Dr Rickert Serfontein graduated at the University of Pretoria, South Africa in 2005. Dr Serfontein moved to Australia in 2009, initially working in the public hospital system in Newcastle and Melbourne for four years before transitioning into general practice. He became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2016.
Dr Serfontein has a special interest in skin cancer medicine and holds a Certificate in Primary Care Skin Cancer Medicine and a Certificate in Primary Care Skin Cancer Surgery through the University of Queensland. He is currently doing his Masters degree in Skin Cancer Medicine through the University of Queensland and is a member of the Skin Cancer College of Australasia.