Dr Tony Downs - Consultant Dermatolgist, Mount Stuart Hospital, Devon

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Dr Tony Downs - Dermatology

Mr Tony Downs is a Consultant Dermatologist in Torquay, Devon

Clinical interests

The numerous types of skin diseases and their variable presentations make diagnosing and treating dermatology conditions challenging. The goals are to find an experienced opinion, and be given a clear management strategy that builds confidence in that opinion for both the patient and the patient’s GP.
Dr Tony Downs is an experienced consultant dermatologist providing advice and treatment in all aspects of medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology.

Areas of expertise include:

Skin cancer
Simple and advanced skin surgery
Laser treatment of the skin
Allergic contact dermatitis

Academic background

Dr Downs was appointed consultant dermatologist at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Trust hospital in 2003.  He has a national reputation in postgraduate teaching of dermatology to GPs and an active research portfolio in psoriasis, acne and lasers, having published over 100 articles in peer-reviewed medical journals.

Professional Memberships

Member of the British Association of Dermatologists, the British Society of Dermatology Surgeons and the American Academy of Dermatologists.

NHS base

Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust hospital