Dr Cooke has considerable experience in the diagnosis and management of a wide range of skin problems including skin cancer, pigmented lesions, acne, eczema, psoriasis as well as other less common skin conditions.
She has a particular interest in diseases of the hair and scalp, and is a member of the British Hair and Nail Society. Dr Cooke regularly performs dermatological procedures including skin biopsies, excision/removal of skin lesions, intralesional steroid injections and cryotherapy. Dr Cooke is happy to see children and adults aged 1 year or older.
Dr Cooke graduated from Nottingham University Medical School in 1999 and, following a period of general medical training, she completed her dermatology specialist training in 2011. She has been working as a local Consultant Dermatologist in the NHS since 2011 and has considerable experience in the management of a wide range of dermatological complaints in adults and children.
During her training, she was awarded an M Phil research degree by the Queens University of Belfast for a research project investigating the causes of atopic dermatitis. She also has an interest in medical education and was awarded Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education from the University of Dundee. She became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 2016 and is a member of the British and Irish Association of Dermatologists.
CURRENT NHS POSTS
Consultant Dermatologist, South Eastern Health & Social Care Trust
I have 3 children that keep me busy outside of work but also like to go to the gym and read when I get the chance!
Master of Philosophy, Queens University Belfast
Post-graduate Certificate in Medical Education, University of Dundee
Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (UK), The Royal College of Physicians (London)
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University of Nottingham
Bachelor of Medical Sciences (Hons), University of Nottingham
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (UK), London
Member of British Association of Dermatologists
Member of the Irish Association of Dermatologists
Member of the British Hair & Nail Society
Member of the British Society for Medical Dermatology
Member of UK Dermatology Clinical Trials Network
Associate member of the Higher Education Academy
Christos Tziotzios, …N. Cooke et al. Genome-wide association study in frontal fibrosing alopecia identifies four susceptibility loci including HLA-B*07:02.
Accepted for publication 2019
M. Lavery, N. Cooke. An unusual case of ischaemia-induced perianal ulceration.
Skinmed 15 (3), 235-237. 2017 Jun 01
F Craig, K Thomas, H Williams….N Cooke et al. Treatments and predictors of response in pyoderma gangrenosum: a retrospective review of 136 cases.
Br J Dermatol 2014
Knosp, C.A., Carroll, H.P., Elliott, J…. Cooke, N et al. SOCS2 regulates T helper type 2 differentiation and the generation of type 2 allergic responses.
JEM 2011, vol. 208, no. 7, pp. 1523-1531
N.S. Cooke, C. Feighery, D.K. Armstrong et al. Cutaneous Fusarium solani infection in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia Clin Exp Dermatol.
2009 Jul; 34(5):e117-9.
Cooke N, McKenna K. A case of keratosis punctata palmoplantaris successfully treated with acitretin.
JEADV Jul 2007; 21(6): 834-6
Cooke NS, McKenna K. A case of haemodialysis-associated pseudoporphyria successfully treated with oral N-acetylcysteine.
Clin Exp Dermatol Jan 2007; 32(1): 64-66
Cooke NS. Eczema Herpeticum (review article).
Dermatology in Practice 2006; 14(1)
Jasim ZF, Cooke N, Somerville JE, Hay RJ. Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia skin infiltrates affecting prominent parts of the face and scalp.
Br J Dermatol May 2006; 154(5): 981-2
Cooke NS, Tolland JP, Dolan OM. Nicorandil-associated perianal ulceration: a case series of ten patients.
Br J Dermatol 2006; 154: 199-200
Cooke N, Jenkinson H, Wojnarowska F, McKenna K, Alderdice J. Coexistence of linear Ig A disease and psoriasis in a patient with recent varicella zoster virus infection.
Clin Exp Dermatol 2005; 30(6): 643-64