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Dr. Andrew Birnie

Speciality: Dermatology

Dr Birnie is a consultant dermatologist specialising in skin cancer and Mohs micrographic surgery  He is the clinical lead for Skin Cancer and Dermatological Surgery in East Kent

Dr Birnie is involved in the Dermatologic and Aesthetic Surgery International League whose main aim is to further the skills of skin surgery to a wider worldwide audience. He has taught in South Africa, Malta, Venice, Dublin and Vienna in addition to regular presentations and teaching in the UK.

Dr Birnie also has set up a monthly dermatology service for the people of Gibraltar.

Dr Birnie does not do as much sport as he would ideally like, but finds time to swim, cycle and occasionally watch Canterbury play rugby (he sponsors the club physio). He has a wife and two daughters.

Private & NHS Treatment

NHS Treatment:

Kent & Canterbury Hospital
William Harvey Hospital

Private Treatment:

BMI Chaucer Hospital
Kent & Canterbury Hospital

Education and Training

University of Bristol BSc (Hons) 1997, MBChB 2000, MRCP (London) 2003


He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in London

Dr Birnie was selected for a fellowship in dermatological surgery at the Welsh Institute of Dermatology n Cardiff where he increased his repertoire of complex closures following the excision of skin cancers and learnt how to perform Mohs micrographic surgery.

Training Programme

Two years in London (including Royal London, UCH and the Hospital for the Tropical Diseases) and five years of Dermatology training in Nottingham

Honorary Senior Lecturer, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Honorary Tutor, Cardiff University Department of Dermatology

Special Interests
  • Dermatology
  • Skin Cancer
  • Dermatological Surgery
  • Mohs micrographic surgery
  • Education, Evidence Based Medicine
  • Sun Protection
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