Professor Victoria Jolliffe

Dr Vicky Jolliffe

Qualifications: MA (Cantab), FRCP, FRCS(Ed), MRCGP, ARCM

Expertise: General dermatology including acne, eczema, psoriasis, pigmented lesions, acute skin disorders and skin cancers, with a special clinical interest in hair loss (alopecia) and hair disorders

NHS: Barts Health NHS Trust

Adult/Paediatric: Adult


Professor Victoria Jolliffe went up to King’s College, Cambridge to read Classics before changing to Medical Sciences and completing her training at St Mary’s Hosptial, London. She then completed her CCST in Dermatology, Professor Jolliffe worked in Accident and Emergency Medicine and General Practice, providing her with a broad based medical background and understanding of the primary- secondary care interface.

An Honorary Consultant Dermatologist at the Royal London Hospital since 2004, she sees a wide range of dermatological problems ranging from skin cancers, acne and inflammatory dermatoses to drug rashes and complex medical dermatology. She has a special clinical interest in Hair Disorders and established a regional Hair Clinic in 2012.

Educational Lead for the British Hair and Nail Society, she lectures internationally on Hair Disorders and is UK representative for the Pantene Hair Research Institute. She co-authored with Professor Rodney Sinclair ‘Fast Facts- Disorders of the Hair and Nails’ (2013). She has a special interest in e-learning and is UK Course Director for the Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dermatology, a yearlong web –based course aimed at General Practitioners (www.londondermatology.org). She is a Reader in Postgraduate Medical Education at Queen Mary University of London.

Professor Jolliffe has been awarded fellowship or membership of the following professional organisations:

  • British Association of Dermatologists
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • European Academy of Dermato-Venereology
  • British Medical Association
  • British Hair and Nails Society
  • Royal Society of Medicine
  • Chelsea Clinical Society
  • Institute of Trichologists
  • Pantene Hair Research Institute
  • Higher Education Academy

Outside medicine she is most likely to be found playing string quartets and holds the ARCM Diploma in Violin Performance. She lives in London and has 3 children.


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