Dr Supriya Venugopal

Adult and Paediatric Specialist Dermatologist

MBBS BSc (UNSW), M.Med (USyd), PhD (UNSW), DCH, FACD

Dr Venugopal is a specialist adult and paediatric dermatologist. She is fully trained in all aspects of medical and surgical dermatology and has further subspecialised in paediatric dermatology.

Having completed her medical degree from UNSW, Dr Venugopal completed a Masters of Medicine from the University of Sydney, Fellowship from the Australasian College of Dermatologists (FACD), and a PhD focusing on blistering skin conditions from UNSW. Dr Venugopal has trained and worked at St George Hospital, John Hunter Hospital, The Skin Hospital, Westmead Public Hospital and Royal North Shore Hospital.

In addition, Dr Venugopal has completed a paediatric dermatology fellowship from the Children’s Hospital Westmead and Sydney Children’s Hospital networks. During this fellowship, she also completed rotations at Guy and St Thomas Hospital in London and Children’s Hospital Colorado in Denver. Supriya is a member of the Society of Paediatric Dermatology and a consultant at the Children’s Hospital Westmead.

Dr Venugopal is interested in teaching and furthering her own knowledge in the upcoming advances in medical and paediatric dermatology. Dr Venugopal has published in several peer-reviewed journals, both locally and internationally, and has presented at various domestic and international conferences.

Dr Venugopal is actively involved in training dermatology registrars. She is a director on the board and a consulting specialist dermatologist at The Skin Hospital.

Dr Venugopal is passionate about her work and prides herself in providing the best possible care to her patients. She is especially passionate about caring for children and ensuring that children and parents are cared for in a loving and warm environment. Supriya is happily married and is blessed to be a mother to her beautiful son.

Qualifications and achievements:

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery and Bachelor of Science: University of New South Wales (MBBS BSc)
  • Masters of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology), The University of Sydney (M.Med)
  • PhD: University of New South Wales (PhD)
  • Fellow of the Australian College of Dermatologists (FACD)
  • Diploma of Child Health: Sydney Children’s Hospital Network and USYD (DCH)
  • Member of Society of Paediatric Dermatology (SPD)

Dr Brian Wallace

Specialist Dermatologist

MBBS (USyd), BSc(Hons) (USyd), PhD (USyd), FACD

Dr Wallace is a specialist dermatologist and is fully trained in all aspects of medical and surgical dermatology. He has a keen interest in the management of skin cancers both surgically and non surgically.

Dr Wallace completed his medical education at the University of Sydney and was a student at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. Dr Wallace completed his Fellowship from the Australasian College of Dermatologists (FACD). Prior to his medical studies, he completed a BSc(Hons) and a PhD in organic chemistry from the University of Sydney. Dr Wallace’s dermatology training was completed at Concord Hospital, St Vincents Hospital, John Hunter Hospital and Westmead Hospital. In addition, Dr Wallace has completed numerous placements in rural NSW.

Dr Wallace has significant expertise in the management of skin cancers. He was a contributor to the Australian Melanoma Guidelines published in 2008.

Dr Wallace has a keen interest in research and has published in various peer-reviewed journals, both locally and internationally, and has presented at various domestic conferences.

He is a senior lecturer (clinical) at The University of Western Sydney and teaches suturing workshops for final year medical students. Dr Wallace also teaches dermatology to medical students at The Skin Hospital, Westmead where he also works as a specialist dermatologist.

Dr Wallace is dedicated to the best possible care of his patients and seeks to ensure patients benefit from the most up-to-date, evidence-based treatments available. His proudest achievement is being a father to three wonderful children.

Qualifications and achievements:

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery: University of Sydney (MBBS)
  • PhD: University of Sydney (PhD)
  • Bachelor of Science: University of Sydney (BSc)
  • Fellow of the Australian College of Dermatologists (FACD)
Dr Yong

Dr Yong Chern Kho

Specialist Dermatologist

MBBS (Hons), MMed (ClinEpi), FACD

Dr Kho is a specialist dermatologist who has an interest in the early diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers, management of acne, psoriasis, eczema, blistering diseases, and general medical dermatology.

He graduated with Honours in Medicine from the University of New South Wales, having trained at Prince of Wales Hospital, St George Hospital, Bankstown Hospital, and Liverpool Hospital. Dr Kho won prizes during his training for best oral presentation at the St George Hospital Symposium, a travel grant from the Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association, and the Dean’s List from the University of New South Wales for his outstanding contribution to research.

Dr Kho undertook his internship, residency and senior residency at Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Canterbury Hospital and Broken Hill Base Hospital. While in Broken Hill, he had the opportunity to be involved in outreach clinics with the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

Subsequently he went on to obtain a Masters of Medicine from the University of Sydney and a Fellowship of the Australasian College of Dermatologists as part of his post-graduate qualifications. As part of his specialist training, Dr Kho underwent further training at Canberra Hospital, St Vincent’s Hospital, Skin and Cancer Foundations at Darlinghurst and Westmead, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Westmead Adults Hospital and The Children’s Hospital at Westmead. He has completed training rotations in rurally based clinics in Wagga Wagga, Kiama, Nowra, and Wollongong.

Dr Kho has also published in a number of peer-reviewed international journals including the Journal of the American Medical Association Dermatology, British Journal of Dermatology, International Journal of Women’s Dermatology, and the Hong Kong Journal of Dermatology and Venerology. He has been first author in several book chapters and has presented at local and international conferences, including the annual scientific meetings of the Australasian College of Dermatologists, American Academy of Dermatology, Australian Wound Management Association, Australasian Society for Dermatology Research, and the Australasian Dermatopathology Society.

He looks forward to welcoming and providing you with specialist dermatological care at Dermatology North Sydney.

Qualifications and achievements:

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (Honours): University of New South Wales (MBBS)
  • Masters of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology): The University of Sydney (M.Med)
  • Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists (FACD)
Dr Deshan Sebaratnam

Dr Deshan Sebaratnam

Adult and Paediatric Specialist Dermatologist

MBBS (Hons) (UNSW), MMed, FACD

Dr Sebaratnam is a specialist adult and paediatric dermatologist. He is proficient in all aspects of medical, surgical, paediatric and laser dermatology.

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 Hospital, he also completed his Master of Medicine. As part of his dermatology training with the Australasian College of Dermatologists, he was chosen to complete a Fellowship at St. John’s Institute for Dermatology in London.

After becoming a Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists, Dr Sebaratnam went on to complete the Sydney Children’s Hospitals’ Network Fellowship in Paediatric Dermatology. Over a period of two years Dr Sebaratnam attended Paediatric Dermatology clinics at Sydney Children’s Hospital, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Hospital Niño Jesús in Madrid and The University of California San Francisco under the tutelage of international experts in the field.

He has a strong interest in teaching and research and is a Conjoint Senior Lecturer with the University of New South Wales. He has published over 50 research papers in international medical journals and has presented at conferences around the world. He is interested in all areas of dermatology including skin cancer, acne and psoriasis. He is a consultant dermatologist at Liverpool Hospital and The Skin Hospital and provides an outreach service to Dubbo.

  • Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (Hons): University of New South Wales
  • Masters of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology): The University of Sydney
  • Fellow of the Australian College of Dermatologists
  • Specialty Certificate in Dermatology: The Royal College of Physicians (London)
  • Member of Society of Paediatric Dermatology (SPD)