Sophie Grabczynska

Sophie Grabczynska

Consultant Dermatologist

Buckinghamshire

Tel: 01494 422730Email: dermatologysec@btconnect.com

I specialise in...

  • General dermatology
  • Non-melanoma skin cancer
  • Melanoma skin cancer

Accreditation and admitting rights

is an accredited consultant for the following hospitals, clinics and groups...

Sophie Grabczynska

Dr Sophie Grabczynska is a specialist in general dermatology, treating all types of skin complaints including rashes, lumps, ulcers, areas of discolouration or change in pigment of the skin, skin roughness, irritation or sensitivity, skin conditions affecting hair, genital skin in women, paediatric dermatology (children's skin problems), eczema, acne, sun related allergies and problems, skin cancer, cosmetic and non-cosmetic skin surgery, vitiligo, basal cell carcinoma and psoriasis.

Dr Grabczynska works for the NHS as a Consultant Dermatologist at the Buckinghamshire Hospitals NHS Trust (Amersham, Stoke Mandeville and Wycombe Hospitals) where she has a busy clinical practice managing all aspects of skin disease in adults and in children.  She has the full support of a multidisciplinary team and the facilities of a first-class dermatology service. She is also the clinical lead for Paediatric Dermatology in her hospitals. She works as a Private Consultant Dermatologist in Great Missenden, Princes Risborough and Beaconsfield.

Experience

Dr Grabczynska graduated from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School (University of London) in 1990. Her higher specialist training was undertaken in London teaching hospitals, and at the St John's Institute of Dermatology.  She gained specialist accreditation and was awarded a place on the Specialist Register in dermatology by the General Medical Council in 2002.  She was elected a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 2006.

Clinical interests

Dr Grabczynska's special interests include:

General dermatology: Eczema, Dermatitis, Rashes, Itchy skin, Dry skin, Red skin, Inflamed skin, Rosacea, Acne, Spots, Boils, Psoriasis, Phototherapy, Ultraviolet therapy, UVB, PUVA, Urticaria, Hives, Excessive Sweating, Hyperhydrosis, Vulval and Perianal Genital skin problems

Paediatric or children’s skin conditions: Eczema, Dermatitis, Rashes, Birthmarks, Haemangioma

Hair and nail disorders: Hair loss, Baldness, Alopecia, Nail problems

Discolouration of skin: Discoloured skin, Vitiligo, White patches, Dark patches, Hyperpigmentation, Hypopigmentation, Depigmentation

Photosensitivity: Sun sensitivity, Prickly heat, Polymorphic light eruption, PLE

Sun damage and skin cancer: Dermoscopy Mole Check-up, Naevi, Skin cancer, Malignant Melanoma, Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), Basal cell carcinoma (BCC), Bowen’s disease, Sun damage, Solar keratosis, Actinic Keratoses, Photodynamic therapy (PDT), Skin surgery

Lumps and bumps: Seborrhoeic keratosis, Warts, Cysts, Lumps and Bumps, Skin tags, Cryotherapy, Excision of lumps, moles and cysts

The philosophy of her practice is to offer patients modern and up-to-date treatment of their skin problems with a friendly and personal approach to their care, recognising that many dermatology problems require a fine balance of medical treatments and personal support.  All aspects of the patient's health and wellbeing are taken into account in deciding the best management for each individual and every patient has management tailored specifically to their requirements, ensuring both the best clinical experience and patient satisfaction.

Research interests

Dr Grabczynska regularly lectures at academic courses for other doctors and continues to participate actively in research, having in the past engaged in research on new treatments for vitiligo, basal cell carcinoma, psoriasis and childhood eczema. She has over 20 peer reviewed articles.

Professional details

Qualifications

FRCP, MBBS

Qualified in 1990 in United Kingdom

Registrations and licensing

  • General Medical Council (GMC)

    Registration no.: 3462157
    Date of registration: 01-Aug-1991

Memberships and associations

Sophie Grabczynska is a member of the following professional associations and organisations...

British Association of Dermatologists Royal Society of Medicine British Society for Paediatric Dermatology European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) British Society for the Study of Vulval Disease

Languages spoken

  • English

Treatments provided by Sophie Grabczynska

Initial consultation fee: £200

Follow-up consultation fee: £150

Dr Grabczynska offers expert diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of skin conditions including non-melanoma and melanoma skin cancer.

Conditions treated include:

  • Acne
  • Atopic eczema
  • Dermatitis (Contact)
  • Dry and chapped skin
  • Eczema
  • Excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis)
  • Fungal nail
  • Fungal nail infections (onychomycosis)
  • Granuloma annulare
  • Haemangioma
  • Lichen planus and ichenoid eruptions
  • Lichen sclerosus
  • Melanoma
  • Non-melanoma skin cancer
  • Pruritus (itching)
  • Psoriasis
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrhoeic dermatitis
  • Seborrhoeic keratoses
  • Skin cancer
  • Vitiligo

Treatments, operations and tests

  • Consultation with an ENT consultant
  • Excessive Sweating (Hyperhidrosis) Treatment
  • Mole removal
  • Photodynamic therapy (PDT)
  • Skin lesion removal (Cryotherapy)

Locations

Chilterns Dermatology Chambers  

Missenden Abbey
London Road
Great Missenden
Buckinghamshire
HP16 0BD

  • Consulting room
Private secretary: 01494 422730
Main email: dermatologysec@btconnect.com

Other locations I work at

BMI The Chiltern Hospital  

London Road
Great Missenden
Buckinghamshire
HP16 0EN

Private secretary: 01494 422730
Email: dermatologysec@btconnect.com
Hospital email: privatehealth.info@bmihealthcare.co.uk
  • Admitting rights
  • Consulting room

Amersham Hospital  

Whielden Street
Amersham
Buckinghamshire
HP7 0JD

Stoke Mandeville Hospital  

Mandeville Road
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire
HP21 8AL

Wycombe General Hospital  

Queen Alexandra Road
High Wycombe
Buckinghamshire
HP11 2TT

OSD Healthcare  

OSD Healthcare
Boundary Way
Hemel Hempstead
Hertfordshire
HP2 7YU

  • Consulting room

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