The Complete Skin Specialist team takes great pride in their work. We have a stable, cohesive team of dedicated professionals who aim to provide a centre of dermatological excellence for the region. This means that every patient is treated as an important individual. As a result, sometimes consultations run longer than expected and we appreciate your understanding if this means your appointment is delayed. Excellence demands that your condition is properly understood by the consulting specialist and that you properly understand the treatment you are taking. We appreciate your patience.
Dr Belinda Welsh is the founder of Complete Skin Specialists. She completed her 6 year undergraduate medical degree at Monash University in 1990. She was an Intern at the Austin hospital in Melbourne before moving to Sydney and spending several years as a junior resident then registrar at the Royal North Shore Hospital. In 1995 she completed a Research based Masters Degree at the University of Sydney under the supervision of world reknowned scientist Professor Gary Halliday.
She moved back to Melbourne in 1996 to complete the 4 year specialist dermatology training program. In the year of her graduation Belinda won the Australasian College of Dermatologists Travelling Fellowship for finishing top in her year and used this award to visit several hospitals in the USA. Prior to opening the practice Belinda was a consultant at the the rooms of Dr Anne Howard in Footscray and Dr Peter Sinclair in Kew. Belinda established the Sunbury Dermatology and Skin Cancer Clinic in 2002. Since that time Belinda has treated well in excess of 8000 patients.
As well as practising in Sunbury Belinda is also a consultant at St Vincents Hospital and Melbourne’s iconic Royal Childrens Hospital where she works in the laser clinic. She also consults at the Skin and Cancer Foundation Victoria. She has published numerous articles and regularly speaks at Conferences. Having grown up in Gisborne South it is no accident that Belinda chose the Sunbury and Macedon Ranges area to establish her practice.
Dr Cara McDonald
Cara joined out team in early 2010. She completed her 4 year specialist dermatology training in 2009. She also holds a Bachelor of Medical Science and Masters of Public Health research degrees. She is available for consults for all general dermatology problems as well as skin cancer checks and skin cancer surgery. She also has an interest in cosmetic dermatology and laser. She is also a consultant at St Vincent’s hopsital Melbourne and The Victorian Dermatology Institute. Her knowledge, skills and professional, caring nature makes her a very welcome addition to our team.
Dr Amit Verma
Amit is the latest addition to our team at Complete Skin Specialists. Amit completed Fellowship in 2015 prior to this he completed a year at the prestigious
St John’s Institute of Dermatology in London, working with world leading experts in eczema, psoriasis, genetic skin conditions, immunobullous disorders and
cutaneous lymphoma. Amit won the inaugural Harvey Rotstein Registrar Award in 2015 for performance, collegiality and integrity over the course of his training.
Special interests include skin cancer surgery, general dermatology, cutaneous lymphoma, psoriasis & cosmetic dermatology.
Amit is one of the youngest graduates to have ever completed the FACD Fellowship and he will also be a Consultant at the Alfred Hospital commencing in 2016.
Laura joined us as practice manager in 2015 she has been working in the private health sector for the past 6 years.
Laura has a helpful & happy personality with a can do attitude, she is a local Sunbury girl and a welcome addition to our team.
Belinda Fraser is our wonderful Dermal Therapist and has been working in the beauty industry for the past 17 years. Belinda commenced working at Complete Skin Specialists
in 2009 and is specialized in all aspects of Dermal Therapy. She is a highly experienced & knowledgeable laser therapist having worked closely with our dermatologists.
Belinda has a keen interest in Rosacea and Acne treatments. She gets excited by the great results she sees from her patients and enjoys the patient’s reactions to the outcomes
after their treatments.
Tracey has been with the practice since 2009. She is our psoriasis nurse and oversees our psoriasis clinics among many other skills. She has had significant experience working with dermatologists and hence is a welcome addition to the team. Her friendly caring nature allows her to put people at ease especially if they are requiring procedures. Tracey is another long time district resident.
Tennele Bottrell has been with Complete Skin Specialists since 2012, She is a registered nurse with over 10 years experience in theatre & neonatal intensive care.
Tennele is passionate about all aspects of the Cosmetic industry. Over the past three years Tennele has worked closely with our dermatologists, specializing in assisting
Dr. Cara McDonald with cosmetic procedures, She is now joining Belinda Fraser as our Cosmetic & Laser Nurse and is also a fully certified Botox injector. Tennele has a
compassionate nature which ensures every patient is treated with the highest standard of care.
Kath Van Mierlo
Kath joined the clinic in 2005 and has 10 years of experience in the Health industry. She originally trained as a Personal assistant/secretary and had worked in this capacity for 13 years prior to transferring to Health. She has a number of responsibilities within the practice. She is the model of calm efficiency and always manages to put people at ease with her friendly personality. She is also a local resident.
Maria joined us in 2012 to assist with reception and typing. She has many years of experience working in dermatology practices.