Our Doctors

Dr Adam Quinn


It is the human aspect of medicine that motivates Dr Quinn. He is passionate about providing quality care to his patients, in a personable manner. Q Dermatology was established in 2019 by Dr Quinn, with a vision to provide personalised medical and surgical dermatologic care. Dr Quinn has specialised in advanced skin cancer management, including Mohs micrographic surgery, an advanced skin cancer treatment with unequalled cure rates.

Born and raised in Brisbane, Dr Quinn obtained degrees in Biomedical Science and a Masters in Property Studies at the University of Queensland, prior to completing his medical degree at Bond University. Dr Quinn trained at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, before undergoing specialty training in Dermatology through tertiary hospitals in Queensland and Victoria. Dr Quinn received specialised training in melanoma and cutaneous oncology in Melbourne at the Victorian Melanoma Service and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. His areas of expertise include; paediatric dermatology, inflammatory dermatology, and disorders of hair, nails, mucosa and sweat glands.

Dr Quinn ensures his clinical practice is at the forefront of the best evidence based dermatological care incorporating the latest treatments deriving from cutting-edge research. Dr Quinn is widely published in national, international and paediatric peer-reviewed journals, and he presents regularly at international conferences. He is a member of the American Association of Dermatologists, American College of Mohs Surgery and American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery.

Dr Quinn has completed an Advanced Fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery (MMS), Cutaneous Oncology, and Lasers; endorsed by the Australasian College of Dermatologists and the American College of MohsSurgery. Mohs surgery represents a highly specialised technique used in the surgical removal of skin cancers on the head and neck, which affords an unparalleled cure rate, whilst conserving healthy tissue around the skin cancer.

Dr Quinn’s areas of expertise include:

  • Skin Cancer
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Hyperhidrosis (Sweating)
  • Acne and Rosacea
  • Paediatric Dermatology
  • Allergic Contact Dermatitis

Dr Lauren Young


Dr Lauren Young is a specialist dermatologist, and member of the Australasian College of Dermatologists (ACD).

Having grown up in Brisbane, Lauren moved to Melbourne to study medicine at Monash University. She went on to complete her specialty training in dermatology in 2014, and received the travelling fellowship award for the most meritorious performance in the ACD’s national specialist exams. Lauren used this opportunity to visit dermatology units in major hospitals in the USA and Canada, to further her expertise in medical and paediatric dermatology.

Lauren subsequently undertook a fellowship in skin cancer management and Mohs Micrographic Surgery, and worked as a specialist dermatologist for several years at the Alfred Hospital and in private practice in Melbourne.

Having returned home to Brisbane in 2018, Lauren has now established practice at Q Dermatology. In addition to private practice, Lauren remains engaged in teaching dermatology trainees, preparing for their specialty examinations. Lauren stays up to date with both foundational science and emerging dermatological innovations. She attends national and international specialty conferences, and publishes in peer-reviewed scientific journals.

Lauren is passionate about delivering personalised, expert care to her patients and finds the human narrative the fundamental part of medical practice. Her particular expertise is in skin cancer, ensuring its early detection and gold-standard management. Lauren is one of few dermatologists who is sub-specialised in Mohs Micrographic Surgery for skin cancers. Lauren treats adult and paediatric patients, and consults on all skin concerns, including acne, rosacea, eczema, psoriasis, excess sweating, hair and nail complaints, skin infections and cosmetics.

Why Choose Mohs Micrographic Surgery?


1. A Mohs surgeon is specially trained to fulfil all three roles:

  • Remove the cancerous tissue.
  • Read the histology (the pathologist), to confirm the cancer is fully removed.
  • Surgical repair of the wound.

2. The highest cure rates:

  • Mohs micrographic surgery is considered the most effective technique for treating the two most common types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinomas (BCCs) and squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs).
  • Up to 99% for a skin cancer that has not been treated before (highest cure rate).
  • Up to 94% for a skin cancer that has recurred after previous treatment (highest cure rate).

3. Precise results:

  • Mohs micrographic surgery examines 100% of cancer margins.
  • Spares healthy tissue.
  • Leaves the smallest scar possible.

4. Efficient, cost-effective treatment:

  • Single-visit day hospital surgery.
  • Local anaesthesia.
  • Lab work done on-site same day.