Avenue Road Medical Practice Doctors

Dr Elliot Coates


Dr Elliot Coates is our tall and friendly British and Australian Doctor.. Elliot graduated with a degree in Tropical Medicine and an MBBS with Distinction from King’s College London and has subsequently obtained FRACGP, MICGP, MPH, and Certificates in Occupational Medicine, Mental Health and Sexual Health. He enjoys seeing all aspects of General Practice.

Elliot has significant experience in Melanoma and Skin Cancer detection and treatment, as well as Dermatology, after spending 2 years in the Dermatology Department at the RPA Hospital treating patients with complex skin conditions and 5 years in the Sydney Melanoma Diagnostic Centre managing patients at high melanoma risk. He also has a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dermatology and Certificates in Skin Cancer Surgery and Dermoscopy. Elliot is experienced in Paediatrics after obtaining a Diploma in Child Health and spending 2 years at the Mater Children’s Hospital. He has also completed training at the NSW Institute of Psychiatry and has advanced RACGP accreditation in CBT and Psychotherapy. He is an FRACGP examiner and has been involved with medical education and research both in Australia and overseas.

Special interests:

  • Melanoma and skin cancer detection and treatment
  • Dermatology
  • Paediatrics
  • Mental health
  • Sexual and reproductive health including antenatal care

Languages in addition to English:

  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish (some)
  • Mandarin (some)

When not at work, Elliot likes to travel, volunteer, and spend time with his family. He looks forward to meeting you.