Ravi Ramessur

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, Oxford University

    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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