Dr Ash is a GP with a special interest in Dermatology, Minor Operations, Occupational Medicine and Cosmetic Medicine. He specialises in full body skin checks and the management of skin cancers in difficult areas such as the nose, eyelids, face, ears and lower legs. He has the following qualifications: MRCGP (UK), FRACGP (aeg), Dip Occ Med (UK), DRCOG (UK), Dip Derm (UK) and Dip Therapeutics (UK). Ash also has certificates in Advanced Dermoscopy, Advanced Minor Operations and Cosmetic Procedures.
Dr Ash qualified from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland in 1992. He has worked in the following medical specialities: Oncology/Radiotherapy (Ireland), General Medicine (UK), Anaesthetics and ITU Medicine (UK), Psychiatry (UK), Emergency Medicine (UK), Obstetrics and Gynaecology (UK) and General Practice (UK). Dr Ash was a GP Partner in the UK for 3 years. While a GP Partner he also worked in a Children’s Hospice (3 years) and was also a part time Forensic Medical Examiner for South Wales Police (4 years). Dr Ash was a tutor and examiner for the Diploma in Dermatology, Cardiff University, Wales, UK for 1 year.
Dr Ash worked in the Royal Air Force (UK) for 5 years. He was a Commissioned Officer holding the rank of Squadron Leader and worked as a Senior Medical Officer. During his commission with the RAF he was deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan and the Falkland Islands. He was involved in the Aeromedical Evacuation of casualties and was part of the Incident Response Team (IRT) involved with the stabilisation, medical management and transport of casualties by helicopter in Iraq. He holds a commendation by the General Officer Commanding for his management of injured patients in helicopters during his work in the IRT. During this time he held certificates in Advanced Trauma Life Support and Advanced Life Support.
Dr Ash has been a GP in Australia since 2010. Dr Ash has worked in a rural community as well as semi-rural settings. He is a proud Australian Citizen, has many sporting interests and enjoys cooking.