Husain, Dr Akhtar

Dr Akhtar HusainConsultant Dermatopathologist

  • Consultant Dermatopathologist
  • Tel: 0191 282 9440
  • GMC Code: 4168557
  • Qualifications: MBBS, DCP, FRCPath
  • Special Interests

    Melanocytic lesions; skin cancers; management/leadership; appraisals.

  • Biography

    I have over 26 years experience of surgical pathology.

    I am currently the Lead Dermatopathologist and deputy Clinical Director for Laboratory Medicine. Previously, I was the Clinical Head of Cellular Pathology for over four years.

    My clinical interests include benign and malignant melanocytic lesions, and skin cancers. My main speciality is dermatopathology and I work closely with dermatologists, dermatological surgeons and plastic surgeons. Urological pathology is my second speciality.

    Among my other professional activities, I am an RCPath examiner, Appraisal Lead for the Directorate and member of the Conjoint Board of RCPath. My other passion is Management and Leadership, attended various leadership courses and awarded a fellowship, jointly by RCPath and DoH.

  • Directorate

    Laboratory Medicine

  • Hospital Base


  • Name of Secretary
    Rachael Hughes 0191 282 4855
  • Any other Information

    I enjoy watching films, reading books and spending time with the family.

  • Akhtar Husain 
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