Dr_Barry_Monk

Dr Barry MONK


Education:City of London School
Jesus College, Cambridge (college exhibitioner and prize-winner)
Westminster Hospital Medical School
Specialist training in Dermatology at the Royal Free and King’s College Hospitals, London

Awards

British Association of Dermatologists’ trainees’ travel scholarship Winner of St John’s Hospital Registrar’s prize,1986 Winner of Samuel Zakon award of the American Association of the History of Dermatology, 2005 Best poster presentation, British Medical Laser Association, 2012

Qualifications

MB BChir (1975) MA (1976) FRCP (1993) Specialist Register of the GMC number 2245867

Past Appointments

  • Consultant Dermatologist, Bedford Hospital NHS Trust, 1987 – 2012
– Clinical lead in Dermatology – Level 9 clinical excellence award – Chairman, Medical Staff Committee – Research and Development Lead – College of Physicians Tutor
  • President, Section of Dermatology, Royal Society of Medicine (2008-2009)
  • President, Dowling Club (2000-2001)
  • Examiner for MRCP examination
  • Visiting Professor, Cranfield University

Societies

  • Member, British Association of Dermatologists
  • International Member, American Academy of Dermatology
  • Founder member and past Chairman, British Skin Laser Study Group

Admitting Rights

BMI Manor  Hospital, Biddenham, Bedford BMI Saxon Clinic, Milton Keynes BMI Three Shires Hospital, Northampton Visiting Consultant to Gibraltar

Publications and experience in Dermatology

Dr Monk has contributed to 5 textbooks, including writing the dermatology sections of the 14th and 15th editions of French’s Index of Differential Diagnosis. Dr Monk is the author or co-author of over 60 papers in peer-reviewed medical publications, as listed in PubMed and Google-Scholar.  A full list of publications can be provided on request. Dr Monk has a broad interest in dermatology, including skin cancer and skin cancer prevention, acne, psoriasis and eczema.  He is also an expert on Laser treatment of the skin.

Medicolegal experience

Dr Monk has had numerous instructions in medicolegal cases in relation to dermatology, skin cancer, Laser treatment, reactions to drugs, psoriasis, eczema and contact dermatitis. Dr Monk acted for the Medical Protection Society in the successful defence of a £5 million claim in the Hong Kong High Court.  He also acted for the Claimant in the highest award ever made against a hairdresser, and for the Claimant in a successful high value ($3 million) claim in the United States. Dr Monk is on the panel of expert witnesses of the General Medical Council.

Consultations

Please note that cases are only seen by referral from your GP or from your consultant (except in Gibraltar, where you may book an appointment directly with the clinic). Dr Monk is on the specialist register of the General Medical Council (GMC number 02245867) Dr Monk is accepted as a specialist in dermatology by all the major medical insurance companies, including BUPA, AXA PPP, WPA, Cigna, etc


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