Dr Vanessa Palmer is a Specialist Dermatologist and a Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatology. She undertook her medical training at the University of Queensland and worked at the Royal Brisbane Hospital and Royal Children’s Hospital in Brisbane.
She was awarded The Australasian College of Dermatologists Research Fellowship at St John’s Hospital for Diseases of the Skin, Guys and St Thomas’ Hospitals, London, UK, where she undertook further training in specialist clinics including genetics (including a specialized Epidermolysis Bullosa clinic), paediatric, cutaneous lymphoma, severe psoriasis and severe eczema services, photobiology and hidradenitis suppurativa clinics.
She spent the final years of her specialist training in Melbourne at St Vincents Hospital Fitzroy, the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, the Austin Hospital Heidelberg, Box Hill Hospital and the Skin and Cancer Foundation, Carlton.
Dr Palmer has published in international peer reviewed medical journals and has spoken at international meetings and conferences including the Royal Society of Medicine in London and the British Society for Paediatric Dermatology Annual Meeting in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Dr Palmer has a keen interest in children’s skin conditions including troublesome eczema, birthmarks and skin infections, and in all aspects of adult dermatology including skin, hair and nails. Dr Palmer has a special interest in acne, dermatitis, psoriasis and early detection and prevention of skin cancer.
Dr Palmer has a public appointment as a Consultant Dermatologist at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne. Here, Vanessa enjoys teaching and assessing Registrars in training to become Dermatologists.
Dr Palmer looks forward to helping you with your skin, hair and nails.