Dermatology

In-patient service and consultations

Dermatology inpatients service is located in Block K, South Wing, is attended by Dermatology Specialists (Associate Consultant/ Assistant Professor), and physician residents, covering also in-hospital dermatology consultations (Adult & Paediatrics) in Queen Mary Hospital and Tung Wah Hospital in HKWC.

Specialist Outpatient Clinics

Our Specialist Outpatient Clinic at Queen Mary Hospital was first established to provide continuity of care to discharged dermatological patients who required follow-up. It was subsequently opened up as tertiary referral centre to provide various dermatology out-patient services for patients in the catchment area of the Hong Kong West Cluster. We provide comprehensive consultation and treatments for not just common skin conditions, skin infections, benign and malignant growth of skin, but with emphasis on hospital dermatology, patients with comorbidities receiving combined care in HKWC hospitals, including but not limited to patients with severe skin conditions, immunobullous dermatoses or inflammatory dermatoses under immunosuppressive therapy, post-marrow/organ transplant patients on long-term immunosuppressive requiring regular surveillance to skin malignancy, on kidney replacement therapy, internal malignancy under immunochemo-therapy. Our dermatology clinic on Friday provides consultation and diagnostic skin or nail biopsies with initial treatment. Other minor surgery and procedures are also available, including electrosurgery, excision, cryotherapy and intralesional/dermojet injections. Our phototherapy units provide Narrow-band UVB and Psoralen-UVA therapy to treat patients with psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, and other skin disease. For patients with allergic contact dermatitis, skin patch tests are available.

Apart from the general dermatology clinics, there are sub-specialty clinics. Patients with psoriasis who require long-term follow up and immunosuppressant or biologics therapy and dermatology patients with rheumatic diseases are followed up in Dermatology-Rheumatology combined clinic. Paediatric dermatology clinic provide service not only to common skin condition but also congenital/ genetic dermatoses with internal involvement, requiring dermatology and paediatricians/ genetic clinicians’ attention and care such as Epidermolysis Bullosa with multiple disabilities, Xeroderma pigmentosum prone to skin malignancy, Graft-versus host disease in post-marrow/ organ transplant patients. All in all, we commit to provide a comprehensive dermatology service and care to our patients in all age groups.

Clinic Day Time Location
Dermatology-Rheumatology Combined Clinic Monday 2:00 p.m. S6-QMH
Dermatology (General) Clinic Wednesday 10:00 a.m. S7-QMH
Dermatology (General) Clinic Thursday 10:00a.m. S7-QMH
Dermatology (General) Clinic Thursday 2:00 p.m. H3-TWH
Dermatology Clinic (including Minor OT and procedures) Friday 10:00 a.m. S4-QMH
Paediatrics Dermatology (General) Clinic Friday 2:00 p.m. KG-QMH

 

Phototherapy & Laser Clinic

Phototherapy sessions are scheduled on every Monday & Thursday in Queen Mary Hospital. Both Ultra-violet (UV) A & Narrow-band UVB are available. Patients will attend on appointment only.

Laser clinic is located at Tung Wah Hospital. Laser treatment is conducted by specialists.

Wet-wrap therapy is located at Occupational therapy Unit to facilitate treatment at home or in-patient at day ward.

Clinic Day Time Location
Phototherapy Monday & Thursday 9 :00 a.m.& 2p.m. E6-QMH
Laser Clinic 3rd Wednesday 2:00 p.m. C10-TWH
Wet-wrap Therapy In-patient day ward ( Monday) 2:00 p.m. K19S/EG-QMH