Dr John Mckenna - Belfast Skin Clinic
Dr John Mckenna is a very experienced Consultant Dermatologist and Mohs Micrographic Surgeon. Dr Mckenna treats adults and children with a wide variety of skin problems, as well as operating on complex facial skin cancers.

Appointments (Current and Previous)

  • Consultant Dermatologist and Mohs Micrographic Surgeon, Belfast Trust (March 2021 – present).
  • Consultant Dermatologist and Mohs Micrographic Surgeon, University Hospital Leicester (2008 – 2021)

Education / Training / Qualifications

  • Dermatology Specialist Training (CCT Derm) 2008
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery Fellowship, Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital London 2006/2007.
  • MBChB University of Glasgow
  • MRCP (UK)


Specific Interests:

  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Dermoscopy of skin lesions/ moles


Memberships of any Associations / Committees

  • Member of British Society for Dermatological Surgery (BSDS)- accredited BSDS Mohs surgeon.
  • Member British Association of Dermatologists
  • Member Irish Association of Dermatologists


Recent research/publications 

  • A multicentre study investigating the effect of pre-consent on predicting scar size. Dermatological Surgery 2022 May 1;48(5):577-579.
  • Utilizing tragusotomy to optimise external auditory meatus access for Mohs Micrographic Surgery: A novel approach. Deramatological Surery 2021 Mar 1:47(3):406-408.