Meet the Team
Dr Maria Martin
Lead Clinician - GPwSI Dermatology
Dr Martin has been a full time GP and partner at James Cochrane Practice, Kendal, since 2001. She qualified with the Diploma in Practical Dermatology, Cardiff University in 2005, gained NHS Cumbria accreditation as a GP with Special Interest (GPwSI) in Dermatology in 2010 and Northern Deanery accreditation in 2012.
Maria worked as a GPwSI for 4 years in the hospital dermatology service in Kendal and started South Lakes Dermatology Service in October 2012. She has a particular interest in dermoscopy, common skin problems and genital skin disorders.
Maria is a member of the South Cumbria skin cancer MDT.
Dr Nick Howlett
Dr Nick Howlett has been a GP Partner at Bentham Medical Practice since 2000. He has many years of Dermatology experience, having worked in the Dermatology department at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary for several years. He has recently been accredited as a GP with Special Interest in Dermatology. He holds an external post as an honorary tutor in the Department of Dermatology at Cardiff University. He is a GP trainer and holds the Diploma in General Practice Education from Manchester University. His other unusual role is as team doctor for the Cave Rescue Organisation.
Dr Jen Smith
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