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Dr Alex Chamberlain

Alex Chamberlain

Alex graduated in Medicine with Honours from Monash University in 1993. He completed his residency at The Alfred Hospital. Prior to commencing dermatology training he was Research Fellow at the Victorian Melanoma Service under Professor John Kelly. His dermatology training was at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals (Churchill Hospital), Austin Repatriation Medical Centre and The Alfred Hospital. He has an appointment as Adjunct Senior Lecturer at Monash University.

Alex attained fellowship of the Australasian College of Dermatologists (FACD) in 2004. Part of 2007 was spent in Oxford again for a fellowship in multidisciplinary cancer care and dermoscopy (Florance Bequest). He has worked as visiting specialist at the Royal Children's Hospital in the paediatric dermatology clinic up until 2011, and continues at the Alfred as consultant to the Victorian Melanoma Service - a multidisciplinary consultative clinic set up to support patients with melanoma. Alex participates in rural outreach clinics in Tasmania.

Alex's areas of expertise include dermoscopy and the early detection of skin cancers including melanoma, along with acne and disorders of hair and nails. He has published more than 50 papers in peer reviewed journals and is a regular speaker at national meetings and educational workshops. He has served as a committee member on the editorial board of the Australasian Journal of Dermatology from 2005 until 2015. In 2016 Alex was a member of the working party to update the Cancer Council Australia National Melanoma Guidelines.

In 2022 Dr Chamberlain co-edited the 2nd edition of Diagnostic Dermoscopy: The Illustrated Guide (Wiley-Blackwell) along with Dr Jonathan Bowling (UK) and Prof John Paoli (Sweden).

International Dermoscopy Society
American Academy Of Dermatology
Fellow of The Australasian College Of Dermatologists
British Association Of Dermatologists
ANZ Vulvovaginal Society
Pacific Dermatologic Association