Dr. Dia Kamel

Associate Professor Dia Kamel MB BS, MD PhD, FRCPath

Associate Professor of Pathology and Pathology Theme Lead at ARU’s School of Medicine. Also works as a Consultant in Histopathology at the Mid and South Essex University Hospitals Group’s Department of Pathology, with special interest in Dermatopathology and the Lead Pathologist for Skin Cancer network across South East of England. Additionally, I am affiliated to the John Fulcher Neuro-Oncology Laboratory in Imperial College London’s Department of Brain Sciences.


graduated in 1990 (MBBS) from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. I was awarded a scholarship from the University of Oulu, Finland, where I obtained my MD PhD in 1994. In 1997, I moved to London, where I completed his speciality training at London University Hospitals, successfully obtaining FRCPath and CCST in 2002.

Since then, I have been working as a Consultant in Pathology in the UK, including my current post at Mid and South Essex University Hospitals Group. I became the Pathology Curriculum Lead at ARU’s School of Medicine in 2018.

I have vast experience in surgical pathology, as well as strong academic interest, having been involved in several novel research projects in collaboration with Imperial College London and ARU. My research interests are skin pathology, Breast Pathology, lympho-reticular pathology, renal and urogenital pathology.

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