Your Consultant



One Ashford Hospital 09:00 – 13:00
Chaucer Hospital Canterbury 14:00 – 19:00

Dr. Andrew Birnie

Speciality: Dermatology

Dr Birnie is a consultant dermatologist specialising in skin cancer and Mohs micrographic surgery 

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 (Mohs Surgery only)
One Ashford 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 in 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
My Fees

My consultation fees are set out below.  Please note these fees do NOT include any investigations, procedures or treatment which incur addional fees by me and the hospital.

Initial consultation £245

Follow up consultation £150

I am registered with AXA PPP and all other private medical insurers (except BUPA) and my fees are compliant with their policies


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