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Paul Maurice MB, BChir, FRCP(UK), MD, FNZDS

Medical School:
  • Cambridge University
  • Westminster Medical School, UK
  • Year of graduation: 1977
General training:
  • Westminster Hospital and Northwick Park Hospital, London, UK
Advanced training:
  • University Hospital, Nottingham, UK
  • St John's Hospital for Diseases of the Skin, London, UK
  • Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK
Research interests:
  • Doctorate on Inflammatory Mediators in Psoriasis (Cambridge University) 
  • Skin Cancer in Organ Transplant Recipients
  • Dermatopharmacology
Other positions/memberships:
  • Consultant Dermatologist, previously Clinical Director, and Senior Lecturer in Dermatology, Christchurch Hospital (2004-2016)
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (UK)
  • Member of the British Association of Dermatologists
  • Fellow of New Zealand Dermatology Society Incorporated


Further information:
  • Dr Maurice has been a specialist in dermatology since 1989. He set up a busy public dermatology department in the UK and practiced there for fifteen years. The service included a Fast Track Skin Cancer Clinic and a Day Treatment Unit for the management of severe eczema, psoriasis and other skin conditions. During this time Dr Maurice also developed a successful private dermatology practice. In 2004 he emigrated to New Zealand with his wife. Since then he has practised as a consultant dermatologist at Christchurch Hospital, where he set up a dedicated clinic for organ transplant recipients and established a trainee position in dermatology, the first on the South Island. He has recently retired from Canterbury District Health Board, but continues to practice in Dunedin and Invercargill Public Hospitals and privately in Christchurch and Dunedin. Dr Maurice has authored more than fifty publications in peer-reviewed medical journals.
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