Professor J Meirion Thomas is Melanoma UK’s Senior Surgeon and has extensive knowledge of melanoma.

He has been a Senior Surgeon on the Sarcoma and Melanoma Unit at the Royal Marsden Hospital for 29 years.  He has a track record in clinical management and research in the treatment of melanoma.

Meirion’s research subjects encompass almost the whole breadth of melanoma but he has written extensively on the subject of sentinel node biopsy, pointing out that its benefits have been exaggerated and over-stated.