Dr David Fenton is a consultant dermatologist at St John’s Institute of Dermatology, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital. He has a special interest in diseases of the the hair, scalp and nails which began 30 years ago as a research interest. He carried out the original research into Minoxidil, the first topical hair regrowth solution.
The clinic is the only dedicated NHS hair, scalp and nail clinic in the UK providing effective treatment and support to those suffering from hair loss. Dr Fenton recognises the emotional and psychological impact on sufferers and offers counselling and support as a standard part of the care, alongside thorough investigation of the problem and treatments.
Dr Fenton works closely with support groups such as Alopecia UK and Changing Faces as an adviser. Earlier this year he was awarded an MBE for his services to the treatment of skin and hair disorders.
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“I just want to say thank you to Dr David Fenton (and his team!) for the exceptional care and kindness shown to my son over the last 18 months. His support also to an anxious mother has been tremendous”
“It is always so lovely to see Dr Fenton and I want to thank him for the support, encouragement and kindness he always shows myself and my husband. We really appreciate the time and wise words that he so kindly gave us.”
“I’d like to say thank you to Dr Fenton for being such an amazing doctor for the last 24 years and all his help in treating my alopecia.”
“I am so grateful to Dr Fenton’s gentle ministering and I am so glad to say that with his help my hair has totally grown back now. Although not life-threatening, alopecia was disheartening and I was so pleased to be able to come and see Dr Fenton and be treated so successfully. It is amazing the quackery and suggestions that are out there! I am very lucky.”