Dr Richard Watchorn

Consultant Dermatologist

Areas of Specialty

  • Dermatology
  • Genital Dermatology
  • Inflammatory Dermatology
  • Skin Cancer


In 2009 Dr Watchorn graduated from Medicine in University College Dublin. He went on to further study in Health Education South West (CCT Dermatology) and University College London Hospital’s NHS Foundation Trust & UCD – MD (Res).


Dr Richard Watchorn is a Consultant Dermatologist here in Beacon Hospital. His areas of practice include inflammatory dermatology, skin cancer and genital dermatology.

Dr Watchorn is an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He is also an Honorary Consultant at University College London Hospital’s NHS Foundation Trust. In addition to Beacon Hospital, Dr Watchorn also practices in Beaumont Hospital and Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown.

Dr Watchorn was awarded an EADV Research Fellowship for his MD thesis investigating the pathogenesis of lichen sclerosus. He has also co-authored multiple papers in peer-reviewed dermatology journals, and co-authored the chapters in dermatology textbooks for dermatologists and medical students.