About Dr Katie Lacy

Consultant Dermatologist

Skin Health & Allergy

Sub-specialties: Eczema, Psoriasis, Acne, Skin Rashes, Skin Cancer, Moles, Dermatology, General Dermatology, Adult Dermatology, Mole Checks.

Dr Katie Lacy is experienced in treating patients with general dermatological conditions including eczema, psoriasis, acne, skin rashes and cancerous and benign skin lesion. Dr Lacy also has extensive experience of the use of mole mapping and dermoscopy in order to identify suspect skin lesions that require removal.

Overview

Bookings: bookings.skinhealthallergy@onewelbeck.com

Tel: 020 3653 2007

Dr Katie Lacy is experienced in treating patients with general dermatological conditions including eczema, psoriasis, acne, skin rashes and cancerous and benign skin lesion. Dr Lacy also has extensive experience of the use of mole mapping and dermoscopy in order to identify suspect skin lesions that require removal.

Areas of Expertise

Dr Katie Lacy performs a range of treatments including:

Some of the conditions she commonly treats are:

About Dr Katie Lacy

Dr. Katie Lacy is a Consultant Dermatologist at the St. John’s Institute of Dermatology, Guys and St. Thomas’ Hospital, London, an internationally recognised centre for the treatment of patients with skin conditions. She is experienced in treating patients with general dermatological conditions including eczema, psoriasis, acne, skin rashes and cancerous and benign skin lesion. Dr Lacy also has extensive experience of the use of mole mapping and dermoscopy in order to identify suspect skin lesions that require removal.

Dr Lacy runs a specialist clinic for patients with dysplastic naevus syndrome who are at high risk of the development of melanoma in addition to a joint skin cancer genetics clinic for patients and their families who have had multiple melanomas and numerous other hereditary conditions affecting the skin.

She has published her work in prestigious peer-reviewed journals and staged presentations at national and international meetings.

Dr Katie Lacy graduated from Pembroke College, Oxford University with a 1st class Honours degree in 1994. Having completed a PhD in skin immunology the the University College London, she is currently an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Kings College London.

Alongside this, Dr Lacy runs a research group investigating immune responses in melanoma and also has an interest in new techniques for skin cancer diagnosis including confocal microscopy and the imaging technique of optical coherence tomography.

Additional Information

Qualifications

  • MA Physiological Sciences 1st Class Honours, Oxford University 1994
  • MBBS, London 1997
  • PhD, University College London 2008
  • Completion specialist training in Dermatology 2008
  • FRCP 2012

Awards

  • Roger Bannister Prize for Medicine, Pembroke College (Awarded for highest marks in finals) 1994
  • Hugh Wallace Registrar Presentation prize, Royal Society of Medicine 2008
  • St John’s Dermatological Society Medal for presentation on Melanoma and Pregnancy 2019

Memberships

  • British Association of Dermatologists
  • Royal College of Physicians
  • Royal Society of Medicine
  • British Medical Association
  • British Society for Investigative Dermatology
  • British Society of Immunology
  • International Dermoscopy Society

Research Highlights

Dr Katie Lacy has authored several peer-reviewed journals including:

Key Publications

  • IgE activates monocytes from cancer patients to acquire a pro-inflammatory phenotype. Cancers (Basel). 2020 Nov 15;12(11):3376
  • Combining immune checkpoint inhibitors: Established and emerging targets and strategies to improve outcomes in melanoma. Front Immunol. 2019 Mar 19;10:453.
  • Chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan 4 and its potential as an antibody immunotherapy target across different tumor types. Immunol. 2018 Jan 10;8:1911
  • Histological correlates of optical coherence tomography in non-melanoma skin cancer. Skin Res Technol. 2013 Feb;19(1):10-9.
  • Call for a balanced view on sentinel node biopsy for melanoma. BMJ. 2013 Feb 6;346:f648.