Dermatology is the area of medicine that deals with the skin including the hair and nails. Dermatologists are medical specialists trained in the diagnosis, treatment and management of all skin diseases including skin cancer.
As the national peak membership organisation, the College represents over 590 specialist dermatologist Fellows (FACD) and 100 trainees across the country.
Vision and mission
ACD's mission is to train, educate and foster ongoing excellence of specialist dermatologists, enabling our Fellows to be the leaders in skin health care, education, advocacy and innovation.
Their vision is for the highest standard of skin health and dermatology care to be available and accessible to all patients and communities.
How Australasian College of Dermatologists can help
Under the For Community section of the Australasian College of Dermatologists website, you can find support, information and resources for your skin, nail and hair health.
You can find information on when and how to see a dermatologist, tips for getting the most out of your appointments, links to patient support groups providing practical and emotional support for people affected by chronic skin, hair and nail conditions and the ‘A to Z of Skin’ with information on common and not-so-common skin conditions.
The Australasian College of Dermatologists ‘Find a dermatologist’ search tool helps you locate a dermatologist near you and find information on their areas of expertise.