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Dr Swale is a Consultant Dermatologist specialising in moles, lesions and skin cancer. I also have a special interest in vulval disease.

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Specialties and sub-specialties

General Dermatology
Vulval conditions
Moles and mole mapping

Professional profile

After a background in general medicine, Dr Victoria Swale started her training in Dermatology in 1996. 

Dr Swale trained in several excellent London teaching hospitals, and achieved an MD from the University of London for her research into genetic conditions and the skin. She took up her post as Consultant Dermatologist at the Royal Free Hospital in 2004, and combined that post with a locum Consultant role in Skin Pathology since 2006. 

Dr Swale has a special interest in the diagnosis of moles and other benign and malignant skin lesions using Dermoscopy, and use of mole mapping for monitoring. She also has a special interest in the management of vulval conditions such as lichen sclerosus.

Dr Swale was Senior Judge for the British Association of Dermatologists' Annual Conference in 2017, and again in 2019. She is a member of Council for the British Society for the Study of Vulval Diseases. Dr Swale has been involved in setting Dermatology exam questions for professional exams since 2006. She is involved in post-graduate teaching, and lecture regularly in both Dermatology and Dermatopathology.

Clinical interests

  • Acne, eczema, and other inflammatory skin conditions
  • Diagnosis of skin lesions
  • Hair and nail conditions

Current posts

  • Consultant Dermatologist
    Royal Free London NHS Trust
  • locum consultant Dermatologist
    Royal Free London NHS Trust
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer
    University College London Medical School
  • Dermatopathology teaching lead
    Royal Free London NHS Trust
  • Faculty Member and Lecturer
    Oxbridge Medica

Medical training

Year qualified 1992
  • University of Southampton Medical School 1992

Languages spoken


Personal interests

Dr Victoria Swale is interested in theatre and classical music, and plays the flute and piano. She enjoys cooking, travel, walking and rock climbing. She has three daughters, one of whom had severe eczema for some years, so has personal experience as well as professional training in managing challenging skin conditions.