Dr Matthew Allen is currently unavailable for appointments.
Dr Allen is part of the acute care team providing comprehensive accident & urgent care. In addition to this, he also has a busy practice in Musculoskeletal medicine, in particular, ultrasound guided joint injections, regional anaesthesia & the treatment of varicose veins.
New Zealand born, Dr Allen has worked extensively in both New Zealand & Australia in the field of emergency medicine, general practice and cosmetic surgery.
In New Zealand he owned several large general practices and was the Director of Emergency Medicine at Taranaki Base Hospital for many years.
Until 2015 he was Director of Emergency Medicine and clinical training at Gladstone Hospital; providing leadership, administrative support and teaching.
After shifting to the Gold Coast, he underwent post graduate training in skin cancer & minor cosmetic surgery and from there he became a Fellow of the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery and achieved certification in skin cancer, dermoscopy & skin histopathology.
Dr Allen is skilled in diagnostic ultrasound & ultrasound guided procedures such as vein therapies, steroid and plasma injections for injuries, arthritis, sports medicine and nerve pain. He holds experience in both implanon and Mirena Intrauterine contraceptive device insertions.
His particular dermatology interests include modern treatments of acne and sun damaged skin, and his practice includes minimally invasive surgical and nonsurgical procedures for facial rejuvenation, In particular injectables, thread lifting, fat transfer & laser resurfacing as well as utilising injectables for line reduction, excessive sweating and migraines. Dr Allen holds expertise in the advanced use of fillers for facial volume and contour restoration.
More recently he has achieved additional Qualifications in Addiction medicine and provides services to patients under the Queensland Opiate Treatment Programme.
Committed to excellence in Emergency medicine, ultrasound, minor cosmetic surgery and the treatment of skin cancer, Dr Allen combines expertise in a caring & professional environment.
Dr Matthew Allen –
Comprehensive dermatological service for skin cancer & cosmetic concerns
Medical management for arthritis, acute injury & sports medicine