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Dr Davide Altamura

Dr Davide Altamura


Dermatology Consultant

Dr Altamura is a general dermatologist with an interest in skin cancers and management of pigmented skin lesions (‘mole mapping‘), along with skin and aesthetic surgery. He is currently based in Essex at the NHS Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow.
Dr Altamura graduated from the University of L’Aquila, Italy in 2003 and undertook postgraduate training in dermatology, achieving recognition on the GMC Specialist Register in 2014.

Following his training in dermatology, Dr Altamura undertook a research fellowship at the Sydney Melanoma Diagnostic Centre, Sydney, Australia, specialising in early detection and management of melanoma. He has published internationally recognised scientific articles on the topics of dermoscopy, management of pigmented skin lesions and early diagnosis of skin cancer.
Since 2009, Dr Altamura has worked in pigmented skin lesion clinics and multi-disciplinary melanoma services for various NHS Trusts, including Leeds General Infirmary, Ipswich Hospital and Princess Alexandra Hospital. In 2014, Dr Altamura was awarded a Master of Dermato-Surgery from the University of Siena, Italy and he is a member of the British Association of Dermatologists.

• Skin cancers
• Management of pigmented skin lesions (‘mole mapping’)
• General dermatology in patients, including adults and paediatrics
• Skin and aesthetic surgery.

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