Dr Kerry Summerscales CSM

Skin Cancer Doctor at CQ Skin Cancer Centre

BMBS, FRACGP, BSci Pathology, Associate Degree Medical Laboratory Techniques, DAME, Cert Occ Med, Prof Cert Skin Cancer Medicine

Dr Kerry Summerscales CSM achieved her Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery in 2011. Pursuing her special interest in skin cancer medicine, Dr Summerscales CSM obtained postgraduate certifications in the field and is dedicated to providing comprehensive skin cancer examinations for patients in the Mackay community.

She began her extensive career as a Medical Assistant in the Royal Australian Army Medical Corps before transferring to the role of Pathology Technician for 16 years, where she reached the rank of Sergeant. She completed an Associates Degree in Medical Laboratory Techniques during this time and was also awarded her Bachelor of Science in Pathology in 2002.

In 2005, Dr Summerscales CSM accepted a commission in the army as a Lieutenant Scientific Officer, knowing she wanted to become a doctor. She moved to Mackay in 2018, retiring from the army after 30 years in 2020.

Australia has the highest rates of skin cancer in the world, and Dr Summerscales CSM is passionate about rectifying this problem, as well as using topical skin cancer therapies to reduce unnecessary excisions for her patients.


  • Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine

  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, 2011

  • DAME

  • Certificate of Occupational Medicine

  • Associate Degree Medical Laboratory Techniques

  • Bachelor of Science (Pathology)

  • Command Sergeant Major

Phone: 07 4954 7755

11 Downie Avenue
Bucasia, QLD 4750

Opening hours

Monday - Friday: 7.00am - 4.00pm
Select Saturdays: 7.00am - 11.00am


Parking is provided at the front of the centre.

  • Skin cancer screening and diagnosis
  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Surgical & non-surgical skin cancer treatments
  • Vasectomy procedures
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