Por qué es un doctor de primer nivel/Professional statement/Perché è un dottore di prim’ordine

Dr Ravi Ratnavel is a leading consultant dermatologist based on Harley Street, London and in Buckinghamshire. He is renowned for his professional, expert and friendly service. His expertise covers all aspects of dermatology, including skin cancer; hair, skin and nail disorders; acne; difficult rashes; suspicious moles and psoriasis. He also provides a paediatric service for children's rashes and other skin conditions. What's more, he's also highly skilled at performing both surgical and non-surgical skin procedures.

His primary medical education took place at Oxford University, and after his studies, his practical training took place at university hospitals associated with London and Cambridge universities. When it comes to his speciality training in dermatology, Dr Ratnavel has trained at the world-renowned St John's Institute for Dermatology in London. With his first-class training, over 30 years of experience working for the NHS and many years in the private health sector, he has developed expertise that he uses to provide care of the highest quality to all his patients. 

His special interest in skin cancer underpinned his research studies for a doctoral thesis and subsequently was put to clinical use in establishing specialist multi-disciplinary skin cancer services for the Buckinghamshire and Oxford regions, where he acted as the Clinical Lead for several years.

Especialista en

Skin diseases


Skin cancer

What is skin cancer? Skin cancer is one of the most commonly occuring types of cancer. There are certain types of skin cancer. There are &l...


What is acne? Acne, otherwise known as acne vulgaris is a very common skin condition, usually feat...


What is alopecia? Alopecia is the medical term for ...

Paediatric dermatology

What is paediatric dermatology? Paediatric dermatology is a dermatology subspeciality that studies, prevents, and treats skin conditions occuri...

Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Acne
  • Acne scars
  • Allergy testing
  • Alopecia
  • Angioma
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Botulinum toxin (Botox™)
  • Cellulite
  • Cellulitis
  • Cryosurgery
  • Cryotherapy
  • Dandruff and seborrhea
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatopathology
  • Dermoscopy
  • Foot fungus
  • Genital warts
  • Haemangioma
  • Herpes
  • Hirsutism
  • Human papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Keloid scars
  • Lichen sclerosus
  • Lupus
  • Melanoma
  • Melasma
  • Molluscum contagiosum
  • Nail diseases
  • Onychomycosis
  • Paediatric dermatology
  • Pemphigus
  • Pruritus (itchy skin)
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Scars
  • Seborroheic dermatitis
  • Shingles (herpes zoster)
  • Skin allergies
  • Skin cancer
  • Skin diseases
  • Skin fungus
  • Skin infections
  • Skin patches
  • Solar urticaria
  • Sun allergy
  • Toxicoderma
  • Trichology
  • Warts
  • Wrinkles

Pide cita ahora


  • 25 Harley Street
    25 Harley Street W1G 9QW - London (W1G Marylebone London)
    (+44) 02070318787
  • Spire Thames Valley Hospital
    Wexham Street SL3 6NH - Slough
    (+44) 02070318787
  • Define Clinic
    Wendover House, 24 London End HP9 2JH - Beaconsfield (Slough)
    (+44) 02070318787
  • e-Consultation
    0 -

¿Tienes alguna duda?
Nuestro equipo médico está encantado de atenderte

Valoraciones de pacientes


Es un servicio de mensajería privada y videoconferencia que te permite realizar una consulta médica conmigo en cualquier momento y lugar./A private messaging and video conference service that allows you to contact the best doctors at any time and place./È un servizio di messaggistica privata e videoconferenza che ti permette di contattare i migliori medici in ogni momento e in qualsiasi luogo.




Nail disorders: how should they be treated?
Whether it's nail psoriasis, paronychia, onychogryphosis, or fungal infections, there is a myriad of ways our nails can be affected, and what's ironic is that it's a part of our body that is often overlooked. It's often important that they're treated promptly. In this latest Q&A, the highly regarded dermatologist, Dr Ravi Ratnavel, spoke to us about nail disorders, more specifically fungal and bacterial infections. Discover some home remedies for your niggling nail disorders in this article.
Read more
Alopecia: diagnosis and treatment
Approximately 15 out of 10,000 people in the UK have alopecia. We recently spoke to Dr Ravi Ratnaval, an expert dermatologist, to find out about this condition, what the signs/symptoms are, how it's diagnosed and how it can be treated.
Read more
Late adult acne in females: what can be done?
Scarring, redness and inflammation are just a few of the attributes of acne that can impact mental health and self-confidence. Whilst we typically associate acne with teenagers, it can occur in our adult years too. In his latest article, leading dermatologist Dr Ravi Ratnavel explains how acne in adulthood differs, what the causes are and how the condition can be treated.
Read more