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

27th Annual Dinner

Event start date - 02/07/2024

The BSDS 27th Annual Dinner will be held during the 104th Annual Meeting of the BAD in Manchester. ( Sold Out) Read more »

Annual Scientific Meeting 2024

Event start date - 02/07/2024

The BSDS Scientific Meeting will take place during the 104th Annual Meeting of the BAD Read more »

Head & Neck Anatomy for the Cutaneous Surgeon 2024

Event start date - 10/10/2024

Registration is not open yet. Please use the form below to be notified as soon as it opens. This is a practical workshop and lecture course focusing on superficial head & neck anatomy relevant to skin cancer surgery as practiced by Dermatological Surgeons. Read more »