Welcome to Stratum Clinics Cheltenham.
Stratum Clinics Cheltenham is a purpose-built dermatology centre of excellence in the heart of Cheltenham, helping patients across Gloucestershire. The clinic provides expert care for all skin related problems, as well as professional advice on maintaining and improving skin health and appearance.
We offer specialist Dermatological, Aesthetic and Laser Treatments. Our team of consultants and practitioners are experts in their chosen speciality areas. From Consultant Dermatologists to vascular and oculoplastic surgeons, our top team of doctors can help you.
Our goal is to provide you with dermatological diagnosis and treatment of the highest quality. We accept patients from all major insurers, or you can pay for your own treatment.
Stratum Clinics Cheltenham
5 Ormond Terrace
The clinic can be accessed by rail, car, bus or by foot. The nearest car park is in the Regent’s Arcade, just a few minutes’ walk from the clinic. There is also on street parking available and disabled bays.
0800 0489 230
020 3965 2041
While appointments can be made available outside usual hours in special circumstances, our core hours are:
|Monday||8.30am – 6.00pm|
|Tuesday||8.30am – 5.00pm|
|Wednesday||8.30am – 7.00pm|
|Thursday||8.30am – 7.00pm|
|Friday||8.30am – 5.00pm|
|Saturday||10.00am – 3.00pm|
Dr Friedmann is a UK-trained Dermatologist who trained at King's College School of Medicine, London. He has worked at many of London's teaching hospitals including King's College, St Georges, Hammersmith, Barts and the London and the Royal Free Hospitals.
With more than a decade's experience in the field, Dr Friedmann has conducted and published research on skin cancer at the Melanoma Institute in Sydney, Australia and has been a consultant since 2008.
His former NHS post was as a Consultant dermatologist at The Whittington Hospital in North London and until recently, he was the Dermatology Teaching Lead for University College London medical students for which he was a multiple 'Top-Teacher' award winner.
Dr Friedmann consults on all general dermatology in both adults and children, and will treat conditions such as acne, eczema, allergy and psoriasis. His special interests include emergency dermatology, skin cancer, moles and blistering conditions.
Qualifications: MBBS BSc MRCP MRCP (Derm)
Dr Pawel Bogucki is a Consultant Dermatologist at Stratum Clinics. He also practises at Bristol Royal Infirmary and Southmead Hospital.
He undertook and finished dermatology training in the Southwest and completed his post specialty training with a prestigious fellowship in skin surgery at the Oxford University Hospitals. He practices in all aspects of Dermatology with a specialist interest in the management of skin cancers.
He has presented his work at multiple UK and International Dermatology conferences. He is an active educator, running Dermatology training days and monthly teledermatology interactive GP sessions, as well as teaching the undergraduate curriculum for Bristol University and training in Postgraduate medicine.
He successfully established the Photodynamic Therapy service in Bristol and is active in promoting Teledermatology.
Skin cancer diagnosis and management
Skin surgery, including Mohs micrographic surgery
British Association of Dermatologists
British Society for Dermatological Society
General Medical Council
European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
Qualifications: MB BS 1994 University of London
Dr Thomas Millard is a Consultant Dermatologist, appointed to Gloucestershire Hospitals in 2004. He qualified in 1994 at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, following by basic medical training, culminating in membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 1997.
He has expertise in general dermatology, with special interests in skin cancer surgery and immune diseases, running NHS clinics in Gloucester, Stroud and Tetbury.
Dr Millard runs the dermatology teaching of Bristol Medical Students in Gloucestershire, and was voted best teacher of undergraduate medical students in Gloucestershire in 2012.
Dr Millard is married with five children, and lives in Nailsworth.
Qualifications: MB ChB, DCH, FC Derm (SA)
Dr James Milne completed his medical training at the University of Cape Town in 1991 and specialised at Groote Schuur Hospital under internationally respected Dermatologists Professor Norma Saxe & Professor Gail Todd.
He qualified as a Consultant Dermatologist in 2001 and moved to the UK, joining Gloucester Royal Hospital.
Dr Milne has expertise in all general skin conditions and has special interests in skin cancer, vitiligo, vulval dermatology, inflammatory skin disease, and skin lymphoma.
Dr Milne also has a special interest in laser treatment of facial thread veins and other blood vessel disorders, pigmentary problems and stretchmarks as well as mole and wart treatments.
For 6 years Dr Milne worked as the Three Counties lead clinician for skin cancer and Multidisciplinary cancer team chairman. He has recently taken over as the Dermatology lead clinician.
Skin assessment clinic
Skin cancer surgery
Thread vein treatment (sclerotherapy)
British Association of Dermatologists
British Medical Laser Association
British Cosmetic Dermatology Group
Qualifications: MB BS 1992 University of London
Dr William Porter was appointed as a Consultant Dermatologist in Gloucestershire in 2001. He qualified in 1992 from St Mary’s Hospital, London (BSc 1989, MBBS 1992, MRCP 1996) and undertook dermatology training at St Mary’s, Charing Cross and Chelsea and Westminster Hospitals, London.
He has expertise in all aspects of dermatological disease and his special interests include skin cancer surgery and paediatric dermatology. He was the Lead Clinician (2003-06, 2013-16) Skin Cancer lead clinician (2016-2019) and is currently the Dermatology Surgery and Paediatric Dermatology lead for Gloucestershire. He has been the South West of England Dermatology representative to the British Association of Dermatology executive committee (2016-2109).
Dr Porter teaches undergraduates, post graduate doctors, nurses and other NHS staff, and acts a mentor and supervisor to consultant and junior medical colleagues.
He has published numerous articles in core dermatological journals, and has conducted research into dermatitis herpetiformis and male genital skin problems.
He is married to a GP and has two teenage children.
Because your treatment is individual to your needs, fees vary from patient to patient.
Stratum Clinic fees are competitively and fairly priced to reflect the expertise and facilities we deliver our services. For your consultation, you get:
Our doctors are Consultant Dermatologists
If you have a query or would like to discuss our treatments or fees in more detail, please contact us.
The fee for the initial consultation [case history, examination including a full skin check when appropriate, assessment and discussion] is payable at the time. The secretaries will be happy to discuss fees and methods of payment at the time of making the appointment.
Professional fees for any procedures will be quoted following the consultation. Full payment will be due on the day of the procedure.