Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists Sydney
Your Sydney specialists offering an extensive range of surgical and non-surgical procedures, as well as a Medispa located in the heart of Sydney CBD. Our team consists of Sydney’s leading Dermatologists, Plastic Surgeons and Mohs Surgeons.
Specialist Dermatologists, Mohs Surgeons & Plastic Surgeons
Dr Leo Kim, FRACS(Plast), MS(Plast), MBBS(Hons), is a Specialist Plastic Surgeon, a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and is a former postgraduate fellow of the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, The Burns Unit.
International experiences include Preceptorship in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at The Institute of Reconstructive Surgery in New York, exchange scholar to Cornell University at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital and the Asan Medical Centre in Seoul, South Korea.
He has completed Master of Surgery in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Sydney with the John Brooke Moore Surgery scholarship and was awarded the John Lowenthal Society Medal for his research in Paediatric Burns Surgery, as well as lecturing at The University of New South Wales.
Dr Burcu Kim (MBBS) is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists and is fully trained in all aspects of medical and surgical dermatology. Dr Burcu Kim graduated from medical school at the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree and obtained her Master of Public Health from the University of New South Wales.
Before her specialist training, Dr Burcu Kim researched in dermatology at The Skin Hospital in Darlinghurst and Westmead. Dr Burcu Kim participated in several clinical trials including biologic agents for psoriasis, novel agents for skin cancer management, and scar outcomes.
Dr Burcu Kim is a conjoint Clinical Lecturer at The University of New South Wales.
Dr Banan is a passionate specialist dermatologist who is fully trained in all aspects of medical and surgical dermatology. She provides care in all areas of medical (e.g. acne, rosacea, eczema, skin cancer surveillance and mole check, skin eruptions, hair and nail disease, oral and genital conditions, paediatric dermatology) and surgical (e.g. skin cancers) dermatology and cosmetics.
Dr Banan completed her fellowship from the Australasian College of Dermatologists (FACD) in New South Wales. As part of her dermatology training with the Australasian College of Dermatologists, she worked at different public and private hospitals including Royal North Shore Hospital, St Vincent’s Hospital, Westmead adults Hospital, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead as well as The Skin Hospital in Darlinghurst and Westmead. She also had clinics in rural areas such as Coffs Harbour, Griffith, Wyong, Bowral, Bourke and Brewarrina.
Dr Kapila is a general Dermatologist and specialist in Mohs Surgery, with extensive surgical experience.
With his Mohs Surgery training, Dr Kapila has special expertise in the diagnosis and surgical management of melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and other skin cancers but engages an approach to dermatological disease with both a medical and surgical mindset in striving for the best outcomes for his patients.
Dr Kapila’s areas of particular interest are early Skin Cancer Detection and Management, Mohs Surgery, Melanoma, Acne, Eczema and Psoriasis.
Dr Matthew Lin is a dermatologist specialising in skin cancer management and Mohs surgery. He is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists and the American College of Mohs Surgery.
Dr Lin completed fellowship training in Mohs surgery at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York where he was appointed to the hospital faculty. While working in New York, he performed a high volume of complex procedures, working with world authorities in Mohs surgery.
Dr Lin is actively involved in clinical and translational research and has received multiple grants for his academic work. His current research is focused on improving the patient experience with Mohs surgery. Dr Lin currently supervises training doctors at The Skin Hospital and The Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. He is a Clinical Lecturer at The University of Sydney.
Dr Maryam Seyedabadi is a female Specialist Plastic Surgeon based in Sydney. Dr Seyedabadi is one of very few dually qualified Specialist Plastic Surgeons who has completed both medical and dental degrees from the University of Sydney. She completed her Plastic Surgery training in Sydney and is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
During her training, she completed multiple terms in areas of paediatrics (in both Sydney and Brisbane), hand surgery as well as skin cancer treatment and reconstructive procedures.
Upon completion of her training, she completed further post-fellowship subspecialty training in aesthetic surgery endorsed by the Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons. She is committed to ongoing education and research and holds a PhD in Medicine from the University of Sydney.
Dr Artiene Tatian is a specialist dermatologist with extensive experience in adult and paediatric, medical and surgical dermatology.
He obtained his specialist qualification from the Australasian College of Dermatologists (FACD) and is also a Fellow of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (FRACI). Artiene holds several prestigious specialist dermatologist positions at tertiary teaching hospitals including Sydney Children’s, Liverpool and Campbelltown Hospitals.
Dr Artiene Tatian has an interest in eczema, acne, psoriasis, hyperhidrosis and laser dermatology. He also has a keen interest in the surgical and non-surgical management of skin cancers including the role of dermoscopy to increase early and accurate diagnosis.
Dr Adam Harris
MBChB, MMed, FACD
Dr Adam Harris is a Specialist Dermatologist and fellow of the Australasian College of
His special interests include skin checks and the surgical management of skin cancers.
Dr Harris gained his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of
Otago in 2010. He completed a Clinical Research Fellowship in Dermatology at St George
Hospital and was awarded the Master of Medicine degree from the University of New South
Wales for his thesis on epidermolysis bullosa and surgery. Dr Harris completed his specialist
dermatology training at the John Hunter Hospital, Concord Hospital and in Griffith, Albury
and Port Macquarie.
Dr Harris is a Visiting Medical Officer at Prince of Wales Hospital and regularly does an
outreach clinic in Walgett, New South Wales. He is currently undertaking a fellowship in
Mohs micrographic surgery at the Skin Hospital in Westmead and Darlinghurst, Sydney.
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Meet the dedicated skin specialists in Sydney
Our skin is our largest organ — one that wears that marks from lots of our life’s experiences. Sometimes, we need some extra help to keep our skin healthy and looking its best. The team of Dermatologists and Mohs surgeons at Quayside Specialists focus on maintaining skin health with the early detection of skin cancer, skin cancer checks, surgical and non-surgical management of all types of skin cancer, and manage all conditions affecting the skin, hair and nails. Our leading plastic surgeons at Quayside Specialists offer a variety of reconstructive and aesthetic cosmetic surgeries with effortless and natural-looking results.
Through open dialogue with our patients, we’ll discuss your options for treatment, focusing on practical solutions that have a high level of success. Whether you’ve recently noticed some concerns with your skin, or you have a long-term issue you’d like to resolve for good, our team can talk you through the possible solutions and paths forward, both surgical and non-surgical.
A specialist clinic in Sydney with a fresh approach
At Quayside Specialists, we believe in setting realistic expectations for your aesthetic goals. Our team of skin doctors and specialists combine a practical, straightforward approach in consultation with our patients, involving you as transparently as possible in deciding on the best option regarding your treatment. We offer a collaborative and team-based approach with Dermatologists, Mohs surgeons, Plastic Surgeons and laser therapists working together to offer you the highest level of care.
Our skilled team of skin care doctors and skin specialists offer many treatments, just some of which include:
- Plastic surgery – For a whole range of plastic surgery procedures, look no further than our team of plastic surgeons near you. From skin cancer reconstruction, breast augmentation surgeries to abdomen tightening procedures postpartum and post-weight loss, reconstructive and post-trauma cosmetic surgery, our team can help you improve your confidence and meet your goals for your appearance.
- Dermatology – Our skin specialists know that the science of good skin requires a holistic approach in order to get great long-term results. Our dermatologists offer comprehensive and specialist skin cancer checks in order to diagnose, prevent and manage all aspects of skin cancer and sun damage. With the team of Dermatologists from Quayside Specialists, you can expect transparent communication, realistic expectations and real treatments to deal with cosmetic issues like hyperpigmentation, dark spots and wrinkles, as well as damage from the sun, acne, eczema and dermatitis.
- Acne scarring – Even after successful acne treatment, scarring can remain, making you feel self-conscious about your skin. Our skin specialists have experience dealing with both minor and extensive acne scarring, and stay up to date with the latest innovations in the space to offer you the right option for your skin. With dermatological treatments for acne scarring from Quayside Specialists, you’ll receive a full diagnosis of the underlying problems causing acne scarring, not just a superficial treatment.
- Skin cancer – The bright sun and beautiful beaches may be something we almost take for granted in Sydney; as a city, we love to get out and be active on sunny days. Unfortunately, the harsh Australian sun is also a leading cause of cancerous skin cells, and skin cancer rates are on the rise. Our skin care doctors specialise in both surgical and non-surgical treatments for skin cancer, with a focus on safely removing cancerous cells without sacrificing aesthetics. Our practice includes Mohs surgery, dermatological treatments and more. Our Dermatologists perform thorough skin cancer checks and can offer solutions to reduce skin cancer risk and treat sun damage.
- Skin packages – If you’re looking for a total treatment and skin results you’ll really love, our skin packages are a great choice. We’ll talk you through every stage of our comprehensive skin treatment packages, so you understand exactly what steps you’ll undergo to achieve youthful, glowing skin. Discover rejuvenation packs, scar reduction packs and more in our skin package offers. We specialise in managing scars after skin cancer reconstruction.
At Quayside Specialists, we pride ourselves on having an open, honest dialogue and developing a relationship with our patients based on trust. We believe that the best way to approach any cosmetic surgery or skin rejuvenation procedure is to present our clients with all the available options, so they are empowered to make the best decision for them.
No matter what your concerns or goals are for your skin, our friendly team is here to help. From talking you through every available option to maintaining complete honesty when it comes to which treatments will and won’t be suitable for your situation, we’re excited to go on a journey with you to achieve results you’ll love.
About Quayside Specialists, your skin specialists in Sydney
Conveniently located in the heart of Sydney’s CBD, Quayside Specialists are the skin specialists near you. Our team of dedicated skin care doctors is headed up by leading Sydney Plastic Surgeon Dr Leo Kim, and Dermatologist Dr Burcu Kim, and our focus is always on offering practical advice, achievable results, and putting the decisions about your skin firmly in your hands. We have a leading team of Dermatologists, Mohs surgeons and Plastic Surgeons who work together to put your health first.
If you’re ready to start a conversation about improving your skin, we’d love to hear from you. Contact us today and chat about what’s possible with your skin with the specialist clinic that cares.