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Dr Jonathan Bowling Consultant, Doctor


Dr Jonathan Bowling is the Consultant Dermatologist carrying out his private practice at The Foscote Private Hospital.

He has a keen interest in telemedicine and teledermatology, contributing for the last 3 years to the NHS Choices online clinic on skin condition as well as providing a teledermatology for Shropshire.

His research interests include the development of a validated scoring system for determining diagnosis accuracy in skin cancer screening clinics. The research was recently published and available to download here.

Dr Bowling has expertise in general dermatology including eczema, psoriasis, acne rashes and skin infections such as viral warts and impetigo. He has a particular interest in mole screening, mole mapping, and the early diagnosis and treatment of melanoma.

He has provided treatments in dermatology, dermoscopy, mole mapping, skin cancer screening, melanoma diagnosis, skin surgery and cryotherapy to warts.

He was the clinical lead for dermatology in Oxford, the skin cancer lead for Oxford and the past chair of the West Thames Valley specialist skin cancer MDT.

With over 20 years of experience in the field, he is a recognised expert on skin cancer diagnosis and is invite to lecture the subject throughout the UK and Europe.

Dr Bowling has published extensively on skin cancer and is the author of the award winning textbook ‘Diagnosis Dermoscopy: The Illustrated guide,’ published by Wile-Blackwell. The textbook is used worldwide and has been translated into Russian and Portuguese. He has contributed to many publications and book chapters, including chapters on the emerging medical field of teledermatology and teledermoscopy.