Dr Veronique Bataille

Dermatology

MD FRCP MBAD MBSID MBPG PhD
In practice since 1985
Female
Speaks: English, French
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Dr Veronique Bataille is a Dermatology consultant based in London who has private dermatology clinics at Princess Grace Hospital, W1, Kensington Medical Chambers, SW5 and also Harpenden in Hertfordshire. She also practices in the NHS at the West Herts NHS Trust in Hertfordshire. Dr Bataille has been practising in dermatology in London since 1989 after training in many teaching hospitals in London. She is working in the NHS with an interest in melanoma and has been involved in many research proj...
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SPECIALTIES AND SUB-SPECIALTIES
  • Dermatology
ACADEMICS
All recent publications of Dr Bataille can be found on ResearchGate.

Review Articles
  • Genetics of familial and sporadic melanoma. Clinical and Experimental Dermatology 2000;25:464-470 - Bataille V.
  • Genetic Epidemiology of Melanoma. Eur J Cancer. 2003;39:1341-1347. - Bataille V.
  • Melanoma : epidemiology, risk factors and prevention. BMJ. 2008 Nov 20;337:a2249. - Bataille V. and deVries E.
  • Genetics of melanoma and melanoma risk factors. Dermatology in Practice. 2009 - Bataille V.
  • Melanoma risk factors and controversies. RSM Clinical Risk. 2009 - Glass D and Bataille V.
  • Melanoma Risk factors. Expert Reviews. October 2009 - Bataille V.
  • Early detection of melanoma improves survival. The Practitioner. October 2009 - Bataille V.
  • The use of the twin model to investigate the genetics and epigenetics of skin disease with genomic, transcriptomic and methylation data. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2012; - Bataille V, Lens M and Spector TD.
  • Sun exposure, sumbeds and sunscreens and melanoma. What are the controversies? Curr Oncol Rep 2013;156:526-532. - Bataille V.
  • Melanoma: shall we move away from the sun and focus more on embryogenesis, body weight and longevity. Med Hypothesis. 2013;8:846-850. - Bataille V.
Book Chapters
  • The Atypical Mole Syndrome- definition of phenotype. The epidemiology of melanoma, Vancouver. - JA Newton and V Bataille. Editors Gallagher RP and Elwood JM. Kluwer Academic Publishers. Boston 1994.
  • Melanoma Screening Chapter. BMJ Evidenced Based Oncology. - V Bataille. Eds Chris Williams, Vivien Bramwell, Xavier Bonfill, Jack Cuzick, John F Forbes, Robin Grant, David Guthrie, Malcolm Mason, Peter Simmonds, Arun D Singh, Rosalyn Weston and Hywell Williams. June 2003. BMJ Publishing Group 2003.
  • Skin cancer prevention - V del Marmol , V Bataille, M Trakatelli, C Ullrich , in Managing Skin Cancer Stockfleth E; Rosen T, Scumack, S (Eds), 2010, XIV, 226p, Springer Verlag, ISBN : 978-3-540-79346-5.
  • ABC of Skin Cancer – ISBN: 1444312502 – View Book
  • Managing Skin Cancer – ISBN: 354079347X – View Book
  • Prevention, Diagnosis, Referral and Management of Melanoma of the Skin – ISBN: 1860163017 – View Book
Media Appearances
  • New York Times: Having moles may mean younger skin cells. July 24th 2007
  • Daily Mail.. Vitamin D deficiencies blamed on our fear of sunshine. 9th August 2009
  • Sunday Times and The Australian. Our beauty spots and moles are more than skin deep. November 2010. – View
  • BBC News Health: Skin moles linked to delayed ageing. 22 November 2010 – View
  • Daily Mail, Why you should love your moles. 31 Jan 2012 – View
Articles
  • Improving early detection of melanoma - Bataille V. - The Practitioner Review – View Article
  • Risk factors for melanoma development - Bataille V. - Expert Review – View Article
  • Moles hold the key to Melanoma Genes - View Article
  • Skin moles link to delayed ageing - Bataille V. - BBC News - View Article
  • Melanoma—Part 1: epidemiology, risk factors, and prevention - Bataille V. - The BMJ - View Article
SPOKEN LANGUAGES
  • English
  • French
QUALIFICATIONS AND FELLOWSHIPS
  • MD Doctor of Medicine

  • FRCP Fellow Royal College of Physicians

  • MBAD Member of the British Association of Dermatologists

  • MBSID Member of the British Society of Investigative Dermatology

  • MBPG Member of the British Photodermatology Group

  • PhD PhD in Genetics

SPECIAL INTERESTS

  • melanoma (risk factors, detection and prevention)
  • genetic influence on skin disorders

BIOGRAPHY
Dr Veronique Bataille is a Dermatology consultant based in London who has private dermatology clinics at Princess Grace Hospital, W1, Kensington Medical Chambers, SW5 and also Harpenden in Hertfordshire. She also practices in the NHS at the West Herts NHS Trust in Hertfordshire.

Dr Bataille has been practising in dermatology in London since 1989 after training in many teaching hospitals in London. She is working in the NHS with an interest in melanoma and has been involved in many research projects over the last 20 years at the Twin Research Unit at St Thomas Hospital in London, where she has studied the genetic influence on common skin disorders such as acne, eczema, psoriasis and moles/melanoma in more than 3000 twins. She has been trained in many aspects of medical statistics using the Stata and the Mx software. Dr Bataille became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in May 2000.

Dr Bataille has published extensively in many dermatology, genetic and cancer journals over the last 20 years and has presented many abstracts at national and international meetings. She regularly writes reviews and book chapters on skin cancer and reviews manuscripts for many dermatology journals. She is assistant editor for the Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, European Journal of Cancer, BMJ case reports dermatology and Research Notes for BIOMED Central. Since 1996 Dr Bataille has acted as a consultant and advisor for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Between 2003 and 2013, Dr Bataille was the UK dermatology consultant for L’Oreal Paris.

Dr Bataille sees patients of all ages including children with a wide variety of skin conditions and speaks French and English.

Dr Bataille is recognised by all UK and international health insurances and carries out many minor procedures including excision of skin lesions, shave biopsy, punch biopsy, curettage, cauterisation alone, freezing with liquid nitrogen as well as Botox injections for axillary sweating.


Visit her website, dermatology-consultant.co.uk, for more information.