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Dr Dimalee Herath

Dr Dimalee Herath

MBBS BSc (Hons)

Consultant Dermatologist (Adults)
General and Gynaecological Dermatology
Vulval Dermatology Specialist

GMC Reg no: 4652975

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Dr Dimalee Herath is an experienced, UK trained dermatologist. She treats adult patients with a wide range of general dermatology problems, gynaecological dermatology and skin cancer.

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She is a consultant dermatologist at Croydon Health Services NHS Trust, where she runs general and skin cancer clinics, skin surgery clinics and leads the Vulval Dermatology clinic. In her everyday practice, she works closely with colleagues in gynaecology and is the focal point of referral for Vulval dermatological conditions, such as Lichen Sclerosus and vulvodynia (vulval pain). She is an active member of the skin cancer MDT.

Dr Dimalee Herath is actively involved in educational supervision and teaching, clinical management and participation in clinical audits.

General Dermatology Problems: Dermatitis, psoriasis, skin infections such as athlete’s foot and other fungal infections, cysts, folliculitis, acne, seborrhoeic dermatitis, rosacea, alopecia, nail problems, lichen planus, excessive sweating and lupus.

Gynaecological dermatology: Lichen Sclerosus, vulvodynia (vulval pain)

Skin cancer: Melanoma, Basal Cell Carcinoma, Squamous Cell carcinoma.

Precancerous conditions and pigmented lesions: Actinic keratosis, Bowens disease, Lentigo Maligna and Mole checks

Initial: £300

Follow up: £250

International: £350

International Follow Up: £300

Surgical treatments

Dr Dimalee Herath performs diagnostic skin biopsies when needed for rashes and potential skin cancer diagnoses. She also conducts excision biopsies of skin cancers and treats precancerous lesions, where appropriate, by excision biopsy, curettage, cautery, and cryotherapy (freezing treatment). In addition, she offers benign mole removal, cryosurgery and treatment of skin tags and viral warts.

Dr Herath undertakes medical management of skin problems, such as eczema, psoriasis, seborrhoeic dermatitis, acne, folliculitis, rosacea and skin infections.

Woman´s Dermatology

Dr DImalee Herath undertakes biopsy of woman´s vulval lesions. This is the speciality of gynaecological dermatology, specific to the diagnosis and management of lesions in the vulval and peri-anal area in women.


  • MRCP Royal College of Physicians, London 2003
  • MBBS Imperial College School of Medicine 1999
  • BSc (Hons) Neuroscience University of London 1996


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