Dr Sivanie Sewell (née Vivehanantha) BMedSci, BMBS, MRCP (UK) (Dermatology), MRCP (London) is a fully trained, reputable Surrey based consultant dermatologist, whose passion for dermatology started while she was a fourth year medical student. She graduated from the University of Nottingham Medical School in 2006. After postgraduate training in general medicine and obtaining Membership of the Royal College of Physicians UK, she completed rigorous specialist training in dermatology to become a consultant dermatologist. Having worked as a consultant dermatologist in London, she then moved to Surrey. Alongside her private practice, she also works in Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.
Dr Sewell is a general dermatologist, with specialist expertise in all skin conditions, looking after adults with skin conditions including acne, eczema, psoriasis and rosacea. She is an expert skin cancer specialist, with a particular interest in the diagnosis and management of skin cancers and pre-cancerous lesions, and performs full body skin / mole checks. She is a core member of the Skin Cancer Multidisciplinary Team and plays a key role in the management of skin cancer patients in Surrey.
Dr Sewell is a highly skilled skin surgeon and operates on skin lesions including skin cancers, moles, pre-cancerous lesions, skin tags, lumps and bumps.
In her NHS practice, Dr Sewell is actively involved in teaching and training of future dermatologists and GPs. Understanding the importance of evidence based medicine, Dr Sewell is actively involved in global research in dermatology.
Dr Sewell continues to participate in national and international conferences and has won several awards for her presentations. She co-authored the renowned Treatment of Skin Disease dermatology textbook and has published articles in leading dermatology journals.
Dr Sivanie Sewell
Dr Sewell uses evidenced based medicine and scientifically proven treatment in her practice. She is non-judgemental, and involves patients in decision making, creating highly personalised treatment plans based on patients’ individual needs, and ensures that every patient leaves their consultation with a clear understanding of what their problem is and their treatment plan.