Tom Middelburg

Work address
Canterbury District Health Board
Christchurch
New Zealand

Qualifications
Dermatologist, Mohs micrographic surgeon and trainer, MD, PhD

Specialities
Mohs surgery, other non-Mohs micrographic surgery, reconstructive techniques

Biography
“Tom Middelburg is a dermatologist and Mohs surgeon (and Mohs trainer) from the Netherlands, practising in the tertiary hospital in Christchurch, New Zealand since 2016. He was trained as a dermatologist at the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, and finished his training in 2011. He also did his Mohs training there and continued to perform Mohs surgery at the ZGT hospital in Hengelo afterwards. Since 2006 he has performed approximately 1000 Mohs operations (frozen section technique) plus multiple operations using different 3D margin control techniques. In 2014 he finished his PhD on photodynamic therapy, which is a different treatment modality for certain skin cancers. Outside of medicine he also holds the title of International Master in chess”