Marius Rademaker BM(Soton) FRCP(Edin) FRACP DM


Dr Rademaker

Dr Rademaker completed his postgraduate training in dermatology at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, and the Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, after qualifying from Southampton University Medical School (United Kingdom). He worked as a consultant dermatologist for the Glasgow Area Health Board, before emigrating to New Zealand in 1991 as Director of Speciality Surgery, Health Waikato.

He is currently clinical director of the Dermatology Department, Waikato Hospital District Health Board and is an Honorary Associate Professor at Waikato Clinical School (Auckland University School of Medicine). He is Regional Advisor of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, and a Member of the New Zealand Dermatological Society and the International Society of Dermatology amongst many other societies.

Prof. Rademaker completed an MD thesis on the disease Systemic Sclerosis, and has sub-specialised in paediatric dermatology (children's skin problems), occupational dermatology and patch testing. Since coming to New Zealand, Prof Rademaker has been involved in a large number of national/international committees including Medicines Adverse Reactions Committee (acting Chair), Standards Aust/NZ Solaria standard, New Zealand Council on Healthcare Standards (Surveyor), National Paediatric Dermatology Review (Chair), Speciality Advisory Committee (Dermatology), New Zealand Skin Cancer Control Steering Committee, International Transplant Skin Cancer Collaborative, etc.

Prof. Rademaker is a Director of theWaikato Skin Research Association at Tristram Clinic. He is on the Board of the New Zealand Dermatological Society's successful web site, DermNet NZ, the Australasian Society for Dermatological Research, and the Australasian Journal of Dermatology. He has published over 150 articles and book chapters in the medical literature, and regularly lectures at international dermatology conferences.

Prof. Rademaker is an experienced general medical dermatologist. He is particularly interested in the management of inflammatory skin disorders such as acne, eczema, paediatric dermatology (children's skin problems), and occupational dermatology. His current research interests are the early diagnosis and medical (non-surgical) management of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer.