Dr David Fenton

consultant dermatologist, Guy’s and St Thomas’ and specialist in hair loss


Dr David Fenton is consultant dermatologist at St John’s Institute of Dermatology, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals,  London. He is a specialist in diseases of the scalp, hair and nails which began as a research interest 30 years ago, when he carried out the original research into Minoxidil, the first topical hair regrowth solution.

His clinics are the only dedicated NHS hair, scalp and nail paediatric and adult services in the UK providing effective investigation, treatment and support to those suffering from hair loss disorders.

Dr Fenton recognises the emotional and psychological impact on sufferers. He works closely with support groups such as Alopecia UK and Changing Faces as an adviser. He was awarded an MBE in 2013 for his services to the treatment of skin and hair disorders.


Speaker at Pulse LIVE London 2018