Dr Dai Tran & Sr Youmi (RN)

Sr Youmi (RN)

 Youmi is a Registered Nurse. She is our superb skin care nursing sister. She stitches and iron out your wrinkles without fuss- click here to see her profile.

Dr Dai Tran

Dr Dai Tran is  our skin cancer master, pimple popper and surgical champion. For the past 10 years, His work is primarily in surgical disease of the skin. Dr Tran has substantial surgical dermatology and out-patient reconstructive surgery experience.  He can pop out your pimple faster than you can say cheese ! He can whip out your skin cancer without dropping a sweat.

Dr D.Tran understands people in need and doesn’t use high powered lawyers to chase down desperately poor mamas for that extra few cents ! It’s all about Karma with social conscience!

Dr Tran  has a University degree in Masters of medicine in the discipline of skin cancer medicine, diploma in practical dermatology, fellow skin cancer college of Australasia and is also a fellow of the royal college of general practice.

Dr Dai Tran has been practising in Wollongong for over 10 years.  Previously practising for 7  years at Illawarra dermatology . He now concentrates his craft to surgical skin disease.

Dr Tran was a reviewer for the British journal of dermatology in the field of photo dynamic therapy for the treatment of pre-cancerous sun spots. He has also published dermatology papers in reputable  dermatology medical journals relating to:

  • skin cancer
  • Photodynamic therapy in the treatment of solar keratosis (pre-cancerous lesions) in the Australasian journal of dermatology
  • Sunscreens in the Australasian journal of dermatology.
  • Techniques in sclerotherapy (vein injection, avoiding intra-arterial injection of sclerosant)
  • Complications in sclerotherapy in Australasian journal of Phlebology
  • Skin cancer treatment diagnosis & surgery
  • Practice tips for primary care physicians in Australian journal of Family physicians

Dr Tran was a regular presenter at skin cancer conferences &  was  involved in aiding and teaching   skin cancer skills to dermatology trainees,  dermatologists, General practitioners, junior doctors and medical students at the coal face.

He was a foundation member of the skin cancer society of Australasia, whose aim is to teach skin cancer management to doctors and nurses.  Hence, demystify and bring accessible skin cancer care to all Australians.   Skin cancer management is now vastly different and  much improved than was 10 years ago !

Dr Tran now dedicates his time helping patients with surgical skin disease/s.

-Principle skin cancer practitioner and dermatology procedural practitioner.
Melanoma screening, diagnosis and treatment
-Diagnosis and treatment of sun-induced skin cancers
-Simple to advanced complex surgical procedures
-“modified Mohs’ surgery”
-Expert use of topical therapy for superficial skin cancers
-Expert cryo-therapist
-Photodynamic therapy for superficial skin cancers *
-Cosmetic procedures, Chemical peels, Anti-winkle injections, facial veins, leg veins        etc..
-Microphotography of low risk atypical moles for comparison where biopsy is not required -Unbiased advice
-Sclerotherapy for spider/varicose veins
-Varicose vein injections (ultrasound guided foam sclerotherapy)
-Facial vein injections for large disfiguring red-blue vessels
-Removal of  facial moles, skin cysts, warts, moles, keloids, lipomas, ingrown toe nails, common skin rashes etc…
-Treatment of  benign skin lesions e.g. small ganglions, ingrowing toe nails, recalcitrant warts, skin cysts, skin tags, and lumpy moles