Dr Ramia Mokbel is a substantive consultant dermatologist with a special interest in skin cancer at St Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust in London. She is also an honorary senior lecturer at Imperial College, London.
Dr Mokbel is skilled in the assessment of suspicious moles and lesions using advanced dermoscopy and offers a very high technology full body mole mapping service. She also provides biopsy and skin surgery, where necessary.
Dr Mokbel’s other clinical interests include the management of acne and rosacea, psoriasis and eczema. She is also highly experienced in the management of paediatric skin conditions.
Dr Mokbel completed her dermatology training at Barts NHS Trust and the Royal Free Hospital in London.
Dr Mokbel is also an honorary senior clinical lecturer at the Queen Mary University MSC Aesthetic Medicine in London, where she is also a co-module lead to Lasers and Energy Based-Devices.
She was awarded a distinction in Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dermatology at Queen Mary University of London in July 2012 and received her medical training at a number of large teaching hospitals including John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading, the London Chest Hospital and the Royal London Hospital. Dr Mokbel was appointed as a clinical research fellow in oncoplastic breast surgery (2004-2006) at St George’s Hospital in London, where she released a number of important publications and advanced her surgical skills.
Dermatology, skin cancer and dermoscopy, body mole mapping, skin surgery, acne, psoriasis, eczema
Research & publications
Dr Mokbel has published in several medical journals and presented at national and international dermatology meetings.
Teledermatology as a tool for triaging dermatology referral in organ transplant recipients. Zeeshaan-UI Hasan, Ramia Mokbel, Catherine Harwood. Australasian Journal of Dermatology 2019 March.
Does the Use of Hair Dyes Increase the Risk of Developing Breast Cancer? A Meta-analysis and Review of the Literature. RITIKA GERA1, RAMIA MOKBEL2 and KEFAH MOKBEL1. Anticancer Res. 2018 Feb;38(2):707-716. PMID: 29374694.
Mokbel R, Jolliffe V. Psoriasis in children and young adults. MIMS Dermatology. Nov 2012.
Mokbel R, Karat I, Mokbel K. Adjuvant endocrine therapy for postmenopausal breast cancer in the era of aromatase inhibitors: an update. Int Semin Surg Oncol. 2006 Sept 18;3:31. PMID: 16981992
Mokbel R, Mokbel K. Is it safe to preserve the nipple areola complex during skin-sparing mastectomy for breast cancer? Int J Fertil Womens Med. 2006 Sept- Oct;51(5):230-2. PMID: 17269590.
Mokbel R, Mokbel K. Skin-sparing mastectomy and radiotherapy; an update. Int Semin Surg Oncol. 2006 Oct 17;3:35. PMID: 17044923.
Gikas P, Mokbel R. The current management of gynecomastia: an update. Int J Fertil Womens Med. 2006 Sept-Oct;51(5):233-40. Review. PMID: 17269591.
Al Sarakbi W, Mokbel R, Salhab M, Jiang WG, Reed MJ, Mokbel K. The role of STS and OATP- B mRNA expression in predicting the clinical outcome in human breast cancer. Anticancer Res. 2006 Nov-Dec;26(6C):4985-90. PMID: 17214375.
Elkak A, Mokbel R, Wilson C, Jiang WG, Newbold RF, Mokbel K. hTERT mRNA expression is associated with a poor clinical outcome in human breast cancer. Anticancer Res. 2006 Nov- Dec;26(6C):4901-4. PMID: 17214359.
Salhab M, Singh-Ranger G, Mokbel R, Jouhra F, Jiang WG, Mokbel K. Cyclooxygenase-2 mRNA expression correlates with aromatase expression in human breast cancer. J Surg Oncol. 2007 Oct 1;96(5):424-8. PMID: 17657731.
R Mokbel, V Van Der Velde, A Lock, J McGregor, H Rizvi, CA Harwood, M Ameen. The diverse spectrum of cutaneous cryptococcus infections after solid organ transplantation. 96th Annual Meeting of the British Association of Dermatologist Jul 2016, abstract.
A. Lock, S. Ziaj, J. Gale, A. Gulati, S. Chinthapalli, S. Nasir, R. Mokbel, M. Sommerlad and R.Goiriz. Picture this: a local acute teledermatology service. 96th Annual Meeting of the British Association of Dermatologist Jul 2016, abstract.