Dr Suzanne Clements

Dermatologist

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Dr Clements has experience in all aspects of general dermatology including mole and skin cancer screening, psoriasis, eczema, acne, rosacea, vulval skin disease, hair and nail disorders.

Dr Suzanne Clements is a Consultant Dermatologist who has been practicing since 2005 exclusively in dermatology. She is on the specialist register of the General Medical Council and consults on all aspects of dermatology including diseases of the skin, hair and nails.

Dr Clements studied Medicine at the University of Manchester and graduated in 2001. After completing her Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) she began her dermatology training at the Dermatology Centre at Salford Royal Hospital in Manchester.

She then trained at the prestigious St John’s Institute of Dermatology based at Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospitals in London. She spent 3 years conducting research in rare genetic skin diseases and was awarded a PhD in Genetics and Molecular Medicine from the University of London.

Dr Clements underwent her dermatology specialist training in Belfast and is a Consultant Dermatologist at the Belfast City Hospital.Dr Clements’ research led to numerous peer-reviewed publications and she has presented at national and international dermatology and scientific meetings. She was awarded the Burrows Cup for Best Laboratory Research at the Irish Association of Dermatologists meeting in 2012.

Dr Clements also has in interest in cosmetic dermatology and cutaneous laser surgery, and recently completed a 2-year Postgraduate Diploma in Skin Ageing and Aesthetic Medicine from the University of Manchester in 2016.

Practising at Kingsbridge Private Hospital, Lisburn Road, Belfast and Maypole Clinic, Holywood

For consultation appointments please contact: 02890 667878

Current NHS Posts 

Consultant Dermatologist at the Belfast City Hospital.

Personal profile

Dr Clements lives in Holywood and is married with 2 children.

Qualifications

MBChB University of Manchester 2001

MRCP (UK) 2004

PhD in Genetics and Molecular Medicine from University of London 2014

MRCP (Derm) 2014

PGDip in Skin Ageing and Aesthetic Medicine 2016

Professional bodies

Member of the Royal College of Physicians

British Association of Dermatologists

Irish Association of Dermatologists

British Society for Investigative Dermatology

British Cosmetic Dermatology Group

Publications

Mutations in AEC syndrome skin reveal a role for p63 in basement membrane adhesion, skin barrier integrity and hair follicle biology. Clements SE, Techanukul T, Lai-Cheong JE et al. Br J Dermatol. 2012

Rapp-Hodgkin and Hay-Wells ectodermal dysplasia syndromes represent a variable spectrum of the same genetic disorder. Clements SE, Techanukul T, Holden ST et al. Br J Dermatol. 2010

Revertant mosaicism in recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa. Almaani N, Nagy N, Liu L, Dopping-Hepenstal PJ, Lai-Cheong JE, Clements SE et al. J Invest Dermatol. 2010

Molecular basis of EEC syndrome: five new mutations in the DNA-binding domain of the p63 gene and genotype-phenotype correlation. S.E. Clements, T. Techanukul, D. Coman et al. Br J Dermatol. 2010

A novel translation re-initiation mechanism for the p63 gene revealed by amino-terminal truncating mutations in Rapp-Hodgkin/Hay-Wells-like syndromes. Tuula Rinne, Suzanne E Clements, Evert Lamme et al. Hum Mol Genet. 2008

Oncostatin M receptor mutations underlie familial primary localized cutaneous amyloidosis. Ken Arita, Andrew P South, Günter Hans-Filho, Thais Harumi Sakuma, Joey Lai-Cheong, Suzanne E Clements et al. Am J Hum Genet. 2008

Focal dermal hypoplasia resulting from a new nonsense mutation, p.E300X, in the PORCN gene. Suzanne E. Clements, Vesarat Wessagowit, Joey E. Lai-Cheong et al. J Dermatol Sci 2008.

Treatments and areas of interest

  • Dr Clements has experience in all aspects of general dermatology including mole and skin cancer screening, psoriasis, eczema, acne, rosacea, vulval skin disease, hair and nail disorders.
  • Dr Clements is experienced to perform surgical procedures including excision of benign skin lesions and skin cancers. She is happy to see adults and children aged 13 and over.

Kingsbridge Private Hospital,
811-815 Lisburn Road,
Belfast,
BT9 7GX

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Dr Suzanne Clements’s Specialism(s)

Dermatology Clinic

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