Bav is a Consultant Dermatologist at Brighton General Hospital and Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead. He graduated from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, London in 1996 and has gained a wide range of general dermatology experience through posts at a variety of London hospitals. After completing his registrar training, he received specialised training in skin cancer surgery and laser surgery at the St John’s Institute of Dermatology, London. He is one of a small number of dermatologists in the country who have received recognised training in Mohs surgery for the treatment of skin cancer and has recently set up an award-winning Mohs unit at Queen Victoria Hospital.
He also has expertise in the non-surgical treatment of skin cancer, using creams and photodynamic therapy. He always aims to use the least invasive procedure whilst successfully removing the cancer. Bav is the Lead Clinician for Skin Cancer in Sussex and is actively involved in training GPs, registrars, medical students and nurses in dermatology and dermatological surgery techniques.
Bav also has an interest in cosmetic dermatology and gained experience at St John’s Institute of Dermatology, as well as undertaking regular training in the USA. He is able to offer Botox, thread lifts, fillers, chemical peels and laser treatments. He is secretary of the British Cosmetic Dermatologists Group and teaches doctors how to safely and ethically perform cosmetic procedures.
He is a media spokesperson for the British Association of Dermatologists, assisting the charity to raise awareness of skin health amongst the general public. He lives by the sea with his wife and two young daughters. He loves the outdoor lifestyle, as long as everyone is wearing suncream!