Dr Anna Elizabeth Martinez




Clinical Practice

Dr Anna Martinez is a consultant in Paediatric Dermatology at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Child Health, University College London. Anna’s private practice is based at GOSH and The Portland Hospital for Women & Children.

Anna trained at St Bartholomew’s Hospital and was appointed as a Consultant in Paediatric Dermatology at Great Ormond Street Hospital in January 2003.

Since her appointment Anna has led the Nationally Commissioned Service for Epidermolysis Bullosa and is a world leader in the management of skin fragility diseases. She set up and runs a combined allergy/dermatology service at GOSH and is nominee for Colleague of the Year 2018

‘I am constantly inspired by the patients and families I meet and driven to always provide the best care possible’

Areas of interest

Dr Martinez's special clinical interests are eczema, skin fragility disorders and vascular anomalies. She also specialises in the management of the inherited ichthyoses and Netherton syndrome. She is a recognised world leader in the clinical management of skin fragility disorders, and leads an ultraspecialist multidisciplinary team at GOSH.


Anna is currently Principal Investigator for a large number of novel therapy clinical trials including gene therapy. She has recently run the first intravenous stem cell therapy trial for children with severe generalised recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa. Anna has an extensive publication list and she lectures internationally on paediatric dermatolgy