Dr Simon Hardy
- BSc (Hons.), MBBS, FRACGP, Cert (Skin Cancer), Cert (Dermoscopy)
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Skin Cancer Doctor at Caloundra Skin Cancer Centre
FRACGP, BSc, MBBS, Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine
Dr Ben Filewood graduated from The University of Queensland in 2010 and completed his GP training in Bundaberg, where he developed a keen interest in skin cancer medicine and surgery. Having completed postgraduate training in this field, Dr Filewood is experienced in skin cancer checks, biopsies, diagnoses and treatments, including excisions, sutures and complex flaps. He enjoys educating patients about skin cancer prevention and management.
For Dr Filewood, early detection and effective treatment of potentially fatal skin cancers is a very rewarding field of practice. He is passionate about achieving excellent and safe surgical outcomes with minimal complications for his patients, while involving them in the whole decision-making process.
Outside of his work, Dr Filewood spends his spare time exploring national parks and nature with his wife and three children. He enjoys tennis, squash, surfing, camping, cooking, and gardening.