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After hours, weekend and urgent appointments

DermoDirect Teledermatology service is available for children Teledermatology - Secure real-time video consult
- Australia wide, no matter where you are
- No GP referral required
- After-hours and weekend appointments available
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DermoDirect dermatologists are acne experts Acne management Our dermatologists are experts in acne management, and can prescribe medications for acne that in Australia can only be prescribed by dermatologists.
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Medicare rebate

Medicare rebates are valid for ALL patients with an active GP referral.

Opening hours

We are always here for you! After-hours and weekend appointments available. 

Mon - Fri6am - 11pm
Sat - Sun6am - 11pm

What do we treat?

  • Acne
  • Eczema
  • Psoriasisincluding access to dermatologist-only medications if appropriate
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrhoeic dermatitis
  • Tinea (fungal)
  • Hair Diseasesincluding male and female pattern hair loss
  • Nail Diseases
  • Perioral dermatitis
  • Hidradenitis Suppurativaincluding access to dermatologist-only medications if appropriate
  • Urticaria (hives)
  • We can also recommend the most appropriate diagnostic tests for GPs to do, with skin conditions that are difficult to diagnose

How it works?

  • Book an appointmentSelect the appropriate appointment type (GP referral required for Medicare rebates), upload photos of your skin issue, choose your Dermatologist and select your preferred date and time
  • Confirmation emailAn initial email confirmation of the appointment will contain a Zoom Video link to the Doctor you have booked with. This link will also be in the reminder email sent prior to the appointment.
  • Attend real-time video consultationDownload the free Zoom App, then click the link in the email. Talk to your Dermatologist, discuss with them the problem areas and your Dermatologist will provide a treatment plan.
  • Follow upThe Dermatologist can send your prescription directly to your pharmacy of choice. Investigation forms and handouts are emailed to you on the same day as your appointment so there are no delays in implementing your management plan.

Our doctors

Dr Cassandra Chaptini
Dr Cassandra Chaptini is a dermatologist who is a Fellow of The Australasian College of Dermatologists. She graduated from The University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery in 2013.

Dr Cassandra Chaptini

Dr. Dev Tilakaratne
Born and raised in Darwin, Dr Dev Tilakaratne relocated to Townsville to complete James Cook University’s (JCU) Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree, in which rural, remote, Indigenous and tropical perspectives flavoured all aspects of the course.

Dr. Dev Tilakaratne

Dr. Christopher Ross
Dr. Ross is an Adelaide-based Dermatologist who completed a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science with Honours at Adelaide University in 2004, before completing his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery at Flinders University in 2008.
Average time from making booking to first appointment.

We strive to make appointments available so that you can be seen and treated as soon as possible.

We offer URGENT appointment slots within 24 hours.

Recent news

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Dr Cassandra Chaptini

Another feather in our cap – Dr. Cassandra Chaptini MBBS,FACD 

With great joy and enthusiasm, we warmly welcome our new doctor Dr. Cassandra Chaptini to the team of dermatologists at Dermo Direct. It is no doubt that Dr. Cassandra’s addition is another feather in our cap.  Graduated from The University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery in 2013, she is a Fellow...
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$106 million for permanent telehealth for Australian patients

Telehealth has won Morrison Government’s patronage as a result of which the Government has decided to allocate $106 million spread over four years to support permanent telehealth services. This move will facilitate greater flexibility for both patients and doctors by allowing GPs, specialists, and other health professionals to continue their telephone or online consultation Telehealth’s...
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Keep your face healthy during COVID-19

Australasian College of Dermatologists and the Occupational Dermatology Research and Education Centre shared tips to avoid skin problems and allow you to keep wearing a face mask. In this guide (PDF, 244KB), you will get to learn about before, during and after wearing a mask. It also includes management of specific problems: Contact dermatitisAcnePressure injuriesItchy...
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