Dr Archana Rao


Consultant Dermatologist

GMC number: 6119291

Tel: 020 8934 6473

Professional background

Dr Archana Rao has a decade of experience in dermatology in the United Kingdom as well as overseas. Her initial training was in Mumbai, India where she worked predominately with ethnic skin. Later she trained in dermatology and dermatosurgery at Imperial College, London (Chelsea & Westminster and Ealing hospitals).

Archana has won several scholarships in dermatology by the European Academy of Dermatologists. She was awarded a gold medal for her study on the dermatoscope on ethnic skin by the Indian Association of Dermatologists. She has presented papers at various international meetings such as the European Academy of Dermatology and European Hair Research Society. She has been actively involved in teaching, especially to the local GP community and has taught dermatology to junior colleagues on courses nationally.

Archana has been appointed Consultant at Kingston Hospital NHS Trust since March 2014 and has helped develop the community clinic at Rayne’s Park Health Centre to a high standard of care for the local community.

Her areas of interest include dermatosurgery (mole removal), acne, ethnic skin and hair disorders.

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