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 OUR TEAM

SKIN CANCER DOCTORS

DR LEE JONES

BSC, MBBS, GCMED, FRACGP, FSCI

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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

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, FARGP
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.

DR PETA GREIG
BSc, MBBS, FRACGP, MPH&TM

Dr Peta Greig is a General Practitioner with a special interest in the diagnosis and management of skin cancers.

 

Dr Greig has completed a Bachelor of Science (medical science) and a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at Griffith University.   

 

She moved to Cairns for residency and since then has worked throughout the region as well as in remote parts of northern Australia.  Dr Greig is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and has also completed a Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.

 

At present Dr Greig has a Professional Certificate of Dermoscopy and is working towards the Bond University Certified Professional Diploma of Skin Cancer Medicine/Surgery and becoming a fellow with the Skin Cancer Institute. 

 

She is passionate about preventative health and health equality and enjoys being able to help her patients with this.

 

When not at work you will see Dr Greig out adventuring either hiking, paddle boarding or enjoying the many waterfalls around Cairns.

Ongoing Education

Dr Greig is completing her Diploma of Skin Cancer Medicine/Surgery and regularly attends conferences and workshops to stay up to date with skin cancer medicine.

DR MANUELA BARTHE 
M.D FRACGP Dip.Derm

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:

- 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.

SKIN CANCER REGISTRAR(TRAINEE)

DR PAUL SAVAGE
BEng, MBBS
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 new Skin Cancer Registrar and a very welcome part of our team.