The Royal Cornwall dermatology unit provides routine and emergency assessment, treatment and surgery for patients with skin conditions and diseases.
We are a friendly, dynamic, forward-thinking department and are committed to delivering excellent care.
The majority of our services are provided at the Dermatology Unit at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Treliske in Truro. We also run clinics at Penrice Hospital in St Austell and West Cornwall Hospital.
Our Dermatology services include:
- Paediatric Dermatology.
- Skin cancer diagnosis and treatment
- Photodynamic therapy
- Vulval/Genital Dermatology Service
- Patch testing to investigate contact allergies
- Monitoring clinics for patients on second-line drugs and biologics
- Iontophoresis for hand and foot hyperhidrosis
- Dermatology Surgery and MOHS micrographic surgery
- Nurse-led day treatment service
If you feel you need a specialist dermatology review, please ask your GP to refer you to the dermatology team.
Directions to the Dermatology Unit
The Dermatology Unit is behind Princess Alexandra Wing at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Treliske, Truro.
When you arrive at Royal Cornwall Hospital follow the signs to the Princess Alexandra Wing. Before you reach the building, turn right onto Penventinnie Lane and the Dermatology Unit is on your left hand side (attached to the Princess Alexandra Wing)
Find out more about coming to the Royal Cornwall Hospital.
Contacts for Dermatology
Specialty Lead and Trust Associate Specialist
Dr Alexander (Sandy) Anderson
Dermatology Unit Sister
Leanne Knapp – contactable on 01872 252328
Dr Preshita Divekar
Dr Vandana Jones
Dr Samantha Hann
Dr Elizabeth Venner
Dr Alexander (Sandy )Anderson
Dr Claire Bailey
Mohs and Dermatological Surgeon
Dr Samantha Hann
Consultant Physician Working in Dermatology
Dr Lisa Haddon
Dr Nick Erdal
Dr David Hood
Dr Patrick Black
Dr Rachael Tyers
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Skin Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist
Cancer nurse specialists
01872 250000 ask for Dermatology unit