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Auckland Skin and Cancer Foundation

Private Service, Dermatology


The Auckland Skin & Cancer Foundation provides complete skin care management.
The specialist medical and nursing team at the Foundation bring together expertise in dermatology, dermatological surgery, and offer comprehensive skin and cancer treatment. The Foundation also offers a wide range of clinical, cosmetic and pathology services.
Our Services
A comprehensive range of services for the management of all kinds of skin conditions requiring medical and surgical dermatology treatments is available including:
  • Accurate diagnosis of skin cancers and skin rashes
  • Surgical treatment of skin cancers and growths including Mohs micrographic surgery
  • Injectable fillers and neuromodulators for frown lines, and wrinkles

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All treatment is provided by a specialist team of dermatologists, and nursing staff.

The specialist dermatologists are:

  • Dr Todd Gunson: a consultant dermatologist and Mohs surgeon, he specialises in the assessment and treatment of all skin conditions, and has additional specialised training in Mohs micrographic surgery, and general skin surgery. 
  • Dr Fergus Oliver: a specialist in the management of complex skin conditions, skin surgery, laser surgery and dermatopathology.
  • Dr Denesh Patel: specialises in all aspects of skin cancer management including surgery, childhood skin conditions, pigmentation and sun sensitivity disorders.
  • Dr Chin-Yun Lin: specialises in skin cancer, melanoma, dermatitis, psoriasis, acne, pigmentary disorders, laser and cosmetic dermatology.
  • Dr Bob Chan:  a consultant dermatologist and Mohs micrographic surgeon. He has broad interest in medical dermatology including eczema, psoriasis, acne, immunobullous diseases, photosensitivity disorders, and skin cancer.


Note: Please note below that some people are not available at all locations.

  • Dr Bob CY Chan


    Available at 247 Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland

  • Dr Todd Gunson


    Available at 247 Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland, Eastcare, 260 Botany Road, Golflands, Auckland

  • Dr Chin-Yun Lin


    Available at 247 Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland, Ormiston Hospital Specialist Centre & Consulting Suites, 125 Ormiston Road, Flat Bush, Auckland

  • Dr Fergus Oliver


    Available at 247 Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland

  • Dr Denesh Patel


    Available at 247 Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland, Pukekohe Health Centre, 10 West Street, Pukekohe, Auckland


Auckland Skin and Cancer Foundation are a First Choice Provider for NIB insurance, and a Southern Cross Affiliated provider

Common Conditions

  • Skin Cancer

    New Zealand has a very high rate of skin cancer, when compared to other countries.… More

  • Acne

    Acne is a skin disorder that is characterised by pimples, blackheads, whiteheads, and, in bad cases, cysts (deeper lumps).  Acne usually starts at puberty and is in response to our body’s production of hormones, called androgens.… More

  • Eczema

    There are several different types of eczema but all have a number of common symptoms, the main feature being red, inflamed, itchy skin.  The skin can be covered with small, fluid-filled blisters that might ooze and form a scale or crust.… More

  • Psoriasis

    Psoriasis is a common, recurring (keeps coming back) skin condition that is hard to treat.… More

  • Warts

    There are three main types of wart infections that occur on our body: common warts, plantar warts and venereal warts (genital warts).… More

  • Fungal Skin Infections

    Bacteria and a number of types of fungi live on the surface of the skin.… More

  • Bacterial Skin Infections

    Our skin is our body’s first defence mechanism and even though many types of bacteria live on its surface, we still need a healthy, intact skin surface to maintain its defense.… More

  • Scabies

    Scabies is a very common skin infection that is caused by a mite that burrows under the top layer of skin and lays its eggs.  The eggs hatch in a few days.  The skin then becomes very itchy and a red, raised rash may appear.  Itching is worse at night… More

  • Shingles

    Shingles is caused by a virus called herpes zoster, this is the same virus that causes chickenpox.  After the virus has caused chicken pox it remains dormant (inactive) in the nerve cells, but can then be reactivated in later life to cause shingles.  It is not known why the virus… More

  • Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

    This is a mild viral illness that mostly affects children.  The symptoms are: sudden development of a high temperature; a sore throat and small blisters on the mouth, palms of hands and soles of feet.… More

Wheelchair Access


Travel Directions

The Auckland Skin & Cancer Foundation is located on Remuera Road (opposite King's School). The facility is easily accessible, close to motorway junctions and provides ample off-street parking.

Public Transport

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Free off street patient parking is provided at all clinic locations.

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 11:21AM on July 25, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Auckland Skin and Cancer Foundation.