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Dr Ravi Ratnavel

Dr Ravi Ratnavel
Job title
Consultant Dermatologist
Primary specialtyDermatology
MA (Oxon)
MBBS (Lond)
DM (Oxon)
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Dr Ravi Ratnavel works as a Consultant Dermatologist at the Buckinghamshire Hospitals NHS Trust (Stoke Mandeville, Wycombe and Amersham Hospitals) and is Honorary Consultant at Oxford Radcliffe NHS Trust. He has been clinical lead for the provision of skin cancer treatment services in the region. Dr Ratnavel graduated from Trinity College, Oxford University, prior to embarking upon clinical training at teaching hospitals attached to London and Cambridge Universities. He completed his training in dermatology at St John’s Institute, London where he held the post of Clinical Tutor.
Clinical interests
In 1996, he was awarded a Doctorate of Medicine by Oxford University and received accreditation by the General Medical Council as a Specialist in Dermatology. He became Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) in 2001. Dermatology practice Dr Ratnavel runs a busy clinical practice, working both privately and in the NHS with colleagues in a multi-disciplinary setting, offering a comprehensive dermatology service. Special interests include the medical and surgical treatment of skin cancers and the diagnosis / management of challenging skin eruptions (rashes). Referrals are also taken for acne, hair disorders, and skin allergy.
Research interests
Patients are seen for consultation at a convenient time and scheduled thereafter for skin surgery, allergy tests, laser treatment, photodynamic therapy and in-patient ward treatments as required. Private appointments can be scheduled directly with the relevant hospital clinic as listed below. A referral letter is not essential but is preferred and may be a requirement for claims under health insurance. Late evening consultations are available by appointment. Surgical lists run during the mornings only.
Professional memberships
• British Association of Dermatologists
• Royal Society for Medicine
• American Academy of Dermatology
• EADV - European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
NHS Hospital
Buckinghamshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Private hospital/Private clinic
The Chiltern Hospital
London Road
Great Missenden
HP16 0EN
Dr Ravi Ratnavel
London Road
Great Missenden
HP16 0EN
United Kingdom
Private practice tel:
0845 838 7491
Call for appointments:
01494 890890
0845 838 7492