Dr Martin Denby

BSc (Hons) MBChB DFFP MRCGP (UK) FRNZCGP MMed (Skin Cancer)


Martin was born and raised in England. He graduated from Southampton University in 1988 with a degree in Biochemistry. After this he took a year off to travel through South-East Asia, then started his medical training at Birmingham University Medical School, graduating in 1994. He worked for a year in England, then came to New Zealand to work at Waikato Hospital for 3 years in various specialities.
Martin travelled back to England overland via Africa in 1998. He trained as a General Practitioner in Brighton with an attachment at the Skin Cancer Clinic at the Royal Sussex County Hospital. He became a Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP) in 1999. He returned to New Zealand and became a Fellow of the New Zealand College of General Practitioners (FRNZGP) in 2004.
Martin completed two short courses in Australia in 2010, Skin Cancer Surgery and Advanced Dermoscopy (early diagnosis of skin cancers under the microscope). He then underwent a further 4 years post-graduate study, completing a Masters Degree in Skin Cancer from the University of Queensland in 2014. He is an affiliated skin cancer provider for Southern Cross Healthcare and performs skin cancer surgery for Waitemata District Health Board.
His special interests are dermoscopy, melanoma diagnosis and skin cancer surgery.
Martin is married to a doctor and they have two children. His hobbies are playing bass guitar, mountain-biking, tennis and windsurfing. He loves music, photography and art.