Dermatology on Ward

Dermatology on Ward is a longstanding specialist dermatology practice. Our dermatologists offer specialised care in all aspects of skin disease, skin cancers and disorders of the hair and nails.

We are all Fellows of the Australasian College of Dermatologists and offer a high quality professional and friendy service. Our practice treats all age groups, from infants to seniors, and works in close partnership with your referring doctor and other specialists as required. We offer a wide range of services and have extensive experience in all aspects of medical and surgical dermatology. Further information on many of these services is available here

We have four dermatologists and have the ability to see new patients urgently if required. 

Dr Warren Weightman

Dr Warren Weightman M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.P., F.A.C.D., F.A.I.C.D

Dr. Warren Weightman has practiced as a dermatologist for 30 years in both private practice and at public hospitals. He is Head of the Department of Dermatology at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and has been Chief Examiner and President of the Australasian College of Dermatologists as well as serving on many committees and task forces.

He has been involved in clinical research and has investigated treatment of actinic keratoses and superficial basal cell cancers with topical treatments including Metvix with photodynamic therapy, Imiquimod, and Ingenol mebutate, biologics for psoriasis, antifungal treatments for tinea and topical treatments for rosacea. He is interested in the management of non melanoma skin cancer in transplant patients and the role of oral retinoids in preventing skin cancer. His other interests include psoriasis, eczema and biologic treatment. He has been on several pharmaceutical company advisory boards including Roche, Abbvie, Janssen, Leo Pharma, Galderma, Eli Lily and Novartis.

Dr Vincent O'Brien

Dr Vincent O'Brien M.B.B.S., Dip. R.A.C.O.G., F.A.C.D.

Dr. Vincent O'Brien was born in Darwin in the Northern Territory and is a graduate of Medicine from the University of Adelaide. His first ten years after graduating were spent as a country practitioner, mostly working for the Royal Flying Doctor service in remote South Australia and the Northern Territory.

After returning to Adelaide to finish his education he became a Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists in 1995. He works in all facets of Dermatology but has a particular interest in the treatment of skin cancers and acne.

Dr Stuart Murray

Dr Stuart Murray B.M.B.S., B.Sc., B.Ec., F.A.C.D.

Dr Stuart Murray completed his undergraduate medical training at the Flinders University of South Australia in 1994. He undertook his dermatology training at the major teaching hospitals in Adelaide and completed a fellowship year at the Oxford Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK.

He has been a Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists since 2004. Stuart is a senior visiting specialist at Flinders Medical Centre and the Repatriation General Hospital. He is actively involved in teaching medical students and dermatology registrars.

He has published in both Australian and International journals and co-authored a chapter in: Treatment of Skin Disease - comprehensive and therapeutic strategies. He is a general dermatologist, adult and paediatric, who treats all skin, nail and hair conditions. Stuart enjoys the surgical and non-surgical management of skin cancers.

He is the current treasurer of the SA Faculty of Dermatologists and has served on a number of College committees.

Dr David Burdon-Jones

Dr David Burdon-Jones M.B.B.S., F.A.C.D., Cert IV Teaching and Assessment.

Dr. David Burdon-Jones trained as a dermatologist in Adelaide and has extensive experience in both private practice and at teaching hospitals, in Australia and overseas. He has been Chief Examiner and State Examiner for the Australasian College of Dermatologists, as well as holding the positions of Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Queensland, and Honorary Clinical Lecturer at both Adelaide University and Bristol University. He has been involved in clinical research and developed the Patient Reported Outcome Measure - Skin Cancer Quality of Life Assessment Tool. He has published in the Australasian and International peer-reviewed dermatology literature.

He has a special interest in medical dermatology in adults, in particular:

  • Inflammatory dermatoses
  • Psoriasis
  • Contact dermatitis
  • Eczema
  • Immuno-bullous disease

As well as in the management of

  • Melanoma and Non-melanoma skin cancer

He enjoys teaching dermatology to Dermatology trainees, Medical students and General Practitioners.

Dr Yu Chuan Lee

Dr Yu Chuan Lee M.B.B.S., F.A.C.D.

Dr Yu-Chuan Lee was born in Malaysia and immigrated to Australia at the age of 7. She completed her primary and early secondary education in Darwin, later moving to Adelaide and graduated from Medicine at the University of Adelaide in 1993. Her first year of post graduate dermatology training was completed in St Johns Hospital, London and the remaining 3 years in Adelaide. She received her Fellowship from the Australasian College of Dermatology in 1999.

She holds a position as a Visiting Medical Specialist at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. She has interests in general dermatology in particular the management of acne, eczema and hair loss disorders, laser and cosmetic dermatology.

Dr Marshal Hanna

Dr Marshall Hanna M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.P., F.A.C.D

Recently retired from Dermatology on Ward in March 2020

Graduated in Medicine in 1961

  • 1962 – Intern RAH.

  • 1963 – Intern QEH.

  • 1964 – Began training in general medicine until including a two year gap in that period doing cardiovascular research at the Physiology Department at the University of Adelaide and the Cardiology Unit at the RAH.

  • 1969 – MRACP

  • 1971 – Went to England to train in dermatology spending 1 year at Addenbrookes Hospital Cambridge, and two years at St John's Hospital for diseases of the skin London.

  • 1974 – Returned to RAH to complete dermatology training and during that year admitted FRACP.

  • 1976 – Began practicing dermatology at North Adelaide and started the Dermatology Department at the Flinders Medical Centre.

Resigned from Flinders Medical Centre 15 years ago and opened a practice in private dermatology in Hutt Street and recently retired from Dermatology on Ward.