About Dr Natalie Attard

Consultant Dermatologist

Skin Health & Allergy

Sub-specialties: Acne, Rosacea, Skin Infections, Eczema, Mole Checks, Psoriasis, Skin Lesions, Dermatology.

Dr Natalie Attard is a Consultant Dermatologist at OneWelbeck Skin Health & Allergy and Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and consults on all aspects of skin disease including acne and rosacea, infections, eczema, psoriasis, mole checks and other skin lesions.

Overview

Bookings: bookings.skinhealthallergy@onewelbeck.com

Tel: 020 3653 2007

Dr Natalie Attard is a Consultant Dermatologist at OneWelbeck Skin Health & Allergy and Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and consults on all aspects of skin disease including acne and rosacea, infections, eczema, psoriasis, mole checks and other skin lesions.

Areas of Expertise

Dr Natalie Attard performs a range of treatments including:

  • General dermatology
  • Biologic therapy
  • Skin tag removal
  • Mole removal
  • Cryotherapy
  • Skin cancer screening

Some of the conditions she commonly treats are:

About Dr Natalie Attard

Dr Natalie Attard is a Consultant Dermatologist at OneWelbeck Skin Health & Allergy and Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and consults on all aspects of skin disease including acne and rosacea, infections, eczema, psoriasis, mole checks and other skin lesions.

Dr Attard was awarded a Clinical Research Fellowship with Cancer Research UK during her postgraduate training in dermatology, where her research involved the role of immunosuppressant drugs in the hugely elevated incidence of keratinocyte skin cancer in organ transplant recipients.

At St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, she is currently clinical lead for the skin cancer screening clinic and is a fundamental member of the melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer team. In addition to her interest in skin cancer, she is actively involved in education and general dermatology and has achieved various presenter’s prize in Dermatology.

Additional Information

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) in Physiology – 1st class 1994
  • MBChB 1998
  • MRCP 2001

Prizes

  • Hugh Wallace Presentation prize for senior registrars (2010-2011)
  • RSM registrar’s prize for case presentation
  • Presenter prize in the Dermatopathology section of the Annual Meeting of the British Association of Dermatologists
  • Keasby Memorial Bursary – Highest examination mark awarded for Physiology BSc examination

Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London
  • Member of the Royal Society of Medicine
  • Member of the British Association of Dermatologists

Research Highlights

Dr Attard has authored several peer-reviewed journals including:

Key Publications

  • Thiopurines in current medical practice: molecular mechanisms and contributions to therapy-related cancer. Karran P, Attard NR. Nat Rev Cancer. 2008 Jan;8(1):24-36.
  • PTCH mutations in basal cell carcinomas from azathioprine-treated organ transplant recipients. Harwood CA, Attard NR, O’Donovan P, Chambers P, Perrett CM, Proby CM, McGregor JM, Karran P. Br J Cancer. 2008 Oct 21;99(8):1276-84
  • UVA photosensitization of thiopurines and skin cancer in organ transplant recipients. Attard NR and Karran P. Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences. 2012. Jan; 11
  • Reversal of UVA skin photosensitivity and DNA damage in kidney transplant recipients by replacing azathioprine with mycophenolate mofetil. Hofbauer G.F.L, Attard N.R, Harwood C.A, McGregor J.M et al. American Journal of Transplantation.2012 Jan;12(1):218-25.
  • Head and neck melanoma: pattern of sun exposure and histological subtypes. Attard NR. Br J Dermatol. 2015 Mar;172(3):560-1