Dr Veronique Bataille MD PhD FRCP provides treatment for all dermatological conditions, including those in children. She specialises in the treatment of melanoma, other types of skin cancer, atypical mole syndrome, and family cancer syndromes associated with melanoma. Dr Bataille practices at Princess Grace Hospital, London and West Hertfordshire NHS Trust hospitals where she carries out regular dermatological procedures such as excision and curettage of skin cancers as well as diagnostic biopsies. Dr Bataille is the Skin Cancer Lead for her trust and the Network Lead for the Hertfordshire Skin Cancer Task Force. Dr Bataille trained at the Louvain Medical School in Brussels and graduated in July 1985 with magna cum laude. She started her dermatology training at St John's Institute of Dermatology in St Thomas’ Hospital in 1989. In 1993, Dr Bataille had the opportunity to spend several months in the Sydney Melanoma Unit, the busiest in the world. In 1994, she moved to St George's Hospital in London where she spent 2 years as a senior registrar also working in the Pigmented Lesion Clinic and Melanoma Clinic. She then moved to the Imperial Cancer Research Fund in Holborn and the Royal London Hospital as a clinical research fellow where she completed her PhD on the genetic epidemiology of skin and eye melanoma in 1995, funded by Cancer Research UK. Dr Bataille became an accredited Consultant Dermatologist in 1996 and is on the specialist registry for dermatology of the UK General Medical Council. In 1996, she was appointed Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Dermatologist at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry where she continued her interest in the genetics of melanoma and other skin cancers. Dr Bataille became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in May 2000. She has published many high impact articles in peer-reviewed journals and has presented abstracts at many national and international meetings. In 2003, Dr Bataille was appointed as the Dermatology Consultant for L'Oreal Paris. Dr Bataille is also a Senior Clinical Research Fellow at King's College where she carries out her research on the genetics of skin diseases.