Dr Faisal Ali

Dr Faisal Ali is a Consultant Dermatologist and Dermatological Surgeon.


He graduated from Trinity College, University of Cambridge, with a Double First in pre-clinical medicine before completing clinical studies at Christ Church, University of Oxford. After junior medical training in London, he undertook dermatology training in Manchester. He was awarded his Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in dermatology and is on the GMC Specialist Register.


Dr Ali then completed a highly competitive advanced dermatological surgery fellowship (including Mohs micrographic surgery and laser dermatology) in the world-renowned St Johns Institute of Dermatology based in Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, London. He continues to work there as a Mohs micrographic surgeon. He was awarded the British Cosmetic Dermatology fellowship to study skin pigmentation disorders in the National Skin Centre, Singapore.


Dr Ali has diverse research training with a PhD from the University of Cambridge, over 120 academic publications and over 50 presentations at national/international conferences. This includes articles in Nature, Science, BMJ, The Lancet and the New England Journal of Medicine. He has been awarded multiple prizes and scholarships throughout his career.


He currently sees both adults and children in clinic, dealing with all aspects of medical and surgical dermatology. He undertakes skin surgery in Macclesfield and continues to perform Mohs micrographic surgery regularly in other centres.