Stephen Shumack is a General Clinical Dermatologist who has 30 years of experience in a wide range of dermatological conditions. He is a Clinical Associate Professor at the Sydney Medical School (Northern) of the University of Sydney. He is also Senior Staff Specialist at the Royal North Shore Hospital of Sydney in St Leonards. He has private practices in general dermatology in Macquarie Street Sydney and also in Kogarah.
He is the current Chairman of the Board of the Skin and Cancer Foundation Australia (The Skin Hospital). He has an honorary appointment at that institution as Medical Director of the Darlinghurst campus. Professor Shumack has previously been the President of the Australasian College of Dermatologists and prior to this he was also the Honorary Treasurer and the Honorary Secretary of this membership organization. Professor Shumack is also on the Editorial Board of the Australasian Journal of Dermatology, having previously been the Editor-in-Chief of this publication.
He is the current Chair of the Keratinocyte cancer (non-melanoma skin cancer) Guideline Revision for Australian General Practitioners. He is also the Chair of the Dermatology Allergy and Immunology MBS Review Committee as part of the taskforce to review Australia’s Medical Benefit Schedule.
Professor Shumack has published and spoken widely on many aspects of dermatological care including psoriasis, eczema and skin cancer diagnosis, management and research. Professor Shumack has been awarded the Order of Australia Medal in 2011 for his Services to Dermatology and the community, and is the recipient of the Foundation Medal from the Skin and Cancer Foundation Australia.