Dr. Faheem Latheef is one of the UK’s leading and most highly reviewed Dermatologists based at Europe’s largest teaching hospital in Leeds.
He grew up in Sweden and India before moving to the UK to undertake his undergraduate medical training (MBCHB) at the University of Manchester. Having graduated he then undertook his postgraduate training at the Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust rotating through various hospital specialities and culminating in completion of his medical membership exam (MRCP). He then went on to gain a National Training Number to specialise in Dermatology in the Leeds training programme where he developed his interest in Allergy and Skin Cancer. Whilst in Leeds, he completed his Dermatology training (CCST) and also obtained his Dermatology Specialist examination certification (MRCP Dermatology).
Dr Faheem Latheef also works as a private Dermatologist in Leeds and holds weekly private clinics for children and adults at two of the largest private hospitals in the UK, at the Nuffield Health Hospital in the centre of Leeds as well as at the Spire Hospital in Roundhay, Leeds. He is also the preferred Dermatologist for a number of high profile sports teams in the region as well as other corporate and celebrity clients in addition to seeing international patients from various parts of the world who fly in to Leeds.
His main clinical interests are in the subjects of skin allergy, with the use of specialised tests such as cutaneous patch testing and skin prick testing, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers. In his NHS practice he also regularly sees patient with general dermatology and inflammatory skin conditions including Acne, Psoriasis, Eczema, Alopecia, nail disorders and other rashes.
Dr Latheef is held in high esteem by patients and colleagues for his friendly, down to earth, compassionate and caring style and for his emphasis on not just treating the skin but also the mind. He recognises the significant impact that skin conditions can have on mental health and self confidence and thereby always ensures that his patients leave with a complete understanding and holistic treatment plan for their condition.
Treatments & Procedures:
- Allergy testing – cutaneous patch testing and skin prick testing
- Skin cancer diagnosis
- Nail disorders