Dr Vidaltxo Martinez
Dr Vidaltxo Martinez is a GP with 14 years of experience in the NHS. As a practicing GP, he takes a holistic approach to patients and promotes the importance of continuity of care.
Dr Martinez has a specialist interest in dermatology and has worked as a Dermatology Specialist within the community for the past 6 years. He also performs Dermatology surgical procedures for NHS patients within the local area. He has an interest in skin lesion assessment and monitoring.
Skin conditions are one of the most common disorders that occur. By seeing a GP with experience in Dermatology, you can be certain of seeing a doctor who is fully qualified to ensure you have an accurate diagnosis and your treatment is appropriate and safe.
Dr Martinez holistic approach begins with a consultation where your skin issues and concerns will be discussed at length. A diagnosis will be made and a management plan will be outlined tailored to your needs.
Common skin disorders that you may want to see Dr Martinez about include (but are not limited to);
- Skin rashes or infections
- Hair and nail disorders
- Excessive sweating
- Skin lesions and mole check/monitoring
- Cosmetic problems of the skin
Dr Martinez is also able to remove benign skin lesions that can cause discomfort such as skin tags, seborrheic keratosis, lipomas and sebaceous cysts. All these procedures are done under local anesthesia with minimum discomfort.
Dr Martinez always aims to combine the highest standards of medical care with empathy, sensitivity and a friendly, non-judgmental approach.
He is bilingual in English and Spanish. When he is not looking through his dermatoscope he enjoys cooking for family and friends. Whenever possible he escapes to scuba dive into blue deep seas. Also he is a keen swimmer, having participated in few events for charity.
Dr Martinez qualified with MB BS in 1999
He obtained the GP VTS (Spanish equivalent) in 2004
He gained a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dermatology in 2009 by Cardiff University and the Diploma in Dermoscopy in 2015.
He is member of several professional organisations including the Primary Care Dermatology Society and the International Dermoscopy Society.
Dr Martinez is fully registered with the General Medical Council and is in the GP register.