Dr Ben Filewood

Independent Doctor at Caloundra Skin Cancer Centre

BSc (Neurosci), MBBS, FRACGP, Cert Primary Care Skin Cancer Medicine

Having completed postgraduate training in skin cancer medicine, Dr Ben 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. He finds the early detection and effective treatment of potentially fatal skin cancers to be a very rewarding field of practice and is passionate about achieving excellent and safe surgical outcomes with minimal complications, while involving his patients in the whole decision-making process.

Dr Filewood graduated from The University of Queensland in 2010 and completed his residency and internship at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane and then his GP training in Bundaberg, where he developed a keen interest in skin cancer medicine and surgery. He obtained his Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2013.


•  Advanced Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine (HealthCert Education)
•  Certificate of Dermoscopy (Skin Cancer College of Australasia) 
•  Virtual Skin Cancer Surgery Masterclass (HealthCert Education) 
•  Certificate in Primary Care Skin Cancer Medicine
•  Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, 2015
•  Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (The University of Queensland), 2010
•  Bachelor of Science (Neuroscience), (The University of Queensland), 2005
Phone: 07 5492 6333

5/14 Bowman Road
Caloundra, QLD 4551

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 8.00am - 5.00pm


There is limited parking available at the rear of the clinic, just off Omrah Avenue. There is also parking available in surrounding streets and across the road in the Stockland Shopping Centre carpark.

  • Skin cancer screening and treatments
  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Wound & scar management with LED therapy