Skin Cancer Doctor
BSc (Hons) MBBS (Dist) FRACGP MICGP MPH DCH PGDipClinDerm
Experienced GP with Special Interests in Skin Cancer, Dermatology, Paediatrics, Mental Health
Dr Elliot Coates is our tall British and Australian Doctor who can also speak French, Portuguese and some Spanish and enjoys seeing all aspects of General Practice. He has Special Interests and extensive experience and training in Melanoma and Skin Cancer detection and treatment, as well as in general Dermatology, Occupational Medicine and Paediatrics.
Elliot graduated with a BSc with First Class Honours in Tropical Medicine and an MBBS with Distinction from King’s College London and has subsequently obtained FRACGP, MICGP, a Master of Public Health from UNSW, as well as Certificates in Occupational Medicine and Sexual and Reproductive Health.
Elliot is experienced in Dermatology and Skin Cancers after 2 years in the Dermatology Department at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital managing patients with complex Skin conditions and 5 years in the Sydney Melanoma Diagnostic Centre at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital detecting and treating Melanomas and Skin Cancers in the High Risk Skin Cancer Clinic.
As part of this he has a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dermatology from the University of London, Certificates in Skin Cancer Surgery and Advanced Dermoscopy from the University of Queensland, undertook training at the Sydney Sexual Health Centre and is a member of the Primary Care Dermatology Society and the International Dermoscopy Society.
Elliot is also experienced in Paediatrics after 2 years at the Mater Children’s Hospital in Brisbane and a Diploma in Child Health (DCH) from the University of Sydney. He has also completed advanced training in Mental Health at the NSW Institute of Psychiatry and is RACGP Level 2 accredited in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Psychotherapy and he has also undertaken training in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) at the University of Sydney as well as a Certificate in Occupational Medicine and a Master in Public Health from UNSW.
Elliot is enthusiastic about Medical Education and has been a Clinical Associate Lecturer in Dermatology at the University of Sydney and a Lecturer in Skin Cancer management and General Practice for the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, for which he has also been an Examiner since 2011. He has also tutored medical students at the University of Sydney, GP trainees and rural and remote GPs, and has lectured overseas in India and China.
When not at work Elliot likes to travel, learn new languages and cooking recipes, and relax and spend time with his family.
He looks very much forward to meeting you.