Dr Samiya Rahman - Belfast Skin Clinic
Dr Rahman is an experienced Consultant Dermatologist. Dr Rahman's area of expertise include paediatric dermatology, skin cancer, vulval dermatology and general dermatology.

Appointments (Current and Previous)

  • Consultant Dermatologist, Belfast Skin Clinic 2022 – current
  • NHS Consultant Dermatologist, Hereford County Hospital 2018 – 2022
  • Dermatology training at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals and Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield University Hospitals 2013 – 2018

Education / Training / Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science, Sports and Exercise Medicine, Queen Mary University of London, 2007
  • MBBS University of London, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2008
  • MRCP(UK) Membership of Royal College of Physicians, 2013
  • MRCP (Derm) Specialty Certificate in Dermatology, 2016


Specific Interests:

  • Paediatric dermatology
  • Vulval dermatology
  • General dermatology
  • Skin cancer surgery

Memberships of any Associations / Committees

  • Member of the Royal College of physicians
  • British Association of Dermatologists
  • European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
  • North of England Dermatology Society


Recent research/publications 

  • Sub investigator for Dupilumab Monotherapy clinical trials Feb 2016 – Feb 2018
  • S.Rahman, J.Powell, D.Al-Ismail. First reported cases of actinic folliculitis treated successfully with topical retinoid. Clinical and experimental Dermatology (2020)
  • J.M.Thomas, S.Rahman, A.Robson, V.Gudi, A.Ranasinghe. Rosai Dorfman disease manifesting with panniculitis in a white man. British Journal of Dermatology (2015) 173 (Suppl. S1), pp125-136

Awards / Prizes

  • Dermatology Team of the year at the British Medical Journal awards in 2021
  • Best Oral Presentation at Annual Meeting of the British Society of Paediatric Dermatology -Sheffield Nov 2016
  • Research Bursary Sports and Exercise Medicine – Research Advisory Board June 2006