Mr Deshan Sebaratnam

Mr Deshan Sebaratnam

Conjoint Associate Professor

Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (Hons)

Master of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology)

Specialty Certificate in Dermatology (British Association of Dermatologists)

International Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology

Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (London)

Medicine & Health
School of Clinical Medicine

Baulkham Hills High School: UAI 99.95
University of New South Wales: MBBS (Hons)
University of Sydney: MMed (Clin Epi)
Australasian College of Dermatologists: FACD
Royal College of Physicians (London): FRCP

Conjoint Associate Professor 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 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, A/Professor Sebaratnam attended general and subspeciality clinics in paediatric dermatology at The Children's Hospital Westmead, Sydney Children's Hospital, Hospital Niño Jesus in Madrid and UCSF in California, as well as having worked at the Evelina Children's Hospital in London.

A/Professor Sebaratnam has his Specialty Certificate in Dermatology from the British Association of Dermatology and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (London). He is an International Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.

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.

He works as a Staff Specialist at Liverpool Hospital.

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

Sunrise: Weekend Sunrise

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Marie Clare: LED light masks could be the answer to your skin woes

ABC: Anti-aging skincare products claim to slow the effects of aging. But do they work?

Seven Prime News: Information Campaign

The Guardian: How to cut down cosmetic waste

ABC News: Eczema's hidden toll leaves patients in excruciating pain and thousands of dollars out of pocket

The Australian: Urgent warning about tanning product

SBS News:Experts warn about skincare trends

Marie Claire: How to get rid of acne scars according to a dermatologist

Elle: Can you eat your retinol Best cleansing balms, oils to add to your skincare

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9Honey: Dermatologist's warning about 'natural' skin care products

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Yahoo News: Woman's TikTok video details her horrific reaction to lime juice

Mamamia: Tanning Injections: what you need to know

Marie Claire: These LED Light Masks could be the end to your skin woes

Body and Soul: How hybrid skincare is changing the game

The Australian:Popular 'Barbie drug' sparks damning warning

Medscape: Metaanalysis: five biologics perform strongly in children with psoriasis

Body and Soul: Did you know your skin can be hungover too?

9 News: 'Barbie drug': Dangerous nasal spray TikTok trend prompts new TGA warning

Elle:Are UV nail lamps bad for you?

Body and Soul: It's time to unveil your best summer skin

Yahoo News: Mum's urgent warning after son gets burns and blisters from common fruit

9Honey: An expert's guide to sun protection for babies

Sydney Morning Herald: Common skincare habits wreaking havoc on your skin

Body and Soul: How to biohack your skin for winter

Sydney Morning Herald: When Lauren started using hand sanitiser, she lost her skin, hair and nearly died

Men's Health: Here's Why Your Skin Gets Horny In Winter

Sydney Morning Herald: 'Exfoliating isn't necessary' and other male skincare myths

Essential baby: 'Here comes the sun: an expert's guide to skin protection for babies

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ABC Radio: Breakfast with Josh Szeps

Sydney Morning Herald: Dermatologists doubt claims of 'anti-pollution' cosmetics

Body and Soul:Everything we know about boosting collagen in your face

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The Age: Do you need to wash your face?

Sydney Morning Herald: What is the difference between laser treatments?

ABC Life: Five ways to avoid sweating through your clothes this summer

Sydney Morning Herald: Mayne making progress on anti-cancer cream

The Age: What are adaptogens?

Catalyst:Skin Clinic

Sydney Morning Herald:The next demographic to get a skincare routine? Kids

The Age:You should really be applying sunscreen when you're inside

Sydney Morning Herald:Should you be adding this metal to your skincare routine?

Today:Summer warning

Body and Soul:Should you replace your deodorant with a lemon?

Sydney Morning Herald: Is there really anything wrong with using walnut scrub?

Daily Telegraph: How alcohol affects your body as your get older

2GB:Chris Smith

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10 daily:What Your Nails Can Tell You About Your Health

7 news: Mum bathes son in bleach due to rare skin condition

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Mamamia: Absolutely everything you need to know about how to get rid of pimples

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7 news: Acne linked to higher risk of depression

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Mammamia: What a dermatologist wants you to know about the latest blackhead-removing beauty hack.

Medical Journal of Australia: More than skin deep

Australian Doctor: Amid the hype, doctor declares: Don’t ditch the dermoscope

Mamamia: People are drinking their own urine. But should you?

10daily: Why soap bars are suddenly making a comeback

Mamamia: How to get rid of pimples (acne): Everything you need to know.

The Dermatologist: PUVA or NBUVB for Mycosis Fungoides?

Mamamia: The Ordinary's new Squalane cleanser sold out in hours. But what is squalane and is it any good?.

The Age: Should you be adding seamoss to your smoothie?

Body and Soul: Turns out your skin can be 'horny' too

My Research Supervision

Doctor of Medicine (Independent Learning Project & Honours) candidates

Master of Philosophy candidates

My Teaching

medical students, dermatology registrars, doctors-in-training, general practitioners