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Areas of Expertise

Mr MacKenzie Ross performs a range of of treatments including:

Some of the conditions he commonly treats are:

  • Skin cancer (melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma and more)
  • Non-melanoma skin cancer
  • Lumps and bumps (lipomas, epidermal / epidermoid / ‘sebaceous’ cysts, neurofibromas, pilar / trichilemmal cysts)
  • Scars (keloid)


Mr MacKenzie Ross has achieved multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals.

Key Publications

  • Faries M.B., Thompson J.T., Cochran A.J., … MacKenzie-Ross A., …et al.
    Completion Dissection or Observation for Sentinel-Node Metastasis in Melanoma
    New England Journal of Medicine 2017; 376:2211-2222 doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1613210
  • MacKenzie Ross A.D., Haydu L.E., Quinn M.J., Saw R.P.M., Shannon K.F., Spillane A.J., Stretch J.R. Scolyer R.A., Thompson J.F.
    The association between excision margins and local recurrence in thin (T1) primary cutaneous melanomas
    Annals of Surgical Oncology 2016;23(4):1082-9
  • Classification and Staging. Melanoma Epidemiology. In: The MIA Melanoma Handbook, editor Stretch J.R., Melanoma Institute Australia, Sydney, Australia. Apple Book
  • Clover AJP, de Terlizzi F, Bertino G, Curatolo P, Odili J, Campana LG, Kunte C, Muir T, Brizio M, Sersa G, Pritchard JonesR , Moir G, Orlando A, Banerjee SM, Kis E, McCaul JA, Grischke EM, Matteucci P, Mowatt D, Bechara FG, Mascherini M, Lico V, Giorgione R, Seccia V, Schepler H, Pecorari G, MacKenzie Ross AD, Bisase B, Gehl J. Electrochemotherapy in the treatment of cutaneous malignancy: Outcomes and subgroup analysis from the cumulative results from the pan-European International Network for Sharing Practice in Electrochemotherapy database for 2482 lesions in 987 patients (2008–2019) European Journal of Cancer. 2020;138:30-40 doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2020.06.020
  • How important is the cosmetic impact of an operation?

    This depends on the individual and the operation aim. Some people are very concerned about the impact and others not at all. Treating skin cancer, people are usually relieved to have treatment; The cure is the main objective. For other operations cosmetic factors can be of more concern. Mr MacKenzie Ross will talk through the options for bespoke care.