The London Clinic


  • Dermatology

Sub specialties

  • Pigmented lesions & melanoma
  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Non-surgical needle aponeurotomy (fibrotomy) treatment for Dupuytren’s contracture
  • Rare diseases and second opinions
  • Medical, surgical and laser dermatology

Clinical interests

  • Dupuytren’s contracture by needle aponeurotomy (fibrotomy)
  • Percutaneous retrodermal curettage for axillary hyperhidrosis
  • Mole mapping by total skin photography and serial dermoscopy

Professional profile

Dr Christopher Rowland Payne is Consultant Dermatologist to The London Clinic. He trained in London at St Bartholomew’s, St Thomas’s Westminster Hospitals and in Edinburgh at the Royal Infirmary. Later, he was Professeur Universitaire at the Université de Paris-Creteil and Honorary Consultant Dermatologist to the Royal Marsden Hospital, London Sutton.
He was Founding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology and Secretary-General (and Past President) of the European Society for Cosmetic Aesthetic Dermatology. He is currently Professor of Academic Cosmetic Dermatology at the Universita Roma-Marconi and President of the Royal Society of Medicine Aesthetics Faculty Council.

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Interview with Dr Rowland Payne
Needle fibrotomy for Dupuytren’s contracture
Article in The Times by Dr Thomas Stuttaford
Painless way to uphold Thatcher’s iron grip

Current posts

  • Formerly Honorary Consultant Dermatologist
    Royal Marsden Hospital, London & Sutton

Medical training

Year qualified
  • St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, UK
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Clinic location

27 Devonshire Place, London, W1G 6JF

Clinic times

Monday: 8.30am - 5pm
Tuesday: 8.30am - 5pm
Wednesday: 8.30am - 5pm
Thursday: 8.30am - 5pm
Friday: 8.30am - 5pm


Kristina Babianskaite
020 7224 1228
020 7487 5479

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