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Dr Safal
Rahim

DERMATOLOGIST

Dr. Rahim has been a valued member of the Fylde Coast community since 2019 when he joined Clifton Hospital under the Blackpool Teaching Hospitals as a Dermatologist. His dedication to patient care and his love for the area have made him immensely popular among patients, and he has continued to serve at the level of a Consultant.

Originally trained in India in 2013, Dr. Rahim developed a particular interest in skin cancer during his specialisation. He has been instrumental in the success of the Fast Track Teledermatology service at Clifton Hospital, which was awarded as one of the best in the country.

In addition to his expertise in skin cancer, Dr. Rahim frequently treats autoimmune conditions such as psoriasis, eczema, and blistering skin disorders. He also conducts regular Paediatric Dermatology clinics, focusing on childhood eczema.

He sees both children and adults for a wide variety of skin related conditions including:

Skin Cancer screening
Mole checks/removal
Treatment of precancerous skin changes
Actinic Keratosis (sun-damaged skin)

General Dermatology clinic, addressing conditions such as:

Eczema, Psoriasis
Acne
Acne scars
Rashes
Alopecia
Allergy to cosmetics, dyes and other products
excessive sweating (Hyperhydrosis)
Keloid scars
Hidradenitis Suppurativa
Urticaria (Wheals and Hives)
Fungal infections
Photosensitive disorders (Light eruptions)
Nail disorders
Cysts
Genital skin conditions,
Warts
Skin tags
Seborrheic keratosis
Pigmentation
Freckles

Driven by his passion for skincare, Dr. Rahim has traveled the world to train with leading experts in aesthetics. He is excited to bring these advanced techniques to his patients at Fylde Private GP part of Fylde Private Medical.

Beyond his clinical work, Dr. Rahim is committed to mentoring and training the next generation of doctors. He is a GMC-approved Educational and Clinical Supervisor for trainee doctors.

Outside of medicine, Dr. Rahim enjoys traveling, cooking, golfing, and is a car racing enthusiast

​Available: Friday's 9am - 4:00pm

Dr Sanjeev
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