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Skin Health Institute

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

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.

Plastic surgeon Mr Miklos Pohl tells us how he came to be a plastic surgeon, how he came to be at the Institute and what he enjoys about practicing here.

You can now watch a recording of our free webinars! Our expert dermatologists and medical professionals discuss issues relating to healthcare professionals during COVID-19.

Associate Professor Alvin Chong, Director of Education, Head of the Transplant Clinic and Consultant Dermatologist at the Institute, has been awarded a Presidential Citation from the Australasian College of Dermatologists.

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GP Dermoscopy Workshop, 1 Aug 2020

A Saturday morning Zoom workshop to upskill general practitioners in dermoscopy, and the use of dermatoscopes, developed by senior consultant dermatologists at the Skin Health Institute in Melbourne. This course will be conducted online using Zoom.

Saturday 1 Aug 2020

Online using Zoom

GP Skin Cancer Workshop - 29 August 2020

A highly interactive one-day workshop on skin cancer for GPs developed and delivered by senior consultant dermatologists at the Skin Health Institute. It is hands-on and interactive. An excellent opportunity to upskill your diagnosis & management skills.

Saturday 29 Aug 2020

Skin Health Institute, CARLTON, VIC