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Monday 27 September 2021
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Meet the team

Meet the Team

Salford Royal has some of Europe’s leading dermatology specialists on its team.


Several consultants hold or have recently held National and Regional roles in Management, Medical Education and Research including with the North Western Deanery, The British Association of Dermatologists, the American Academy of Dermatology and other affiliated bodies.


The department is run by 26 Consultant Dermatologists. Additionally, there are numerous supporting supervised junior staff and many specialist nurses with roles designed to compliment those of the consultants.


We offer a direct point of contact for all patients in case of questions or problems.   For more detailed contact information please see our Useful Contacts section.


Matthew Harries
Name, Job Title

Matthew Harries (Dr)

Consultant Dermatologist

Professional Profile

Dr Harries qualified from Leeds University and is originally from Leicestershire. He completed general medical training in Yorkshire before specializing in Dermatology in Manchester.




His main interest is in hair and scalp disorders, in particular the cicatricial (“scarring”) alopecias. He is currently completing a PhD at the University of Manchester studying the hair immune system in lichen planopilaris. He has also spent time as a visiting Research Fellow at the University of Lübeck in Germany. He is a member of the British Hair and Nail Group and provides medical support to the Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation-sponsored patient support group in Manchester.  




He currently lives in Cheshire with his wife, two children and two dogs.