Sommerlad, Dr Matthew

FRCPath

Specialty

Histopathology 

Sub-specialty

Dermatopathology, gastrointestinal pathology, skin cancer and skin surgery

Training and education

  • BSc (bachelor of science) - London, 1998
  • MSc (master of science) - London, 2001
  • MBChB (medical degree) - Warwick, 2005
  • FRCPath (fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists) - 2014

Experience

Dr Sommerlad is a consultant histopathologist who joined the Trust in 2015. He works mostly in dermatopathology (diagnosing skin diseases at a microscopic level) and gastrointestinal pathology (diagnosing diseases of the digestive system).

He also has three clinics per week in the dermatology department, where he does skin cancer surgery.

Dr Sommerlad is involved in training both undergraduate students and pathology and dermatology trainees.

Awards and prizes

  • Graduate scholarship - University College London

Research

Dr Sommerlad is involved in various research projects investigating prognostic features of malignant skin tumours (features that indicate how the disease will progress).

Contact

Pathology queries

You can contact Dr Sommerlad via his secretary, Apple Teague - call 023 8120 4819 or send an email.

Dermatology queries

You can contact Dr Sommerlad via the dermatology secretaries, Tracey Ward and Yasmine Phangurha, on 023 8082 5257.