Dr Susannah Baron


Consultant Dermatologist

Dr Susannah Baron is a Consultant Dermatologist at One Ashford Hospital, specialising in paediatric dermatology, acne and atopic eczema.

Clinical Interests

  • Paediatric Dermatology
  • Acne
  • Eczema
  • Psoriasis
  • Skin cancer
  • Mole checks
  • Hair loss

Year Qualified


NHS Base

St John’s Institute of Dermatology, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Susannah Baron


Consultant Dermatologist

Professional Profile

Dr Susannah Baron qualified from Bristol University in 1992, and is a Consultant Dermatologist at the world-renowned St John’s Institute of Dermatology at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital in London.


Prior to this, she was a Consultant in East Kent from 2007 – 2015 and established and led the Paediatric Dermatology service across East Kent.  Dr Baron was at the forefront of Dermatology education and established a new Dermatology specialist training rotation in East Kent and was Dermatology Training Programme Director for Kent, Sussex and Surrey Deanery (2009-2014).


Dr Baron’s specialist interests and expertise include the best management for acne, eczema and psoriasis in children, teenagers and adults.  At St John’s she joint leads the paediatric severe eczema service and is involved with research and clinical trials using newly available treatments for children with moderate to severe disease.


Dr Baron has extensive experience in all areas of skin disease in adults and children including inflammatory skin disease (acne, eczema, psoriasis), suspected skin cancers, sun damage, mole checks, benign mole removal, hair problems, urticaria, sun provoked rashes. She is an experienced surgeon in adults and children under local anaesthetic.


Dr Baron takes a holistic view to treatment and recognises the great psychosocial impact of skin disease on peoples’ lives.  Dr Baron is chair of Psychodermatology UK and is treasurer of the British Society of Paediatric Dermatology and has established a new national paediatric Psychodermatology service at St John’s Institute of Dermatology to drive forward support, understanding and research in psychological morbidity and best treatment for children, adolescents and adults suffering from skin disease.


Dr Baron is a regularly invited national and international lecturer and was an invited author for 2 book chapters; prescribing in children for the Handbook of Systemic Drug Treatment in Dermatology (2nd edition) and paediatric Psychodermatology in Practical Psychodermatology (in press).

Children and Young People

Dr Baron sees patients under the age of 16 for consultations.

Dr Susannah Baron


Consultant Dermatologist

Research Interests

Dr Baron is an academic at Kings College London and is involved in population based research and clinical trials with a focus on atopic eczema.  She is co-investigator on of the UK-Irish TREatment of severe eczema in children Trial (TREAT), which compares ciclosporine with methotrexate in children with recalcitrant atopic eczema, co-investigator of the UK-Irish Atopic Eczema Systemic Therapy Register (A*STAR) and co-investigator in 2 other studies treating children with severe atopic eczema with new biologic treatments.  She is currently part of an academic collaberative group investigating the neuro-cutaneous axis in atopic eczema in children.


Further details can be found here


Dr Susannah Baron, Consultant Dermatologist at One Ashford Hospital in Kent
Hospital Information

Hospital: One Ashford Hospital

Tel: 01233 423 000

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