Dr Martin Denby
BSc (Hons) MBChB DFFP MRCGP (UK) FRNZCGP MMed (Skin Cancer)
Martin was born and raised in England. He graduated from Southampton University in 1988 with a degree in Biochemistry. He then started his medical training at Birmingham University Medical School, graduating in 1994.
He trained as a General Practitioner in Brighton with an attachment at the Skin Cancer Clinic at the Royal Sussex County Hospital. He became a Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP) in 1999, then moved to New Zealand and became a Fellow of the New Zealand College of General Practitioners (FRNZCGP) in 2004.
Martin completed two short courses in Australia in 2010, Skin Cancer Surgery and Advanced Dermoscopy (early diagnosis of skin cancers using a skin microscope). He then underwent a further 4 years post-graduate study, completing a Masters Degree in Skin Cancer from the University of Queensland in 2014 with distinction. He works at the Skin Institute in Silverdale, Remuera and Ponsonby, he is an affiliated skin cancer provider for Southern Cross Healthcare and performs advanced skin cancer surgery for Waitemata District Health Board, including skin flaps and grafts. He is also on the Dermatological Subcommittee for PTAC (Pharmac’s primary clinical advisory committee).
His special interests are dermoscopy for early skin cancer and melanoma diagnosis and skin cancer surgery.
If you’re concerned about a mole or skin lesion during the Covid-19 lockdown, Martin is still available for face-to-face skin consultations at Silverdale Medical as well as virtual consultations. Southern Cross will fund both of these options. Please visit Martin Denby - Skin Cancer Doctor for more information.
Martin is married to a doctor and they have two children. His hobbies are music, mountain-biking, snowboarding, windsurfing and more recently, windsurf foiling.