Dr John McKenna GMC: 4613923
MB ChB 1999 University of Glasgow
I am a Consultant Dermatologist experienced in the diagnosis and care of all aspects of skin problems. I have particular expertise in the early diagnosis and the surgical management of skin cancers.
I graduated from Glasgow University. I completed my specialist dermatology training in Belfast where I was involved in research to improve computed assisted diagnosis of melanoma. I then went on to train in additional advanced dermatological surgery, lasers, and Mohs micrographic surgery for complex skin cancers in St Thomas' Hospital, London. I am one of only a few consultants in the UK that have completed a prestigious Mohs Micrographic Surgery training fellowship in addition to their general dermatology training.
I moved to Leicester in July 2008 after being appointed as a Consultant Dermatologist with a specialist interest in dermatological surgery and skin cancer at Leicester Royal Infirmary. I quickly set up a much needed Mohs Micrographic Surgery service permitting access to this specialised treatment to patients across the region.
I am the Deputy Lead for the Comprehensive Local Research Network for Leicester, Northampton, and Rutland. I promote research and recruit to several national research studies, particularly in Psoriasis and Acne. I am also a collaborator in on-going research into Keloid scarring and experimental medical imaging of Basal Cell Carcinoma.