Meet the Team

The dermatology team

Dr Jaskiran Azad – associate specialist
Secretary: Emma Finnegan – tel 01642 854709
Special interests: Vulval dermatoses; skin surgery; audit

Dr Andrew J Carmichael – clinical director
Secretary: Tracy Smith – tel 01642 854721
Special interests: Undergraduate education; training junior medical staff; dermatology in internal medicine and genodermatoses

Dr Pippa Cousen – consultant
Secretary: Lisa Spencer – tel 01642 854720
Special interests: General dermatology; contact dermatitis

Dr Sharmela Darné – consultant
Secretary: Tracy Smith – tel 01642 854721
Special interests: Paediatric dermatology; general dermatology; skin surgery; research

Dr Robert Ellis – Consultant
Secretary Lisa Spencer – tel 01642 854720
Special interests: melanoma; surgery; research; undergraduate education

Dr Sivakumar Natarajan
Secretary: Sam Rowell – tel 01642 854844
Special interests: Paediatric dermatology; general dermatology

Dr Daron Seukeran
Secretary: Liz Earley tel 01642 854701
Special interests: Laser surgery, skin surgery; difficult acne, GP education

Consultants who’s who

Dr Jaskiran Azad

Telephone
01642 854709
Special interests
  • Vulval dermatology - weekly clinic and monthly combined clinic with gynae-oncologist
  • Skin cancer - surgery
  • Lasers

Dr Andrew J Carmichael

Telephone
01642 854721
Special interests
  • Undergraduate and post graduate education
  • Dermatology in internal medicine
  • Quarterly genodermatoses clinic

Dr Pippa Cousen

Telephone
01642 854720
Special interests
  • General dermatology
  • Contact dermatitis

Dr Sharmela Darné

Telephone
01642 854721
Special interests
  • Paediatric dermatology
  • Dermatology clinical research

Dr Rob Ellis

Telephone
01642 854720 James Cook / 01642 624550 North Tees
Special interests
  • Undergraduate education
  • Melanoma and other skin cancers
  • Dermatology research

Dr Sivakumar Natarajan

Telephone
01642 854844 James Cook / 01429 522583 Hartlepool
Special interests
  • Paediatric dermatology
  • Lasers
  • Undergraduate and post graduate education

Dr Daron Seukeran

Telephone
01642 854844
Special interests
  • Laser surgery - with special interest in vascular malformation, acne scarring.
  • Education of general practitioners.
  • Dermatological surgery
  • Difficult acne
  • Audit co-ordinator and organising teledermatology project and dermatology training for GPs