Meggitt, Dr. Simon

Dr Simon MeggittConsultant Dermatologist

  • Consultant Dermatologist
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  • GMC Code: 3616956
  • Qualifications: B Med Sci, BM BS, MD, FRCP
  • Special Interests

    Severe atopic eczema; Connective tissue disease and the skin; Drug eruptions; Severe hidradenitis suppurativa; Skin sarcoid.

  • Biography

    Simon Meggitt is a medical dermatologist who received higher training in Newcastle. He runs several multidisciplinary and tertiary referral clinics for the management of complex inflammatory skin diseases. He was awarded an MD with distinction (Azathioprine for atopic eczema, 2006) and British Skin Foundation best researcher prize 2008

    Other roles:

    a) Research: dermatopharmacology; systemic therapies for severe atopic eczema; connective tissue disease, in particular antimalarials for skin lupus 

    b) Course director for Newcastle University undergraduate dermatology  curriculum 

    c) Committee member of British Society for Medical Dermatology responsible for national medical dermatology fellowships

    d) Treasurer of local skin research charity (NESRF)

  • Directorate


  • Hospital Base


  • Clinics Provided

    General dermatology (weekly, RVI); Cutaneous connective tissue disease (fortnightly, RVI); Dermatology/rheumatology connective tissue disease (monthly FRH); Skin/muscle disease clinic (3 monthly, RVI); Dermatology / respiratory, Sarcoid clinic (4 monthly).

  • Simon Meggitt 
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