Dr BENJAMIN CAREW. BPhty, MBBS, GradCertClinEd, FRACGP, FACD – South East Dermatology
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Dr Benjamin Carew is a general dermatologist with a special interest in the treatment of acne, eczema, psoriasis, and cutaneous malignancies as well as medical education and Tele-dermatology. He also provides a range of Laser and cosmetic treatments.

Dr Carew initially trained and worked as a General practitioner in Central Qld before completing his training as a Dermatologist. He was previously a Visting Dermatologist at the Mater Hospital where he supervised training Dermatologists and junior doctors.

Dr Carew has worked as a Medical Educator at the University of Qld (Rural Clinical school of Medicine) as well as with Qld Rural Medical Education and more recently with the Australian Skin Cancer Academy (ASCA). In his role with ASCA he has been involved in the development of the Practical Dermoscopy course for the Australasian College of Dermatology.

Dr Carew also does theatre lists at Montserrat at Gaythorne, and Northlakes as a ‘No Gap’ provider.

Previous Positions

  • Board member Capricornia Division of General practice
  • Chair of steering committee for Capricornia Primary Health and Community Care project (DoHA pilot site for electronic health record)
  • Academic Co-ordinator General Practice (Rural clinical school of medicine Rockhampton Campus)
  • Medical Educator (Dermatology) : Qld Rural Medical Education
  • Facilitator Healthcert / University of Qld Primary Care Dermatology course.
  • VMO Mater Public Hospital (South Brisbane) Dermatology 2014-2019
  • Program Co-Director University of Queensland Master of Medicine (Skin Cancer) Program 2018/2019

Current Positions / Activities

  • Appointed 2020 Board of Directors Australasian College of Dermatologists
  • Australian Skin Cancer Academy (ASCA) : Founding Director and Senior Medical educator
  • Moderator of the Virtual skin cancer clinic for the Australian College of Dermatology Practical Dermoscopy course.
  • Member of the Australasian College of Dermatologists Public Affairs and Advocacy committee
  • Member of the Australasian College of Dermatologists Health Workforce Committee
  • Publication of Textbook chapter (2018)   Carew B., Muir J. (2018) Dermoscopy of Melanoma. In: Kumarasinghe P. (eds) Pigmentary Skin Disorders. Updates in Clinical Dermatology. Springer, Cham

Dr Carew enjoys time his time away from work with his three children and partner Claire.