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Dr Toby Nelson - Dermatology

Dr Toby Nelson is a Consultant Dermatologist in Truro, Cornwall who specialsies in Dermatology.

Based at: Duchy Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

Dr Nelson's area of expertise is in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of skin cancer. Dr Nelson has completed a fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery and cutaneous oncology in New Zealand gaining membership to the American college of Mohs Surgery (ACMS).

Dr Nelson is one of only a handful of dermatological surgeons in Europe with this prestigious accreditation.

Dr Nelson’s daily practice includes:

Skin cancer diagnosis, treatment and prevention- Mohs micrographic surgery. 

Skin lesions; moles; cysts; warts; skin tags; blemishes; age spots; basal cell carcinoma; rodent ulcer; squamous cell carcinoma; melanoma; bowens disease

Sun damage; treatments; phototherapy; skin cancer treatments; mole mapping; oncology;


Mohs micrographic surgery

Skin cancer excision

Cyst removal

Lipoma removal 

Wart removal 

Scar revision


Skin biopsy 

To find out more about Dr Nelson click here

Academic background

MB BS (lond) 


Speciality Certificate in Dermatology 

BSc (Hons) 1st class physiology


Professional Memberships

American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS)

British association of dermatologists

British society of dermatological surgery

General Medical Council 



NHS base

University Hospital Plymouth

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