Above photo: Our Inglewood clinic
Our Doctors are fully qualified General Practitioners who have a special interest in skin cancer medicine and have undertaken further training in this field.
Dr Howard Lam MBBS FRACGP MMed
Dr Howard Lam graduated from the University of Western Australia in 1997 and has attained a Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. He is a registered practitioner with the Medical Board of Australia.
A co-founder of Skin Check WA, Dr Lam has been involved with full time skin cancer practice since 2003 and had detected and treated thousands of skin cancers.
Dr Lam’s postgraduate qualifications include a Diploma from the Australasian College of Skin Cancer Medicine, Certificate in Primary Care Skin Cancer Medicine, Certificate in Dermoscopy and a Masters of Medicine (in Skin Cancer) from the University of Queensland. He also regularly attends post graduate training courses and conferences in skin cancer medicine.
Dr Lam practices at both our Balcatta and Aubin Grove branch.
Dr Henry Law MBBS FRACGP
Dr Henry Law graduated from the University of Western Australian in 1994. A co-founder of Skin Check WA, he has taken a special interest in skin surgery and procedures since 2003.
His postgraduate qualification includes the Diploma of the Australasian College of Skin Cancer Medicine, Certificate in Primary Care Skin Cancer Medicine and Certificate in Dermoscopy. He is an accredited doctor of the Skin Cancer College
He has a special interest in skin surgery that results in reduced scarring.
Dr Law practices at our Balcatta, Marangaroo, Leeming and Aubin Grove clinics.
Dr Toby Bell MBBS FRACGP
Dr Bell is a full time skin cancer physician with over 20 years experience as a general practitioner previously. He has an eye for details, honed over many years by his other passion as an accomplished sculptor and painter. We are proud to have him bring this skill to our team. Dr Toby Bell practices at both our Inglewood and Balcatta clinics.
Dr Bell has exhibited nationally and internationally, including a large scale work Caliban at Cottesloe Sculpture by the Sea in 2012. In 2010 he was the winner of the City of Swan Sculpture Prize. Feel free to visit his website Click Here.
Dr Bell practices at both our Inglewood and Balcatta branch.
Dr Rob Hurrelbrink MBBS (Hons), PhD (Dist), BSc (Hons), BA (Edu), DipDerm FRACGP
Dr Rob is truly a high achiever, having completed multiple university degrees with honours. Prior to medicine he was an accomplished research scientist, having previously graduated with a BSc in Microbiology and Biochemistry as well as a PhD in Virology.
He spent time overseas as a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Oxford before the calling of medicine lead him back to post-graduate studies at the University of WA. True to his form, he graduated with honours and has recently attained Fellowship of the RACGP.
We are proud to have him as part of our team.
Dr Rob practices at our Inglewood clinic.
Dr Ann Rosenow MBBS (Hons), BSc (Hons), FRACGP
Dr Rosenow holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of WA, graduating with honours. Finding her next challenge, she continued at the UWA Medical School and graduated again with honours.
She is a distinguished achiever throughout her medical career and is a recent prize-winner in the Fellowship of the RACGP. She is committed to delivering the best service to her patients.
Dr Ann Rosenow practices at both our Inglewood and Balcatta clinics.
Dr Vaneesa Siva MBBS, FRACGP, FSCCA
Vaneesa joined our SCWA team in 2014 and continues to work as a full time practitioner in our Inglewood surgery. She holds a Fellowship in Skin Cancer Medicine & Surgery from the Skin Cancer College of Australasia. Also by being a member of this College, she partakes in continued medical education to keep abreast with the latest in skin cancer development and management. Vaneesa enjoys the challenges in this field and her meticulous surgical skills are well noted in ensuring best scar outcomes. We are proud to have her on board and can assure you that she will continue to strive for excellence in providing patient care.
Vaneesa works at our Inglewood clinic.
Dr Andrea Gomes MBBS FRACGP
Dr Gomes graduated in medicine from University of WA and completed further training at Sir Charles Gairdner hospital. In 2013 she was awarded the WAGPET community medicine award for her dedication to community based medicine.
She grew up in rural WA where she has seen first hand the results of sun damaged skin in rural West Australians. Apart from her high academic achievements, she is also an accomplished musician, having won a number of awards and trophies in music festivals.
She has a keen interest and passion for early skin cancer detection and management.
Dr Andrea Gomes practices at both our Inglewood and Leeming clinics.
Dr Ai Lee Lim MBBS AMC FRACGP Dip. Skin Cancer Medicine and Surgery Adv. Certificate Dermoscopy
Dr Lim has worked as a doctor for over 10 years. She worked in various specialities in the hospital and surgeries in Perth and also in the rural areas prior to joining us. She found love in skin cancer medicine and surgery early in her career. She is passionate about early skin cancer detection, skin cancer prevention (including skin repair) and simple and complex surgeries.
Dr Lim practices from our Aubin Grove clinic.
Dr You Yan Tan MBBS FRACGP
Dr. You Yan Tan graduated from the University of Western Australia in 2008 and has attained a Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. He is a registered practitioner with the Medical Board of Australia. Being a full time skin cancer doctor he is committed to continued education and improvement, obtaining a Diploma in Skin Cancer Medicine, as well as an Advanced Certificate in Skin Cancer Surgery. Dr. Tan has been a trusted member of our medical team since 2014. His patients value his honest, caring approach to skin cancer medicine. In his spare time, Dr. Tan is a very keen sportsman.
Dr Tan practices from our Marangaroo and Balcatta branch.
Dr Jill Watson BSc MPh MBBS FRACGP
Jill has a bachelor of medicine and surgery from the University of Notre Dame and has a master’s degree of Public Health from the University of Western Australia. She has a keen understanding of the importance of early detection of skin cancer and is passionate about providing high quality health care.
Dr Jill Watson practices at both our Inglewood and Balcatta clinics.
Dr Jonathan Chiew MBBS(Hons) DCH DTM&H FRACGP
Dr Chiew graduated from the University of WA with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery with honours in 2009 and has completed further diplomas in Child Health and Tropical Medicine. He has broad experience in both hospital and community medicine and brings an integrated, thorough approach to skin cancer medicine. He has a keen eye for photography and also enjoys running in his spare time.
Dr Chiew practices from our Leeming clinic.
Dr Michelle Luy MBBS FRACGP
Since graduating in 2010 with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from University of WA, Dr Luy has undergone training in many areas, including hospital medicine and general practice. She has a broad range of interests and has completed post-graduate diplomas in women’s health and child health. She has also worked as a surgeon’s assistant and enjoys a balance between family medicine, skin cancer medicine and medical student teaching. In her free time, she enjoys documentaries, cinema and live music.
Dr Luy practices from both our Leeming and Inglewood clinics.
Dr Simon Kessell MBBS
Dr Simon Kessell holds an MBBS from the University of Western Australia, and an MBA from University of California at Berkely where he had the privilege of studying under eventual Federal Reserve Chairman, Dr Janet Yellen. He lived in New York where he worked in the healthcare investment industry. Returning to Perth, he has worked in General Practice and Skin Cancer Medicine. He has received training in skin cancer surgery from UWA, and skin cancer diagnostics at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in New York. He returns every year to MSKCC and NYU Dermatology for additional professional skin cancer and dermatology education. He has also received training in cosmetic dermatology in both Australia and the U.S. He is excited to join Skin Check WA and the team of experienced skin cancer professionals who share with him the importance of skin cancer screening and prevention in all sun-exposed Australians. When not practising skin cancer medicine, Dr Kessell tries to keep up with his twins’ high school curriculum, reads widely and attempts to train his new Border Collie puppy.
Dr Simon Kessell practices at both our Leeming and Balcatta clinics.
Dr Cinmy Cheung MBBS FRACGP
Dr Cheung graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery with Honours from the University of Western Australia and also holds a Diploma of Child Health. She has worked in multiple fields in both hospital and general practice. She is a strong patient advocate who has a keen interest in preventative medicine, particularly in the field of skin cancer medicine.
Dr Cheung is currently on maternity leave until January 2020.
Dr Claira Ang MBBS FRACGP
Dr Ang has a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from University of WA, graduating with honours and has a Diploma in Child Health. She is passionate about providing optimal care to her patients and promoting preventative health.
Dr Ang is currently on maternity leave.
Dr Cristina Shaw MBBS FRACGP
As a keen windsurfer, Cristina arrived from the UK over 15 years ago searching for our winds and waves. Since graduating in 2011, she has worked in various hospitals and clinics. We welcome her to our team as she pursues her keen interest in skin cancer medicine.
Dr Shaw practices from our Leeming clinic.
Dr Jane McCulloch MBBS FRACGP DCH
Dr McCulloch has worked as a Doctor extensively in North West WA prior to returning to Perth. She is passionate about early intervention in health which led her to skin cancer detection and early treatment. Dr McCulloch is on maternity leave returning in July 2019.
Dr Jane is currently on maternity leave.
Dr Jessica Huang MBBS(Hon)DRANZCOG VGDWH DCH FRACGP
Dr Huang graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery with honours from the University of Western Australia and is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. She also holds a Diploma of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Vocational Graduate Diploma of Women’s Health, and Diploma of Child Health. She enjoys running in her spare time and is a strong advocate for good skincare. She is committed to preventative medicine and patient-centred holistic care.
Dr Huang practices from our Leeming clinic.
Dr Kate Johnson FRACGP
Dr. Johnson graduated from University of Notre Dame in Fremantle and is GP fellowed with the RACGP with a special interest in skin cancer medicine. She has experience working in rural and remote WA areas. She has completed the RACGP Certificate of Primary Care Dermatology & holds a certificate in dermatoscopy. She values education and keeping up to date with the latest in skin cancer medicine.
She has completed the RACGP Certificate of Primary Care Dermatology & holds a certificate in dermatoscopy. She values education and keeping up to date with the latest in skin cancer medicine.
Dr. Kate works in both the Inglewood and Balcatta clinics.
Dr Priscilla Tan MBBS DCH FRACGP PhD
Dr Priscilla Tan graduated from the University of Western Australia and worked across multiple medical and surgical specialities at various hospitals in Western Australia before commencing General Practice. She was awarded three research scholarships and completed a PhD in Ophthalmology from the Lions Eye Institute and UWA, publishing 10 papers in international journals. She has been a Unit Coordinator, Clinical Lecturer and Examiner at UWA, and continues to be actively involved in teaching medical students at UWA. She holds a Diploma in Child Health. Priscilla’s interest in skin began in 2005 with work experience in Dermatology, and she later gained broad clinical and surgical experience in Oculoplastics. This experience, coupled with her passion toward preventative healthcare in General Practice, has lead her to pursue her keen interest in skin cancer medicine.
Dr Tan is currently on maternity leave.
Dr Anita Kothapalli MBBS
Dr Anita Kothapalli graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from The University of Western Australia. She has a strong interest in skin cancer medicine and research and a keen eye for detail. She is dedicated to providing high quality health care and is passionate about promoting the prevention and early detection of skin cancer.
Dr Kothapalli practices at our Balcatta clinic.
Dr Georgina Fiori MBBS
Dr Georgina Fiori holds an MBBS from the University of WA and has had a longstanding interest in dermatology and skin pathology. She has completed a Professional Certificate of Dermatology and has extensive experience providing care for adults and children in Perth and rural WA. Georgina has a strong interest in ongoing education, having published research into skin conditions affecting our rural Indigenous communities, as well as methods for improving education for health workers in skin medicine. She is passionate about reducing the burden that skin cancers cause in our community, and is committed to using her skills to provide excellent care in this field.
Dr Fiori practices at our Aubin Grove clinic.
Dr Shiran Xiao MBBS BN DRANZCOG
Dr Shiran Xiao obtained her MBBS from University of Notre Dame Australia in Fremantle. She also received post-graduate qualifications in Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Palliative Care Medicine. During her General Practice training, she developed an interest in Skin Cancer Medicine and is passionate about early detection and treatment of skin cancers. In her spare time, she enjoys Muay Thai training and travelling.
Dr Xiao practices at both our Balcatta and Aubin Grove clinics.
Dr Jessica Lee MBBS
Jess graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Notre Dame Sydney. Jess has a special interest in skin cancer and is passionate to develop skills in practical cosmetic dermatology therapies. Jess is committed to providing friendly and thorough care in the prevention and detection of skin cancer.
Dr Lee practices at our Inglewood clinic.
Dr Imke Van Der Merwe AMC
Dr Imke van der Merwe is a German trained doctor who recently moved from the Busselton to Perth to pursue further training in skin cancer medicine. Being an enthusiastic surfer, she is very aware of sun induced skin damage and is a strong advocate of prevention and detection of skin cancers.
Dr Shawn Hsia BSc, MBE, BMBS, MSurg, FRACGP
Dr Shawn has a Bachelor degree in biomedical science and an MBA before starting the medicine. He graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine / Surgery from Flinders University in South Australia and worked as a surgical trainee for 3 years. He completed a Master in surgical science from Adelaide University during that time.
He is a newly minted Fellow of RACGP after 3 years of GP training in WA.