Dr Thanu Shekar

Independent Doctor at Caloundra Skin Cancer Centre

MBBS (Hons), FRACGP, Grad Dip Medicine (Skin Cancer), Cert Primary Care Skin Cancer Med, Cert Primary Care Skin Cancer Surgery, Cert Adv Dermatoscopy & Histopathology, Cert Primary Care Skin Cancer Therapeutics

Dr Thanu Shekar has worked in skin cancer since 2014 and holds a portfolio of university certifications in skin cancer medicine and surgery, dermatoscopy, histopathology, and skin cancer therapeutics. She is dedicated to performing thorough skin checks, identifying any concerning lesions and then discussing treatment options with patients, taking into consideration evidence-based guidelines and patients’ preferences. She is skilled in topical therapies and surgical procedures and enjoys the challenge of identifying skin cancers and learning about advances in diagnostic techniques, as well as offering a range of therapeutic options and staying up to date with new technologies. 

Dr Shekar graduated from Monash University in Melbourne with first class honours and has worked in general practice since 2010, pursuing her special interest in skin cancer for the past several years.


  • Graduate Diploma in Medicine (Skin Cancer)
  • Certificate in Primary Care Skin Cancer Medicine, (The University of Queensland)
  • Certificate in Primary Care Skin Cancer Surgery
  • Certificate in Advanced Dermatoscopy and Histopathology
  • Certificate in Primary Care Skin Cancer Therapeutics
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (First Class Honours), (Monash University)
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