predominance of activated, clonally expanded Th17 cells within the CD4+ T cell population in psoriatic lesions. Clin Exp Immunol. 2013 Jul;173(1):38-46.

Rajpara S, Foo S, Varma S. Managing a basal cell carcinoma overlying a pacemaker. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2012 Jun; 37(4):435-6.

Rajpara S, Affleck A, Varma S. transient graft hypertrophy following full thickness skin graft. Br J Dermatol. 2010 Sep; 163(3):658-9.

Imtiaz KE, Rajpara S, Majeed T. Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis: a diagnosis not to be missed. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2010 Sep; 71(9):528-9.

Ormerod A, Rajpara S, Craig F. Basal cell carcinoma.Clin Evid (Online). 2010 Apr 6;2010. pii:1719.

Rajpara S, King C, Ormerod A et al. Importance of propolis in patch testing. Contact Dermatitis 2009; 61:287-290.

12) Rajpara S, Botello P, Townend J, Ormerod A. Systematic review on dermoscopy, digital dermoscopy and artificial intelligence for the diagnosis of melanocytic skin lesions.. Br J Dermatol 2009; 161(3):591-604.

Rajpara S, Siddha S, Kerr K, Kolhe P, Ormerod A. Unusual case of penile and perianal Crohn's disease treated with combination of medical and surgical treatments. Austral J Dermatol 2008;49:21-24.

Rajpara S, Gallaway L, Ormerod A. Adalimumab induced pityriasis rosea. J Eur Acad Dermatol & Venereol 2007; 21(9):1294-1296.

Rajpara S, Ormerod A, Woo P. Biologicals for the treatment of psoriasis. Therapy 2006; 3 (3):425-436.

Lai J E, Rajpara S, Azurdia R. Unusual scars in a young lady. Postgrad Med J 2005; 81(957):e4.

Rajpara S M, King C M. Hailey Hailey Disease responsive to topical calcitriol. Br J Dermatol 2005;152(4): 816-817.

Rajpara S M, Imtiaz K E. A study of risk factors and complications in newly referred patients to diabetes clinic. Int J Dia & Meta 2004; 12(1-2): 10-13.

Rajpara S M., Letter. Online publication, is experience a disadvantage for overseas Doctor? BMJ Jun 2004.

Rajpara S M. South Asian health: what is to be done? Initiative is an exciting fantasy. BMJ 2004;328(7443): 837.

PRESENTATIONS and ABSTRACTS

Comparison of premixed lignocaine 1% with 1:200,000 adrenaline versus premixed lignocaine 1% with 1:200,000 adrenaline plus levobupivacaine in patients undergoing Mohs Micrographic Surgery – an audit of real life use. KOH HY, FLEMING C, RAJPARA S. American society for derm surgery meeting Oct 18

Non-surgical interventions for the lower face and neck lift – recent advances. Rajpara S. Poster at RSM aesthetics 8, 22 Jan 2016.

Safety and Efficacy of Isotretinoin for Acne Vulgaris: a retrospective study. S Rajpara, A Rahman, S Tabassum, M Islam and J Moran Sept 2015 European Society for Dermatological Research meeting poster presentation.

Non surgical treatment for jowels and double chin. Rajpara S. Paper presentation at Skn annual convention, Birmingham Sept 2015 and at Laser & aesthetics Europe, Athens June 15.

Three point advancement closure. Duncan S, Ho Sue Ann, Fleming C, Rajpara S. Poster for British Association of Dermatology annual meeting July 2015.

The Mohs Micrographic Surgery database: a 6 year experience with periocular tumour. Ho SA, Rajpara S, Affleck A, Fleming C. Oral presentation for British Association of Dermatology annual meeting July 2015.

Development of a Mohs Surgery Histopathology Database. Ho SA, Rajpara S, Affleck A, Fleming C. Oral presentation at British Association of dermatologists meeting July 2015.

Wrong-site skin surgery in the U.K.: Results of a web-based survey. Rajpara S.; Affleck A.; Fleming C., British Journal of Dermatology, 2014, 171:67. Paper presentation British Association of Dermatology annual meeting July 2014

A retrospective study of the quality of histology sections for Mohs micrographic surgery Sivaramakrishnan M.; McPherson S.; Evans A.; Rajpara S.; Fleming C.; Affleck A. British Association of Dermatology annual meeting July 2014. British Journal of Dermatology, 2014, 171: 84

Merkel cell carcinoma in Scotland 2000-10. Matthews A.; Samuel R.; Affleck A.; Darling M.; Fraser S.; Gupta G.; Norris J.; Rajpara S.; Vestey J.; Holme A., (Matthews, Darling) Alan Lyell Centre..., British Journal of Dermatology, 2014, 171: 33. British Association of dermatologists annual meeting July 14 paper presentation.

Pilot study of use of 'photographic rhinometry' following Mohs micrographic surgery for skin cancers. Rajpara S.; Fleming C.J., Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom; (Fleming) Ninewells Hospital, Universi..., British Journal of Dermatology, 2013,169: 75. British Association of dermatologists annual meeting 2013 poster presentation.

Trends in Incidence of Invasive Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) in the North of Scotland: Implications for Healthcare Spending and Local Sun Protection Advice. Poster presentation. Bonsall A, Semple E, Husain E, Rajpara S. British Association of Dermatologists annual meeting. July 2013 Liverpool. British Journal of Dermatology, 2013, 169: 78.

Safety and efficacy of laser and light based treatments for rosacea.Mann S, Mcknight O, Tang C et al. Oral presentation. British Medical Laser Association and Laser Europe meeting May 2013 Manchester. Lasers in Medical Science, 2013, 28, (5): 1215.

Improvement in quality of life following laser and light based treatments for rosacea.Bonsall A, Rajpara S. Oral presentation. British Medical Laser Association and Laser Europe meeting May 2013 Manchester. Lasers in Medical Science, 2013, 28, (5): 1221.

Efficacy of laser and light based therapy in Rosacea treatment. A systematic review. Mann S, Mcknight O, Tang C et al.Poster. Scottish Dermatology (SDS) meeting Feb 13 Glasgow.

Keystone flap: An effective alternative to skin graft on lower limbs? Hussain F, Muller F, Rajpara S. British Association of Dermatologist’s (BAD)annual meeting. Oral July 2012.

Poliosis circumscripta unmasking a scalp melanoma. Yeo L, Husain E and Rajpara S. Poster. British Association of dermatologists annual meeting. Poster July 2012.

Is confocal microscopy useful for the diagnosis of basal cell cancer? Systematic review. Miler S, Tee C, Rajpara S et al. Scottish Dermatology society (SDS) meeting. Oral presentation September 2011.

Systemic sarcoidosis presenting with multiple cranial nerve palsies of acute onset. Hussain F, Rajpara S. Oral presentation SDS meeting May/June 2011.

Type 1 Hypersensitivity Reaction to Sodium Metabisulphite. Rajpara S, Meredith F & Ormerod A Oral presentation BAD July 2011.

Panton-Valentine-Leukocidin Positive Staphylococcal skin infection mimicking Pyoderma Gangrenosum. Hussain F, Craig F, Rajpara S. Poster BAD July 2011.

An audit of a nurse led patch testing service. S. Rajpara, I. Kotb and A. Ormerod. Oral presentation SDS Oct 11.

Functionally deficient Th17 cells are present in Job’s syndrome.Barry J. Lewis, Sanjay Rajpara, Robert N. Barker and Anthony D. Ormerod. Oral presentation SDS meeting Oct 11.

Mohs micrographic surgery for Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans. Oral presentation . British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) June annual meeting June 2010 and BAD meeting July 2010.

A prospective study of the role of naked eye examination, photography, dermoscopy and digital dermoscopy follow up in melanoma diagnosis. Jul 09. Oral British Association of Dermatology (BAD) meeting & 7th world congress on melanoma, Vienna, Austria May 09.

Dermoscopy and Artificial intelligence for melanoma diagnosis: a systematic review. Rajpara S, Botello P, Townend J et al Jul 08- Poster ‘British Association of Dermatology (BAD) meeting.

Impact of MED testing on TLO1 treatment- a prospective study. Rajpara S, White M. Jul 07- Oral Paper BAD meeting.

Importance of propolis in patch testing- a multicenter survey. Rajpara S, Ormerod A, Barry S et al, Jul 07- Oral Paper. BAD meeting.

Two unusual cases of cutaneous fungal infections. Rajpara S, Woo P, Laing I, Jul 07- Oral Paper . BAD Meeting

Childhood pemphigus vulgaris and SLE- a case report and review of the literature Rajpara S, Hewitt J, Auchterlawnie I, Jul 07- Poster. BAD meeting.

PDT in NHS Grampian. Rajpara S, Howe J, White M, Oct 06- Poster . Scottish Dermatology Society (SDS) meeting, Dumfries. Scotland.

Psoriasis and bullous pemphigoid- successfully managed with Etanercept and therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE). Rajpara S, Siddha S, Greiss M, White S, Oct 06- Poster. SDS meeting, Dumfries. Scotland.

Infliximab for the treatment of Pyoderma Gangrenosum. Thind C, Rajpara S, White S, Oct 06- Poster. SDS meeting, Dumfries.

A questionnaire based study- relevance of patch tests in vulval dermatoses. Rajpara S, Cruickshank M, Ormerod A, Sept 06- Oral Paper. British Society for Study of Vulval Diseases annual conference.

Rare cutaneous side effects of TNF alpha inhibitors. Rajpara S, Ormerod A, Woo P, Jul 06- Oral Paper ‘’ BAD conference-Manchester 2006.

MED testing before TLO1 therapy. Rajpara S, White M. Mar 06-Oral Paper’ in ‘PhotoNet’ Scottish annual meeting on phototherapy at Perth Royal Infirmary.

Audit of in patients in Dermatology. Duncan A, Rajpara S, Azurdia A, Oct 05 Oral Paper ‘ EADV London.

Lupus vulgaris from BCG vaccination with “satellite” spread’. Rajpara S, Ormerod A, Thomson D, Oct 05 Poster EADV London.

A retrospective study of patch testing in vulval dermatosis. Rajpara S, Ormerod A, Oct 05 Oral Paper ‘’, SDS meeting Aberdeen.

The role of propolis and bees wax in patch testing. Rajpara S, Ormerod A, Oct 05 Oral paper ‘’ SDS meeting, Aberdeen.

Scalp alopecia secondary to immobilization and prolonged intensive care unit admissions: analogous to sacral pressure ulcer. Duncan A, Rajpara S, Yesudian P et al. Jul 05- Oral Paper. BAD meeting.

Abnormal liver function test is common in newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes and does not improve with good metabolic control. Sultan S, Rajpara S, Rajbhandari S et al. Apr 05- Poster. Diabetes UK conference.

A case report of Linear Porokeratosis, Giant Porokeratosis in an adult male. Rajpara S, Pujara S, Mar 03 Poster ‘ National Conference of IADV & L (Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists)

Risk factors and management in newly referred patients to diabetes clinic and their management. Rajpara S, Imtiaz K, Jun 03- Poster Presentation. Fourth international symposium of diabetes- from molecular biology to clinical medicine, Preston, United Kingdom

Histoplasmosis in an immunocompetent male. Patel T, Rajpara S, Pujara S, Feb 01- Poster Presentation ‘ ’ IADV & L meeting.

Piebaldism and Arthrogryposis with Hypertelorism. Singh V, Rajpara S, Bhatt D, Feb 00- Poster Presentation’ National Conference of IADV & L

Eye changes in 100 leprosy patients. Rajpara S, Patel R, Pujara S, Dec 99 Paper ‘. Annual Conference of IADV & L

Cutaneous manifestations in HIV positive patients. Rajpara S, Pujara S, Patel A, Dec 98 Paper . Annual Conference of IADV & L

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