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Michael Stapelberg

General Practitioner – Dermatology and Skin Cancer

BSc Hons I Anatomy (QLD), MBBS, PhD Dermatology (SYD), Dip Prac Dermatology (CARDIFF), FRACGP, ACCSCMS, ACCD (Skin Cancer College Australasia)

Dr Michael Stapelberg is an accredited, highly trained general practitioner, with a special interest in skin cancer diagnosis, management and dermatology. His focussed training enables him to regularly deal with patients with dermatological and skin cancer-related problems.

Other than his primary medical qualification and fellowship with The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP), he also holds first-class honours in Anatomy from the University of Queensland, a postgraduate PhD in Dermatology from the University of Sydney, a Diploma in Practical Dermatology from Cardiff University, and extensive training in skin cancer medicine through The Skin Cancer College Australasia.

His PhD in Dermatology investigated the damaging effects of ultraviolet (UV) radiation contained in sunlight. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Investigative Dermatology and Dermatological Surgery, and has presented at national and international conferences. In 2020 he is undertaking the MSc in Practical Dermatology through Cardiff University investigating early diagnosis of melanoma. He is also an adjunct Associate Professor at Southern Cross University.

At Mullumbimby Comprehensive Health Centre he runs a Dermatology clinic focussed on Acne, Rosacea and Eczema.