Dr Hugh Roberts

Dr Hugh Roberts is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists.

He completed his medical degree through the University of Melbourne and undertook specialist training at many tertiary referral hospitals including the Royal Melbourne Hospital, the Alfred Hospital and St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne.

He has a special interest in the early detection and management of skin cancer and has published numerous articles on this topic in peer reviewed journals. He is a consultant dermatologist at the Victorian Melanoma Service, a multidisciplinary melanoma unit at the Alfred Hospital and also attends the melanoma clinic at the Skin and Cancer Foundation of Victoria.

Dr Roberts also has a interest in cosmetic dermatology and laser surgery and is a PBS authorised injector of Botulinum Toxin for axillary hyperhidrosis (excessive underarm sweating).

Dr Roberts is currently the Director of Training for the Victorian Faculty of the Australasian College of Dermatologists as well as a member of the National Trainee Committee.

He is a board member of The Skin and Cancer Foundation of Victoria and participates in the mentor scheme for dermatology registrars.

Qualifications

MBBS - Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Melbourne

FACD - Fellow, Australasian College of Dermatologists

 

Current Appointments

Principal Dermatologist, Peninsula Dermatology

Director of Training, Victorian Faculty of the Australasian College of Dermatologists

Consultant Dermatologist, Victorian Melanoma Service (Alfred Hospital)

Consultant Dermatologist, Melanoma Clinic (Skin and Cancer Foundation of Victoria)

Board Member, Skin and Cancer Foundation of Victoria

 

Professional Memberships

Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists (FACD)

Member of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)

Member of the Australasian Society of Cosmetic Dermatology (ASCD)

Member of the International Dermoscopy Society (IDS)

 

 

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Publications

Mar V, Roberts H, Wolfe R, English DR, Kelly JW.

Nodular melanoma: a distinct clinical entity and the largest contributor to melanoma deaths in Victoria, Australia.

J Am Acad Dermatol. 2013 Apr;68(4):568-75

 

Lyons G, Roberts H, Palmer A, Matheson M, Nixon R.

Hairdressers presenting to an occupational dermatology clinic in Melbourne, Australia.

Contact Dermatitis. 2013 May;68(5):300-6

 

Roberts H, Chamberlain A, Rennick G, McLean C, Gin D

Severe toxic epidermal necrolysis precipitated by amphetamine use

Australasian Journal of Dermatology 2006; 47: 114 - 116

 

Nixon R, Roberts H, Frowen K, Sim M

Knowledge of skin hazards and the use of gloves by Australian hairdressing students and practising hairdressers.

Contact Dermatitis 2006; 54: 112 - 16

 

Roberts H, Frowen K, Sim M, Nixon R

Prevalence of atopy in a population of hairdressing students and practising hairdressers.

Australasian Journal of Dermatology 2006; 47: 172 – 7

 

Roberts H, Williams J, Tate B

Allergic contact dermatitis to panthenol and cocamidopropyl PG dimonium chloride phosphate in a facial hydrating lotion.

Contact Dermatitis 2006; 56: 52-3

 

Roberts H, Curnow P

Unilateral limited scleroderma-like changes following the formation of an arteriovenous fistula.

Australasian Journal of Dermatology 2006; 48: 37 – 39

 

Williams J, Roberts H, Tate B

Contact urticaria to olives

Contact Dermatitis 2006; 55; 369 - 70

 

Rosenbaum J, Alex G, Roberts H, Orchard D

Drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms secondary to sulfasalazine

J Paediatr Child Health 2010; 46: 193 - 6

 

Roberts H, Orchard D

Methotrexate is a safe and effective treatment for paediatric discoid (nummular) eczema: a case series of 25 children.

Australas J Dermatol 2010; 51: 128 - 30

 

Nickel allergy presenting as mobile phone contact dermatitis

Roberts H, Tate B

Australas J Dermatol 2010; 51: 23 - 5

 

Successful treatment of lymphomatoid papulosis with photodynamic therapy

Rodrigues M, McCormack C, Yap LM, Prince HM, Roberts H, Williams R, Foley P

Australas J Dermatol 2009; 50: 129 - 32

 

Milne PY, Atkinson NR, Iseli T, Roberts H

Endarterectomy with patch vs eversion endarterectomy of the carotid artery. A study of 200 cases with duplex follow-up. (Abstract)

Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery 2001; Suppl A102

 

Roberts H, Haskett M, Kelly J

Melanoma – clinical features and techniques for early diagnosis.

Medicine Today January 2006

 

Roberts H, Chamberlain A

Spitz naevus - dermoscopy

Medicine Today May 2006

 

Roberts H, Chamberlain A

A solitary pigmented nodule [dermatofibroma]

Medicine Today July 2005

 

Roberts H, Dolianitis C, Sinclair R

Overview of hyperhidrosis

Medicine Today