Dr Roy Hogben

In 1995, Dr Hogben moved to Cairns and has worked in the northern beaches area since.

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Graduating from Adelaide University in 1981, Dr Hogben has extensive experience as a rural General Practitioner working for the Royal Flying Doctors Service and in various country hospitals in WA, SA and Queensland. In 1995, he moved to Cairns and has worked in the northern beaches area since. He completed his Masters degree in Primary Health Care in 2000.

Dr Hogben has a special interest in;

  • Skin cancer diagnosis and treatment: Dr Hogben uses a specialized computer based imaging system called Molemax to examine and photograph skin lesions. These images can be stored for later comparison. He performs cryotherapy, excisions, biopsies, skin flaps and skin grafts at a subsequent appointment if required. (Please note Molemax Appointments can be made via phone only).
  • Men’s health – lifestyle and prostate health checks
  • Paediatric and adolescent health
  • Antenatal Care – He has extensive experience with obstetrics and liaises with both the Cairns Base Hospital and private Obstetricians.
  • Chronic disease management incorporating care and team planning.
  • Travel vaccinations and childhood immunizations.
  • Palliative shared care and home management.
  • Mine medicals.

 

Availability times:

Monday 8:00am to 5:20pm
Tuesday: 8:00am to 5:20pm
Wednesday: 8:00am to 5:20pm
Thursday: 8:00am to 5:20pm
Friday: Unavailable

Practice hours subject to change without notice, please check with our reception staff.

Special interests

  • Antenatal care and post-natal care of mother and baby
  • Children's health (paediatrics)
  • Chronic disease management
  • Department of Veterans' Affairs Patients
  • Diabetes care
  • Elderly health (geriatric)
  • General Practice
  • Implanon
  • Men's Health
  • Minor surgery and procedural work
  • Minor trauma (emergency medicine)
  • Mole scanning with Molemax computer imaging
  • Palliative care
  • Preventive medicine
  • Skin checks and excisions
  • Travel health & vaccinations
  • Women's health including reproductive health

Languages

  • English

Qualifications

  • DRANZCOG (Obstetrics)
  • MBBS
  • MPHC (Flinders)