Ravi Ramessur
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Research interests (short)

  • Investigating the impact of lifestyle factors such as diet, weight loss, and exercise on the treatment of psoriasis
  • Exploring the connections between inflammatory skin diseases and other health conditions ('comorbidities'), such as heart disease, metabolic syndrome, and stress
  • Identifying biological markers and predictive factors for the development of other health conditions in psoriasis, as well as assessing the responsiveness of psoriasis to treatment

Research interests

Dr Ravi Ramessur is a Specialty Registrar doctor in Dermatology and is currently undertaking a PhD at the St John's Institute of Dermatology at King's College London.

His clinical and research interests focus on inflammatory skin disease and translational medicine, and involves national and international collaboration. He also has a major interest in guideline development and implementation, with the aim of bringing research findings into clinical practice.

Dr Ramessur has won national and international prizes for both his clinical and research work, including awards from the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR), Royal Society of Medicine (RSM), British Skin Foundation (BSF) and British Association of Dermatologists (BAD).

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education, PGCME, University of Cambridge

Sept 2015Aug 2016

Award Date: 10 Aug 2016

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford

Jul 2010Jul 2013

Award Date: 19 Jul 2013

Medicine, Master of Arts, Pre-clinical medicine, University of Cambridge

Sept 2007Jul 2010

Award Date: 15 Jul 2010

External positions

NICE Technology Appraisal Committee, NICE National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

Sept 2023Sept 2026

National Audit Sub-committee, British Association of Dermatologists

Sept 20212024

Fellowship Award, British Skin Foundation


Research Sub-committee, British Association of Dermatologists


Dermatology Clinical Training, Health Education England

Aug 2017 → …

Clinical lead, AccuRx


Executive Shadowing Programme, UCLH NHS Foundation Trust


Clinical collaborator , DemDx


Associate Fellowship, Health Education Academy

2015 → …


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