Dr. Andrew MacGill
Qualifications: BHB, MBChB, BSc (Hons)
Dr Andrew MacGill is a skin cancer expert trained in dermoscopy and is an affiliated provider for Southern Cross. Over the past 18 years he has diagnosed and removed hundreds of malignant melanomas and managed numerous other cutaneous malignancies.
Andrew is an experienced dermoscopist. He gained postgraduate qualifications and recognition by participating and studying in the advanced dermoscopy immersion course at the Graz University in Austria – focusing on chaos and clues and modified mole pattern analysis. He has also undergone additional training in cutaneous surgery here in New Zealand and in San Diego. He is highly experienced and meticulous with all forms of cutaneous surgery and has been using complex flaps and full thickness grafts for many years.
He is currently undertaking further advanced training in the Masters programme leading to the qualification of academic expert in the field of dermoscopy and skin cancer medicine.
Andrew is a regular contributor to the International Dermoscopy Society Discussion Forum.
He thoroughly enjoys his work and his patients sense this from his enthusiasm and warmth. Andrew takes pride in removing lesions with minimal discomfort and makes every effort to ensure the best possible cosmetic outcome. Patients often comment on his warm and friendly manner when helping patients feel at ease. His philosophy is that the greatest reward in medicine is the ongoing relationship with patients from all walks of life.
Andrew comes from a long line of medical professionals; his great-grandfather, grandfather (plus two of his grandfather’s brothers) and father were all GPs. His son Sam is now studying medicine at Otago University.
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Dr. Andrew MacGill
Andrew is one of the co-founders of RSC. He has been a GP in Warkworth at Kowhai surgery since 1992.
Andrew is a former director of Harbour Health PHO and has a longstanding interest in improving access to healthcare services in the Rodney area.
He has special interest in diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers and will be doing regular clinics at RSC. He is also an affilliated provider for Southern Cross.