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Dr Cassandra Chaptini - Acne doctor

Dermatologist

MBBS, FACD

Dr. Cassandra Chaptini

Dr. Cassandra Chaptini will be away from 9th October until early 2024. During this period, Dr. Dev Tilakaratne and Dr. Christopher Ross will continue to provide their expert care and consultations as usual. Your skin health matters to us, and we are here to ensure that your needs are met throughout this time.

Dr. Cassandra Chaptini, a Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists, completed her Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at The University of Adelaide in 2013. Following her graduation, she pursued specialised dermatology training in Adelaide, accumulating a wealth of experience through her work at esteemed medical institutions such as the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Flinders Medical Centre, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, and the Women’s and Children’s Hospital.

During her training, Dr. Chaptini was honoured with the prestigious Travelling Fellowship from the Australasian College of Dermatologists, which she pursued at the renowned St John’s Institute of Dermatology in London. Spending a span of two years at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals in London, she gained valuable experience in various sub-specialties and rare dermatological conditions.

Dr. Chaptini specialises in both general adult and paediatric dermatology, addressing a wide range of concerns. Her areas of focus encompass acne, psoriasis, eczema, and rosacea.

She has contributed as an author to internationally recognised peer-reviewed journals and is deeply committed to continuous education. Dr. Chaptini’s unwavering dedication lies in delivering patient-centred care of the highest quality.”

Publications

Chaptini C, Quinn S, Gillian Marshman. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in children with atopic dermatitis from 1999 to 2014: A longitudinal study. Australasian Journal of Dermatology. 2015 Jul 14.

Chaptini C, Quinn S, Marshman G. Durable dermatology life quality index improvements in patients on biologics associated with psoriasis areas and severity index: a longitudinal study. Australasian Journal of Dermatology. 2015 May 26.

Chaptini C, Sidhu S. Mycophenolate mofetil as a treatment for urticarial dermatitis. Australas J Dermatol. 2014 Nov;55(4):275-8.

Chaptini C, Casey G, Harris AG, Gordon L Murrell DF.  Botulinum toxin A injection for chronic anal fissures and anal sphincter spasm improves quality of life in recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa. International Journal of Women’s Dermatology. 2015 Dec; 1(4): 167–169.

Chaptini C, Casey G, Harris AG, Murrell DF, Gordon L. Recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB) complicated by secondary hepatic amyloidosis. JAAD Case Reports. 2015 Nov; 1(6):337–339. doi.org/10.1016/j.jdcr.2015.07.006

Chaptini C, Huilgol SC. Erbium-doped yttrium aluminium garnet ablative laser treatment for endogenous ochronosis. Australasian Journal of Dermatology. 2015 Aug;56(3):212-4.

Kennedy b, Larcombe R, Chaptini C, Gordon DL. Interaction between voriconazole and flucloxacillin during treatment of disseminated Scedosporium apiospermum infection. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 2015 Jul 15;70(7):2171-3.