About Dr Mia Jing Gao

Consultant Dermatologist

Skin Health & Allergy

Sub-specialties: Dermatology, General Dermatology, Hair Disorders, Skin Cancer, Acne, Rosacea, Eczema, Psoriasis.

Dr Mia Jing Gao is a Consultant dermatologist at OneWelbeck and renowned London teaching hospital, Royal Free London Hospital. She has expertise in all skin and hair conditions and a specialist interest in skin cancer, skin surgery and hair conditions.

Overview

Bookings: bookings.skinhealthallergy@onewelbeck.com

Tel: 020 3653 2007

Dr Mia Jing Gao is a Consultant dermatologist at OneWelbeck and renowned London teaching hospital, Royal Free London Hospital. She has expertise in all skin and hair conditions and a specialist interest in skin cancer, skin surgery and hair conditions.

Areas of Expertise

Dr Gao performs a range of diagnostic techniques, including:

  • Skin cancer (early detection and treatment)
  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Excision of skin lesions

Some of the common conditions she treats are:

  • Hair and scalp conditions
  • Acne
  • Rosacea
  • Eczema
  • Psoriasis
  • General dermatology

About Dr Mia Jing Gao

Dr Mia Jing Gao MBBS MA (Cantab) MRCP(UK) is a Consultant Dermatologist at OneWelbeck who consults on all skin and hair conditions. She is an NHS consultant at the internationally renowned Royal Free Hospital in London. She is the Skin Cancer Lead at Royal Free, one of the largest skin cancer services in England. Her main areas of interest include early detection of skin cancer, skin surgery, hair conditions, acne and general dermatology such as eczema, psoriasis and pigmentary disorders.

She studied medicine at University of Cambridge, achieving a Masters in Physiology and Development. She studied clinical medicine at University College London and graduated with distinction amongst numerous other prizes. She ranked second nationally for competitive entry to dermatology specialist training and completed her dermatology training at expert centres including the Royal Free and Royal London Hospitals.

As an experienced dermatology surgeon, Dr Mia has can perform cryotherapy, skin biopsies, curettage and skin excisions, as well as removal of benign lesions such as cysts, skin tags and warts. Dr Mia uses a holistic and personalised approach for all her patients. She is active in research and regularly attends conferences and presents her work nationally and internationally. She is part of an expert group developing national guidelines on skin cancer management. She believes in keeping up to date and bringing scientific excellence to her work to achieve the best results.

Patient testimonial:
‘Dr Mia Jing Gao is so knowledgeable. She was able to answer all my questions and I am confident I have the best advice for my skin now. She is also so reassuring and welcoming, as she knows how these conditions can affect your happiness, and this made me feel a lot better! Having seen various dermatologists before her, I can now see it makes such a difference to consult with someone like Dr Mia who truly cares about their patients.’

Additional Information

Professional awards

  • Distinction in Clinical Practice, University College London
  • British Association of Dermatologist Travel Fellowship Award
  • EADV Eli Lilly Scholarship

Research Highlights

Dr Mia Jing Gao is well published and some examples include the following publications:

  • J Gao, M Rustin “Follicular Mucinosis” in M Lebwohl, W Heyman, J Berth- Jones, I Coulson (eds). Treatment of Skin Disease: Comprehensive Therapeutic Strategies. Sixth Edition. Elsevier Health Sciences 2021
  • J Gao, R Goiriz, S Rajpopat, P Goldsmith. Occupational dermatoses during the second COVID-19 pandemic wave: a UK prospective study of 805 healthcare workers. British Journal of Dermatology. 2021. PMID: 34608626
  • J Gao, J Garioch, M Fadhil, E Tan, S Shah, M Moncrief. Planning slow Mohs excision margins for lentigo maligna: a retrospective non-randomised cohort study comparing reflectance confocal microscopy margin mapping versus visual inspection with dermoscopy. British Journal of Dermatology. 2020 Dec 29. PMID: 33377177.
  • A Spring, D Griffiths, D Nirmal, J Gao, N Marrouche, A Skellett. Identification and management of vulval problems of the postmenopausal woman – Tips and tricks. Post Reprod Health. 2020 Sep;26(3):155-161. PMID: 32997591
  • J Gao, A Mahto. Anti-Androgen Therapy in Female Adult Acne. J Dermatol Res Ther. 2016 2:023.10.23937/2469-5750/1510023