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Spot Diagnosis S3.E5: Ask Me Anything - part one


S3.E5: Ask Me Anything - part one

In this special episode, we’ll answer a variety of questions submitted by our listeners with the help of our panel: Specialist Dermatologists A/Prof Alvin Chong and Dr Belinda Welsh, GP Dr Naveen ‘Sunny’ Singh and GP Trainee Dr Karen Freilich. 

Does the perfect skincare routine exist? Ever wondered what the difference is between a serum and a toner? We also explore how to treat dandruff and cradle caps, how to approach tricky facial rashes, how to manage nappy rash and the role of skin checks in children. 

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A/Prof Chong's public clinical appointments are Specialist Dermatologist and Director of Dermatology Education at St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne. He is also the Head of the Transplant Dermatology Clinic at the Skin Health Institute. He has an appointment at the University of Melbourne as Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, where he has a profile as an international authority on skin cancers in immunosuppressed patients.

Dr Belinda Welsh is a dermatologist with 20 years' experience in treating acne in all age groups.
She has broad experience in using medical treatments and laser technology to manage acne in all its various forms particularly acne scarring and understands the significant impact this condition can have on patients self-esteem and quality of life. She works in both the private and public systems and has been involved in training and teaching. She is currently Vice-President of the Australasian Society of Cosmetic Dermatologists (ASCD).

Dr Naveen “Sunny” Singh graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1993 and completed the Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 1998. He has also been an examiner for the FRACGP since 1998 and has been a GP registrar supervisor since 2005.

Karen Freilich is an Academic GP Registrar who is passionate about sexual and reproductive health rights, access and equity. She has recently completed a Masters of Reproductive and Sexual Health Research at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). Karen is currently a PhD Candidate at Monash University researching The ORIENT Study: Improving rural and regional access to long acting reversible contraception and medical abortion through nurse-led models of care. She is a passionate medical educator, and hosts one of Australia’s top medical education podcasts, “Humerus Hacks”. Currently, Karen is a regular host on Sammy J’s ABC Breakfast radio and provides sexual health education through Elephant Ed. 


 Transcript S3E5 Ask Me Anything - Part one



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