Dr Andrew Li (Principle Doctor)
MBBS, FRACGP, Dip SCCA, Cert AAAM
Professor of Surgery, China
Dr Andrew Li is a Sydney based Skin Cancer Doctor and a Professor of Surgery at Hainan Medical College in Southern China where he travels to regularly for teaching of doctors and medical students. He is also a Neurosurgeon trained in China. For the past 20 years he has been working in the area of skin cancer medicine in both Queensland and New South Wales. He has a Diploma of Skin Cancer Medicine from the Skin Cancer College of Australasia. He has been an active member of the Skin Cancer College of Australasia since the formation of the College.
Male circumcision is also one of Dr Li's special interests. He has had over 25 years experience in performing this procedure. He is one of the few doctors in Australia with extensive experience in performing male circumcision and is a proud member of the Circumcision Academy of Australia.
After arriving in Australia in 1988 he was initially involved in Neuroscience research at the University of Sydney for over 2 years. He then went through the comprehensive medical licensing examinations through the Australian Medical Council and successfully passed all components of the licensing requirements and was awarded his Australian Medical Council Certificate in 1996. He then worked in a variety of major teaching hospitals for 5 years such as Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney Children's Hospital and St George Hospital.
In 2001 he joined the training program for the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. During this time he spent 2 years in North Queensland where he treated hundreds of patients with skin cancer and gained extensive experience in this area. He successfully completed all requirements of the college and was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2004. Subsequently he opened his own skin cancer clinic in Lane Cove known as Longueville Road Medical Centre & Skin Cancer Clinic in 2005 where he spent almost 5 years and treated thousands of patients with skin cancer.
Dr Li has also pursued further studies specific to Skin Cancer Medicine. He has successfully completed all requirements of the Australasian College of Skin Cancer Medicine and has been awarded a Diploma of Skin Cancer Medicine. His main interest areas are definitive treatment of head / neck skin cancers, using highly specialized treatment techniques such as Staged Margin Controlled Surgery (slow Mohs). His other interests are photodynamic therapy which is a new technology for treatment and prevention of skin cancers as well as the removal of body surface tumours, lumps, bumps, cysts removal and circumcision of males 5 years of age and above.
Dr Li has been passionate about Aesthetic Medicine, which is complimentary to the area of skin cancer medicine and he has obtained a certificate in Aesthetic Medicine from a highly recognised training institution in the field - the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine. He is also a member of the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine.
Dr Andrew Li's professional background and qualifications:
- M.B.B.S. University of Hainan (China)1984
- Fellow of the College of Neurosurgery, Chinese Medical Association 1988
- Australian Medical Council Certificate 1996
- Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners 2004
- Diploma of Skin Cancer Medicine
- Certificate in Aesthetic Medicine, American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine (AAAM)
- Member of the Circumcision Academy of Australia
- Member of the Skin Cancer College Australasia
- Member of the American Academy of Aesthetic medicine
- Visiting Professor of Surgery, Hainan University, China 2009
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