Professor Michael A Henderson is Head of the Melanoma and Skin Cancer service and Deputy Director, Division of Cancer Surgery at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.
He graduated from the University of Melbourne and completed his general surgical training at St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne before doing a fellowship in surgical oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Centre in Houston Texas USA.
Professor Henderson’s major clinical interest is the management of patients with melanoma and skin malignancies. He maintains an effective clinical research program and has contributed to the recent guidelines for the management of cutaneous melanoma.
Currently he heads a large multi-centre and NHMRC funded trial of excision margins in melanoma.