MB ChB 2001 Auckland; FRACP 2010


Dr Todd Gunson is a consultant dermatologist and Mohs surgeon.

He specialises in the assessment and treatment of all skin conditions, and has additional fellowship specialised training in Mohs micrographic surgery for the precise excision of skin cancers.

He also performs general skin and laser surgery for both skin cancer and non-cancerous conditions of the skin and nails.  He offers skin assessment, and tailored practical advice on the prevention and treatment of precancerous sun damage, and early or superficial skin cancer including non-surgical options.

Dr Gunson worked in private and public dermatology practice in Australia prior to returning to New Zealand in January 2012.

His private practice is based at Auckland Skin & Cancer Foundation in Remuera.  He also offers consultations at Botany.  Dr Gunson is the Mohs surgeon for the Auckland District Health Board based at the Department of Dermatology, within the Greenlane Clinical Centre.

To read more information about Dr Gunson please visit his website at www.thedermatologist.co.nz


Skin cancer management

  • Specialist dermatologic surgeon
  • Non-surgical treatments
  • Melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer
  • Rare types and skin cancers recurrent after previous treatments
Mohs micrographic surgery 
  • Fellowship-trained with the American College of Mohs Surgery
  • Same day post-Mohs surgical reconstruction
Skin surgery and laser surgery
  • Management of unwanted benign lumps/bumps and blemishes
Management of diseases of the skin, nails and hair
  • Special interest in acne
  • A full range of specialist eczema and psoriasis management 
  • Special interest in nail disease and surgery
  • Management of excessive underarm sweating (including BOTOX)
Skin and mole checks
  • Focus on early detection and prevention of sun damage and skin cancer
  • Corporate/occupational screening

Title or Designation


Post-Fellowship Training

Dr Gunson completed his basic medical training at the University of Auckland School of Medicine.

A number of years working in both internal medicine and sub-specialty medicine culminated in fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. His specialist dermatology training was completed in Auckland (Auckland District health Board) and the United Kingdom (Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital Trust). He then undertook an American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS) fellowship at Oxford Day Surgery in Perth, Western Australia. He was also awarded fellowship of the Australasian College of Dermatologists (ACD).

Dr Gunson has presented and published numerous medical papers and has wide experience in clinical teaching.  He is also a reviewer for an international peer-reviewed dermatology medical journal.

He is the only Mohs surgeon accredited by the ACD, and one of only three ACMS accredited surgeons, in Auckland. His experience in Mohs surgery spanning more than 2000 cases.  He is a fellow of the New Zealand Dermatological Society (NZDS).

Full NZ Registration Date

14 December 2001

Vocational Scope


Contact Details

Dr Todd Gunson is available at the following service:

This service is available at the following location:

247 Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland

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