Dr Pete Smith

Specialisms:

Dermatology, minor surgery, skin cancer treatment.

Qualifications:

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS)
Diploma Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (DRCOG)
Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP)
Diploma in Practical Dermatology (DPD)
Diploma in Dermoscopy

Career and experience:

Pete graduated from King’s College, London in 1997, and now works as a GP at Corinthian Surgery, St Paul’s Medical Centre, Cheltenham. He has more than 20 years’ experience in dermatology and minor surgical procedures, and has a special interest in skin cancer treatment. Wherever possible, he tries to close wounds with subcutaneous sutures to improve the cosmetic result of the scar. He is a part-time GPSI (GP with a Special Interest) in Dermatology at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Trust. He has Diplomas in Practical Dermatology and in dermoscopy (skin surface microscopy).

Pete says:

“I enjoy chatting to patients during surgery to put them at ease and find out a bit more about them. It’s great to be able to help manage these skin problems, offering important services not available on the NHS.”

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