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. Subsequently she undertook specialty dermatology training in Adelaide, gaining extensive experience working at 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 awarded the esteemed Australasian College of Dermatologists’ Travelling Fellowship at St John’s Institute of Dermatology, London. Spending two years working at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals in London, she gained exposure to a range of sub-specialty and rare dermatological conditions.
Dr Chaptini deals with all aspects of general adult and paediatric dermatology. Her areas of interest include acne, psoriasis, eczema and rosacea.
She is a published author in international peer-reviewed journals and is committed to ongoing education. Dr Chaptini is dedicated to providing high-quality patient-centred care.
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, Marshman G. The Global Burden of Leprosy. Leprosy Review. 2015 Dec; 86(4):307-15.
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.