Dr Daniel Bothma
» MB,ChB (Univ. of Stellenbosch, South Africa) 1992
» CCFP (Canada), FRACGP
» Certificate Practical Dermoscopy, Australasian College of Dermatologists
» Advanced Certificate Dermoscopy and Certificate Skin Cancer Surgery, Australasian College of Cutaneous Oncology
» Diploma Skin Cancer Surgery, Australasian College of Cutaneous Oncology
» Basic Specialist Training (Surgery), Royal College of Surgeons of England
Dr Daniel Bothma graduated from the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa in 1992. He went on to complete postgraduate training in surgery and emergency medicine in the United Kingdom and Australia; and family medicine in Canada. His interest in skin conditions and skin cancer started while working alongside specialist dermatologists in a multi-speciality clinic in British Columbia, Canada. Performing skin surgeries was an important part of his role, and this stimulated his interest in surgical techniques to achieve superior cosmetic outcomes from skin cancer surgery.
In 2014 he moved with his family to Sydney, where he has been focusing his energy in full-time skin cancer practice. He completed advanced training in skin cancer medicine and surgery, including advanced flap and graft surgery. He has trained with skin cancer experts, reconstructive and plastic surgeons, attending advanced masterclasses very year to hone his techniques. He holds a Certificate in Practical Dermoscopy from the Australasian College of Dermatologists, a Diploma in Skin Cancer Surgery and an Advanced Certificate in Dermoscopy from the Australasian College of Cutaneous Oncology. He is currently working towards his Diploma in Dermatology through the University of South Wales.
Daniel’s interests include the early detection and treatment of skin cancers, the treatment of childhood and adult eczema and dermatitis, psoriasis, and rosacea. He is an expert in advanced skin cancer surgery, notably flap and graft procedures around the head and neck, and lower legs. He strives for superior cosmetic outcomes from all of his skin cancer surgery.