7th National Laser & Cosmetic Medicine Conference - 17-18 September 2011 Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre



International Speakers

David Loh

Dr David Loh

Dr David Loh, an Aesthetic Doctor, is the owner and doctor-in-charge of David Loh Surgery, a group of 2 aesthetic clinics in Orchard Road, Singapore. He is renowned for his Botox and Filler techniques as well as high definition Vaser. He graduated from the National University of Singapore (medical school) in 1989, and obtained a Master of Science in Health Care Management from the University of Wales in 1996. He is the Secretary of The Society of Aesthetic Medicine in Singapore and the Chairman of the Liposuction Peer Review Committee in Singapore.



National Speakers

Abbas Al-Taiff

Dr Abbas Al-Taiff

Dr Abbas Al-Taiff is a General practitioner and a practice manager of Skin & Hair Clinic.He specialises in Botulinum toxin type A, Dermal fillers, IPL, Laser, Mesotherapy for fat reduction & body shaping, Skin Needling, Hair regrowth, Dermasweep and Skin surgical procedures.




William Anseline

Dr William Anseline

Dr Bill Anseline BSc (Hons), BMed (Newcastle) - Research and Education Director 

Dr Bill Anseline completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Science majoring in genetics and biochemistry at Newcastle University, New South Wales. Whilst working as a general practitioner with a special interest in skin cancer he solely founded Skin Alert, one of Australia’s largest chains of skin cancer clinics. He currently practices and runs an independent skin cancer and medical skin repair clinic on the Gold Coast.

Dr Anseline is passionate about giving doctors the tools and knowledge to not only diagnose and treat skin cancer and sun damage but also to repair, protect and educate their patients. 

His vision has been to develop a state of the art training and research program which provides a turnkey medical skin repair and education system. The first of its kind concept allows Australian doctors (both procedural and non procedural), access to non-invasive medical skin repair treatments along with technical and educational support.

Dr Anseline is well qualified to talk about Photodynamic therapy having travelled the world to research and develop protocols and has himself done in advance of 3,00 LED ALA PDT treatments.

Glen  Calderhead

Dr Glen Calderhead

Dr Glen Calderhead has over 35 years of experience with the use of the laser in surgery and medicine. He has  published extensively and lectured world wide on the subject. He is currently Secretary-General of the European Society for Laser Aesthetic Surgery and the International Society for Simulation Surgery.




Lee Collins

Associate Professor Lee Collins

Lee is currently Director of the Medical Physics Department at Westmead Hospital. His interests are in laser and ionising radiation safety, radiology, and nuclear medicine.

He has worked in hospitals in Australia and the UK, and during a research appointment in Germany, became interested in laser applications in medicine. He now lectures on medical laser technology, bioeffects and safety, is Chairman of the Standards Australia medical laser committee (which is responsible for AS/NZS 4173), and is involved with drafting international laser safety standards for the International Electrotechnical Commission as an Australian representative.

He was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 2003, and is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Medical Radiation Science at the University of Sydney and Conjoint Associate Professor in the School of Medicine, Universities of Western Sydney and Notre Dame Australia.

Tracey King

Dr Tracey King

Dr .  Tracey King is a General Practitioner who has specialised in Cosmetic Medicine since 2004.  She works in a busy, successful practice in Subiaco, namely Academy Facial Plastics and Laser Specialists, and also in Queensland from time to time. 

Dr. King's main interest is in injectable treatments for rejuvenating the skin and volumising and contouring the face, as well as wrinkle relaxers and wrinkle fillers.  She has extensive experience with large volume filling of the face which is commonly called "the liquid face lift".

Dr King also performs liposuction under twilight sedation, scarless mole removal and numerous Laser procedures.

As a trainer for wrinkle relaxer, collagen stimulant and wrinkle filler treatments, Dr King frequently lectures on these and other cosmetic treatments to the public, students of registered training organisations and doctors.   Dr. King also sits on the National Sculptra® Advisory Board for Sanofi-Aventis and is an official trainer for Allergan Australia's aesthetic division.

Dr King completed her medical training at the University of Western Australia and her post graduate training in General Practice in WA.  She also has a Bachelor Degree in Applied Chemistry from the Queensland Institute of Technology (now known as the Queensland University of Technology).

Adrian Lim

Dr Adrian Lim

Dr Adrian Lim MBBS, FACP, FACD. With an impressive background of international research and experience, Dr Adrian Lim is in high demand as one of Australia's leading Cosmetic Dermatologists for both his expertise with lasers as well as injectables. An experienced professional practitioner, he is a Fellow of both the Australian College of Dermatologists, the Australasian College of Phlebology. Dr Lim has published research and given presentations both at home in Sydney and internationally.

Scott Menzies

Professor Scott Menzies

Scott Menzies is the Director of the Sydney Melanoma Diagnostic Centre and a Professor of Medicine (Discipline of Dermatology) at the University of Sydney.

He has been researching and treating patients with skin cancer since 1988. For the majority of this time his activities have been solely related to skin cancer. In particular, he has a strong clinical interest in methods for the diagnosis of melanoma and moles. His main research interest involves the development of instrumentation for the diagnosis of melanoma on the skin. He also has a strong background in teaching undergraduates, general practitioners and specialists on methods for diagnosing melanoma and is the author of 5 books on this subject.

Scott Menzies has given over 150 conference or institutional invited presentations on skin cancer, including an invited speaker for over 70 presentations at International venues. He has been, or is currently, a member of 10 skin cancer advisory committees including that which developed the Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Melanoma in Australia and New Zealand (Australian Cancer Network, NH&MRC) and is the continental representative of both the International Dermoscopy Society and the International Confocal Microscopy Working Group.

He is on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. He has over 90 publications on the subject of skin cancer.

Jayson Oates

Mr Jayson Oates

Mr Jayson Oates is a fully qualified surgeon specialising in minimally invasive cosmetic surgery, particularly of the face. Mr Oates also performs all cosmetic facial plastic surgery including Facelift, Mini Lift, Nose Reshaping, Ear Surgery, Lip Augmentation, and Facial Implants. He also performs liposuction to the body.

Mr Jayson Oates is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons (FRACS) and is the medical director of the Academy Facial Plastic & Laser Specialist clinic. He completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) in 1990 and went on to train in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, finishing in 1997.

Interested in facial plastic surgery he joined The Australasian Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery in 1995 and The European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery in 1997. In 1998 and 1999 he continued his training by gaining further experience in facial plastic surgery in the United Kingdom and the United States of America. In 2005 Mr Oates was elected President of the Australasian Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery.

Stephanie Phillips

Dr Stephanie Phillips

Stephanie Phillips has over 15 years experience as a consultant anaesthetist in private practice at the Sydney Adventist and North Shore Private Hospitals. She is Senior Lecturer in Anaesthesia at the University of Sydney, the Co-ordinator of Critical Care training at Sydney Adventist Clinical School and Director of Anaesthetics at the San. She has been the senior anaesthetist for the 5  last years on a plastic surgical aid mission to Nepal, working in a third world operating suite.

Her research interest include reducing the morbidity attached to surgical procedures, and hopes to promote safe practice both in the Operating room and the office.



Adam Rish

Dr Adam Rish

Dr Adam Rish (BMedSc MB BS BA(Hons) MFA FFMACCS) is a well known Sydney Eastern suburbs doctor. He is the NSW representative of the Cosmetic Physicians Society of Australasia and a Fellow of the Faculty of Medicine of the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery. He has been involved in laser and cosmetic medicine since 1985 with training in Australia, New Zealand and the USA. His clinic Laserase has 8 lasers and provides a wide variety of skin and minimally invasive cosmetic surgical aesthetic procedures. Dr Rish lectures extensively on the cosmetic treatment of skin and runs a regular clinical education meeting, in Sydney, for doctors.

Eddie Roos

Dr Eddie Roos

Dr Eddie Roos graduated from medicine in 1988. He worked in South Africa for 10 years before moving to Australia in 1998. He since, has worked in Queensland and has moved to Toowoomba in 2004. 
He is the founder of Cosmetic Elegance Clinic in Toowoomba and has been doing Cosmetic work since 2001 when he bought a beauty salon and was doing sessions in Toowoomba and Brisbane. He has got a keen interest in laser work and light based therapies.
Quality of service and keeping up to date with the latest in cosmetic medicine is the most important priority for Dr Roos and his staff at Cosmetic Elegance Clinic.
Enhancing the natural beauty of clients using non-surgical procedures is his mission. Working in Rural Queensland has exposed him to the effects of Skin Cancer and he has got a keen interest in skin cancer surgery and doing it in a way to preserve the patient's cosmetic appearance.
Dr Roos has obtained a Batchelor of Medical Science degree, in 1984 and MBChB Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery in 1988.
He holds the following membership and fellowships:
Member of the Australasian Society of Cosmetic Medicine. (ASCM)
Member Cosmetic Physicians Society of Australasia. (CPSA)
Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP)
Fellow of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (FACRRM)
Fellow of the Australian institute of Company Directors. (FAICD)

Malcolm Stuart

Dr Malcolm Stuart

Dr Malcolm Stuart is currently Manager Medical Services at Avant Insurance Ltd where previously he has held the positions of Claims Manager, Solicitor, Medical Advisor and Acting General Manager Claims Services.  He is also the current President of the Medico-Legal Society of New South Wales and has recently completed 12 years on the executive of the Medico-Legal Section Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.  He was a VMO (colorectal surgeon) at Sydney and the St Vincent’s Hospitals, retiring in 1997 when admitted as a legal practitioner to the Supreme Court of NSW.  His major interest is risk management, having run workshops for the RACS, being Chair of the Committee of the Quality Review and Risk Management Committee of the Board of St Luke’s Care and a member of the Accreditation Committee of the Mediator Organisation Leading Edge Alternative Dispute Resolvers.

Paul Weaver

Dr Paul Weaver

Dr Paul R. Weaver
Medical Director, Appearance Medicine Physician and Sclerotherapist.
MB BS (Lond), Dip. Obst. (Otago) FRNZCGP Certificate of Sclerotherapy (Australasian College of Phlebology) Member Australasian Society of Cosmetic Medicine.
Paul has over 25 years medical experience in the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. He is a member of the Australasian Society of Cosmetic Medicine. 
Paul is married to Michele (Registered Nurse and Co-Director of Appmed House) and they have four children (Jacob, Isaac, Abigail, and Morgan) and two Great Danes called Posh & Paris.
He holds regular clinics at Appmed House Hastings, Taupo and Palmerston North.


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