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Dr Tim Rutherford is a specialist dermatologist and Mohs micrographic surgeon. After training in medicine he underwent specialised dermatology training in Melbourne and Singapore.  Additionally, he has undergone further training in Mohs micrographic skin cancer surgery, laser, and procedural dermatology in Perth, WA.

Dr Rutherford is a member of the American College of Mohs Surgery, the American Academy of Dermatology, Australian Medical Association and is active within the Australasian College of Dermatologists. Whilst predominately working in private practice, Dr Rutherford teaches dermatology trainees and medical students and participates in the Medical Specialist Outreach Assistance Program to help service rural and remote Victoria.  Dr Rutherford has spoken at Australian and International Dermatology conferences.


Qualifications & Awards

2007: F.A.C.D. (Melbourne)
2007: Adrian Johnson Memorial Prize, for the best article in the Australasian Journal of Dermatology
2001: M.B.B.S. (Hons) Monash University
2001: Herman Lawrence prize awarded by the Australian College of Dermatologists
1999: Envirohealth Pty Ltd prize for occupational medicine
1994: Premier’s VCE Award, English.
1994: EA Derrick Award for academic and sporting achievement

Current Appointments
Dr Rutherford serves on a number of committees and is a member of many professional organisations:

  • Fellow of Australasian College of Dermatologists
  • Visiting Medical Officer (VMO) Mohs Micrographic Surgical Unit, Skin and Cancer Foundation, Victoria
  • Selection Committee for International Medical Graduates, Australiasian College of Dermatologists
  • Victorian Co-operative Oncology Group member
  • Credentialing & Quality Committee Skin and Cancer Foundation, Victoria
  • Visiting Medical Officer (VMO), The Avenue Hospital, Windsor, Victoria
  • Director of Victorian Dermatology and Surgery
  • Member of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • Member of the American College of Mohs Surgeons
  • Member of the Australian Medical Association