Dr Deshan Frank Sebaratnam
Conjoint Senior Lecturer

Dr Deshan Frank Sebaratnam

MBBS (Hons)

MMed (Clin Epi)

Specialty Certificate in Dermatology (Royal College of Physicians)

International Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology

Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists

Medicine & Health
SWS Clinical School

Dr Deshan Sebaratnam completed his medical degree at the University of New South Wales graduating with Honours. He completed his residency at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital during which he also completed his Master of Medicine. He was awarded a scholarship in dermatology at the Ivy League University of Pennsylvania, before selection into the specialist training program of the Australasian College of Dermatologists. As a dermatology registrar, he completed rotations at Westmead Hospital, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, The Skin Hospital, St Vincent's Hospital and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. He also received the Australasian College of Dermatologists' scholarship to complete a year of training at St John's Institute of Dermatology London as a Clinical Fellow.

After successfully qualifying as a dermatologist he embarked on the Sydney Children's Hospitals Network Paediatric Dermatology Fellowship. During his two year Fellowship, Dr Sebaratnam attended general and subspeciality clinics in paediatric dermatology at The Children's Hospital Westmead, Sydney Children's Hospital, Hospital Nino Jesus in Madrid and UCSF in California, as well as having worked at the Evelina Children's Hospital in London. 

He works as a Staff Specialist at Liverpool Hospital and an Honorary Fellow at the Children's Hospital Westmead.

He has a strong background in research, having multiple international peer-reviewed journal publications and having presented his research locally and internationally. He also has a dedicated interest in teaching, offering lectures to medical students, junior doctors, dermatology registrars and general practitioners.

Liverpool Hospital



World Congress of Dermatology Rising Star
NSW Premier's Award Finalist
International Society of Dermatology Mentorship
Australasian College of Dermatologists Adrian Johnson Memorial Prize

European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology Fostering Dermatology Resident Grant
Eli Lilly Sponsored Healthcare Provider Scholarship
European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology Imrich Sarkany Scholarship
Australasian College of Dermatologists Eileen Collins Memorial Prize
Australasian College of Dermatologists Research Fellowship
Australasian Dermatopathology Society Brenan Prize
Australasian College of Dermatologists F&E Bauer Foundation Scholarship
European Society for Dermatology Research Travel Grant
University of New South Wales Dean’s List
University of New South Wales Tom Gibian Prize
Australian Students Prize