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Professor Jane Setterfield is a consultant dermatologist and oral medicine specialist. She has expertise in the full range of skin disorders disorders including acne, eczema and skin lesions. She has particular interests in inflammatory disorders eg immunobullous disease, lichen planus, oral mucosal conditions, vulval skin disorders and has also published widely in these areas.

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Specialties and sub-specialties

Oral medicine
Immunobullous and other autoimmune disorders
Inflammatory skin diseases eg eczema, psoriasis, lichen planus
Vulval skin diseases

Professional profile

Professor Jane Setterfield qualified in Dentistry from The Royal London Hospital and in Medicine from University College Hospitals, London. She trained at St John’s Institute of Dermatology and is a specialist in Oral Medicine. She has undertaken clinical research at the University of Connecticut, USA and currently leads a research team at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals, King's College London.

Professor Setterfield’s current posts are as a Professor of Oral and Dermatological Medicine at King’s College London / Honorary Consultant in Dermatology and Oral Medicine Specialist, St John’s Institute of Dermatology & the Department of Oral Medicine, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. She also holds an Honorary Consultant Dermatologist at St Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare Trust.

She has broad expertise in the full range of dermatological diseases including acne, eczema, pigmented lesions, inflammatory skin diseases, autoimmune disorders, skin cancers, blistering conditions as well as oral medicine and vulval disorders.

Her academic and research interests are in the area of mucocutaneous diseases with a particular emphasis on the immunobullous disorders and lichen planus. She has published widely in these areas and speaks nationally and internationally on these topics. She is a member/fellow of many UK and international professional bodies including:

  • British Association of Dermatologists
  • British Society for Medical Dermatology
  • British and European Societies for Oral Medicine
  • Royal Society of Medicine
  • Senior Fellow of King’s Higher Education Academy
  • European Task force for immunobullous diseases
  • European Reference network for rare disease of the skin

Professor Setterfield is a medical advisor for the following patient support groups: Behcets UK and PemFriends

Clinical interests

  • Bullous disease
  • Oral medicine
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Vulval dermatology

Current posts

  • Professor of Oral & Dermatological Medicine Consultant Dermatologist
    King's College London
  • Honorary Consultant Dermatologist
    Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
  • Honorary Consultant Dermatologist
    Imperial College NHS Healthcare Trust

Current teaching posts

  • Lead for Human Diseases
    King's College London Dental School

Medical training

Year qualified 1987


The optimal oral biopsy site for diagnosis of mucous membrane pemphigoid and pemphigus vulgaris
Authors: B Carey, S Joshi, A Abdelghani, J Mee, M Andiappan, J Setterfield
Year: 2019
Published by: British Journal of Dermatology
An Oral Disease Severity Score (ODSS) validated for use in oral pemphigus vulgaris
Authors: M Ormond, H McParland, ANA Donaldson, M Andiappan, RJC Cook, ME Escudier, E Hullah, J Higham, R McMillan, J,Taylor, PJ Shirlaw, SJ Challacombe, JF Setterfield
Year: 2018
Published by: British Journal of Dermatology
British Association of Dermatologists’ guidelines for the management of pemphigus vulgaris 2017
Authors: KE Harman, D Brown, LS Exton, R Groves, PJ Hampton, MF Mohd Mustapa, J Setterfield, PD Yesudian
Year: 2017
Published by: British Journal of Dermatology

Personal interests

Married with three children. Enjoy sailing and skiing.

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