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Dr Ashvin Arunachalam

Dr Ashvin Arunachalam

MBBS(Melb) BMedSci FRACGP MMed(Skin Cancer)
Specialist General Practitioner
Skin Cancer Physician



Fellowship: Royal Australian College of General Practitioners - 2015

Bachelors Degree: Medicine/Surgery & Medical Science - Melbourne Uni 2007

Masters Degree: Medicine (Skin Cancer) - University of Queensland 2021

Certificate: Early Management of Severe Trauma (EMST) - RACS 2011

Certificate: Basic & Advanced Life Support - St Vincents Hospital 2011

Certificate: Allergy Medicine Practicum (Adult) - Melbourne Uni 2015

Certificate: Skin Cancer Medicine - SCCA 2017


Family Medicine

Skin Cancer Medicine & Surgery

Minor Surgical Procedures

Allergy Medicine

Metabolic Syndrome/Weight Management

LCHF/Keto Friendly Doctor


Dr Ashvin grew up in Balwyn, going to school at Camberwell Grammar School. Following his father's footsteps into medicine he was accepted into the Melbourne University Medical School in 2002, graduating from the St Vincents Hospital Clinical School in 2007.

During his hospital residency Dr Ashvin worked mainly in Surgical and Critical Care Specialties. He has worked at multiple tertiary and secondary referral centres throughout Melbourne. 


Dr Ashvin completed his Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in February 2015.

Dr Ashvin has completed a Masters Degree in Skin Cancer Medicine through the University of Queensland. He also works two days per week (Tuesday and Thursday) at a Skin Cancer Specialist Clinic in Doncaster East.

Dr Ashvin has also developed an interest in Metabolic Syndrome and Weight Management, utilising dietary strategies including Low Carb/Healthy Fat, Ketogenic and Intermittent Fasting.

Consulting Locations & Days

Balwyn Doctors

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

SunDoctors Doncaster

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

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