Kurt A. Gebauer, MB BS, FACD


Fremantle Dermatology

229 High Street
Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
08 9430 4488


Specialty: Dermatology

Dr. Kurt Gebauer, Dermatologist Specialist in Psoriasis

Research Interests: Actinic Keratoses, Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema), Basal Cell Carcinoma, Onychomycosis, Psoriasis

Dr. Kurt Gebauer has been practicing dermatology for over 20 years in Australia.  Dr. Gebauer is well-known in the medical community, as his current positions include the Head of the Department of Dermatology at Fremantle Hospital and Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Western Australia.

In 1996, Dr. Gebauer began conducting Clinical Trials in dermatology.  Since this time, Dr. Gebauer has been the Principal Investigator for clinical research studies on treatments for basal cell carcinoma, actinic keratosis, onychomycosis, psoriasis, and acne. 

As a contributing author on many publications, Dr. Gebauer is a recognized authority on dermatological conditions.  Dr. Gebauer is also a member of the Australasian College of Dermatologists, Australasian College of Phlebology, American Academy of Dermatology and the Australian Medical Association. 


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See JA, Gebauer K, Wu JK, Manoharan S, Kerrouche N, Sullivan J. High patient satisfaction with daylight-activated methyl aminolevulinate cream in the treatment of multiple actinic keratoses: results of an observational study in Australia. Dermatol Ther (Heidelb) 2017 Sep 13 [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 28905294 / doi: 10.1007/s13555-017-0199-9

Rademaker M, Gupta M, Andrews M, Armour K, Baker C, Foley P, Gebauer K, George J, Rubel D, Sullivan J. The Australasian Psoriasis Collaboration view on methotrexate for psoriasis in the Australasian setting. Australas J Dermatol 2017 Aug; 58(3): 166-70. Epub 2016 Jul 12. PMID: 27402434 / doi: 10.1111/ajd.12521

Tiwari SM, Gebauer K, Frydrych AM, Burrows S. Dental patch testing in patients with undifferentiated oral lichen planus. Australas J Dermatol 2017 Jul 11 [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 28695565 / doi: 10.1111/ajd.12692

Rademaker M, Agnew K, Andrews M, Armour K, Baker C, Foley P, Frew J, Gebauer K, Gupta M, Kennedy D, Marshman G, Sullivan J. Psoriasis in those planning a family, pregnant or breast-feeding. The Australasian Psoriasis Collaboration. Australas J Dermatol 2017 May 23 [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 28543445 / doi: 10.1111/ajd.12641

Sharma M, Levenson C, Clements I, Castella P, Gebauer K, Cox ME. East Indian Smallwood Oil (EISO) alleviates inflammatory and proliferative pathologies of psoriasis. Front Pharmacol 2017 Mar 16; 8: 125. PMID: 28360856 / doi: 10.3389/fphar.2017.00125

Le P, Tu J, Gebauer K, Brown S. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D increases with NB-UVB and UVA/UVB phototherapy in patients with psoriasis and atopic dermatitis in Western Australia. Australas J Dermatol 2016 May; 57(2): 115-21. Epub 2015 Apr 27. PMID: 25916422 / doi: 10.1111/ajd.12315

Murrell DF, Gebauer K, Spelman L, Zane LT. Crisaborole topical ointment, 2% in adults with atopic dermatitis: a phase 2a, vehicle-controlled, proof-of-concept study. J Drugs Dermatol 2015 Oct 1; 14(10): 1108-12. PMID: 26461821

Heyes C, Tait C, Toholka R, Gebauer K. Non-infectious skin disease in Indigenous Australians. Australas J Dermatol 2014 Aug; 55(3): 176-84. Epub 2013 Oct 8. PMID: 25117159 / doi: 10.1111/ajd.12106

Anderson A, Gebauer K. Periorbital allergic contact dermatitis resulting from topical retinoic acid use. Australas J Dermatol 2014 May; 55(2): 152-3. Epub 2013 Apr 10. PMID: 23574260 / doi: 10.1111/ajd.12041

Tong PL, Walker WA, Glancy RJ, Cooney JP, Gebauer K. Primary localized cutaneous nodular amyloidosis successfully treated with cyclophosphamide. Australas J Dermatol 2013 Feb; 54(1): e12-5. Epub 2011 May 31. PMID: 23373889 / doi: 10.1111/j.1440-0960.2011.00770.x

Heyes C, Nolan R, Leahy M, Gebauer K. Treatment-resistant elephantiasic thyroid dermopathy responding to rituximab and plasmapheresis. Australas J Dermatol 2012 Feb; 53(1): e1-4. Epub 2010 Sep 10. PMID: 22309343 / doi: 10.1111/j.1440-0960.2010.00693.x

Heyes C, Chan J, Halbert A, Clay C, Buettner P, Gebauer K. Dermatology outpatient population profiling: indigenous and non-indigeonous dermatoepidemiology. Australas J Dermatol 2011 Aug; 52(3): 202-206. PMID: 21824816

Quirk C, Gebauer K, De’Ambrosis B, Slade HB, Meng TC. Sustained clearance of superficial basal cell carcinomas treated with imiquimod cream 5%: results of a prospective 5-year study. Cutis 2010 Jun; 85(6): 318-324. PMID: 20666194

Foley P, Freeman M, Gebauer K, Murrell D, Shumack S, Tyson C, Varigos G. Long-term efalizumab therapy for patients with moderate-to-severe, chronic plaque psoriasis: results from an Australian expanded access program. Int J Dermatol 2009 Dec; 48(12): 1376-1384. PMID: 19930495

Foley P, Freeman M, Menter A, Siller G, El-Azhary RA, Gebauer K, Lowe NJ, Jarratt MT, Murrell DF, Rich P, Pariser DM, Oseroff AR, Barnetson R, Anderson C, Kossard S, Gibson LE, Tope WD. Photodynamic therapy with methyl aminolevulinate for primary nodular basal cell carcinoma: results of two randomized studies. Int J Dermatol 2009 Nov; 48(11): 1236-1245. PMID: 20064185

Gebauer K, Shumack S, Cowen PS. Effect of dosing frequency on the safety and efficacy of imiquimod 5% cream for treatment of actinic keratosis on the forearms and hands: a phase II, randomized placebo-controlled trial. Br J Dermatol 2009 Oct; 161(4): 897-903. PMID: 19545297

Siller G, Gebauer K, Welburn P, Katsamas J, Ogbourne SM. PEP005 (ingenol mebutate) gel, a novel agent for the treatment of actinic keratoses: results of a randomized, double-blind, vehicle-controlled, multicentre, phase IIa study. Australas J Dermatol 2009 Feb; 50(1): 16-22. PMID: 19178487

Hofman T, Cranswick N, Kuna P, Boznanski A, Latos T, Gold M, Murrell DF, Gebauer K, Behre U, Machura E, Olafsson J, Szalai Z, on behalf of the International Tacrolimus Ointment Study Group. Tacrolimus ointment does not affect the immediate response to vaccination, the generation of immune memory, or humoral and cell-mediated immunity in children. Arch Dis Child 2006 Nov; 91(11): 905-910. PMID: 16798785 / doi: 10.1136/adc.2006.094276

Quirk C, Gebauer K, Owens M, Stampone P. Two-year interim results from a 5-year study evaluating clinical recurrence of superficial basal cell carcinoma after treatment with imiquimod 5% cream daily for 6 weeks. Australas J Dermatol 2006 Nov; 47(4): 258-265. PMID: 17034468

Vinciullo C, Elliott T, Francis D, Gebauer K, Spelman L, Nguyen R, Weightman W, Sheridan A, Reid C, Czarnecki D, Murrell D. Photodynamic therapy with topical methyl aminolaevulinate for ‘difficult-to-treat’ basal cell carcinoma. Br J Dermatol 2005 Apr; 152(4): 765-772. PMID: 15840111

Shumack S, Gebauer K, Quirk C, Macdonald K, Walters SA, Owens M. 5% imiquimod cream for the treatment of large superficial basal cell carcinoma. Arch Dermatol 2004 Oct; 140(10): 1286-1287. PMID: 15492202

Foley P, Freeman M, Siller G, Gebauer K, et al. A phase III randomised study comparing photodynamic therapy (PDT) using methyl aminolevulinate or placebo cream in nodular basal cell carcinoma (NBCC). J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2003; 17(Suppl 3): 231.

Chan JJ, Gebauer K. Treatment of severe recalcitrant plaque psoriasis with single-dose intravenous tumour necrosis factor-alpha antibody (infliximab). Australas J Dermatol 2003 May; 44(2): 116-120. PMID: 12752184

Gebauer K, Brown P, Varigos G. Topical diclofenac in hyaluronan gel for the treatment of solar keratoses. Australas J Dermatol 2003 Feb; 44(1): 40-43. PMID: 12581080

Marks R, Gebauer K, Schumack S, Amies M, Bryden J, Fox TL, Owens ML, Australasian Multicentre Trial Group. Imiquimod 5% cream in the treatment of superficial basal cell carcinoma: results of a multicenter 6-week dose-response trial. J Am Acad Dermatol 2001 May; 44(5): 807-813. PMID: 11312429

Gebauer K. Acne variants. Am J Clin Dermatol 2000 May-Jun; 1(3): 187-189. PMID: 12094771

Gebauer K, Armstrong M. Koebner phenomenon with necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum. Int J Dermatol 1993 Dec; 32(12): 895-896. PMID: 8125696

Gebauer KA, Singh G. Resolving pityriasis rubra pilaris resembling erythema gyratum repens. Arch Dermatol 1993 Jul; 129(7): 917-918. PMID: 8323326

Halbert AR, Gebauer KA, Wall LM. Prognosis of occupational chromate dermatitis (a 10 year follow-up study). Contact Dermatitis 1992 Oct; 27(4): 214-219. PMID: 1451485

Laidman PJ, Gebauer K, Trotter J. 5-Fluorouracil-induced pseudoporphyria. Aust NZ J Med 1992 Aug; 22(4): 385. PMID: 1359863

Gebauer KA, Navaratnam TE, Holgate C. Pruritic pigmented papules posing permanent problems. Urticaria pigmentosa (UP) with secondary anetoderma. Arch Dermatol 1992 Jan; 128(1): 107, 110. PMID: 1739279

Gebauer K. Australian Dermatopathology Society. Digital Dilemma. Australas J Dermatol 1992; 33(3): 179-180. PMID: 1303081

Gebauer K, Connor B. Cutaneous mercury granuloma. Australas J Dermatol 1991; 32(3): 129-132. PMID: 1823107

Cullity J, Maguire B, Gebauer K. Sweet’s panniculitis. Australas J Dermatol 1991; 32(3): 61-64. PMID: 1781756

Gebauer K, Brennan B. Infantile acropustolosis. Austras J Dermatol 1991; 32(1): 59-60. PMID: 1772519

Wall LM, Gebauer KA. A follow-up study of occupational skin disease in Western Australia. Contact Dermatitis 1991 Apr; 24(4): 241-243. PMID: 1831103

Wall LM, Gebauer KA. Occupational skin disease in Western Australia. Contact Dermatitis 1991 Feb; 24(2): 101-109. PMID: 1828207

Gebauer K, Holgate C, Navaratnam A. Retinoid-induced haemorrhagic bullae in Darier’s disease. Australas J Dermatol 1990; 31(2): 99-103. PMID: 2095739

Gebauer K, Holgate C, Navaratnam A. Toxic pustuloderma. A drug induced pustulating glandular fever-like syndrome. Australas J Dermatol 1990; 31(2): 89-93. PMID: 2151365

Wall LM, Gebauer KA. Attitudes towards and knowledge of occupational skin disease amongst support personnel. Australas J Dermatol 1990; 31(2): 81-87. PMID: 2151364

Gebauer KA, Cox J. Keloidal acne scars resulting from anabolic steroid use. Br Med J 1990; 300: 342.

Gebauer K, Cox J, Gartside J, Navaratnam T. Bullous pemphigoid and multiple sclerosis. J Am Acad Dermatol 1990 Aug; 23(2 Pt 1): 329. PMID: 2212136

Navaratnam AE, Gebauer KA. Terfenadine-induced exacerbation of psoriasis. Clin Exp Dermatol 1990 Jan; 15(1): 78. PMID: 1968794

Gebauer K, Hall JC, Donlon JB, Herrmann R, Rofe S, Platell C. Hepatic involvement in listerosis. Aust NZ J Med 1989 Oct; 19(5): 486-487. PMID: 2511827

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