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Specialist Dermatologist
BSc MBBS (Hons) FACD

Dr Ben Thompson

Individualised care

Dr Ben Thompson is a fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatology (FACD).

Dr Thompson has an interest in all fields of dermatology including the early diagnosis and treatment of skin malignancy, paediatrics and advanced medical treatments for psoriasis and atopic dermatitis.

Dr Thompson studied medicine at the University of New South Wales, graduating with honours in 2008. His early postgraduate medical training was at John Hunter Hospital and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

Dr Thompson completed his four-year specialty training in dermatology at St. Vincent’s Hospital Darlinghurst, The Skin Hospital Darlinghurst, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Prince of Wales Hospital and Liverpool Hospital. This included being selected for a one-year secondment to the Wirral University Teaching Hospital Trust in the UK.

In his final year of the Australasian College of Dermatological exams, Dr Thompson was recognised for his excellence with an American Academy of Dermatology prize.

Dr Thompson completed a postgraduate research master’s degree in skin cancer prevention at the University of Sydney (2015) and has contributed to international journals, co-authored a text book chapter on skin cancer prevention and presented at both local and international conferences. He has also volunteered at the Regional Dermatology Training Centre in Tanzania.

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Services

Mountain Range

1

Medical

Dermatology

Diagnosis and treatment of conditions

of the skin, hair and nails.

Dr Thompson is qualified in all areas

of dermatology including: 

  • Skin cancer detection & surveillance

  • Acne and rosacea

  • Eczema (dermatitis)

  • Psoriasis

  • Patch (allergy) testing

  • Biologic therapy for inflammatory skin conditions

  • Autoimmune skin disorders such as cutaneous lupus

  • Pigmentary disorders such as vitiligo

  • Blistering conditions

  • Vulval dermatology

  • Hair loss

2

Surgical & Procedural Dermatology

Comprehensive range of surgical treatment for benign lesions and skin cancers.

Dr Thompson offers the

following procedures:

 

  • Skin biopsy for diagnostic purposes

  • Excision of skin cancers including basal cell carcinomas, squamous cell carcinomas and melanomas

  • Cryotherapy (freezing)

  • Phototherapy (Narrowband UVB)

  • Photodynamic therapy

  • Intralesional steroid injections

  • Scar management 

  • Iontophoresis

Dr Thompson consults at Frontier Dermatology and Drummoyne Dermatology and holds public clinics
at the John Hunter Hospital. 

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Frontier Dermatology - 294 Charlestown Road,
Charlestown, NSW 2290.

Ph: (02) 4022 8739          Fax: (02) 4088 8086

Drummoyne Dermatology - Suite 1, 109 Victoria Road, Drummoyne NSW 2047.

Ph: (02) 9719 2936          Fax: (02) 9719 2621

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