Dr Ben Tallon


Special interests:
  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Skin cancer and mole checks
  • Dermatopathology
  • General Dermatology
  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Mohs surgery
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Acne
  • Dermatitis
  • Rosacea
  • Psoriasis
  • Eczema
Cosmetic procedures at SKIN Dermatology
  • Coolsculpting
  • BOTOX® injections
  • Tissue fillers
  • Skin peels, glycolic and TCA
  • Platelet Rich Fibrinogen
  • Microneedling
  • NdYag Laser
  • BIOSkin Cosmetics
Medical School:
  • University of Auckland
General training:
  • Auckland
Advanced training:
  • Hamilton
  • Auckland
  • Boston, USA
  • Graz, Austria
Research interests:
  • Skin cancer
  • Dermatopathology
Professional achievements:
  • Fellowship trained Dermatopathologist (Boston, USA)
  • International Board Certified (ICDP-UEMS) Dermatopathology 2009
  • Fellowship director dermatopathology (ICDP-UEMS) 2015
  • Fellow American Society of Mohs Surgery 2012
Other positions/memberships:
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • Executive member of the International Society of Dermatopathology
  • Dermatology Vice President for the Australasian Dermatopathology Society
  • Fellow of the New Zealand Dermatological Society Incorporated
  • Fellow American Society of Mohs Surgery
  • Advisor for Melanoma Foundation NZ
  • Prior Executive member MELNET NZ
  • NZ Advisor for Australasian Standard for Solarium Use

Dr Tallon graduated from the Auckland University School of Medicine in 1999. He completed training in internal medicine in Auckland and London before beginning sub-specialty training in Dermatology in Hamilton and Auckland. Following this, Dr Tallon completed a one-year fellowship in Dermatopathology in Boston, USA. On completion he further intensified his study with a 6 month fellowship in Dermatopathology at the University of Graz, Austria, specialising in the areas of cutaneous lymphoma and melanomas. 

He currently divides his time between private consulting at SKIN Dermatology Institute, and reading dermatopathology for Pathlab Tauranga. His areas of special interest include skin cancer, cutaneous lymphoma, inflammatory skin conditions and dermatopathology.
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Skin Dermatology Institute


Tauranga Specialist Centre
752 Cameron Road

Bay of Plenty

Pathlab Tauranga



56 Elizabeth Street