OUR TEAM

SKIN CANCER DOCTORS

DR LEE JONES

BSC, MBBS, GCMED, FRACGP, FSCI

Dr Lee Jones is a primary care skin cancer clinician with expertise in the diagnosis and management of melanoma and other skin cancers.

Dr Jones studied both a Bachelor of Science and Bachelors of Medicine & Surgery at the University of Queensland. After Graduation he relocated to Cairns for residency.

Before teaming up to form Northern Skin Doctors in 2019, he has worked throughout Cairns and is well known in the northern suburbs. He has extensive  education in skin cancer medicine and has completed the Bond University Certified Professional Diploma of Skin Cancer Medicine and Professional Diploma of Dermoscopy (skin diagnosis). 

Dr Jones has proudly been awarded with Fellowship of the Skin Cancer Institute. 

A global organisation dedicated to reducing unnecessary deaths from skin cancer.

He also continues to be passionate about all dermatology and recently spent a year working in the Cairns Hospital Dermatology Department. 

When not striving to keep his patients happy and healthy, he enjoys fishing, playing golf, watching sport and enjoying the beaches of Cairns with his young family.

Ongoing Education

Dr Jones regular attends upskilling courses and conferences to stay up-to-date on the latest skin cancer discoveries. Oct. 2019: Masterclass in Dermatopathology

DR BEN IRELAND

BApp.Sc (Hons), MBBS, FRACGP, Accredited MSCCA

Dr Ben Ireland is a GP with expertise in the diagnosis and management of skin cancer and is an Accredited Skin Cancer Doctor through the Skin Cancer College of Australasia.


Dr Ireland studied Medicine and Surgery at Griffith University. After Graduation he then relocated to Cairns working in the Cairns Hospital, where he developed an interest in skin. Dr Ireland completed general practice training in the Cairns region.

 

He then completed his Advanced Certificate of Dermoscopy and Advanced Certificate Skin Cancer Medicine and Surgery through the Skin Cancer College Australasia.


Dr Ireland is also passionate about medical education. He is a Lecturer and Clinical Tutor with the James Cook University Medical School and an active supervisor of General Practice Registrars.


When not at work Dr Ireland can be seen out on the reef with a fishing rod in his hand. He also enjoys playing golf, swimming and enjoying time with his children. Dr Ireland is also a Rugby League tragic supporting the Parramatta Eels.

Ongoing Education

Dr Ireland also regular attends upskilling courses and conferences to stay up-to-date on the latest skin cancer discoveries. Nov. 2019, Masterclass in Surgery

DR LUKE DORNAN

MBBS, FRACGP

Prof. Cert. Skin Cancer Medicine

Cert. of Dermoscopy (SCCA)

Dr Luke Dornan has a special interest in the diagnosis and management of skin cancer.

 

Dr Dornan completed a bachelor of medicine and surgery at James Cook University in Townsville.

 

After graduation he worked at the Cairns hospital and Toowoomba Hospital where he underwent additional training in surgery as an advanced skill. He has completed certificates in both skin cancer medicine and dermoscopy with Healthcert/Bond University and Dermoscopy with the Skin Cancer College of Australasia.

He is also currently employed at the Cairns Hospital in the Surgical Department as  the GP with Special Interest in Surgery and is a member of the Skin Cancer College of Australasia. When not working, Dr Dornan enjoys spending time with his young family, social running and the practice of Historical European Martial Arts

Ongoing Education

Dr Dornan also regular attends upskilling courses and conferences to stay up-to-date on the latest skin cancer discoveries.

SKIN CANCER REGISTRAR

DR LUKE DORNAN

MBBS, FRACGP

Prof. Cert. Skin Cancer Medicine

Cert. of Dermoscopy (SCCA)

DR OLGA Obraztsova

MBBS, BSc

Dr Olga Obraztsova is a dual UK and Australian trained doctor with a special interest in skin and minor surgery and has chosen to progress her skills further by undertaking an Extended Skill in skin cancer management as part of furthering her Royal Australian College of General Practitioner training affiliated with James Cook University.

Dr Olga graduated from King’s College London in 2015 and has been working as a doctor in Cairns since 2017 in both the hospital and private clinic sectors. She has an extensive research background and has completed hospital rotations in plastic and general surgery as well as regularly performing minor operative procedures within general practice.

When booking an appointment with Dr Olga you can be assured that striving to provide as comfortable and patient-centred an approach to your treatment as possible is at the forefront of Dr Olga’s priorities when tailoring your experience at Northern Skin Doctors.

Ongoing Education

Dr Olga is passionate about the future applications of personalised medicine to skin cancer management and cosmetic medicine. She regularly attends courses and conferences to upskill and stay up to date with the latest technological and scientific advances in the field and is planning to incorporate cosmetic medicine into her practice in the future.