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Dr Anthony Bewley

Consultant Dermatologist

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Dr Anthony Bewley BA (Hons), FRCP, is a Consultant Dermatologist at Barts Health (The Royal London Hospital and Whipps Cross University Hospitals NHS Trust) and a Honoary Professor of Dermatology Queen Mary University London. He qualified from Bristol University Medical School in 1987 and has trained in general dermatology in London, becoming a consultant in 1996. Dr Bewley has developed an interest in how the skin interacts with the brain and the mind. He has a specialist clinic with a multidisciplinary team at least every week at the Royal London Hospital, which was awarded ‘BMJ Dermatology Team of the Year’ in 2017. He is also President of ESDaP (

Dr Bewley has written many peer reviewed papers, chapters and textbooks on a variety of skin disease, and continues in active dermatology research. He is the co-author of Practical Psychodermatology (Wiley 2014) and a range of other texts. Dr Bewley is the secretary of the European Society for Dermatology and Psychiatry and co-chair of Psychoderematology UK. He also writes Twitter updates on current psychodermatology training events using #psychodermatologyuk.

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Medical Experience

Consultant Dermatologist – Barts and the London NHS Trust

President – European Society for Dermatology and Psychiatry

Honorary Professor – Queen Mary University of London

Consultant Dermatologist – Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS Trust

Training & Qualifications


Specialisms and Areas of Interest

Consultant Dermatologist


Practical Psychodermatology – Anthony Bewlet / Ruth E.Taylor / Jason Reichenberg / Michelle Magid


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