Fiona Lewis trained in Dermatology at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield and completed her MD thesis on clinical and immunological aspects of lichen sclerosus there. She became a Consultant Dermatologist in 1996 and now runs the Vulval Clinic service at St John’s Institute of Dermatology which is a busy tertiary service for complex vulval conditions. With colleagues, she has established the St John’s annual course on Ano-genital and Oral Dermatology. She is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at King’s College, London.
She teaches on all aspects of vulval disease at a local, national and international level, and has authored various textbooks on vulval disease, as well as being active in clinical research. She was secretary of the European College for the Study of Vulval Disease until 2016, and is currently a Council member.