Dr Daniel Hewitt completed his medical degree at the University of Western Australia. He entered Basic Physician training prior to commencing Dermatology Training. He completed this training programme in Western Australia and is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists.
After working in private practice in Perth, Daniel has subsequently worked in Sydney as a Dermatology Consultant for the Skin & Cancer Foundation Australia and Westmead Hospital. He was the Supervisor of Training at these institutions and extensively involved in the teaching of medical students, general practitioners and Dermatology trainees. He was a Principal Investigator in a trial of photodynamic therapy for actinic keratosis and involved in trials of new therapies for advanced melanoma.
With the Australasian College of Dermatologists, he has previously served as the Honorary Secretary of the Western Australian Faculty. He is the current State Examiner on the National Examinations Committee and a member of the General Practitioner Education Task Force.
His areas of special interest include melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancer, phototherapy and inflammatory skin disease.
Currently, Daniel works in Private Practice at Burswood Dermatology, in Victoria Park, and at Royal Perth Hospital. He has ongoing commitments in providing educational programmes to the general public, medical students, general practitioners and Dermatology trainees