The Dermatologist

  • About the Doctor

    Dr Priya Sen

    BSc (Hons), MBBS,FRCP (UK), Dip GUM (UK), FAMS (Singapore)

    Dr Sen graduated from the University College London, UK with a double degree in Neuroanatomy and in Medicine.  She became a member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP, London) in 2000 and obtained her Fellowship (FRCP London) in 2010.  Dr Sen spent 14 years at the National Skin Centre where she worked in the dermatology and laser surgery unit and has a large amount of experience working with lasers for hair removal,pigmentation, tattoos and scarring.  At the time of her departure from the National Skin Centre, she was a Senior Consultant Dermatologist, Head of the Department of STI Control Singapore as well as a Visiting Senior Consultant to the Infectious Disease Department of Tan Tock Seng Hospital Singapore. She remains a Visiting Senior Consultant with the National Skin Centre. 

    She has been a clinical teacher to medical students from the National University of Singapore and was also involved in training doctors from overseas in dermatology and laser surgery. She has published a number of articles in both local as well as international dermatology journals and books. Amongst these are chapters in the Asian Skin Atlas as well as Bolognia.

    She is a certified trainer in the use of injectable polylactic acid fillers and hyaluronic acid fillers. She is a member and appointed course instructor of the Dermatological Society of Singapore and  trains doctors to attain Certificates of Competency in the use of Botox, Lasers and Injectable Fillers. Dr Sen is also a member of the Asian Dermatological and Laser Surgery(ADLAS) workgroup. Dr Sen sits on the Asian Advisory Board for Dysport and fillers and has contributed to producing guidelines for the use of these in Asian Skin. She also sits on the Singapore Medical Council Taskforce for Aesthetic Medicine.

    A large part of Dr Sen’s clinical workload consists of treating facial pigmentation and anti ageing. She has a large amount of experience in treating different skin types, as well as, darker skin types. She uses a combination of lasers and topical agents and is involved in several research studies in this field. Dr Sen has a large Caucasian client base for whom she performs regular skin cancer (and mole) checks. She is able to converse with patients in French.

    3.            2003 –SARS Courage  Star Medal Award for frontline work against SARS

    4.            2004-Health Manpower Development Programme Award

    5.            2008-National Healthcare Group QUALITY PILLAR AWARD

    She obtained a Diploma in Genitourinary Medicine (UK) during a postgraduate scholarship at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London UK where she was also trained in the use of injectable fillers for the treatment of HIV facial lipoatrophy. 

    Dr Sen aims to provide an individualized experience for each and every patient with minimal waiting times in a comfortable and professional environment.

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