Dr Sharmela Darné

01642 854721
August 2012
Special interests
  • Paediatric dermatology
  • Dermatology clinical research
  • Graduated 1997 University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • MRCPCH 2003
  • Dermatology Registrar Northern Deanery (James Cook University Hospital)
Additional information
Publications include:
  • Darné S, Leech SN, Taylor AE. Narrowband Ultraviolet B (NBUVB) phototherapy in children with moderate to severe eczema- a comparative cohort study. Br J Dermatol 2014; 170(1): 150-6.
  • Darné S, Stewart LC, Farr PM, Hampton PJ. Investigation of cutaneous photoadaptation to narrowband ultraviolet B. Br J Dermatol. 170(2): 392-7.
  • Darné S, Hiscutt EL, Seukeran DC. Evaluation of the clinical efficacy of the 1450nm laser acne vulgaris- a randomized split face, investigator-blinded clinical trial. Br J Dermatol. 2011; 165 (6): 1256-62.
  • Rajan N, Ah-Weng A, Darné S, Carmichael AJ. Prospective randomized double- blind cross-over trial of adjuvant dapsone for chronic ordinary urticaria: positive implications for quality of life. Poster: British Association of Dermatologists 90th Annual meeting. Abstract: Brit J Dermatol 2009; 161 (suppl 1) p 101-114. (Responsible for patient recruitment and monitoring).
  • Darné S, Natarajan S, Blasdale C. Do antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA) play a key role in neutrophilic dermatoses? A case of propylthiouracil induced neutrophilic dermatosis. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2009; 35(4): 406-8. Darné S, Horne HL. Leather Suite Dermatitis. Br J Dermatol. 2008; 159:262-64.
  • Darné S, Carmichael AJ. Isolated recurrence of vesicobullous incontinentia pigmenti in a schoolgirl. Br J Dermatol. 2007; 156(3): 600-2.
  • Darné S, Sinclair SA. A sandfly in Surrey? A case of cutaneous leishmaniasis in the United Kingdom without travel to an endemic area. Clin Exp Dermatol.2006; 31 (1):255-6.


Monday University Hospital North Tees paediatric dermatology clinic (alternate weeks) Paediatric dermatology clinics Royal Victoria Infirmary, NCL (alternate weeks)
Tuesday Off Off
Wednesday University Hospital North Tees clinic
Thursday James Cook clinic Biopsy list
Friday Ward round James Cook and University Hospital North Tees clinic Clinical / directorate meetings