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Dr Karolina Gholam, Consultant Paediatric Dermatologist

Specialising in:

Inflammatory dermatoses such as eczema and psoriasis, birthmarks, acne.

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Specialist Details
Full name

Dr Karolina Gholam




Consultant Paediatric Dermatologist

Karolina Gholam

Paediatric dermatology

Site specialisation
Site specialisation 2
Clinical interests

Inflammatory dermatoses such as eczema and psoriasis, birthmarks, acne.

Background Information

Dr Karolina Gholam is currently working as a Paediatric Dermatology Consultant at Great Ormond Street Hospital and as an Honorary Lecturer at the Institute of Child Health. She is one of only two doctors dually accredited in Paediatrics and Dermatology in the United Kingdom. She obtained a Masters Degree in Clinical Paediatrics and her thesis on Familial Haemophagocytic Histiocytosis was published in the journal Clinical and Experimental Immunology. She completed the Paediatric Educators Programme and lectures regularly on paediatric dermatology related topics. She has published on the use of propranolol for infantile haemangiomas and other paediatric dermatology conditions.

Languages spoken

English, Greek, French

Regular Cromwell clinics


Clinic days

Mon: Tue: Wed: alt pmThurs: Fri: Sat: am

Appointments telephone number

020 7460 5700

Additional Career Information
Year qualified



British Association of Dermatology 
Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health 
British Society of Paediatric Dermatology 
European Society of Paediatric Dermatology 
International Society of Paediatric Dermatology 
Royal Society of Medicine

NHS hospitals

Great Ormond Street Hospita

Research interests

Psoriasis and eczema.

Key published papers

J. Leveson, K Gholam, Acne vulgaris: A Clinical Review. GP Online, January 2017 
Eustace K1, Jolliffe V2, Sahota A2, Gholam K3. Cutaneous Mycobacterium abscessus infection following hair transplant. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2016 Oct;41(7):768-70. doi: 10.1111/ced.12900. 
C Gholam, S Grigoriadou, K Gilmour, B Gaspar. Familial Haemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis; advances in the genetic basis, diagnosis and management. Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, 2011 Mar; 163(3):271-83. PMID: 21303357 
A Giardini, C Gholam, S Khamadkone, M Kostoiny. Need for comprehensive vascular assessment before surgical repair of aortic coarctation in PHACES syndrome. Paediatric Cardiology, 2010 Feb; 31(2):291-3. PMID: 19936584 
F Manunza, S Syed, B Laguda, J Lindward, H Kennedy, C Gholam, M Glover, A Giardini, J Harper. Propranolol for complicated infantile haemangiomas; a case series of thirty patients. British Journal of Dermatology, 2010 Feb 1;162 (2): 466-8. PMID: 20055816 


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