Our Dermatologists

Dermatologists are the AMC-accredited medical specialists in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of skin diseases and cancers. Skills and expertise span medical, surgical and procedural dermatology, as well as academic and health services research, medical education, clinical trials and emerging technologies.

Fellows of the Australasian College of Dermatologists are the leading authority in dermatology and skin cancer medicine in Australia. Their professional experience, clinical knowledge and expertise ensures you can stay up to date with the latest evidence and clinical best practice, in the topics most relevant to the needs of you and your patients.

Whether you choose to study with us online or participate in our practical sessions, you will be learning from our highly passionate and engaged clinical specialists who understand the demands of day-to-day practice.

 

Aakriti Gupta

MBBS, GradCertClinEpi, FACD

Aakriti Gupta

MBBS, GradCertClinEpi, FACD

Dr. Gupta graduated from the University of Adelaide with the University Medal for highest overall performance in Medicine. She subsequently undertook specialty Dermatology training in Adelaide,...

Adam Sheridan

FACD, MBBS, FACMS, FAAFPS

Adam Sheridan

FACD, MBBS, FACMS, FAAFPS

Dr Adam Sheridan undertook Specialist Dermatology training in Australia and the United Kingdom; including Clinical Research Fellowships in Dermatology and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at...

Alexander Gin

FACD, MBBS, BMedSci

Alexander Gin

FACD, MBBS, BMedSci

Dr Alexander Gin is a consultant dermatologist and Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists. Alex completed his specialist training in Victoria and has worked at multiple tertiary...

Alexis Lara Rivero

FACD, MBBS (AMC), MAIMS

Alexis Lara Rivero

FACD, MBBS (AMC), MAIMS

Dr Alexis Lara Rivero is a Dermatologist (Skin Specialist) providing Dermatology services in Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia. Dr Alexis Daniel Lara Rivero graduated from the Medical School of the...

Alvand Amiri

FACD, MD.MMed

Alvand Amiri

FACD, MD.MMed

Dr Alvand Amiri graduated from Charles University Medical School in Prague in 1998 After undergoing 5 years of dermatology speciality training, he then achieved a specialist degree in dermatology...

Amit Verma

FACD, MBBS, BMedSc (Hons), FACMS

Amit Verma

FACD, MBBS, BMedSc (Hons), FACMS

Dr Amit Verma is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists. Amit completed his dermatology training in major Victorian hospitals including St Vincent’s Hospital and The Alfred...

Annika Smith

FACD, MBBS (Hons 1), MPHTM, FRACP

Annika Smith

FACD, MBBS (Hons 1), MPHTM, FRACP

Dr Annika Smith is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists and Consultant Dermatologist at St Vincent’s and Westmead Hospitals and several private clinics in Sydney, including the...

Ben Carew

FACD, MBBS, FRACGP, BPhty

Ben Carew

FACD, MBBS, FRACGP, BPhty

Dr Benjamin Carew is a general dermatologist with a special interest in the treatment of acne, eczema, psoriasis, and cutaneous malignancies as well as medical education and Tele-dermatology. He...

Bruno Blaya-Alvarez

FACD, MD PhD

Bruno Blaya-Alvarez

FACD, MD PhD

Dr Blaya is a General Dermatologist (medical and surgical dermatology in adults and children) with a special interest in male genital dermatoses, inflammatory diseases of the skin and skin...

Daniel Hewitt

FACD, MBBS

Daniel Hewitt

FACD, MBBS

Dr Daniel Hewitt completed his medical degree at the University of Western Australia. He entered Basic Physician training prior to commencing Dermatology Training. He completed this training...

Deshan Sebaratnam

FACD, MBBS (Hons), MMed

Deshan Sebaratnam

FACD, MBBS (Hons), MMed

Dr Deshan Sebaratnam completed his Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery at the University of New South Wales, graduating with Honours. While completing his residency at Royal Prince Alfred...

Edward Upjohn

FACD, MBBS (Hons.), MMed FACMS

Edward Upjohn

FACD, MBBS (Hons.), MMed FACMS

Dr Edward Upjohn completed his dermatology training in Melbourne and London, England before embarking on a fellowship in dermatologic reconstructive and Mohs surgery in Texas, USA. He has a...

Francis Lai

FACD, MBBS (Hons)

Francis Lai

FACD, MBBS (Hons)

Dr Francis Lai is a consultant dermatologist, fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists. He completed his dermatology training in tertiary hospitals including St Vincent’s Hospital, The...

Gayle Fischer

FACD, MBBS, MD

Gayle Fischer

FACD, MBBS, MD

A/Prof Gayle Fischer is a dermatologist with a specialist interest in Paediatric and Gynaecology Dermatology. A/Prof Fischer graduated the University of Sydney with a doctor of medicine degree,...

Jim Muir

FACD, MBBS

Jim Muir

FACD, MBBS

Dr Jim Muir is a life-long resident of Brisbane who qualified as a specialist dermatologist in 1994. Besides practicing at South East Dermatology he is the Director of the Department of Dermatology...

Lisa Byrom

FACD, MBBS, MPhil, BPhty

Lisa Byrom

FACD, MBBS, MPhil, BPhty

Dr Lisa Byrom is a consultant dermatologist who works in private practice at South East Dermatology, Brisbane. She has a special interest in adult onset acne and believes in a holistic approach for...

Louise O’Halloran

FACD, MBBS

Louise O’Halloran

FACD, MBBS

Dr Louise O’Halloran is a specialist dermatologist and Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists. She graduated medicine from the University of Western Australia in 2009, spending a...

Margit Polcz

FACD, BSC, MBBS, MMed (Skin Cancer), FRACGP

Margit Polcz

FACD, BSC, MBBS, MMed (Skin Cancer), FRACGP

Dr Margit Polcz is a specialist Dermatologist and Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists. She graduated medical school from the University of Queensland in 2009, following a previous...

Melissa Manahan

FACD, MBBS (Hons), UQ BPharm

Melissa Manahan

FACD, MBBS (Hons), UQ BPharm

Dr Melissa Manahan, undertook her medical degree at The University of Queensland, graduating in 2010 with first class honours and  the University medal. Her academic performance at medical...

Paul Curnow

FACD, MBBS, MD

Paul Curnow

FACD, MBBS, MD

Dr. Paul Curnow is a dermatologist in Bendigo Dermatology in Bendigo, VIC and is an expert in the diagnosis and management of all skin, hair and nail disorders in patients of all ages. Dr. Paul...

Peter Soyer

FACD, FAHMS, MD (AT), AMC

Peter Soyer

FACD, FAHMS, MD (AT), AMC

Professor Soyer is an academic dermatologist with over 30 years experience in the field. He was appointed as the inaugural Chair in Dermatology by The University of Queensland (UQ) in 2007 and as...

Ryan Toholka

FACD, MBBS, BMedSci

Ryan Toholka

FACD, MBBS, BMedSci

Dr Toholka graduated from the University of Melbourne with Honours in Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery and a Bachelor of Medical Science. His intern and medical residency years were spent at Geelong...

Shivam Kapila

FACD, MBBS, BSc (Med), MS

Shivam Kapila

FACD, MBBS, BSc (Med), MS

Dr Kapila is a general dermatologist and Mohs Surgeon, with extensive surgical experience. Dr Kapila’s areas of particular interest include early Skin Cancer Detection and Management, Mohs...

Sudipta Daly

FACD, MBBS, MPhil

Sudipta Daly

FACD, MBBS, MPhil

Dr Sudipta Daly is a Queensland-trained fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists.  She is well versed in all areas of general dermatology with special interest in skin cancer...

Su-Lin Chan

FACD, MBBS (Hons)

Su-Lin Chan

FACD, MBBS (Hons)

Dr Su-Lin Chan is a Specialist Dermatologist and Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists. She completed her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) at the University of...

Tanumay Raychaudhury

FACD, MBBS, MD

Tanumay Raychaudhury

FACD, MBBS, MD

Dr Tanumay Raychaudhury (Ray) is a specialist dermatologist (FACD) at The Skin Hospital, Sydney at both locations of Westmead and Darlinghurst. Following his MBBS and MD(Dermatology) at the...

Victoria Mar

FACD, MBBS, MD

Victoria Mar

FACD, MBBS, MD

A/Prof Victoria Mar is a Fellow of the Australian College of Dermatologists. She trained in Melbourne at the Alfred, Austin and Royal Melbourne Hospitals and at St George’s Hospital, London....

Yit Nah Lau

FACD, MRCP Dermatology (UK), MBChB (UK) Dip Derm (UK)

Yit Nah Lau

FACD, MRCP Dermatology (UK), MBChB (UK) Dip Derm (UK)

Honours: MBChB, MRCP UK (Dermatology), FACD. Dr. Lau completed her undergraduate medical degree from the University of Dundee, United Kingdom (UK) in 2005 with a distinction in her final...

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