Tabi Leslie
Tabi Leslie

Consultant Dermatologist


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Tabi Leslie: Profile

Dr Leslie offers private adult and paediatric treatment for all dermatological conditions in her private clinics in Harley Street locations, St John’s Wood and at The Shard. She holds an NHS post as Consultant Dermatologist at the Royal Free Hospital, London.   


Dr Leslie qualified from the University of London at the Royal Free Hospital with intercalated First Class Honours BSc in Neurosciences from University College London (UCL) and Kings College, London. She trained in Dermatology at UCL and Middlesex Hospitals.

In her general dermatology clinics, Dr Leslie has been looking after complicated cases of urticaria (hives), mastocytosis, cutaneous allergy and itch for many years. She also treats all common dermatological conditions, such as acne, rosacea, general rashes, inflammatory skin disorders, moles, precancerous and malignant conditions.

Dr Leslie is the Honorary Secretary Elect at the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD). She sits on the Council of the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) Dermatology Section and is President of the RSM Clinical Immunology and Allergy (CIA) section. Dr Leslie represents the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) on the Joint Specialty Committee for Dermatology and is the RCP advisor on Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in Dermatology. Dr Leslie is an elected Dermatology Board member for the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI).

Dr Leslie practices at The London Clinic (120 Harley Street,) The Portland Hospital for Women and Children (HCA Hospitals), Harley Street Clinic (16 Devonshire Place), The Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth, and London Bridge Hospital at The Shard.

Clinical interests

Dr Leslie practices general adult dermatology as well as taking a special interest in skin cancers and paediatric dermatology. This includes caring for patients with conditions such as:

  • Urticaria
  • Mastocytosis
  • Skin allergies
  • Itching
  • Acne
  • Rosacea
  • Psoriasis
  • Moles
  • Skin Cancers
  • Malignant conditions
  • Precancerous conditions
  • Drug reactions
  • Fungal and bacterial infections
  • Viral skin infections
  • Warts and verrucas
  • Blistering disorders
  • Hair and scalp problems
  • Hair loss
  • Nail conditions
  • General rashes
  • Other inflammatory skin disorders

Research interests

Scientific Research - Dr Leslie frequently attends national and international dermatological meetings to further scientific knowledge and education in dermatology. In 2016, Dr Leslie participated in the International Consensus as a panel member representing the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) for the EAACI/GA 2LEN/EDF/WAO guideline for the definition, classification, diagnosis, and management of urticaria in adults and children, published in 2018. Dr Leslie is on the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) Drugs and Therapeutics Guideline Committee, and is involved in the upcoming BAD Urticaria guideline and the BAD Itch guideline, which was also published 2018. She is also a member of the Guideline Group for the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) Itch guideline (due 2019), as well as a member of the Task Force Pruritus, currently participating in the European Prurigo Project (EPP). 

Publications - Dr Leslie has been an invited author on a number of recent publications, including chapters in the latest editions of Rook’s Textbook of Dermatology (8th ed.) and the Treatment of Skin Disease (5th ed.). She has contributed chapters to textbooks on particular aspects of urticaria and itch, as well as chapters on the use of antihistamines in dermatology treatment handbooks. 

Teaching - Dr Leslie regularly presents to other Dermatologists and Allergists, in order to update her colleagues on the pathophysiology and management of urticaria and itch. She has been an invited speaker at the BAD, EADV, British Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI), British Society of immunology (BSI), British Society of Paediatric Dermatology (BSPD), European Society of Contact Dermatitis (ESCD), American Academy of Dermatologists (AAD) and World Congress of Dermatology (WCD), and at other international, national and regional meetings.

Dr Leslie is also committed to regularly lecturing on all dermatological conditions to medical students, trainees, GPs and nurses. She teaches her specialities of urticaria, mastocytosis and chronic itch to students on the MSc Allergy Course at Imperial College, St Mary’s Hospital, London.

Dr Leslie in the Media

Dr Leslie is a regular spokesperson for the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD). She has advised on sunscreens on BBC Radio 4, involved with Sun Awareness Week. She has appeared in The Telegraph, The Times and The Guardian, to give advice on psoriasis and moisturisers for dry skin and ageing, as well as giving expert advice on acne. (links to BBC radio 4 Inside Health, The Telegraph, The Times and Guardian articles)

Dr Leslie is a featured expert on a number of skincare educational videos, giving advice on a range of dermatological problems, including urticaria and itch.






Click the image to read Dr Leslie's advice for dry skin in The Guardian "Your Skin" supplement

Click the image to view Times article, investigating "The Truth About Beauty Creams"

Click the image to hear Dr 
Leslie speak about sunscreens 
on Inside Health on Radio 4
Read the Telegraph article: "Even models get skin complaints"


I specialise in...

  • General adult dermatology
  • Paediatric dermatology
  • Urticaria / Mastocytosis / Skin Allergy
  • Itching
  • Skin cancers

Professional details


BSc (First Class Hons) Neurosciences, MBBS (Hons), FRCP (London)

Qualified in 1987 in United Kingdom

Registrations and licensing

  • General Medical Council (GMC)

    Registration no.: 3201213
    Date of registration: 01-Aug-1988

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Memberships and associations

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Languages spoken

  • English