Dr Ben Tan

Independent Doctor at Skin Repair Skin Cancer Clinic

MD, FRACGP, Cert Dermoscopy, Cert Skin Cancer Medicine, Adv Skin Cancer Surgery

Dr Ben Tan has been a doctor for two decades, with a dedicated focus on skin cancer medicine and surgery for the past several years. He has obtained advanced qualifications in skin cancer from the Skin Cancer College of Australasia. He undertook further training with Prof Cliff Rosendahl and Dr Helena Rosengren - two doctors internationally renowned for their significant contributions to skin cancer medicine. Dr Tan’s areas of special interest include early-stage melanoma detection, and ear and facial surgery.

Dr Tan is also actively involved in audits and research studies on melanoma, wound healing, and post-surgical scarring. Over the years he has mentored doctors-in-training and has co-authored and published studies on post-surgical outcomes. He is passionate about skin cancer medicine because it makes a real impact on patients' lives, and he looks forward to welcoming you for a comprehensive skin check in Townsville.


•    Advanced Skin Cancer Surgery (Skin Cancer College of Australasia)
•    Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine (Skin Cancer College of Australasia)
•    Certificate of Dermoscopy (Skin Cancer College of Australasia)
•    Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners 
•    Doctor of Medicine

Phone: 07 4779 0099

66 Mooney Street, Gulliver
Townsville, QLD 4812

Opening hours

Monday - Friday: 8.45am - 5.00pm


Ample street parking is available right outside the centre.

  • Skin cancer screening & treatments
  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Skin repair & cosmetic treatments