About Dr Ien Chan

Consultant Dermatologist

Skin Health & Allergy

Sub-specialties: Male Genital Skin Disease, Acne, Rosacea, Skin Cancer, Vitiligo, Medical Dermatology, Adult Dermatology, General Dermatology, Dermatology.

Dr Ien Chan specialises in general skin disorders such as acne, rosacea, eczema, psoriasis, and vitiligo, as well as screening and treatment of skin cancers and mole checks. His other specialist interests include HIV-associated skin diseases and male genital dermatoses.

Overview

Bookings: bookings.skinhealthallergy@onewelbeck.com

Tel: 020 3653 2007

Dr Ien Chan specialises in general skin disorders such as acne, rosacea, eczema, psoriasis, and vitiligo, as well as screening and treatment of skin cancers and mole checks. His other specialist interests include HIV-associated skin diseases and male genital dermatoses.

Areas of Expertise

Dr Ien Chan performs a range of treatments including:

Some of the conditions he commonly treats are:

About Dr Ien Chan

Dr Ien Chan is a Consultant Dermatologist at OneWelbeck Skin Health and Allergy. He specialises in general skin disorders such as acne, rosacea, eczema, psoriasis, and vitiligo, as well as screening and treatment of skin cancers and mole checks. His other specialist interests include HIV-associated skin diseases and male genital dermatoses.

He was consultant dermatologist at St Mary’s Hospital, part of the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust for over 10 years and now runs a weekly penile dermatosis clinic at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.

Dr Chan trained in dermatology at St John’s Institute of Dermatology, St Mary’s Hospital and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. He has researched the role of extracellular matrix protein 1 in human skin in the Genetic Skin Disease Group, King’s College London which resulted in a research MD degree, numerous publications in high impact factor journals and presentations at national and international dermatology and scientific meetings.

Additional Information

Qualifications

  • MBChB
  • MD
  • FRCP

Memberships

  • British Association of Dermatologists
  • British Medical Association
  • Royal College of Physicians
  • Royal Society of Medicine

Research Highlights

Dr Ien Chan has been involved in several research projects published in peer-reviewed journals.

Key Publications

  • Chan I. The role of extracellular matrix protein 1 in human skin. Clin Exp Dermatol 2004; 29: 52-6.
  • Chan I, Oyama N, Hamada T et al. Rapid diagnosis of lipoid proteinosis using an anti-extracellular matrix protein 1 (ECM1) antibody. J Dermatol Sci 2004; 35: 151-3.
  • Oyama N, Chan I, Neill S et al. Development of antigen-specific ELISA for circulating autoantibodies to extracellular matrix protein 1 (ECM1) in lichen sclerosus. J Clin Invest 2004; 113: 1550-9.
  • Chan I, El-Zurghany A, Zendah B et al. Molecular basis of lipoid proteinosis in a Libyan family. Clin Exp Dermatol 2003; 28: 545-8.
  • Oyama N, Chan I, Neill S et al. Autoantibodies to extracellular matrix protein 1 in lichen sclerosus. Lancet 2003; 362: 118-23.
  • Hamada T, Chan I, Willoughby CE et al. Common mutations in Arg304 of the p63 gene in EEC syndrome: Lack of genotype-phenotype correlation and implications for mutation detection strategies. J Invest Dermatol 2002; 119:1202-3.
  • Hamada T, Wessagowit V, South AP, Ashton GHS, Chan I et al. Extracellular matrix protein 1 gene (ECM1) mutations in lipoid proteinosis and genotype-phenotype correlation. J Invest Dermatol 2003; 120: 345-50.
  • Chan I, Oyama N, Neill S et al. Characterization of autoantibodies to extracellular matrix protein 1 (ECM1) in lichen sclerosus. Clin Exp Dermatol 2004; 29: 499-504.
  • van Hougenhouck-Tulleken W, Chan I, Hamada T et al. Clinical and molecular chracterization of lipoid proteinosis in Namaqualand, South Africa. Br J Dermatol 2004; 151: 413-23.
  • Chan I, Bingewar G, Patil K et al. An Indian child with lipoid proteinosis resulting from a recurrent frameshift mutation (507delT) in the extracellular matrix protein 1 (ECM1) gene. Br J Dermatol 2004; 151: 726-7.
  • Chan I, Liu L, Hamada T et al. The molecular basis of lipoid proteinosis: mutations in extracellular matrix protein 1. Exp Dermatol 2007; 16: 881-90.
  • Chan I, Hawkins D and Bunker CB. Balanoposthitis review, BMJ Evidence Centre, Point of Care Online resource. 2009 (
  • Edmonds EV, Oyama N, Chan I et al. Extracellular matrix protein 1 autoantibodies in male genital lichen sclerosus. Br J Dermatol 2011;165:218-9.