Dr Latheef is a fully qualified and accredited Consultant Dermatologist based in Leeds and who is on the General Medical Council's (GMC) Specialist Register acknowledging his expertise in conditions relating to the skin, hair and nails. In his practice he sees both children and adults for a wide variety of skin related conditions including running dedicated Acne, Skin Cancer, Skin Surgery and Allergy clinics as well as a General Dermatology clinic where he sees patients with conditions such as Eczema, Psoriasis, itching, Alopecia, excessive sweating (Hyperhydrosis), Keloid scars and Hidradenitis Suppurativa.
He holds the post of Consultant Dermatologist and Allergy specialist at the Leeds Centre for Dermatology, at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Europe's largest teaching hospital, recognised as an international centre of excellence for Cutaneous Allergy as well as conditions such as skin cancer, Acne and Rosacea. He is also a Lead Clinician in the Department as well as being an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Leeds and is actively involved in teaching and supervision of medical students and junior doctors in training.
Dr Latheef is also the Lead Consultant for the Livingcare Community Dermatology Service based at Thorpe Park in Colton as well as sites in Pudsey/Bramley, where he supervises General Practitioners with a specialist interest (GPWSI) in Dermatology as well as Dermatology Nurses and also runs the largest Acne clinic in Leeds.
Dr Latheef also works as a private Dermatologist in Leeds and holds weekly private clinics for children and adults at two of the largest private hospitals in the UK, at the Nuffield Health Hospital in the centre of Leeds as well as at the Spire Hospital in Roundhay, Leeds. He is also the preferred Dermatologist for a number of high profile sports teams in the region as well as other corporate and celebrity clients in addition to seeing international patients from various parts of the world who fly in to Leeds.
Dr Latheef is held in high esteem by patients and colleagues for his friendly, down to earth, compassionate and caring style and for his emphasis on not just treating the skin but also the mind. He recognises the significant impact that skin conditions can have on mental health and self confidence and thereby always ensures that his patients leave with a complete understanding and holistic treatment plan for their condition.
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Dr Latheef runs the largest dedicated acne clinic in Leeds where he treats patients with the full range of treatment options available including the very effective oral Isotreinoin and hormonal treatments.