About this event

  • Date and time Thu 21 Nov 2019 from 2:30pm to 6:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Dermatology

The Dermatology Section meetings offer trainees the opportunity to present clinical cases to consultants and trainees for discussion and advice. This is a series of meetings throughout the year, the meetings allow discussion of both complex and classical dermatological issues. This meeting is from a series of events relating to dermatology clinical cases. 

Attendance criteria

You can only attend the meeting if you hold a Consultant or training post in Dermatology. You must bring ID with you to show this. Exceptions are made for those who are members of the section (by completing an additional application form) who have made significant contributions to Dermatology and are of good standing in Dermatology and the Profession.

Gerald Levene lecture

Dr. David de Berker, Consultant Dermatologist at University Hospitals Bristol, NHS Foundation Trust will discuss 'Signs and interpretation in nail disease'.


We would like to thank our exhibitor(s):

AbbVie, Almirall, Bioderma, Eucerin (Beiersdorf UK), Janssen-Cilag, LEO Pharma, Lilly UK, L’Oreal, Sanofi and UCB Pharma Ltd

Please note that none of the companies listed have had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of this meeting.

Key speakers

Dr David de Berker

Consultant Dermatologist, University Hospitals Bristol
NHS Foundation Trust

Speaker's biography

Dr David de Berker’s clinical and research interests include skin cancer, disorders and biology of nail, hair microscopy, skin cancer and their surgical treatments and teledermatology. He is chair of the Health Informatics Society of the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) and founder and original president of the British Teledermatology Society. He is past president of the European Nail Society and contributes to a programme of European collaborative nail workshops.

He has published widely and is a contributor on ‘Nails in Rook’s Textbook of Dermatology’, Bologna, ‘Conn’s Current Treatment’, and ‘Scher and Daniel’s Disease of the Nail’. He is an editor of ‘Baran and Dawber’s Management of Nail Disorders’. He has been on the editorial boards of the ‘Journal of Dermatological Therapy’, ‘Clinical and Experimental Dermatology’, the ‘British Journal of Dermatology’, the ‘Journal of Skin Appendage Disorders’ and the ‘Prescriber’.


View the programme

Registration, tea and coffee

Patient viewing

Welcome and introduction
Case 1
Case 2
Case 3
Case 4
Case 5
Gerald Levene lecture

Signs and interpretation in nail disease

Dr David de Berker, Consultant Dermatologist, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust

Case 6
Case 7
Case 8
Case 9
Case 10
Discussion and closing remarks
Close of meeting



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