About The Skin Cancer Doctor

Skin Cancer Qualifications & Professional Accreditation

Dr Richard Beatty, My Skin Check

Dermatology & Skin Cancer Qualifications

Diploma of Skin Cancer Medicine & Surgery (Skin Cancer College Australia)  – SCCA Accredited

Diploma of Clinical Dermatology  (University College London) – distinction & Michael Klaber Prize

Dermoscopy Certificate (Skin Cancer College Australia)
Dermoscopic diagnosis of Actinic Keratosis and Squamous Cell Carcinoma: EACCME certificate
Dermoscopic clues in non-melanoma skin cancer to guide treatment: EACCME certificate
Registered GP Educator 2007-2012 with focus on dermatology

Dr Richard Beatty is a Skin Cancer College Accredited Doctor

Fellowship level Certifications
Membership of The Royal College of Physicians of London (MRCP) – equivalent to FRACP in Australia.
Cambridge General Practice Training Programme. Membership of The Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP).
Medical Training & Residencies
Dr Richard Beatty graduated from Southampton University Medical School  followed by residencies in Southampton, Portsmouth & Winchester Hospitals, with higher level Medical, Paediatric,  Rheumatology, Infectious Disease, Gynaecology & General Practice training at Addenbrookes hospital, Cambridge & The Gold Coast Hospital.

About The Website

Aims, Authorship, Disclaimers & Confidentiality

The aims of the website are to inform the user about:

  • Different types of skin cancer
  • Different types of benign skin lesions
  • The appearances of different types of skin lesion
  • Skin Cancer Treatment options
  • The benefits, risks and method of a self skin cancer check

The website’s intended audience is the public who are interested in learning about the different types of skin cancer & skin lesions.

The website does not accept or host any advertisement. There is no external funding source, and The site is 100% funded by Dr Richard Beatty. There is no commercial interest in the contents of the website, and no commercial link to any of the treatments mentioned.

The site does not replace the advice of a health professional. The information is designed to complement, not replace, the relationship between a patient and his/her own doctor. View detailed disclaimer page.

The information is authored and reviewed regularly by Dr Richard Beatty. Please note that medical information rapidly changes and therefore some information may be out of date.

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Currently we are using Google Analytics to analyze the audience of the  website and improve our content. No personal information is collected from Google Analytics. For further information on the privacy policy concerning Google  Analytics, please go here.

Confidentiality: Email addresses and/or contact information & names are kept private. All personal & medical data remains confidential.

About The Skin Cancer Practice

Mission & Purpose

The aim of the The Skin Cancer Practice is to:

  • Pick up Skin Cancers as early as possible
  • Keep biopsy rate to the minimum necessary
  • Educate about skin cancer early diagnosis
  • Advise about prevention of skin cancer
  • Facilitate an understanding of different benign skin lesions
Other Medical Interests
Dr Richard Beatty performs no scalpel vasectomy & is a Designated Aviation Medical Examiner (DAME).
Page Last Modified: 15/11/2016

Page First published:  27/10/2013