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Skin Health Institute

We are currently undergoing construction works onsite at 80 Drummond St, Carlton. We sincerely apologise for the level of noise and any disruption this may cause. 

Please note that due to COVID-19, the Vitiligo, Hyperhidrosis, Radiotherapy and Grenz Rays Clinics are not currently running. We are still accepting referrals for these clinics. We will contact your patient with an appointment to their clinic when normal operations resume.

If your referral is urgent, we recommend forwarding it to an alternative health care provider.


Providing the latest, highly specialised diagnosis, treatment and management options to improve the quality of life of our patients.

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Delivering professional training for dermatologists and dermatology registrars, GPs, international medical graduates & nurses.

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Our clinical trials and world-class research projects make substantial contributions to worldwide clinical care and management of skin diseases, skin cancer and melanoma.

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From Wednesday 25 March, we will be restricting the number of patients, visitors and staff attending the Institute. 

This is in response to the Prime Minister’s announcement that all elective surgeries and non-essential services are to cease, so that space may be freed up for coronavirus patients.

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Latest News View all news

Congratulations to our Class of 2020 registrars, who have all passed their 4th year exams.

We are pleased to announce that A/Prof Alvin Chong and his team from the Transplant Clinic have had a paper published in the September issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Mohs Senior Scientist Sonya talks about how she came to be a Mohs Scientist and what it's like being a woman in science.

We place a lot of emphasis on the importance of skin health, particularly on protecting our skin from the sun, during the summer months. However, our skin requires just as much care during winter, even though the UV Index is generally not as high.

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Patch Test Training Teleconference

The team from the Occupational Dermatology Research and Education Centre at the Skin Health Institute are offering a shortened version of the Patch Test Training Day, highlighting all things COVID, to be held by teleconference.

Saturday 17 Oct 2020

Via Teleconference,

Skin Health Education Day 2021

Leading dermatologists and skin care experts will provide education and training on how to treat a range of common skin conditions. This event, led by A/Prof Rosemary Nixon, is particularly suited to nurses, GPs & pharmacists.

Saturday 1 May 2021

Angliss Conference Centre, Melbourne, VIC