Dr. Alice Rudd
Dr Rudd is a General, Surgical and Cosmetic Dermatologist affiliated with The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne and The Skin and Cancer Foundation, Carlton. Dr Rudd completed her Medical Degree at Monash University, Melbourne and pursued her post graduate dermatology studies through the Australasian College of Dermatologists. She is also a qualified yoga teacher.
Dr Rudd has worked for many years in all areas of dermatology with patients who suffer from sun damage, skin cancer, pigmentation, acne and acne scarring, eczema, hair loss, nail problems and photosensitive skin disorders.
A particular focus of Dr Rudd's work has been in the disease of rosacea and psoriasis. She is passionate about helping those suffering with these debilitating disease with a combination of medical and natural therapies. Dr Rudd also has a love of children, and is experienced in the unique needs of treating skin disease in children.
She also specialises in the area of anti-ageing including, skin care, injectable care and the therapeutic use of lasers.
Dr Rudd strongly believes in a natural, wholistic approach to the aesthetics of beauty, and tailors her treatment based on your individual skin needs. This leads to maximal clinical results but with minimal downtime, in a safe, caring environment at her rooms in St Kilda.
Dr Tasos Stavrakoglou
Dr Tasos Stavrakoglou MBBS, FACD has been practising Dermatology for over 15 years.
He completed his medical undergraduate training in Greece in 1995 and he completed his training in Dermatology in London.
As part of his specialist training in Dermatology he worked at the Hillingdon & Mt Vernon and Amersham Hospital which is part of the Oxford rotation training Programme. He worked as a consultant dermatologist at Ashford & St Peter’s Hospitals before he relocated to Australia.
During his career he has developed a special interest in skin cancer management and skin surgery. As part of this gained experience he has served for many years as a core member of the Multidisciplinary Skin Cancer Network of the North West London.
His other special interests include Medical Dermatology, autoimmune connective tissue diseases and Men’s Dermatology.
In addition to his private practice, Dr Stavrakoglou serves as a consultant at the Alfred Hospital where he is involved in teaching dermatology trainees and medical students.
Dr. Felicity Gould
Dr. Gould is a practicing gynaecologist and pelvic floor reconstructive surgeon. She has a special interest in urogynaecology and the management of urogynaecological pelvic floor conditions having undertaken three years of subspecialist urogynaecology training at the Royal Womens Hospital, Melbourne Australia and Addenbrooke's Cambridge University Hospital, United Kingdom. In addition to managing Urogynaecological conditions, Felicity also cares for women with a broad range of general gynaecological complaints.
Dr Rudd and Dr Gould conduct a monthly women's health clinic, focussed on vulval issues using a combined gynecologic and dermatologic approach.
More information at www.drfelicitygould.com
Dr. Sophie Ricketts
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Dr Sophie Ricketts is a Specialist Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon at ARC Plastic Surgery with a focus on the face, breast and body. Sophie has a strong commitment to trauma and microsurgical cancer reconstruction as well as skin cancer and hand surgery and currently holds public hospital appointments at The Alfred and St Vincent’s Hospitals in Melbourne.
Sophie completed her medical degree at the University of Tasmania in 2001. After graduating, she undertook training in General Surgery, followed by Plastic Surgery in Melbourne. After completing this specialist training, which included reconstructive, microsurgical and aesthetic plastic surgery, Sophie then undertook a Fellowship in Craniofacial and Cosmetic Facial Surgery in Toronto, Canada.
More information at drsophiericketts.com.au
Cosmetic Nurse Injector
After graduating from James Cook University with a Bachelor of Nursing Science in 2002, Rachelle worked in General and Paediatric Nursing.
Rachelle has worked with Plastic surgeons as a cosmetic nurse injector and has mostly recently become the Clinical Nurse Specialist for Galderma in Victoria training clinicians in cosmetic injecting.
Rachelle hopes to share her passion for skin healing and rejuvenation through the application of advanced cosmetic injecting techniques. She feels that taking a holistic approach to cosmetic nursing is one of the most important things. ‘I truly believe that combining great skin care with products, such as muscle relaxants and dermal fillers, aids in giving an overall healthy and fresh appearance to any face - no matter the age.’
Cosmetic Nurse Injector
Brooke graduated with a Bachelor of Nursing in 2005 from La Trobe University and completed a post graduate certificate at AACD which led her to working as a cosmetic injector and trainer in the industry for a number of years. Brooke loves helping her patients look and feel good at any age. She is also able to give her patients advice on how diet and skincare can significantly rejuvenate a person's overall appearance.
Brooke views cosmetic injectables as part of a holistic approach to skin health and enjoys building long term, professional relationships with her clients to help them feel more confident by working with them towards achieving their aesthietc goals.
Amelia is a qualified Dermal Clinician after completing a Bachelor of Health Science, Dermal Therapies at Victoria University. Amelia has been working with the skin for more than eight years in both the medical and cosmetic services. Dermal Clinicians specialise in the area of skin integrity management and non-surgical treatments to assist with acute and chronic skin conditions, disorders and diseases. Her passion for the skin and wound care lead her to becoming a dermal clinician. Her gentle approach and knowledge of the skin reflects in all her treatments including chemical peels, laser treatments, skin care and developing long term treatment plans for her clients.
We are thrilled to have Amelia's in-depth skin know-how as part of the Skindepth Team. Amelia nurtures her patients to luminous skin with clinical, but pampering treatments.
Lily's passion for skin health and care translates in her results
driven advice/ treatments for her clients. Completing her Advanced
Diploma of Cosmetic Dermal Science, she then went on to working within
the industry. Not long after she became a trainer for AACDS
(Australasian Academy of Cosmetic Dermal Science) for students
completing their practical assessment component in the analysis of
skin conditions, consultations and treatment of the skin.
She continues to research advancements in this field to keep up to
date. Lily believes in maintaining the quality and functioning of the
skin through active ingredient skin care alongside treatments for the
best outcome and future investment in your skin.