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 - Drummoyne Dermatology

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 W Frew

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…

  • Dr Rebecca Saunderson is fantastic. She is quite booked out, but is absolutely worth the wait! Extremely knowledgeable, friendly and professional. Thank you Dr Rebecca.

    Chanelle L - Patient

  • Very comfortable waiting area.Polite staff, very capable doctors, very satisfied with outcome,on several visits.

    leonie B - Patient

  • My car broke down as I was coming to my appointment with Dr. Karen Stapleton. I was devastated as I had been waiting months for it and knew I would miss it. Not only were the team and staff totally understanding and supportive. Dr Stapleton took some time out from her busy day to see me, giving me her full attention and explaining things to me thoroughly. Something I have not had from other dermatologists. She is very approachable, professional and knowledgeable. I highly highly recommend her and the team at Drummoyne Dermatology.

    Hadeel MI - Patient

  • Felt in good hands and grateful for the speedy work

    Simon C - Patient

  • Two of my teenagers have been under the care of Dr Stapleton who I have found to be knowledgeable and highly proficient. She is fantastic with teenagers, listens to their concerns and clearly explains procedures. I would not hesitate to recommend her to family and friends.

    Lynda D - Patient

  • Wonderful service and very caring team of doctors, nurses and other staff. Highly recommend.

    Tessa N - Patient

We provide world class specialist care for patients with skin cancer and other skin diseases.

Book your Appointment 8am to 4pm

Phones unattended 12:30pm - 1 :30pm

Patients call 02 9719 2936

For GPs: 02 9719 1558

Suite 1, 109 Victoria Road, Drummoyne NSW 2047

We provide world class specialist care for patients with skin cancer and other skin diseases.

Book your Appointment 8am to 4pm

Phones unattended 12:30pm - 1 :30pm

Patients call 02 9719 2936

For GPs: 02 9719 1558

Suite 1, 109 Victoria Road, Drummoyne NSW 2047

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