Dr Chris Hughes

Skin Cancer Doctor

BMedSc, MBBS, FRACGP, FARGP, MMed (Skin Cancer)

Born in Burnie, Dr Chris Hughes studied medicine at the University of Tasmania’s Rural Clinical School, graduating in 2008. He was a junior doctor in Melbourne, Sydney, Darwin and Hobart before returning to the coast in 2013 to train in general practice and skin cancer medicine. He completed his master's degree in Skin Cancer Medicine with The University of Queensland in 2021.

Skin cancer is common, and Dr Hughes knows we can make a big difference by reducing morbidity, stress and cost for patients if skin cancer is diagnosed and treated early. He dedicates his practice to skin cancer care at Tasmanian Skin Clinic.


  • Master's in Skin Cancer Medicine (The University of Queensland), 2021

  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (University of Tasmania’s Rural Clinical School), 2008

  • Bachelor of Medical Sciences

Phone: 03 6424 5003

64 Oldaker Street
Devonport, TAS 7310

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 9.00am - 5.00pm


There are 11 dedicated and secure parking spaces on site, including a disabled parking space. Additionally, street parking can be easily found if required.

  • Skin cancer screening & treatments
  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Skin repair & cosmetic treatments
  • Wound & scar management with LED Light therapy
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