Mr Richard Martin


Richard is a New Zealand trained General Surgeon who spent two and a half years at the Sydney Cancer Center specialising in Melanoma and Head and Neck surgery. Most of his time was spent at the Sydney Melanoma Unit, the largest treatment and research facility for Melanoma in the world.
During his time in Sydney he completed a Master of Surgery in Surgical Oncology at the University of Sydney. As a Surgical Oncologist Richard assesses and treats all forms of Melanoma.

Richard has published in numerous academic journals, is a regular presenter at international conferences and is actively involved in research and clinical trials. Richard’s aim is to improve the treatment of Melanoma in New Zealand through world class clinical care and research.

Richard is part of the Waitemata Melanoma Unit team and can see tertiary referral public cases at Northshore Hospital, he also works for the Auckland Regional Head and Neck Service.
Private patients are seen at the Melanoma Unit (Northshore), Rodney Surgical Centre (Warkworth) or Henderson Medical Centre (West Auckland).

General Surgery
Areas of Practice
  • Skin Melanoma
  • Endocrine
  • Surgical Oncology
Professional Associations
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Professional Qualifications
  • Master of Surgery (Sydney) ChM
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery MBChB
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Consulting Rooms & Hospitals
Northshore Hospital Private Bag 93-503, Auckland, None, 0740, New ZealandE: [email protected]
New Zealand Melanoma Unit15 Shea Terrace, Takapuna, New Zealand, 0740, New ZealandP: (+64) 9 9206757F: (+64) 9 94412759E: [email protected]W: