Dr Matthew Howard


MBBS (Hons), MPhil (Hons), BPharm (Hons), FACD


14 Years+


Skin Care, Laser Treatments

Matthew is a specialist dermatologist and a fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists.
He completed his postgraduate medical degree at Monash University and was awarded the overall dux of his medicine degree.  Matthew also completed an undergraduate degree in pharmacy at La Trobe University and was awarded the overall dux of his degree.

Prior to entering the dermatology specialty training program in Melbourne, he completed a Master of Philosophy with honours at Monash University on the research subject of melanoma, and published several first author peer reviewed publications. He maintains a strong ongoing interest in research.

During his training, Matthew was awarded the Adrian Johnson memorial prize for the best paper/ publication in the Australasian Journal of Dermatology by a College trainee, as a lead author in a calendar year.

Matthew has undertaken specialty training clinics at several metropolitan Melbourne hospitals including the Skin Health Institute, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, Monash Health, Alfred Hospital, Austin Hospital, Box Hill Hospital, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Royal Melbourne and Royal Children’s Hospital.

In addition to private practice, Matthew is a consultant dermatologist at Monash Medical Centre and Box Hill Hospital.

Matthew is caring and empathetic and enjoys connecting with patients to resolve their acute and chronic skin conditions.

At Melbourne Skin & Dermatology, we are committed to providing modern and state-of-the-art facilities and administrative support for Dr Matthew Howard.  While our clinic handles all aspects of appointment scheduling, paperwork, and billing, it’s important to understand that Dr Matthew Howard autonomously manages his patients and their clinical needs.  This arrangement signifies a contractor relationship, where Dr Matthew Howard is not an employee, but a partner in providing healthcare services.  Dr Matthew Howard may also offer his services at other locations.

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