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Private Consultant Dermatologist
Harley Street Dermatology

Harley Street Dermatology

Dr Sasha Dhoat

Consultant Dermatologist

Dr. Victoria Akhras

Dr Sasha Dhoat MBBS, BSc (hons), FRCP, PGCME is a U.K.-trained Consultant Dermatologist with over 15 years experience in the field, 11 of which as a substantive NHS Dermatology Consultant and Paediatric Dermatologist. She was initially appointed at The Royal Free Hospital and currently works at the world-renowned Bart’s and The London Hospitals; the second largest paediatric unit in London.

Dr Dhoat has extensive and broad experience in all aspects of the speciality and consults on acne, rosacea, eczema, other skin rashes, psoriasis, hyperhidrosis, (excessive sweating), melasma, genital dermatoses, pigmented lesions, intralesional steroids for keloid scars or inflamed cysts, TCA for xanthalasma and skin allergies. Her special interests include paediatric dermatology, emergency dermatology, skin cancer and moles.

She studied medicine at St George’s Hospital and graduated in 2000,with honours in physiology, clinical medicine and neurology. She obtained a first class degree from Imperial College for her B.Sc. in clinical and biological sciencesand was awarded the E Woodford Williams Prize for best scientific paper. She has attained numerous awards and prizes during her career in Dermatology, including the esteemedHugh Wallace prize at The Royal Society of Medicine three years running and the Bristol Cup Paediatric Prize from the British Association of Dermatologists. Shehas been votedbest clinical tutor award by medical students three times across London, atUniversity College London, Bart’s and The London NHS Trust and King’s College Hospital and is a final year and MRCP examiner.She was nominated to become a Fellow of the prestigious Royal College of Physicians and was invested FRCP in 2015.

Dr Dhoat was involved in research at The Royal Free Hospital on cutaneous manifestations for FOS, a worldwide outcomes database established to study the natural history of Fabry's disease and to examine the effects of enzyme replacement therapy, with agalsidase alpha and has published in both general medical and specialist Dermatology literature.

Dr Dhoat is passionate about sharing information in an effective, inclusive, empathic, clear, open and supportive manner to patients, relatives and carers, and enhances patient understanding with the provision of appropriate information sheets/booklets, website links, gives advice regarding patient support groups and has advanced training in communication.

Clinic Days

Thursday 2pm - 5pm



Dhoat S, Rustin M. Clinical Medicine CME section: The skin in general medicine. Aug 2009

Dhoat S, Shergill B, Rustin M. Follicular Mucinosis. Treatment of Skin Disease Comprehensive Therapeutic Strategies. Mosby Elsevier. Third Edition.

Healy R, Taylor R,Dhoat S. Management of patients with delusional parasitosis in a joint dermatology/ liaison psychiatry clinic. BJD. 2009 Jul;161(1):197-9.

Verdolini R, Dhoat S, Bugatti L, Filosa G. Opposed bilateral transposition flap: a simple and effective way to close large defects, especially of the limbs. J EurAcadDermatolVenereol, April 2008

Dhoat S, Laguda B, Harper J, Brain C, Glover M. Vitamin D deficiency rickets in an Asian child with lamellar ichthyosis. BJD July 2007; 157(supplement 1): 129

Healy R, Dhoat S, Taylor R, Bewley A P. 3 years experience of management of patients with delusional parasitosis in a joint dermatology and liaison psychiatry clinic. BJD July 2007; 157(supplement 1): 54

Dhoat S, Healy R, Bull R, Paige D. Two cases of pemphigus vulgaris presenting in adolescence. BJD July 2006; 155(supplement 1): 111

Dhoat S, Goldsmith P. Youth is in the due of the beholder: Demographics for PPD allergy in an East London Hospital. JAMA Mar 2006; 3(supplement A): AB4

Dhawan V, Dhoat S et al. The range and nature of sleep dysfunction in untreated Parkinson's disease (PD). A comparative controlled clinical study using the Parkinson's disease sleep scale and selective polysomnography. J. NeurolSci Oct 2006 25; 248(1-2): 158-62

Dhoat S, Ali K, Bulpitt CJ, Rajkumar. C Vascular compliance is reduced in vasculardementia and not in Alzheimer’s disease. Age & Ageing Advance Access, August 13, 2008.

Rajkumar C, Dhoat S, Armstrong S, Central arterial compliance is low in 
patients with vascular dementia and not in Alzheimer's disease. J Hypertens 2000;18:S19

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