Our Team


The Doctors practising at our clinic have extensive experience in the treatment of skin cancers.

Dr. Tim Jackson
Skin Cancer Doctor

Dr. Tim Jackson graduated from the University of Tasmania in 1986 and has been practising as a General Medical Practitioner since 1991. He is a principle partner in the Eastern Shore Doctors medical group.

Dr. Jackson has undertaken subsequent education and training in skin cancer medicine and completed the Advanced Clinical Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine and Surgery from the Skin Cancer College Australasia in 2015. He enjoys keeping up to date with advances in skin cancer medicine and completed the Skin Cancer Masterclass “Diagnosis and Dermoscopy” in 2017.

Dr. Jackson is passionate about supporting patients with skin cancer and is enthusiastic about reducing the incidence and impact of skin cancer within our community.

Dr. Cath Jeanneret
Skin Cancer Doctor

Dr. Cath Jeanneret graduated with her MBBS from the University of Tasmania in 1993 and has worked in General Practice since 1995.

Her passion for skin cancer medicine was ignited when attending a GP conference in 2003 where one of the speakers demonstrated a new concept of magnifying images and recording them for comparison and review at a later date for early detection of melanomas.

Dr. Jeanneret completed an Australian Diploma of Dermoscopy in 2008, and enjoys staying up to date on the latest clinical information at the regular skin cancer conferences she attends.

Fourteen years later, Dr. Jeanneret is thrilled to be working with a passionate team of doctors, nurses and receptionists in a dedicated skin cancer clinic.

Dr. Delfin Sansom
Skin Cancer Doctor

Dr Delfin Sansom is an accredited Skin Cancer College of Australasia doctor working across several skin cancer services in the Hobart region. He is currently the only fellow of the Skin Cancer College of Australasia working in Tasmania. Dr Sansom holds a Masters of Medicine in skin cancer from the University of Queensland, plus multiple additional skin cancer specific qualifications.

Dr Sansom is dedicated to providing the highest standard of skin cancer care for his patients. Complementing his clinical work, he is involved in the teaching of other skin cancer doctors, general practitioners, and medical students. Passionate about advocating for patient care in the community, Dr Sansom is a council member for the Tasmanian Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Dr Sansom provides collaborative skin cancer care, regularly attending multidisciplinary skin cancer and histology review meetings. It is here that complex cases are discussed and managed in a multidisciplinary setting within the medical community.

Dr Sansom offers the full array of skin cancer screening services and treatments that are available in an outpatient setting. Including simple surgical and non-surgical treatments, in addition to more complex surgical closures where clinically indicated. Dr Sansom audits his surgical practice using the SCARD clinic database and case discussion groups to ensure quality outcomes.

As a specialist general practitioner with a special interest and additional training in skin cancer medicine, patients may self-refer to Dr Sansom for their skin cancer care. Alternatively, Dr Sansom welcomes referrals from other specialist general practitioners or specialist colleagues.

Credentials: MBBS, MM (skin cancer), ProfDipSkinCancerSurg, DCH, FRACGP, FSCCA, AdClinCertSkinCancerMedicine&Surgery, AdClinCertDermatoscopy, CertSkinCancerMedicine, CertDermatoscopy

Dr. Jonathan How
Skin Cancer Doctor

Dr Jonathan How graduated from the University of Tasmania with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery with Honours in 2005.

Dr. How is a General Practitioner with a special interest in Skin Cancer Medicine, a field of particular importance in Australia.

He has worked at the Hobart Skin Cancer Clinic since 2013.

Dr. Andrew Elkerton
Skin Cancer Doctor

Dr Andrew Elkerton has developed a strong interest in skin cancer medicine and surgery over the course of his 25+ years of general practice, both in Hobart and Perth, Western Australia.

Dr. Elkerton has successfully completed the Certificate in Dermoscopy, Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine and Advanced Certificate of Clinical Dermoscopy (with Distinction) through the Skin Cancer College of Australia.

Dr. Elkerton is now pleased to be part of the team at the Hobart Skin Cancer Clinic. A clinic that aligns with his focus on high standards of diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers within our community.

Dr. Ed Foley
Skin Cancer Doctor

Dr. Ed Foley graduated from Monash University before completing his internship at the Royal Hobart Hospital. Following this, Dr. Foley became a GP, with an interest in Skin Cancer Medicine and Surgery.

Alongside working at the Hobart Skin Cancer Clinic, Dr. Foley has completed certificate courses and various training, including ongoing surgical assisting with Plastic Surgeons in Hobart.

Dr. Foley he gains satisfaction in helping his patients manage their skin cancer needs in a timely, professional and comprehensive manner. Dr. Foley endeavours to treat all patients with the utmost quality of care.

Dr. James Hall
Skin Cancer Doctor

Dr. James Hall graduated from Sydney University in 2013 and completed his fellowship training in 2017. Prior to undertaking his medical training Dr Hall worked for 6 years as a veterinary surgeon.

Recently, relocating from the Central Coast of NSW to Hobart with his wife and two young daughters, he and his family are thoroughly enjoying all Tasmania has to offer. Dr Hall enjoys surfing, bush walking, playing guitar, and drawing.

Dr Hall is interested in all areas of general practice and has special interests in pediatrics, skin cancer medicine and surgery.

Dr. Stephanie Cooper
Skin Cancer Doctor

Dr. Stephanie Cooper graduated from the University of Tasmania with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor Surgery in 1992. Dr. Cooper gained her FRACGP in 1998 and commenced her career in General Practice. She is currently completing a Professional Diploma of Dermoscopy, having previously attended various seminars and conferences in skin cancer medicine and dermoscopy.

Dr. Cooper has worked with the Hobart Skin Cancer Clinic since 2010. She enjoys working one on one with patients and as part of an interdisciplinary team.

Dr. Cooper finds working in the field of skin cancer very rewarding, she enjoys being able to reassure patients that we are able to diagnose and treat the majority of problems early and in house.

Dr. Emily Isham
Skin Cancer Doctor

Dr Emily Isham grew up in Democratic Republic of Congo.  After high school in rural Victoria, she undertook her medical training at The University of Melbourne, graduating in 2007.

Since then, she moved to Tasmania with her husband, where she obtained a Diploma of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, paediatrics training, a Masters of International Public Health, and started an NGO back in the Congo.

She’s had 4 children over the last 10 years, and parented one through a chronic disease.  Outside of work, Emily enjoys long-distance running, playing music and just being in the outdoors with her children. 

Dr. Elisabeth Banham
Skin Cancer Doctor

Dr. Elisabeth Banham graduated with her MMBS in 2011 from the University of Tasmania where she was placed on the deans honour roll and graduated with a certificate of academic excellence. She completed her FRACGP exams in 2015 and was awarded the Tasmania Examination Medal.

Dr. Banham developed her love of skin whilst working with the dermatology unit at the Royal Hobart Hospital. Since then she has gone on to do further training through the Australasian Skin Cancer College, including receiving the Diploma of Dermoscopy with distinction and attending advanced surgical courses.

Dr. Banham thoroughly enjoys working with the team at the Hobart Skin Cancer Clinic and is passionate about delivering exceptional skin cancer care.

Nursing Staff

At Hobart Skin Cancer Clinic, our highly qualified nurses are an integral part of the team. They provide support to our doctors and our patients.

Reception Staff

Our friendly and experienced reception and administrative staff ensure that the Hobart Skin Cancer Clinic is run efficiently and smoothly.

To book an appointment at Hobart Skin Cancer Clinic, please call our friendly reception team on 6245 0861.

To make an appointment with your GP, visit www.easternshoredoctors.com.au