Professor John Kelly
Professor John Kelly founded Victoria’s largest multidisciplinary treatment service for melanoma, the Victorian Melanoma Service, at the Alfred hospital in 1994. He trained as a dermatologist in Melbourne and undertook his Doctorate at the Melanoma Clinic, University of California, San Francisco, on the subject of melanoma diagnosis and management. Professor Kelly holds an appointment at Monash University in Melbourne and also headed the Dermatology Unit at The Alfred from 1987-2005.
With a longstanding interest in melanoma research, Professor Kelly has authored more than 120 papers on the subject, particularly with respect to clinical features, diagnosis and treatment. If you would like a listing of recent publications, please ask our reception staff.
Professor Kelly lectures widely on melanoma, both internationally and in Australia. He has served on the board of the Australia and New Zealand Melanoma Trials Group and is a member of the Executive Committee for the Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Melanoma in Australia and New Zealand.
He was awarded an AM in the Australia Day honours 2018 for "significant service to medicine through the management and treatment of melanoma, as a clinician and administrator and to eduction". In 2018 he received the Belisario Award for Academic Dermatology from the Australasian College of Dermatologists, in recognition of his contribution to dermatology reseach.
Dr Edward Upjohn MBBS (Hons), MMed, FACD, FACMS
Dr Upjohn is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists and a Fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery. He trained at The Royal Children's and Royal Melbourne Hospitals, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and also at the prestigious St. John's Institute of Dermatology in London. After finishing his training in dermatology he then travelled to Dallas, Texas where he completed a year long fellowship in dermatologic reconstructive and Mohs surgery at the University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center. Mohs surgery is specialized surgery to remove skin cancers with the best tissue conservation and highest cure rate.
Dr Upjohn is an expert in managing skin cancer and brings the latest ideas and techniques to this challenging problem. He has published numerous articles in peer reviewed journals, covering all areas of dermatology and has also authored a number of book chapters. He maintains an active interest in the treatment of general dermatological conditions such as acne, psoriasis and eczema. In addition to his private practice he has appointments at The Skin and Cancer Foundation of Victoria and The Royal Melbourne Hospital.
Dr Victoria Mar - MBBS, FACD, PhD
Dr Victoria Mar is a Fellow of the Australian College of Dermatologists. She trained in Melbourne at the Alfred, Austin and Royal Melbourne Hospitals and at St George's Hospital, London. She completed her PhD through Monash University at the Alfred Hospital and Peter McCallum Cancer Institute, investigating the clinical and molecular characteristics of nodular melanoma.
Dr Mar has published on melanoma risk and progression and has been involved in the development of the Cancer Council Melanoma Guidelines. She has a keen interest in early detection and prevention of both melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer. She maintains an active interest in the treatment of general dermatological conditions such as acne, psoriasis and eczema. In addition to her private practice, she has an appointment at the Victorian Melanoma Service, Alfred Hospital, and the Skin and Cancer Foundation. She is Senior Lecturer at Monash Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine and is Dermatology Representative on the Executive Committee of the Australian and New Zealand Melanoma Trials Group.
Dr Yan Pan MBBS (Hons), BMedSc (Hons), FACD
Dr Yan Pan is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists. He trained in Melbourne at St. Vincent's Hospital, The Alfred Hospital, Austin Hospital, and also at National Skin Centre in Singapore.
Dr Pan has had a longstanding interest in melanoma and has published numerous articles in peer reviewed journals and presented papers, both locally and internationally. He maintains an active interest in the treatment of general dermatological conditions such as acne, psoriasis and eczema. In addition to his private practice he has appointments at The Alfred Hospital (Victorian Melanoma Service), Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and St. Vincent's Hospital. He also has an appointment at Monash University as an Adjunct Lecturer.
Dr Olivia Milne - MBBS, BVSc, FACD
Olivia Milne is a fellow of the Australian College of Dermatologists with a special interest in hair disorders. She pursues an active interest in general skin conditions, including acne, psoriasis, eczema, nail disorders and skin cancers. She also uses the latest medical lasers for the management of specific dermatologic conditions and is able to perform Medicare accredited botulinum toxin injections for axillary hyperhidrosis.
Prior to commencing her medical training, Olivia completed a Bachelor of Veterinary Science degree and worked for several years as an equine and emergency vet. Her interest in skin then led her to undertake a medical degree, followed by specialist dermatology training. During her dermatology training she has worked in all the large major Melbourne hospitals and published numerous articles in major dermatology medical journals. Olivia continues to work in Victorian public hospitals with appointments at Monash and Dandenong Hospitals and at the Hair specialist clinic at the Skin and Cancer Foundation Victoria.