Dr Benjamin Thompson, MBBS (Hons), MPhil (Med), FACD
Dr Benjamin Thompson is a fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatology.
Ben studied medicine at the University of New South Wales, graduating with honours in 2008. His early post graduate medical training was at John Hunter Hospital and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. He also volunteered at the Regional Dermatology Training Centre in Tanzania. Ben subsequently undertook a postgraduate research masters degree in skin cancer prevention at the University of Sydney in 2015.
Ben has published in international journals, co-authored a textbook chapter on skin cancer prevention and presented at both local and international conferences.
Ben completed his four year specialty training in dermatology at St. Vincent’s Hospital Darlinghurst, The Skin Hospital Darlinghurst, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Prince of Wales Hospital and Liverpool Hospital. This also included being selected for a one year secondment to the Wirral University Teaching Hospital Trust in the UK. In his final year Australasian College of Dermatological exams, Ben was recognised for his excellence with an American Academy of Dermatology prize.
Ben has an interest in all fields of dermatology including the early diagnosis and treatment of skin malignancy, paediatrics and advanced medical treatments for psoriasis and atopic dermatitis. Ben maintains a keen interest in health and lifestyle including surfing, running and cycling.
Meet Our Dermatologists
Our dermatologists are held in high regard and are frequently referred patients from other dermatologists and specialists for a second opinion.
On an average day any one of our dermatologists finds 10 to 20 skin cancers which may have otherwise gone undiagnosed.
All of our dermatologists are highly skilled and experienced in the detection and treatment of cancer and melanoma, and in the accurate diagnosis and management of diseases of the skin, hair and nail.
Dr Bonnie Fergie
Dr Bonnie Fergie is a consultant dermatologist and a fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists. She holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Western Australia….
Dr. John Frew
Dr John Frew is a fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists. He completed his medical degree (with Honours) from the University of New South Wales in 2009, followed by a Masters of Medicine in clinical epidemiology in 2011 from the University of Sydney prior to dermatology specialist training. He currently holds a staff specialist position at Liverpool Hospital and is a conjoint associate lecturer at the University of New South Wales….
Dr. David Jenkins
David is a fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists.
He was acknowledged as a prize winner for achievement in the final exams held by the Australasian College of Dermatologists in 2015. He was awarded the Presidents medal for Dermatological Pharmacology for achieving the highest mark across Australia ...
Dr Rebecca Saunderson
Rebecca Saunderson is a fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatology. Rebecca is interested in complex dermatological cases, medical dermatology and paediatric dermatology, and believes in an holistic approach to patient care….
Dr Dana Slape
Dr Dana Slape is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists and graduate of Western Sydney University. Dr Slape is passionate about managing chronic dermatological conditions across all age groups, but is particularly interested in children and adolescents as well as the elderly….
Dr. Karen Stapleton
Achieved the highest mark in Australia in the Final Examination of the Fellowship of the Australasian College of Dermatologists, 1993.
Awarded the Australasian College of Dermatologists Travelling Fellowship, 1993, enabling her to attend Clinics at the National Institute of Health, USA and the centres in USA.
Recognised as an International Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, 1999…
Dr Benjamin Thompson
Dr Benjamin Thompson is a fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatology. Ben studied medicine at the University of New South Wales, graduating with honours in 2008...
Dr. Deanna Wong
Fellowship of The Australasian College of Dermatologists, 2002
Awarded Master of Medicine, University of Sydney for Cytokine profile in regressing and non-regressing basal cell carcinoma skin tumours: 1999…