“Great skin doesn’t just happen – it is the result of a healthy lifestyle, evidence-based treatments and personalised skin care.”
“Healthy skin is my passion”
“Dermatology: where art meets science”
Dr Ryan De Cruz, is a Specialist Dermatologist – Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists (FACD)
He completed his medical degree at The University of Melbourne, where he graduated with Honours. He was awarded the Australasian College of Dermatologists’ Hermann Lawrence Prize in Dermatology and completed a Bachelor of Medical Science in hair disorders. After completing his residency at St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne, Ryan was selected to undertake part of his advanced training at St. George’s Hospital NHS, London.
Ryan has worked in variety of tertiary referral hospitals across Melbourne and the United Kingdom. He has been appointed Consultant positions at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and The Skin Health Institute, and has a keen interest in teaching medical students and junior doctors.
In 2016 Ryan was one of twelve recipients of the Victoria Fellowship (Victorian Government) with which he undertook further study and research in the role of immunosuppression on the skin, particularly in bone marrow transplant recipients, at King’s College and Guy’s & St. Tomas’s Hospitals NHS, London. He now heads the Bone Marrow Transplant – Dermatology Clinic at The Royal Melbourne Hospital – the ONLY multi-disciplinary clinic of its type in Australia.
Dr De Cruz is passionate about providing personalised and holistic Dermatological care. His interests include eczema, acne and rosacea, psoriasis, skin cancer management, laser treatment and hair loss disorders.
When conceiving Southern Dermatology, Ryan’s aim was to develop a centre-of-excellence for patients with diseases of the skin, hair and nails. His passion for providing outstanding, holistic care is palpable, and reflected in the state-of-the art centre located in Murrumbeena. His approach to dermatology is simple: combine outstanding clinical acumen with equal parts communication, genuine care and compassion, and patients from all backgrounds will experience an exceptional clinical outcome.