Dr Mary Sommerlad is a highly experienced Consultant Dermatologist at Self London with a wide breadth of specialist interests. Having won several top prizes and accolades as a junior doctor, including from the Royal Society of Medicine, she qualified as a consultant in 2016. Her specialisms span pigmentation, medical dermatology and include acne, rosacea and eczema; she also consults for skincare brands. Under the NHS, Dr Mary is lead clinician in paediatric dermatology at the Homerton Hospital.
Originally from Tanzania, Dr Mary spent time training there, developing a particular interest in dermatology in skin of colour. She has also presented original research at national and international conferences and published papers via leading academic journals such as the British Journal of Dermatology. Passionate about promoting engagement and inclusivity, she has featured in the BBC series Skin and frequently contributes to media publications. In her spare time, Dr Mary loves cooking, travel and time with friends and family, but most of all her two young children.