Dr Toby Nelson

Consultant Dermatologist, Mohs Micrographic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Qualifications: MBBS BSc (Hons) MRCP (UK) Derm DMCC AACMS

Toby qualified from Guys, Kings and St Thomas' School of Medicine in 2007. He served as a Medical Officer in the British Army for 9 years. He remains a member of the Army Reserves. He worked in the West Midlands and North Yorkshire and gained membership to the Royal College of Physicians in 2012. Toby completed higher specialist training in Dermatology in Wessex becoming a Consultant in 2017. Toby then completed a fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery and cutaneous oncology in New Zealand, gaining membership to the American college of Mohs Surgery (ACMS). Toby is one of only eleven dermatological surgeons in the UK with this prestigious accreditation.  

Outside of medicine, Toby's young family keeps him busy. At weekends, he and his wife Sarah can usually be found enjoying the great outdoors with their children and dog. 


  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians
  • Member of the British Association of Dermatologists
  • Member of the British Association of Dermatological Surgery
  • Associate member of the American College of Mohs Surgery 
  • Medical Defence Union

General areas of expertise:

Toby consults on both medical and surgical problems. His routine practice includes: Skin cancer diagnosis, treatment and prevention. Medical dermatology including psoriasis, eczema, urticaria, skin infections. acne

Particular areas of expertise:

Mohs micrographic surgery

Contact Details:

Dept of Dermatology,

Rowan House
Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust
Derriford Road

Secretary: 01752 431287

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