Richard E Ashton MA, MB, BChir, MD, FRCP(UK)
Consultant Dermatologist, South Hampshire; (Fareham, Southampton, Winchester, Portsmouth, Isle of Wight).

Face to face consultations are now taking place.

General Dermatologist with special interest in Skin Cancer.  Co-author of Differential Diagnosis in Dermatology.

Dr Richard Ashton practices at the Kaizen Clinic (Warsash SO31 9FH), in Titchfield and on the Isle of Wight

Dr Richard Ashton is a consultant for the NHS on the Isle of Wight.

Dr Richard Ashton has been a consultant for 35 years in General Dermatology (treatment of eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, acne etc), with a special interest in surgical dermatology (skin cancer, moles, cyst and other benign lesion). 

Dr Richard Ashton graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge and then studied medicine at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital in London, qualifying in 1974.  His dermatology training involved time at the Royal South Hants Hospital, St. John’s Hospital for Diseases of the Skin in Leicester Square London, the University of California, Los Angeles where he carried out research into the effects of retinoids on the skin.  He completed a Doctorate in Medicine on this subject in 1991.  He was consultant dermatologist to the Royal Navy till 2006, retiring as a Surgeon Captain, and subsequently at Portsmouth NHS Trust till 2011. He now works privately and for the Lighthouse Clinic in Newport, Isle of Wight as consultant forl NHS patients on the Island.

He is an author (with Dr Barbara Leppard) of the best selling book Differential Diagnosis in Dermatology, written for General Practitioners, nurses and other non-specialists.

© Richard Ashton, 2009
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