Dr Chris Irwin

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Doctor Chris Irwin, a skin treatment specialist from Melbourne with extensive experience in plastic surgery and skin cancer treatment


Dr. Chris is the founder of The Skin Doctor. He graduated top in his medical school, winning the first prize distinction awards in medicine and surgery. He then spent time as a resident in plastic surgery at the Royal Melbourne Hospital before gaining a Master’s degree in Skin Cancer from the University of Queensland. He has internationally published research in cancer and is an Accredited Skin Cancer Doctor, as well as being a member of the Skin Cancer College of Australia. Dr Chris travels internationally many times a year to learn the latest techniques in skin cancer diagnosis and treatment from the world’s best skin cancer physicians, dermatologists and plastic surgeons. He is also trained in California (USA) as a fellow of the American College of Aesthetic Medicine and is an expert in cosmetics. Dr. Chris is one of the few skin physicians in Melbourne that routinely uses laser in the management of skin cancer.

Dr. Chris understands first hand the problems of sun-damage and pre-cancerous change, having been treated himself. He is passionate about trying to provide the world’s best care – in a setting that is relaxed and easygoing.