Dr Lauren Knight


MBChB (UCT) | Msc | FCDERM | MMed (Derm)

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About Dr Lauren Knight

Dermatologist Dr. Lauren Knight specializes in medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology across all ages. She enjoys working with her patients to not only treat and hopefully cure their conditions where possible, but also to lessen the burden the condition may be placing on them.

Dr. Knight loves dermatology and is grateful that she gets to live her passion daily.

Dr. Knight completed her undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at the University of Cape Town.
She has been published in peer-reviewed medical journals and presented at numerous academic medical conferences.
She continues her affiliation to academic dermatology as a part time consultant at Tygerberg Hospital.

Dr. Knight can help with the diagnosis and treatment of conditions in children, adolescents and adults covering:

  • Acne

  • Eczema

  • Psoriasis

  • Rosacea

  • Pigment disorders- hyperpigmentation, melasma, vitiligo

  • Rosacea

  • Birth marks

  • Moles

  • Skin cancer- actinic keratosis, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, melanoma

  • Hair loss

  • Connective tissue disease- Lupus, dermatomyositis, Reynaud’s

  • Skin infections

In terms of procedures, Dr. Knight can:

Perform minor surgical procedures, including skin biopsies, excisions of cancerous as well as benign lesions.
Administer cryotherapy for warts, molluscum contagiosum and actinic keratosis.