Dr Howard Stevens

Job title

Consultant dermatologist
Skin cancer lead 


MA (Oxon), MBBS, FRCP, PhD. (Lond)

GMC Number


Contact details

Phone number: 020 8441 1043

Email address: howard@howardstevens.co.uk

Private practice phone number: 020 3603 0523/020 8370 9500/020 8457 4500/020 8441 1043/020 8950 9090/020 7317 7751

Related services

Cancer services, Dermatology


Howard Stevens is a general dermatologist with an interest in skin cancer, dermatological and Mohs surgery. He trained at the Royal Free and Royal London Hospitals. He is a Wellcome research fellowship and did a PhD into genetic skin disease. He is skin cancer lead for barnet skin cancer MDT. 


  • Connexin 26 mutations in hereditary non-syndromic sensorineural deafness (DFNA3 and DFNB1). Kelsell DP, Dunlop J, Stevens HP, Brown KA, Parry G, J. Liang, Mueller RF,  Leigh IM. Nature 1997; 387: 80-83.
  • Mutations in the hair cortex keratin hHb6 causes the inherited hair disease monilethrix.  Winter H, Rogers MA, Langbein L, Stevens HP, Leigh IM, Labreze C, Roul S, Taieb A, Krieg T, Schweizer J. Nature Genet 1997; 16: 372-374.
  • Localization of a gene for Papillon-Lefèvre syndrome to chromosome 11q14-q21 by homozygosity mapping. Laass MW,  Hennies H-C,1 Preis S, Stevens HP, Jung M, Leigh IM, Wienker TF, Reis A. Hum Genet 1997; 101: 376-382.
  • Amino-terminal deletion in a desmosomal cadherin causes the skin disease striate palmoplantar keratoderma. Rickman L, Rimrak D, Stevens HP, Hunt DM, King IA, Bryant SP, Leigh IM, Arnemann J, Magee AI, Kelsell DP, Buxton RS. Hum Mol Genet. 1999 Jun;8(6):971-6.
  • Specialised keratin expression pattern in human ridged skin as an adaptation to high physical stress. Swensson O, Langbein L, McMillan JR, Stevens HP, Leigh IM, McLean WHI, Lane EB, Eady RAJ. Br J Dermatol. 1998 Nov;139(5):767-75.
  • A gene for autosomal dominant scleroatrophic syndrome predisposing to skin cancer (Huriez syndrome) maps to chromosome 4q23. Lee Y-A, Stevens HP, DelaporteE, Wahn U, Reis A. Am J Hum Genet 66:326-330 (2000)
  • 19. RHBDF2 mutations are associated with tylosis, a familial esophageal cancer syndrome. Blaydon DC1, Etheridge SL, Risk JM, Hennies HC, Gay LJ, Carroll R, Plagnol V, McRonald FE, Stevens HP, Spurr NK, Bishop DT, Ellis A, Jankowski J, Field JK, Leigh IM, South AP, Kelsell DP. Am J Hum Genet. 2012 Feb 10;90(2):340-6.