Hair Loss

In this 2-part episode, we’ll explore a range of hair loss disorders with special guests, Dr Jane Li and Dr Jack Green. We’ll delve into hair anatomy and physiology, and what can go wrong. 

In Part 1, we’ll focus on diffuse non-scarring alopecias, particularly androgenetic alopecia and telogen effluvium.

In Part 2, we’ll focus on patchy causes of hair loss including alopecia areata, discoid lupus erythematosus, lichen planopilaris and tinea capitus.

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Dr Jack Green is a specialist dermatologist who runs the Hair Clinic at the Skin Health Institute. He has published widely on the sub-specialty of hair diseases and has also presented on this topic both nationally and internationally. Dr Green is a visiting specialist at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne and Adjunct Senior Lecturer at the University of Notre Dame. Dr Green is also in private practice as Principal Dermatologist of Western Dermatology in Werribee, Victoria.


Dr Jane Li is an Australian-trained Consultant Dermatologist and a Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatology (FACD). 

Dr Li undertook dermatology training at major hospitals in Victoria, including the Royal Melbourne Hospital, the Royal Children’s Hospital, the Austin Hospital, the Alfred Hospital, Box Hill Hospital and St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne. Her academic achievements throughout training include being awarded the President’s Medal for Pharmacology, the Kossard Award for Dermatopathology, and an international scholarship from the American Academy of Dermatology.  

During dermatology training, Dr Li undertook a PhD at the University of Melbourne focussing on skin immunity and on the hair loss condition alopecia areata. She has published widely and her work has been presented at international conferences. 

In addition to private practice, Dr Li also holds appointments at the Skin Health Institute, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, and Box Hill Hospital.  

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