Our mission at Preston Dermatology & Specialist Centre is to deliver high quality, personalised care in a professional setting. Our patient-centred approach is underpinned by effective communication with patients, their families and our referring doctors. Preston Dermatology specialises in the detection and management of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer. Our team of Dermatologists and Dermatology Nurses use Mohs Surgery, phototherapy (light) treatment, laser and medical treatments as well as other traditional surgical methods to provide a comprehensive treatment strategy.

Conveniently located at the same address, The Cosmetic Clinic by Preston Dermatology, provides personalised skincare, expert advice and tailored treatments that allow you to put your best skin forward.

Our Treatments & Services

General Dermatology

At our clinic, we offer the full range of general dermatology assessment and treatment from Acne to Rosecea.

Skin Cancer Detection

We can assess and manage moles and skin spots and advise on prevention and management of skin cancer.

Mohs Surgery

The most effective cancer treatment available, Mohs has the highest cure rate for the most common skin cancers.

Laser Dermatology

Our medical-grade laser laser is effective for all kinds of skin conditions and can be done without anaesthetic.


Phototherapy is the use of ultraviolet (UV) light in treating medical conditions and skin problems.

Mohs Surgery Patient Video

MEET YOUR Dermatologist


He has extensive experience in surgery of the skin for both skin cancers and non cancerous cosmetic lesions as well as treatment for other forms of skin damage.


Dr Zahra manages all aspects of medical and procedural dermatology with a special interest in skin cancer, hair disorders, acne, psoriasis, eczema, hyperhidrosis, vulval dermatology and pigmentary disorders.

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Preston Dermatology & Specialist Centre specialises in general dermatology, laser dermatology and the detection and management of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer. Our doctors use Mohs surgery, phototherapy (narrow band UV light or UVB), medical grade laser, and can provide tailored advise on all skin concerns. 

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