Dr Russell D’Cunha

Dr D’Cunha was a medical student at Erskine Park Family Clinic for a 10-week placement in early 2015, which he thoroughly enjoyed and vowed to return.

He graduated from The University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours) and Doctor of Medicine

He then trained as a junior doctor at Nepean Hospital before undertaking his General Practice fellowship training in Northern NSW and Tamworth for three years. He gained his Fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in October 2021.

Keeping to his promise, he has returned to Erskine Park Family Clinic and enjoys being able to work in his home suburb and local Erskine Park community he grew up in.

Dr Russell has a special interest in Skin Cancer Medicine and is currently completing an Advanced Certificate in Skin Cancer Medicine from the Australasian College of Dermatologists. He provides full-body skin cancer checks with dermoscopy and is also able to perform minor surgical procedures such as biopsies, liquid-nitrogen cryotherapy and Implanon insertion/removal.

Outside of work, he is a passionate aviator and hold a Private Pilot Licence. He is a volunteer pilot for Angel Flight and also enjoys playing the piano.