Dr Wedad Abdelrahman is a fully qualified UK-trained consultant dermatologist, registered with the General Medical Council with a special interest in paediatric and medical dermatology.
After graduating from Queen’s University of Belfast with distinction, she completed her four year speciality training programme in the Northern Ireland deanery. Before completing training, Dr. Abdelrahman embarked on a prestigious fellowship on Therapeutic Use of Laser working alongside plastic surgeons at one of the UK leading centres for Burns and Plastic Surgery in Swansea. She was the second dermatologist in the UK to achieve this. In 2018 Dr Abdelrahman went on to complete a sought-after fellowship in medical dermatology at St John’s Institute, looking after medically complex patients with inflammatory and immunobullous skin diseases. She now works as a full time consultant dermatologist at St John’s running paediatric and adult clinics as well as tertiary specialist clinics in immunobullous skin diseases, hidradenitis suppurativa and epidermolysis bullosa.
Dr. Abdelrahman has published and presented extensively, both at a national and international level. Currently she is involved in a number of clinical trials at St John’s Institute with a focus in hidradenitis suppurativa and paediatric psoriasis where she is the national chief investigator for a commercial clinical trial: A Randomized, Active-Controlled, Efficacy Assessor-Blinded Study to Evaluate Pharmacokinetics, Safety and Efficacy of Risankizumab in Patients from 6 to Less than 18 Years of Age with Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis.
She has a keen interest in medical education and holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Clinical Education affiliated with Queen’s University of Belfast. Dr Abdelrahman is extensively involved in teaching of undergraduates from King’s College London as well as postgraduates on the MSc programme in Clinical Dermatology.