Dr Ashling McNally completed her Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery at the University of Melbourne. Several scholarships enabled Dr McNally to study in rural Australia and overseas, in addition to tertiary city hospitals. She discovered her passion for dermatology whilst on a scholarship placement at the University of Washington in Seattle. During medical school, she was awarded the Australasian College of Dermatologist’s Herman Lawrence Prize in Dermatology. Prior to her medical career, Dr McNally completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the University of Melbourne and worked as a registered physiotherapist for Alfred Health and the Epworth.
Dr McNally completed her internship and residency at the Alfred Hospital. Throughout her specialist dermatology training in Adelaide, Dr McNally gained experience in the management of complex medical and surgical dermatological conditions at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, and Flinders Medical Centre, and in paediatric dermatology at The Women’s and Children’s Hospital. During her fellowship training, Dr McNally was appointed Associate Lecturer for the Flinders University School of Medicine and provided teledermatology support for practitioners throughout South Australia and the Northern Territory.
Dr McNally has published in several local and international medical journals and presented at Australian Dermatology and Dermatopathology Conferences.
Dr McNally initially worked as a consultant dermatologist at Dermatology SA and Adelaide Dermatology Associates in Adelaide. She then returned home to Melbourne and has been practicing in the south-east since 2019.
Dr McNally is interested in all facets of medical and surgical dermatology, including acne, rosacea, eczema, psoriasis, hair disorders, autoimmune skin disease, skin cancer management and paediatric dermatology. Dr McNally is committed to understanding each of her patients’ needs and passionate about providing high quality individualised dermatological care.