Dr Ben Ireland
B.Applied Science; MBBS; FRACGP;
Dr Ben Ireland is a GP with expertise in the diagnosis and management of skin cancer and is an Accredited Skin Cancer Doctor through the Skin Cancer College of Australasia.
Dr Ireland studied Medicine and Surgery at Griffith University. After Graduation he then relocated to Cairns working in the Cairns Hospital, where he developed an interest in skin. Dr Ireland completed general practice training in the Cairns region.
He then completed his Advanced Certificate of Dermoscopy and Advanced Certificate Skin Cancer Medicine and Surgery through the Skin Cancer College Australasia.
Dr Ireland is also passionate about medical education. He is a Lecturer and Clinical Tutor with the James Cook University Medical School and an active supervisor of General Practice Registrars.
When not at work Dr Ireland can be seen out on the reef with a fishing rod in his hand. He also enjoys playing golf, swimming and enjoying time with his children. Dr Ireland is also a Rugby League tragic supporting the Parramatta Eels.
Dr Ireland also regular attends upskilling courses and conferences to stay up-to-date on the latest medical news.
He is a passionate advocate for his patients.