Researchers at UCD

Paul Collins

Occasional Lecturer

School Of Medicine



Dr. Paul Collins is a consultant dermatologist at St. Vincent's University Hospital and St. Michael's Hospital Dun Laoghaire. His special clinical and research interests include psoriasis, acne vulgaris and skin cancer. He is also a board member of the Charles Institute in UCD.




Year 2007 Institution:
Qualification: DCH Subject:
Year 2007 Institution:
Qualification: MB Subject:
Year 2007 Institution:
Qualification: MRCPI Subject:
Year Institution:
Qualification: MB Subject:
Year Institution:
Qualification: MRCPI Subject:
Year Institution:
Qualification: DCH Subject:



Peer Reviewed Journals

O'Gorman SM, Clowry J;Manley M;McCavana J;Gray L;Kavanagh A;Lally A;Collins P (2016) 'Artificial White Light vs Daylight Photodynamic Therapy for Actinic Keratoses: A Randomized Clinical Trial'. JAMA Dermatology, . [DOI] [Details]
O'Gorman SM, Britton D;Collins P (2015) 'An uncommon dermatophyte infection: two cases of cutaneous infection with Trichophyton verrucosum'. Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, 40 (4):395-398. [DOI] [Details]
Cunningham L, Kirby B;Lally A;Collins P (2015) 'The efficacy of PUVA and narrowband UVB phototherapy in the management of generalised granuloma annulare'. Journal of Dermatological Treatment, :1-4. [DOI] [Details]
Ralph N, Verma S;Merry S;Lally A;Kirby B;Collins P (2015) 'What is the relevance of contact allergy to sodium metabisulfite and which concentration of the allergen should we use?'. Dermatitis, 26 (4):162-165. [DOI] [Details]
Lynch M, Higgins E;McCormick PA;Kirby B;Nolan N;Rogers S;Lally A;Vellinga A;Omar H;Collins P (2014) 'The use of transient elastography and FibroTest for monitoring hepatotoxicity in patients receiving methotrexate for psoriasis'. JAMA Dermatology, 150 (8):856-862. [DOI] [Details]
Lynch M, Carroll F;Kavanagh A;Honari B;Collins P (2014) 'Comparison of a semiautomated hand-held device to test minimal erythema dose before narrowband ultraviolet B phototherapy with the conventional method using matched doses'. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV, 28 (12):1696-1700. [DOI] [Details]
Ismail N, Collins P;Rogers S;Kirby B;Lally A (2014) 'Drug survival of fumaric acid esters for psoriasis: a retrospective study'. British Journal of Dermatology, 171 (2):397-402. [DOI] [Details]
Higgins E, Kirby B;Rogers S;Collins P (2013) 'Methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone allergic contact dermatitis and the effect of patch test concentration'. Dermatitis, 24 (2):73-76. [DOI] [Details]
McAleer MA, Collins P (2013) 'A study investigating patients' experience of hospital and home iontophoresis for hyperhidrosis'. The Journal of dermatological treatment, 25 (4):342-344. [DOI] [Details]
Reid CT, De Gascun C;Hall W;Collins P;Lally A;Kirby B (2013) 'Is universal screening for hepatitis C infection prior to commencing antitumour necrosis factor-¿¿ therapy necessary?'. British Journal of Dermatology, 169 (6):1319-1321. [DOI] [Details]
Higgins E, Collins P (2013) 'The relevance of 7-day patch test reading'. Dermatitis, 24 (5):237-240. [DOI] [Details]
Tobin AM, Ahern T;Rogers S;Collins P;O'Shea D;Kirby B (2013) 'The dermatological consequences of obesity'. International Journal of Dermatology, 52 (8):927-932. [DOI] [Details]
Higgins E, Collins P (2012) 'Urticarial allergic contact dermatitis caused by UV-cured printing ink'. Contact Dermatitis, 66 (6):340-341. [DOI] [Details]
McGarrigle SA, O'Neill S;Walsh GM;Moran N;Graham IM;Cooney MT;Monavari A;Mayne P;Collins P (2011) 'Integrin ¿¿(IIb)¿¿¿¿¿ exists in an activated state in subjects with elevated plasma homocysteine levels'. Platelets, 22 (1):65-73. [DOI] [Details]
Lynch M, Sheahan K;Lavelle M;Collins P (2011) 'Multiple facial white papules. Birt-Hogg-Dub¿¿ syndrome (BHDS)'. Archives of Dermatology, 147 (4):499-504. [DOI] [Details]
McAleer MA, Mason DL;Cunningham S;O'Shea SJ;McCormick PA;Stone C;Collins P;Rogers S;Kirby B (2011) 'Alcohol misuse in patients with psoriasis: identification and relationship to disease severity and psychological distress'. British Journal of Dermatology, 164 (6):1256-1261. [DOI] [Details]
Ryan AJ, Hayes BD;Sheahan K;Collins P (2011) 'Tender erythematous papules on the elbows, buttocks and knees'. Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, 36 (5):564-566. [DOI] [Details]
Hackett CB, Maguire A;Heffernan E;Sheahan K;Collins P (2011) 'An unusual cause of granulomatous dermatitis and panniculitis'. Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, 37 (1):81-83. [DOI] [Details]