HELPING PEOPLE WITH
DR PORTIA GOLDSMITH
Dr Portia Goldsmith has 30 years
of experience in treating skin disease and understands how frightening and miserable skin problems can be. There is usually a lot that can be done to help.
Dr Goldsmith trained at Charing Cross Hospital Medical School and completed her MRCP whilst doing the SHO rotation there. She then enjoyed 2 years as a medical registrar at Barnet General Hospital.
Dr Goldsmith’s dermatology training was largely in London and she was a Wellcome Research Fellow at the Middlesex Hospital where she undertook work into blood flow into the skin and vibration white finger. She has been a Consultant Dermatologist for 21 years.
Dr Goldsmith started as a consultant at the Whittington Hospital for 5 years and for the last 16 has been split between the Royal London Hospital and the Homerton Hospital. Her special interests are Paediatric Dermatology and Contact Allergy but she greatly enjoys General Dermatology. She is also an enthusiastic trainer and teacher in her field.
Expertise: General Dermatology, Skin cancers, Skin lumps
and bumps, Eczema, Psoriasis, Acne, Rosacea, Paediatric Dermatology, Dermatology problems affecting the genital skin, Occupational and Allergic Skin Diseases.
MB BS 1983 Charing Cross
Member of the RCP, British Assoc of Dermatologists, European and British Contact dermatitis Society, Specialist Advisory Committee in Dermatology to the Royal College
Wellcome research Fellow 1992 - 1994 MD on Cutaneous disorders triggered by cold
Clinical lead in Dermatology at the Royal London Hospital (2006 - 2013)
Clinical lead in Dermatology at the Homerton Hospital
2006 - 2018
Chair of training in Dermatology in North Thames
Dr Goldsmith is fully compliant with current GDPR legislation. You can read her privacy notice here.
Dr Goldsmith is a busy clinician who devotes 80% of her time to the NHS and is employed by Barts Health and Homerton University Hospital.
Dr Goldsmith undertakes two private clinics a week. New patients are allocated 30 minutes and follow ups 15minutes. Dr Goldsmith is a recognised Dermatology by all major health insurance providers including BUPA, AVIVA, PPP etc.
Undertakes mole checks and skin cancer checks and does simple skin excisions and skin biopsies under local anaesthetic.
Diagnosis and treatment
of skin conditions such as rashes, eczema, psoriasis, urticaria, acne, rosacea,
skin lumps and bumps,
scalp, hair and nail problems. Extensive experience
in treating dermatological problems in people with pigmented skins.
Referral for patch testing and phototherapy when needed.
Diagnosis and treatment
of skin problems in babies, children and teenagers. Extensive experience
in treating eczema and
has close links with paediatric allergists.
Monday evenings from 1815 - 2000hours