Dr Magnus Lynch MA(Cantab) DPhil(Oxon) MRCS MRCP(Derm) is a Consultant Dermatologist and Mohs surgeon. He is highly experienced in all aspects of dermatology with a particular interest in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer. He is a consultant Mohs Surgeon at St John's Institute of Dermatology, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, London - an internationally recognised centre of excellence for the treatment of skin disease - and is also a consultant in the specialist melanoma unit.
Dr Lynch was a scholar at Christ’s College, Cambridge and graduated in medicine in 2003. He subsequently passed membership examinations for both the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of Surgeons and completed specialist training in Dermatology at the internationally renowned St John’s Institute of Dermatology, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, gaining entry to the GMC specialist register in 2017. After completion of training in Dermatology, he undertook a highly competitive fellowship in Mohs surgery and advanced Dermatological surgery at St John's Institute of Dermatology.
In addition to his clinical work, Dr Lynch has a strong interest in skin research. During his training he completed a PhD at the Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford and was awarded a prestigious Academic Clinical Lectureship at St John’s Institute of Dermatology where he performed postdoctoral research in the laboratory of Professor Fiona Watt, King’s College London. This work led to multiple high impact publications and he was awarded the Hugh Wallace Prize by the Dermatology section of the Royal Society of Medicine.
He continues to be actively involved in skin research and is a Senior Lecturer at King’s College London where he leads a research team investigating cellular biology of the skin and the role of artificial intelligence in dermatology.
Dr Lynch is available to see private patients at 55 Harley Street, Guy's Hospital and Online and is recognised by all major UK health insurance providers.
Dr Lynch has a particular interest in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer. He is a consultant in the specialist melanoma clinic at St John's Institute of Dermatoogy and offers mole checks, mole mapping and full skin examinations. Skin lesions are evaluated by Dermoscopy (skin surface microscopy).
Dr Lynch is a fellowship-trained Dermatological Surgeon and performs a high volume of Mohs surgery and facial reconstructive surgery cases. He is one of a very small number of Mohs surgeons in the UK to have passed membership examinations for the Royal College of Surgeons in addition to the Royal College of Physicians.
Dr Lynch understands the devastating impact that acne can have. During your consultation he will take the time to understand your concerns and work with you to agree a treatment plan. In almost all cases even severe acne can be effectively treated.
Dr Lynch has performed thousands of skin surgery procedures both for the treatment of skin cancer and for benign skin lesion such as skin tags, cysts, keloids and lipomas. He completed a fellowship in Mohs surgery and advanced Dermatogical Surgery at St John's Institute of Dermatology and is one of a very small number of dermatologists to have passed membership examinations for both the Royal College of Surgeons and the Royal College of Physicians.
Medical Dermatology encompasses the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the skin, hair and nails. Conditions treated include eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, rashes, hair loss and pigmentary disorders such as vitiligo and melasma.
Dr Lynch recognises that it may be difficult to travel to Harley Street, particularly in view of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, and offers online consultations for both new and follow up appointments.
Dr Lynch is available to see private patients at 55 Harley Street within the Skin55 Clinic. Located within a beautiful Edwardian building on the world-famous Harley Street, this is the largest private dermatology facility in the UK with access to state of the art diagnostic and treatment facilities. His goal is to understand your concerns in a relaxed and comfortable environment and work with you to agree a treatment plan. The nearest tube stops are Bond Street and Oxford Circus from which the clinic is a few minutes walk. Parking is available outside the door (pay by phone) or an underground car park is nearby on Cavendish Square.
Dr Lynch is also able to see private patients at Guy's Hospital and online. Mohs Surgery is performed in the well-equipped surgical suite at the Harley Street Dermatology Clinic.
In person consultations follow government guidelines to minimize the risk of Covid-19 transmission. The fee for a new consultation on Harley Street is £230 and the fee for an online consultation is £160. Other fees are listed here. Dr Lynch is recognised by all major medical insurance companies.