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Dr Tim Clayton

Consultant Paediatric Dermatologist


MBCHB MRCPCH FRCP (Edin) CCT (Dermatology)

Special Interests

Atopic Dermatitis, Vascular Malformations, Epidermolysis Bullosa, Inflammatory skin disease


Tim studied Medicine at Liverpool University and graduated in 1995. Whilst he was a medical student he undertook an elective study in dermatology working in a polyclinic in Bulgaria and another elective attachment in general surgery in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

After graduation Tim undertook general medical training at Manchester Royal Infirmary and completed general professional training in Paediatrics at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool in 2000.

Dr Clayton then worked in Napier, New Zealand as a peadiatrician from 2000 to 2001.

On returning to the UK Tim completed Higher Professional Training in Dermatology at the Leeds Centre for dermatology. As a dermatology resident he was given advanced training in dermatological surgery. Leeds General Infirmary has a worldwide reputation as a centre of excellence for acne and rosacea.

After completion of specialist training in Dermatology, Tim undertook a clinical fellowship in paediatric dermatology, in Dublin (Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children) for which he was awarded a scholarship by the British Society for Paediatric Dermatology.

He has been a consultant paediatric dermatologist since 2007.