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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


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

Professional Diploma of Dermoscopy
Advanced Certificate Skin Cancer Surgery

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 Advanced certificates in both skin cancer surgery as well as holding the Professional Diploma Of Dermoscopy (skin cancer diagnostics)

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.

GPwSI in Dermatology 
Fellow of the Ski
n Cancer College of Australiasia


Dr. Manuela is a GP with a special interest in the diagnosis,  treatment and management  of Skin Cancer and an Accredited Skin Cancer Doctor through the Skin Cancer College of Australia.


Dr Manuela is passionate about her work and continually strives to provide the best possible care to her patients. 

She has extensive an education and the following qualifications:

- Fellow of the Skin Cancer College Australasia

- Diploma in Dermatology

- Advanced clinical certificate in Skin cancer medicine and surgery

- Advanced clinical certificate in Dermoscopy 

- Certificate in Dermatology

- Certificate of skin cancer medicine and surgery

We are very lucky to have Manuela join us working from Northern Skin Doctors.

She will in 2023 be the Cairns Hospitals GP with Special Interest in Dermatology


Dr Juliza was born in Malaysia and completed her medical training in Scotland. She spent four years in Far North Queensland working in Cairns, Atherton, Mareeba and Tully Hospitals. She is a well known GP in Yorkeys and now joins us at Northern Skin Doctors.

Juliza has an interest in preventative health, skin cancer medicine and aesthetics. In her spare time, she likes to go for walks, venture into new crafts and listen to podcasts.


I was born in North Yorkshire in England living some of the time in the town and eventually moved to the country living around beautiful farm areas. My training as a Dr (MBBS) and a GP (RCGP) was in England. When visiting my son who lives in Sydney we did a whistle stop tour of the ‘right side’ of Australia. While here we fell in love with Cairns and the beaches and the beautiful rainforest.  This visit is what decided us to move here and within six months of returning to England we were back here again living and working here. I have completed the Australian (FRACGP). 

In the GP area of work my interests are very varied, a bit of an all rounder. I have an interest in the area of skin care and skin cancer and surgery and I am expanding my work in that area

My outside interests are travel, walking, running and recently I have taken up interest in hangliding and plan if possible to do Rex point to Port Douglas hangliding weather dependant.


Dr Kate Murray is a GP with interests in preventative health care, teaching and skin cancer management.


Dr Murray studied at the Australian National University in Canberra and did her Hospital and GP training in Melbourne. She moved to the Cairns region in 2020 and works as a General Practitioner and Senior Lecturer of JCU Medical Students.


When not at work Dr Murray enjoys hiking the many trails in FNQ, taking her dog to the beach and snowboarding. 



Dr. Win Thu Hein is a general practitioner with special interest in skin cancer medicine and surgery. Originally from Myanmar (Burma) and migrated to Australia in 2010 and had worked in various hospitals around Australia. 

Dr. Hein is a fellow of Royal Australian College of General Practice since 2018.
Dr. Hein started skin cancer work since 2016.

Since then, he has been up skilling in skin cancer medicine and attending various conferences and workshops. 

Dr.Hein has completed advanced certificate in skin cancer surgery and advanced certificate in dermoscopy provided by Skin Cancer College Australasia, SCCA
(peak skin cancer training organisation in Australia).


Dr. Hein also holds Professional and Advanced Certificate in Skin Cancer Surgery by Healthcert. He finished the membership diploma in general dermatology by Australian Institute of dermatology. 

Dr. Hein is currently working towards the fellowship of SCCA
and involving in teaching young doctors in skin cancers diagnosis as a tutor at
Dr. Hein provides comprehensive skin cancer check/ diagnoses, non surgical managements and when indicated, 
Dr. Hein can perform skin flap and graft repairs.

Other Qualifications
Fellowship in Advance Rural GP (FARGP), Diploma in Child
Health (DCH), Certificate in Emergency Medicine (EMC), Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTM&H)
Dr. Hein is motivated and passionate about ongoing education to improve in skin
cancer diagnosis and all aspects of skin cancer management.


Masters of Public Health


Dr Paul Savage has previously been working in many of the hospitals around Sydney, and has studied for his Master of Public Health. He has special interests in preventative health, mental health, and skin cancer medicine. He aims to bring these skills and interests to the people of Cairns to provide holistic, patient-centred care.

He is a Skin Cancer Registrar and a very welcome part of our team at Yorkeys Medical and Northern Skin Doctors

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