A/Prof Phillip Bekhor


Associate Professor Philip Bekhor is the principal dermatologist and founder of Laser Dermatology in Melbourne. He trained in dermatology under the auspices of the Australasian College of Dermatologists to become a Fellow of the College. He also trained in Canada and was Chief Resident in Dermatology at Toronto General Hospital. He was instrumental in the development of dermatologic surgery in Australia and is an ACD endorsed Mohs surgeon having trained at the Skin Health Institute (formerly known as the Skin and Cancer Foundation).

He was one of the first Australian dermatologists to use laser for skin applications. He was appointed as the founding Director of the Laser Unit, Dept. of Dermatology at the Royal Childrens Hospital in Melbourne – a position that he still holds. Under his Directorship, this unit has become the best-equipped paediatric laser centre in Australia.

He has an abiding interest in both the diagnosis in and treatment of birthmarks and vascular anomalies. He has published over 32 peer-reviewed journal articles. He is also a regular presenter at meetings in the Asia Pacific Region.
He is on the Expert Advisory Committee of the Australasian College of Dermatologists, The Medical Experts Committee of AVANT medical indemnity and the Medical Advisory Board of Laser Clinics Australia.

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