Dr Eugene Tan


Specialist Dermatologist and Mohs Surgeon

Dr. Eugene Tan is an academic dermatologist and Mohs surgeon. He is a fellow of Australasian College of Dermatologists (FACD), Fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS) and Fellow of the New Zealand Dermatologic Society (FNZDS).

He is also an Honorary Consultant at The Alfred Hospital Melbourne and previously, was an editor at the Australasian Journal of Dermatology. Dr. Tan is passionate about sustainability and is part of the Environmental Sustainability Group of the Australasian College of Dermatologists.

Current research interests

Eugene is involved with academic publications, education of the public and research at Skintel. His current research interests are:

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What do these endorsements and qualifications mean?

Eugene is a specialist dermatologist and Mohs Surgeon registered with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA).

  • The MCNZ and AHPRA are the regulatory bodies for doctors in New Zealand and Australia respectively.
  • A dermatologist is a doctor who has undergone extensive training on diseases of the skin, hair and nails over several years.
  • The New Zealand Dermatological Society Incorporated (NZDSI) is the professional society for specialist dermatologists in New Zealand. All practicing dermatologists are required to be members of this society in New Zealand.
  • The American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS) is the peak professional body for Mohs surgeons internationally. David undertook ACMS accredited Mohs fellowship training and subsequently became a Fellow of the ACMS.
  • The Australasian College of Dermatologists (ACD) is the professional society for specialist dermatologists in Australia. David was granted Fellow status with the ACD following their rigorous vetting process and examination.
  • The Royal Australian College of Physicians (RACP) is the training organisation for Physicians in New Zealand and Australia. In New Zealand doctors are required to undergo general physician training in a hospital, prior to specialising in dermatology.