Dr Rishika Sinha

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Consultant Dermatologist

GMC Number: 6092256


  • BA Hons in Pharmacology, Medical Ethics & Law (Cambridge, 1998-2001)
  • MB BChir (Cambridge, 2001- 2003)
  • MA (Cambridge, 2005)
  • MRCP UK (Dermatology)

Dr Rishika Sinha is a Consultant Dermatologist on the Specialist Register. She is qualified to consult on all general dermatology conditions, but holds a special interest in Skin Cancer.

She is proficient at performing Skin Biopsies, Mole Checks and Removals, while being able to administer intralesional corticosteroids for Keloid Scars, and Cryotherapy for the treatment of Warts and Sun Damage. Furthermore she is happy to consult on all types of skin conditions such as PigmentationAcneEczemaPsoriasis and Genital Dermatoses.

Dr Rishika Sinha consults from our Harley Street clinic.

Professional Memberships

  • British Association of Dermatologists (BAD)
  • Royal Society of Medicine (RSM)
  • St John’s Dermatological Society
  • General Medical Council – GMC Number: 6092256


  • Royal Society of Medicine, Registrar prize for best presentation, 2011
  • St John’s Dermaological Society Meeting, BRIT award in registrar presentations, 2010

Research led by Rishika Sinha and Professional Recognition

  • A rare cause of vulval swelling – British Medical Journal Case Reports CP  2019 – Selvendran SS, Sinha R, Perera G
  • BRAF Inhibitor-Associated Granulomatous Dermatitis: A report of 3 cases – American Journal of Dermatopatholgy 2018 – Ong E, Sinha R, Jmor S, Fearfield L
  • Granulomatous dermatitis: a novel cutaneous side-effect of vemurafenib  – British Journal of Dermatology 2016 – Ong E, Sinha R, Fearfield L
  • Cutaneous toxicities associated with vemurafenib therapy in 107 patient with BRAF V600E mutation-positive metastatic melanoma, including recognition and managemten of rare presentations. – British Journal of Dermatology 2015 – Sinha R, Larkin J, Gore M, Fearfield L
  • Clinical resolution of vemurafenib-induced squamous cell carcinoma with topical 5-fluorouracil- British Journal of Dermatology 2015 – Sinha R, Larkin J, Fearfield L
  • Zosteriform Metastases from malignant melanoma – The New England Journal of Medicine 2014 – Sinha R, Fearfield L
  • Toxic epidermal necrolysis in a patient receiving vemurafenib for treatment of metastatic malignant melanoma – Sinha R, Lecamwasam K, Purshouse K, Reed J, Middleton MR, Fearfield L
  • Erythema nodosum-like panniculitis in patients with melanoma treated with vemurafenib – Journal of Clinical Oncology 2013 – Sinha R, Edmonds K, Newton-Bishop J, Gore M, Larkin J, Fearfield L
  • Second primary melanomas on treatment with vemurafenib: reply from the authors – British Journal of Dermatology 2013 – Fearfield L, Newton-Bishop JA, Sinha R, Edmonds K, Gore ME, Larkin J
  • Cutaneous adverse events associated with vemurafenib in patients with metastatic melanoma: practical advice on diagnosis, prevention and management of the main treatment-related skin toxicities. – British Journal of Dermatology 2012 – Sinha R, Edmonds K, Newton-Bishop JA, Gore ME, Larkin J, Fearfield L
  • A fatal case of leukaemia cutis masquerading as a necrotising fasciitis – World Congress of Dermatology 2011 Sinha R, Edmonds E
  • Osteoma cutis masquerading as a facial cyst – World Congress of Dermatology 2011 Sinha R, Edmonds E
  • Lupus vorax: a devastating centrofacial mutilation – World Congress of Dermatology 2011 – Sinha R, Vega-Lopez F
  • Regional cutaneous BCGosis infection in a host with normal interferon gamma cellular responses. – American Academy of Dermatology Meeting 2010Sinha R, Edmonds E
  • Literature Review: Lecture notes in General Surgery. – Cambridge Medicine 2003R Sinha
  • Elective strine. – Journal of the British International Doctor’s Association 2003 – R Sinha
  • Do we really need exams? – British Indian Doctor’s Association 2003 – R Sinha
  • Down-under: experiences abroad. – British Indian Doctor’s Association 2002 R Sinha
  • Cambridge Medicine 2002R Sinha
  • Video casebook: Medicine, the toyboy and the burgundy car. – Cambridge Medicine 2002 R Sinha
  • Concise Oxford Textbook of Medicine on CD Rom. – Cambridge Medicine 2002 – R Sinha
  • Computerised learning resources – goodbye Kumar & Clarke? – Cambridge Medicine 2002 – R Sinha
  • Literature Review: Lecture notes in General Surgery. – Cambridge Medicine 2002 – R Sinha
  • Exams, terror, fear and the art of acquiring medical knowledge. – Journal for the Oversea’s Doctors’ Association 2002 – R Sinha

Dr Sinha has also presented on her areas of expertise at both national and international forums, and has published widely on metastatic malignant melanoma.

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