OUR SPECIALISTS

Our Specialists

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Dr Li-Chuen Wong

MBBS (Hons), MM, DCH, FACD.

Paediatric & Adult Dermatologist

Dr Li-Chuen Wong is the co-founder of Sydney Skin with Dr Andrew Satchell and is an adult and paediatric dermatologist. Dr Wong is also a consultant Visiting Medical Officer (VMO) and Supervisor of Training, Dermatology at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead. She is a Clinical Senior Lecturer at The University of Sydney and the Director of Training, NSW elect for all specialist dermatology registrars.

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Dr Andrew Satchell

MBBS, B.Med.Sci (Hons), MM, FACD.

Consultant Dermatologist, Mohs Surgery

Dr Andrew Satchell is a co-founder of Sydney Skin with Dr Li-Chuen Wong. Dr Satchell is an adult dermatologist and has completed additional training in Mohs’ Surgery. He also consults at Dubbo Dermatology to provide dermatology services to those living in the Greater Western Plains of New South Wales. He is a consultant Dermatologist and Supervisor of Training, Dermatology at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown.

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Dr Renae Howes

BMedSc, MBBS (Hons I), MMed, FACD.

Paediatric & Adult Dermatologist

Dr Howes is an adult and paediatric dermatologist. She completed three degrees at the University of Sydney and was awarded First Class Honours for the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree.  Prior to completing training as a dermatologist, she gained general medical and dermatology experience working in NSW hospitals for ten years, which included positions as a medical registrar and dermatology registrar.  She was awarded the Australasian College of Dermatologists President’s Medal for the pharmacology examination.  Dr Howes is happy to see patients with any dermatological concern.  She does treat vascular birthmarks and other vascular lesions with laser, both at Sydney Skin and the Children’s Hospital at Westmead.  She is a mentor for dermatology trainees.

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Dr Andrew Ming

MBBS (Hons 1), Bsc (Med), DCH, GradDipClinEpi, FRACP, FACD.

Paediatric & Adult Dermatologist

Dr Ming is a paediatrician and also an adult and paediatric dermatologist. He has trained and practised in Australia, England and the USA. With a strong commitment to ongoing learning and development, Dr. Ming has had a number of articles published in peer-reviewed journals, both locally and internationally, and is regularly involved in training sessions with medical students, GPs and dermatology trainees. He also presents at medical conferences in Australia and overseas. Dr. Ming is a Visiting Medical Officer (VMO) at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead where he runs a weekly paediatric dermatology outpatient clinic.

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Dr Jemima Fisher

MBBS (Hons), BSc (Med), MPH, FACD.

Consultant Dermatologist

Dr Jemima Fisher is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists and was awarded the prestigious Founders’ Medal for Procedural Dermatology as the top graduate in procedural dermatology in Australia. Dr Fisher is an adult dermatologist who is skilled in a broad range of medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. Her areas of special expertise include the surgical and non-surgical management of skin cancer, acne and acne scarring, laser, general medical, procedural and cosmetic dermatology. Dr Fisher has been published in peer-reviewed international dermatology literature and has presented at national dermatological conferences. She has also been involved in medical education for medical students, junior doctors, general practitioners and dermatology registrars.

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Dr Nita Agar

MBBS (Hons), PhD, FACD.

Consultant Dermatologist

Dr Agar is a dermatologist and has practised in Australia and England. She was a consultant at St John’s in London and Head of its Non-melanoma Skin Cancer Service. Her PhD based research on the role of UVA in skin carcinogenesis led to a landmark publication on the topic. Dr Agar has continued to publish throughout her career with many articles appearing in peer-reviewed journals. She also remains actively involved in teaching both medical students and dermatology registrars.

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Dr Simon Lee

MBBS, MMed, FACD.

Dermatologist, Mohs Surgery

Dr Simon Lee is a full time Mohs surgeon working at both Sydney Skin and the Skin and Cancer Foundations both at Darlinghurst and Westmead. In addition to his extensive surgical experience he has been involved in teaching through his public and private hospital appointments, both at an undergraduate and postgraduate level, has served as a member of the Medical Advisory Committee for the Skin and Cancer Foundation Australia and is the newly appointed Director of Training for the Mohs surgical fellowship at the Skin and Cancer Foundation Australia.

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Dr Supriya Venugopal

 MBBS, MMed, FACD.

Consultant Dermatologist

Dr Venugopal is a consultant adult and paediatric dermatologist who graduated from the University of New South Wales and completed her Masters of Medicine from the University of Sydney. She is a PhD student at University of New South Wales. Her PhD research was awarded the Australian Post Graduate Award and is focused on blistering skin disorders.  She has been published in peer-reviewed journals, both locally and internationally. She has presented at national and international dermatology conferences. She is fully trained in all aspects of medical and surgical dermatology and has completed further training in paediatric dermatology. She is actively involved with supervising and mentoring dermatology registrars. She consults every Tuesday at Sydney Skin rooms.

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Dr Nicholas Stewart

BSc(biomed), MBBS, FACD.

Consultant Dermatologist, Mohs Surgery

Dr Stewart is a dermatologist with special interest in cutaneous surgery. He is a qualified Mohs Surgeon at the Skin Hospital at Westmead and Darlinghurst, Sydney. He also practices general medical dermatology and paediatric dermatology at both locations.

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Dr Hsien W Herbert Chan

BMedSci (Hons), MBBS (Hons), DPhil (Oxon), FACD.

Consultant Dermatologist

Dr Chan’s particular clinical interests include the early diagnosis and management of skin cancers and the management of inflammatory skin conditions. He also practices general medical dermatology and paediatric dermatology.  Hsien is also a Staff Specialist at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, consults at the Melanoma Institute Australia,  The Skin Hospital and also runs a rural clinic in Ballina. He is a Post Doctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Immune Imaging at the Centenary Institute and The University of Sydney where he focuses on the role of immune cell subsets in the pathogenesis of inflammatory skin disorders and in tumour immunosurveillance.  Previously he completed his PhD in the role of T cells in Atopic Eczema at the University of Oxford.

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Dr Andrew Broadfoot

MBBS, FRACP, FRCPA.

Immunologist, Adult & Paediatric

Dr Broadfoot is a specialist in Immunology and Allergy. As well as being a member of the Sydney Skin team, he is a Visiting Medical Officer (VMO) at the Allergy Department, Royal North Shore Hospital and an Immunopathologist consulting at Douglass Hanly Moir Pathology.

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Dr Anastasia Georgiou

BDS, MDSc (Oral Med Oral Path), FRACDS, FICD, FOMAA.

Oral Medicine Specialist

Dr Anastasia Georgiou is an Oral Medicine Specialist who has worked as a Consultant at Westmead Centre for Oral Health and Clinical Lecturer with The University of Sydney. She is Past President of the Oral Medicine Academy of Australasia, the peak body representing Oral Medicine Specialists and the field of Oral Medicine. She is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons and is on the Board of Studies in Oral Medicine for the College.

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Dr Ilias Kotronakis

MBBS (Hons 1), FRACS (Plast).

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Dr Kotronakis is a fully qualified plastic and reconstructive surgeon and a Fellow of the Royal College of Australasian College of Surgeons. He is a member of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons. He has had extensive training in plastic surgery including complex reconstruction and cosmetic surgery.

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Dr Deshan Sebaratnam

MBBS(Hons), MMed (Clin Epi), FACD.

Consultant Dermatologist

Dr Sebaratnam is a dermatologist having graduated with Honours from his medical degree and having completed his Masters of Medicine. He has a broad interest in all facets of dermatology including medical dermatology, acne and skin cancer. He was awarded a research scholarship to complete a clinical fellowship year at St John’s Institute of Dermatology in London. His research has been published in international medical journals and he has presented his work overseas. He holds an academic appointment as a Conjoint Senior Lecturer with the University of New South Wales and lectures dermatology to medical students, registrars and general practitioners.

Dr David Lord

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Interventional Radiologist

Dr David Lord is an interventional radiology with specialist interest in vascular malformations, including venous malformations, varicocoele, lymphatic malformations and arteriovenous malformations in both children and adults. He has worked in Australia and the US and trained at the Vascular Anomalies Centre at Children’s Hospital Boston. He is a paediatric interventional radiologist at Children’s Hospital Westmead with 15 years experience. He is a member of the scientific committee of the International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies, an international group devoted to the investigation of the nature and best treatment for vascular lesions.

Dr Mark Pfeiffer

Dr Mark Pfeiffer