Skin cancer

Mr Morritt is a core member of the Sheffield Specialist Skin Multidisciplinary Team (SSMDT) and regularly treats patients with different types of skin cancer and benign moles.

 

Types of skin cancer

Mr Morritt regularly treats a wide variety of skin cancers both in the NHS at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield and also in the Private sector at BMI Thornbury and Claremont Private Hospitals in Sheffield.

 

The most commonly treated tumours include:

Basal cell carcinoma (BCC; rodent ulcer)

Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC)

Malignant melanoma (MM)

 

Mr Morritt also offers treatment for the rarer types of skin cancer including:

Dermatofibromasarcoma protruberans (DFSP)

Atypical fibroxanthoma (AFX)

Merkel cell carcinoma

 

Skin cancer surgery

Mr Morritt performs the following surgical procedures to remove skin cancer:

Punch biopsy

Excision biopsy

 

Mr Morritt performs the following reconstructive procedures following skin cancer removal:

Split skin graft

Full thickness skin graft

Local flap (advancement, transposition, rotation, V-Y etc)

 

Private Patients

Mr Morritt regularly treats Private patients who ‘self pay’ for skin cancer surgery/reconstruction and those interested will receive a fixed price quotation. Mr Morritt does not undertake skin cancer surgery/reconstruction on health insurance policies.

 

Skin Cancer Links

BAPRAS guide

NICE guidelines 2016 

Improving outcomes for people with skin tumours including melanoma 2006 (NICE)

Key messages in skin tumour prevention 2016 (NICE)