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Samira Syed

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Samira Syed

Job Title associate specialist in paediatrics (dermatology), Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Syed is a paediatrician with special interest in vascular anomalies, laser therapy in children and paediatric dermatology in general. The last 26 years she has worked in the department of Paediatric Dermatology at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and last 7 years at the Royal Free Hospital NHS Foundation Trusts.
Her work is advanced towards the care for patients with complex vascular, venous and lymphatic malformations requiring a multi-disciplinary approach with coordinating specialists care and seeing challenging patients with rare, complex vascular anomalies and dermatological conditions.
Dr Syed is fully laser trained to treat all types of vascular birthmarks, those with endocrine pathology producing excessive hair and other skin disorders that require laser treatments.
She has published many articles in peer reviewed journals and is an author of chapters in renowned textbooks of Paediatric Dermatology and vascular anomalies.

Research interest: New therapies for vascular anomalies and up-to-date approaches to laser treatments in children.