Dr Markey graduated from the University of Manchester Medical School in 1980 (MB.ChB). He entered specialised dermatology training in 1986 at Guy’s Hospital combining academic and clinical dermatology. Following completion of dermatology training in the UK, Dr Markey left London to take up a one year post as Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California, San Francisco, specialising in cosmetic, skin laser and skin cancer treatments working with Dr Roy Grekin and Dr Richard Glogau. On his return to the UK, he was appointed Consultant Dermatologist and Senior Lecturer to St John’s Institute, St Thomas’ Hospital, London where he helped create the custom-built Dermatological Surgery and Laser Unit. He was Director and Lead Consultant of this national referral unit from 1993-2000.
In January 2003, reflecting his primary interest in cosmetic treatments, he moved into full-time cosmetic practice at The Lister Hospital, maintaining an Honorary Consultant position at St John’s Institute, St Thomas’ Hospital, where he continues to teach.
Dr Markey specialises in all aspects of minimally invasive cosmetic surgery including botulinum toxin, skin fillers, chemical peeling and laser systems used for cosmetic skin treatments. Dr Markey has published over 70 clinical and research publications including original papers, abstracts and book chapters.