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Dr James Clifford McMillan FRCS

  • Year first appointed as a consultant: 1985
  • Medico-legal experience
  • Extensive experience in writing medico-legal reports (approx 60 per year)
  • 80% defendant: 20% plaintiff
  • Court attendance and experience giving evidence and in cross-examination


Special Skills:

Special interest in contact dermatitis


Professional Affiliations:

Member of British Association of Dermatologists

Member of Irish Association of Dermatologists


Education and Qualifications:

BSc Hon (Chemistry) Queens University Belfast

MB BCh BAO Queens University Belfast

FRCP (Edinburgh)



Specialist Registrar training in dermatology – Royal Victoria and City Hospitals, Belfast

Research Fellow – Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon, USA


Present Appointment:

Consultant Dermatologist at Belfast City Hospital

Attending Dermatologist Mater Hospital (1 session per week)


Additional posts currently held:

Past Honorary Secretary and Past President Irish Association of Dermatologists (IAD)

Immediate Past Honorary Treasurer and Member of Executive Committee IAD

Past Member of Executive Committee of British Association of Dermatologists

Currently Northern Ireland Dermatology Training Representative Royal College of Physicians

Chairman Dermatology Specialist Registrar Training Committee – Northern Ireland

Past Chairman of Audit – Northern Ireland Dermatologists


Research Interests:

Immuno-pharmacology of atopic eczema

Research into possible link between Roaccutane and depression


To book a consultation or appointment with  James Clifford, please phone Dermatology Department, Fitzwilliam Clinic:

02890 323888