Allan Matthews

Dr Allan Matthews

Consultant Dermotologist

QualificationsMBChB MRCP(Derm)

Main NHS base:

  • Queen Margaret Hospital, Dunfermline and Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy

Member of:

British Association of Dermatology

Scottish Dermatological Society (NHS Fife, Regional Representative)

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Scottish Paediatric Dermatology Special Interest Group

Clinical interests:

General dermatology

Skin cancer screening

Paediatric dermatology

Male genital skin disease

Sports dermatology

Skin surgery including mole removal

Training and Background

Dr Matthews graduated in Medicine with Commendation from the University of Dundee in 2007, followed by post-graduate medical training in Edinburgh and Dermatology training in Glasgow.  He has been a Consultant Dermatologist with NHS Fife since 2015.

His training and practice covers all aspects of dermatology including acne, eczema and psoriasis. He is particularly passionate about the prevention and early diagnosis of skin cancer through screening and education.

Dr Matthews leads the paediatric dermatology service in NHS Fife and also has a specialist interest in male genital skin disease and sports dermatology.

Dr Matthews is Lead Dermatologist for the PGA European Tour.  He understands the specific skin problems often experienced by sportspeople and the importance of considering training, competition schedule and therapeutic implications when planning effective management for athletes.