Meet The Team

Dr Yusur Al-Nuaimi

MB ChB, BSc (Hons), PhD, MRCP, MRCP (Dermatology)
Consultant Dermatologist


Yusur is a UK-trained Consultant Dermatologist. She undertook her undergraduate training at the University of Manchester. She obtained the prestigious appointment of Academic Clinical Fellow of Dermatology at Salford Royal Hospital, an internationally renowned Dermatology Centre. Her postgraduate training was in Salford Royal and later in the South West Peninsula and became a Consultant Dermatologist in 2017. Yusur’s specialist interest is in Hair disorders and she was awarded a PhD investigating the molecular control mechanisms of the human hair cycle. Yusur one of only a few Dermatologists in the UK to have been awarded a PhD on Hair and hair cycling. Her research work led to a British Society for Investigative Dermatology Award. Yusur has peer-reviewed publications in her areas of interest and presents nationally and internationally. She is the Hair Clinical Lead for the British Hair and Nail Society and the South West Peninsula Dermatology Specialty lead for the NIHR research network.

Yusur ensures consults are patient-centred allowing patients to be actively involved in decisions about their skin treatment. She diagnoses and treats all adult skin disorders including hair loss; hair and scalp disorders; inflammatory skin conditions including lichen planus, eczema, psoriasis, acne; benign and malignant skin growths and lesions; mole and skin checks; skin surgery; minor skin procedures.

Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

Special interests

All adult skin disorders including hair and scalp disorders, general dermatology: Eczema, Acne, Psoriasis, Skin cancer, Skin surgery and minor procedures.

Professional Affiliations:

  • British Hair and Nail Society
  • British Association of Dermatologists
  • British Association of Dermatological Surgeons
  • British Cosmetic Dermatology Group
  • European Hair Research Society
  • Royal College of Physicians
  • UK Dermatology Clinical Trial Network

Insurers Dr Yusur Al-Nuaimi works with:

Dr Yusur Al-Nuaimi works with all major private medical insurance providers including Aviva Health, AXA PPP Healthcare, AXA PPP International, Benenden Health, Bupa, Bupa On Demand, Cigna, CS Healthcare, Simplyhealth, Vitality Health (Pru Health), WPA.

Dr Yusur Al-Nuaimi works in the following Clinic locations:

  • Wood Medispa
  • Nuffield Hospital Exeter

Dr Toby Nelson

MB BS BSc (Hons) MRCP(UK) (Dermatology) FACMS FRCP
Consultant Dermatologist,
Fellowship trained Mohs Micrographic Surgeon



Toby qualified from Guys, Kings and St Thomas’ School of Medicine in 2007 with first class honours. He served as a Medical Officer in the British Army for nine years. Toby gained membership to the Royal College of Physicians in 2012 becoming a Consultant Dermatologist in 2017. Toby successfully completed an internationally acclaimed fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery and cutaneous oncology in New Zealand under the tutorage of Dr Paul Salmon and Neil Mortimer, gaining membership to the prestigious American college of Mohs Surgery (ACMS). Toby is one of only a handful of dermatologists in the UK and Europe with this accreditation. Toby has a keen interest in many dermatological conditions including acne and hair loss (men and women).

Toby has published his research widely and presented at international conferences. He continues to be involved in research.

Toby leads the Mohs micrographic service in the University Hospital Plymouth NHS Trust training registrars and other consultants in Mohs surgery and procedural dermatology. His fastidious attention to detail, extensive knowledge and training ensures he delivers the best possible cosmetic outcome following any dermatological surgery.

Outside of medicine, Toby’s young family keeps him busy. At weekends, he and his wife Sarah can usually be found enjoying the great outdoors with their three children and Springer Spaniel.

Toby’s expertise, exacting standards and holistic care has earnt him the reputation among his peers and patient’s as one of the best dermatological surgeons in the UK.

Professional Affiliations:

  • British Hair and Nail Society
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians
  • Member of the British Association of Dermatologists
  • Member of the British Association of Dermatological Surgery
  • Associate Member of the American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS)
  • Medical Defence Union

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