Dr Adam Haworth, BA (Hons Cantab), MB B Chir, MRCPI FRCP


Dr Haworth is a Consultant Dermatologist based at St Mary’s Hospital, Portsmouth. He qualified in medicine from Magdalene College, Cambridge and Addenbrookes Hospital in 1989 and worked as a hospital doctor in general medicine in East Anglia and London before specialising in dermatology in 1994. His dermatology career started in Cardiff under Professor Ronald Marks before joining the Solent Dermatology Rotation in 1996. He finished his training and his name was added to the Specialist Register for Dermatology in 2000. He then became a Consultant Dermatologist at St Mary’s in August 2000.

In his NHS practice he treats all general skin conditions including several operating lists per week mainly treating skin cancers. He is the lead for the contact dermatitis investigation unit specialising in allergies of the skin. He is a keen educator and regularly lectures to other hospital doctors, the public and GPs. He had been the Medical Director for Sk:n, Portsmouth since 2007 where he undertakes laser treatments for vascular lesions, pigmentation and photo ageing as well as injectable non surgical rejuvenation and peels.

He practices from:

  • Dermissential, Drayton Surgery, Portsmouth
  • Spire Hospital, Havant
  • Skn, St George’s Square, Portsmouth
  • St Mary’s Hospital, Portsmouth
  • Petersfield Hospital, Petersfield.

He is married with 2 children and lives in West Susses. He is a keen mountain biker, windsurfer, sailor and kite surfer. He is Chairman of The Langdale Trust, a local charity providing a village hall, preschool and affordable housing and sings in the local village choir.


  • Lonsdale-Eccles AA, Gonda P, Gilbertson JA, Haworth AE. Localized cutaneous amyloid at an insulin injection site. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2009 Dec;34(8):e1027-8.
  • Lonsdale-Eccles AA, Haworth AE, McCrae FC, Young-Min SA. Successful treatment of multicentric reticulohistiocytosis with leflunomide. Br J Dermatol. 2009 Aug;161(2):470-2. Epub 2009 May 12.
  • Hunter KJ, Shelley JC, Haworth AE. Airborne allergic contact dermatitis to methylchloroisothiazolinone/methylisothiazolinone in ironing water. Contact Dermatitis. 2008 Mar;58(3):183-4.
  • Lotery H, Kirk S, Beck M, Burova E, Crone M, Curley R, Downs A, Hill G, Horne H, Iftikhar N, Lovell C, Malanin K, Orton D, Powell S, Sansom J, Sonnex T, Todd D, Tucker S, Wilkinson M, Haworth A. Dicaprylyl maleate–an emerging cosmetic allergen. Contact Dermatitis. 2007 Sep;57(3):169-72.
  • Sega-Hall GM, Smith P, Haworth AE. A case of isolated axillary hyperhidrosis successfully treated topically with 1% glycopyrronium cream. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2006 Nov;31(6):825.
  • Morgan CJ, Haworth AE. Allergic contact dermatitis from 1,6-hexamethylene diisocyanate in a domestic setting. Contact Dermatitis. 2003 Apr;48(4):224.
  • Varma S, Haworth AE, Keefe M, Anstey A. Delayed onset of symptoms in erythropoietic protoporphyria. BJD 2000 Jul;143(1):221-3.
  • Varma S, Haworth AE, Keefe M, Anstey A. Delayed onset of symptoms in erythropoietic protoporphyria. BJD 1999;141(S55):65-6
  • Haworth AE, Sidhu S, Palmer R, Friedmann PS, Goodwin PG. Flare of psoriasis following change from Psorigon cream to PS98. BAD Newsletter 1999;3:12.
  • Haworth AE, Keefe M. Retinoids – their properties and differences. Dermatology In Practice 1998; 6(4):16-20
  • Haworth AE, Ellison DW, Thomas NH, Walker J, Cook LJ. Hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy with anhidrosis (type IV). J R Soc Med 1998:91:84-86.
  • Haworth AE, Anstey A, Edwards S. Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis induced by UVB irradiation. JEADV 1997;8:157-8.
  • Haworth AE, Collins M, Hughes BR. How are children’s knowledge and attitudes affected by a health promotion campaign – an evaluation using the ‘Draw and Write’ technique. BJD 1997;137(S50):41-2
  • Dr Haworth also authored the Dermatology Chapter in Diabetes Chronic Complications, 3rd Edition. Kenneth M. Shaw (Editor), Michael H. Cummings (Editor) ISBN: 978-0-470-65618-1

Courses offered to GPs

Dr Haworth regularly attends GP surgeries, teaching GPs on their own patients. He runs the evening GP meetings at St Mary’s and the annual meeting for GPs working within the Dermatology Department.

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