British Society for Dermatological Surgery

Welcome to the BSDS website

The British Society for Dermatological Surgery (BSDS) is the UK leader in the field of dermatological surgery. The purpose of the Society is to promote, for the public benefit, interest in and knowledge of Dermatological Surgery.

The BSDS have a range of meetings and courses that run throughout the year and offer fellowships and awards. The BSDS provide resources, such as surgical log books, case studies and peer reviews for the benefit of medical professionals. They have also produced minimum standards documents and position statements on issues relating to Dermatological Surgery. Learn more>

In these uncertain times we have included COVID-19 guidelines compiled both by the British Association of Dermatologists and the British Society for Dermatological Surgery.

Please find below useful guidelines:

Skin Cancer Surgical Guidlines- COVID-19 Guidelines

Recommencing Dermatology services during COVID-19 Here

Upcoming Events

38th Annual Surgery Workshop 2022

Event start date - 19/04/2022

Registration is not yet open. Join our contact list to be notified as soon as it does. The workshop is a long-established training course in skin surgery, consisting of lectures & hands-on practical sessions covering basic & intermediate aspects Read more »

Clinical Meeting March 22

Event start date - 17/03/2022

Registration is not open yet This half day meeting is aimed at dermatologists and dermatology trainees with an interest in dermatological surgery Read more »

Advanced BSDS Meeting 2022

Event start date - 23/09/2022

The BSDS Annual Meeting is a packed day dedicated to Mohs Micrographic Surgery to follow an exquisite formal gala dinner containing highly anticipated talks from globally renowned guest Faculty.   More information to follow Read more »