Dr Denesh C Patel

MBChB (Otago), FRACP, FNZDS

Consultant Dermatologist - Auckland Skin and Cancer Foundation (ASCF) and Auckland District Health Board (ADHB)

Interests and facilities:

  • General Adult and Paediatric Dermatology
  • Skin cancer, including melanoma diagnosis and treatment
  • On site theatre for skin surgery
  • Mohs micrographic surgery
  • Photodynamic therapy (PDT)
  • Erbium - YAG laser
  • Disorders of pigmentation
  • Dermatology in Skin of Colour
  • Photodermatology and Phototherapy
  • Expert opinions and treatment from colleagues at ASCF and ADHB
Medical School:
  • University of Otago, graduation 1989
General training:
  • House Officer, Wellington Region Hospital 1989-1991
  • Medical Registrar, Auckland Region Hospital 1991-1994 
Advanced training:
  • Auckland Hospital 1994-1996
  • St Johns Institute of Dermatology, St Thomas´ Hospital, London 1997-1998
Other positions/memberships:
  • Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Medicine, University of Auckland
  • Member American Society for Mohs Surgery
  • Member Australasian Dermatopathology Society
  • Member Auckland Indian Medical Association
  • President Elect - NZDSI

Denesh trained as a Dermatologist (Skin Specialist) because he had a strong desire to help those with skin conditions. He offers great experience in the diagnosis and management of both medical and surgical dermatology, in all ages. His particular interests include managing complex dermatology scenarios including paediatric (childhood) dermatology. Accurate skin cancer diagnosis and tailored treatment of these are a core component of his daily practise. He can provide the full "toolbox" of treatment options including Mohs micrographic surgery. He is the lead clinician in photodermatology (sunsensitivity) and phototherapy (light treatment) at the ADHB. His current research interests is in the provision of equitable access of skin care in the fields of phototherapy and pigmented disorders. Denesh is a keen clinical teacher and enjoys helping students and doctors optimise their learning experience and understanding of skin.

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Auckland Skin and Cancer Foundation

Phone
(09) 520-5885

Email

Website
https://www.skincancer.co.nz/

Address

247 Remuera Road
Remuera
Auckland
Auckland
1050

Pukekohe Family Health Care

Phone

Email

Website
https://www.skincancer.co.nz/

Address

10 West Street

Auckland

2120

Green Lane Clinical Centre

Phone
(09) 630-9943 ext. 26135

Email

Website
https://www.healthpoint.co.nz/public/dermatology/auckland-dhb-dermatology-service/

Address

214 Green Lane West
Epsom
Auckland
Auckland
1051