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Professor (Dr) Sharad Paul

General Practitioner


MB BS 1988 Madras; FRNZCGP 1999


Dr Sharad Paul is an internationally recognised skin cancer expert. 

Fellow, Skin Cancer College of Australia, 2007
Distinguished Fellow, Royal NZ College of General Practitioners 1999

Research Degrees:
M Phil (Skin) University of Queensland
M Phil (Medical Law and Ethics) University of Glasgow

Academic positions:

Adjunct Professor, Auckland University of Technology

Senior Lecturer (Skin Cancer), University of Queensland, Australia

Given these academic and teaching attachments, he has a long list of conference keynote presentation and publications in peer-reviewed journals. He is a Fellow of the Skin Cancer College of Australasia and has also been conferred the Distinguished Fellowship of the Royal NZ College of General Practitioners. In 2015, he was awarded the Ko Awatea International Excellence Award for Leading (Health) Improvement on a Global Scale with the citation noting “Dr Sharad Paul role in improving skin cancer management, education and patient-centred care internationally, across several countries." Dr Paul also has served on the National Commission of UNESCO.

Major books in the field of skin cancer:

Clinical Cases in Skin Cancer Surgery and Treatment (Springer, 2016)

BEST Lines for Cutaneous Surgery (Nature Springer 2019)

Dr Paul has authored both fiction and non-fiction books for the general public, published internationally by major publishers. His repertoire includes poetry, literary fiction and narrative non-fiction. His Baci Foundation runs literacy programmes in low-decile schools.

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Areas of Specialisation
Skin cancer - melanoma, basal cell cancer, squamous cell cancer and other skin lesions - diagnosis and surgery, including reconstructive surgery after skin cancer removals. I am also available to be consulted on lumps and bumps, other skin conditions and skin care advice.


Male / Tāne

Contact Details

Professor (Dr) Sharad Paul is available at the following service:

This service is available at the following location:

271A Blockhouse Bay Road, Avondale, Auckland

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