Dr Ken Ip


Ken Ip consults and operates at Marina Specialists on alternate Thursdays, and variable Fridays.

Ken is a New Zealand-trained Dermatologist with sub-specialty training in melanoma diagnosis and surgery. After completing his fellowship at the esteemed Victorian Melanoma Service in Melbourne, he has returned as a consultant Dermatologist at Auckland City Hospital.

He is an expert in the advanced medical management of a broad range of dermatological conditions including acne, psoriasis, eczema, urticaria, hidradenitis suppurativa, hyperhidrosis, vitiligo and alopecia areata.  

Ken is skilled in providing full body skin cancer assessments for high risk individuals. He will spend time to counsel patients on their diagnoses, and tailor a treatment plan including both surgical and non-surgical options, based on the latest clinical research and the patient’s best interests.

He holds an academic appointment as Honorary Senior Lecturer with the University of Auckland, and is a principal investigator across multiple dermatology clinical trials.

Ken grew up locally and is committed to expanding the provision of dermatology services to East Auckland.

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Professional Credentials


  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (Auckland)
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Clinical Dermatology (London)

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  • Fellow of the New Zealand Dermatological Society
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • International Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology
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