Cityskin has experienced practitioners in Melbourne and Sydney. Cityskin prides itself on helping our patients feel fresher and not fake. Our team has an average of 8 years’ cosmetic injecting experience.
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Dr Mary Fonti
Dr Mary Fonti is a GP and Cosmetic Physician and has a natural talent for dermal filler, especially the cannula technique. Mary has been injecting since 2011 and, over time, has found her passion lies in dermal filler and thread lifts. Mary is also a GP with a specialist interest in skin cancer medicine.
Mary completed her medical degree from the University of Melbourne in 2007 went on to work at the Royal Childrens and Royal Melbourne Hospitals before specialising in Cosmetic Medicine.
Dr Ilana Galgut
Works at: Cityskin Brighton
Dr ILANA GALGUT is an experienced Cosmetic Physician who has worked in the cosmetic medicine industry since 1998. She is skilled in anti-wrinkle, filler and laser treatments although her passion is non-surgical whole-face rejuvenation with hyaluronic acid filler treatments. Dr ILANA strives for results where no one will know that any work has been done so that her patients maintain a balanced and natural appearance. Being a perfectionist Dr ILANA has a keen aesthetic eye and is fastidious with regard to fine details. Patient safety is paramount to her. With her background in General Practice, she understands the pressures of the modern world and the high standards placed on aesthetics in both the work and social arenas.
Dr ILANA is well known in the Cosmetic Medicine industry as an expert in assessment and injecting techniques, creating subtle but significant results that allow her patients to present the best aesthetic version of themselves. Because she has worked with well-known dermatologists for the past 20 years, Dr ILANA is able to treat a variety of skin concerns and enjoys helping her patients to achieving the best skin possible.
In addition to consulting patients within medical practices, Dr ILANA also works as a clinical trainer, teaching skills and safe injecting techniques to doctors and nurses at both beginner and advanced levels. Because she views each person as a unique individual, she works together with her patients to tailor an individualised treatment plan to ensure results that enhance natural beauty and attractiveness. Part of her consultation includes educating here patients about aesthetics so that they develop an understanding of what will work in their best interests.
Works at: Cityskin Sydney
Michelle has been in the beauty and cosmetic industry for the past 11 years. Beauty is Michelle’s passion and after completing her diploma of beauty therapy in 2006 she went on to study and became a Registered Nurse in 2013. Since then Michelle has obtained her advanced cosmetic injecting certificate, gained experience at injecting PRP and has worked alongside some of Sydney’s most experienced Surgeons and Cosmetic Injectors.
Having a beauty background gives Michelle an eye for beauty, symmetry and detail. She also prides herself on giving natural looking results with anti-wrinkle and dermal filler treatments.
Nurse Practitioner Katy Wallace
Works at: Cityskin Armadale
Bio: Katy qualified as a Registered Nurse in New Zealand where she gained experience in acute medicine and neuroscience. Following a move to the United Kingdom, before settling in Australia. Katy is internationally trained in injectables and laser treatment and has worked in dermatology and medical aesthetics for 20 years. She has post graduate qualifications in advanced nursing practice, has completed a Masters of Nursing and has gone on to become endorsed as a Nurse Practitioner.
Katy believes cosmetic enhancement is about achieving facial harmony and the end result should be natural yet supportive. She really enjoys doing full facial rejuvenation work and firmly believes subtle, and corrective treatment can make the world of difference to keep us looking good, particularly when we are working longer than previous generations. With a well developed understanding of facial aesthetics and the skin, she aims for assessment, discussion and treatment planning to assist her patients on their aesthetic journey at their own pace to achieve natural looking results. Katy’s professional memberships include:
- Australian College of Nursing
- Australian College of Nurse Practitioners
- Australian Dermatology Nurses Association
- British Dermatology Nurses Group
- British Association of Cosmetic Nurses
Katy Wallace discussing cosmetic treatments
Dr Erik Koppert, Surgeon
Works at: Cityskin Hawthorn
Mr Erik Koppert obtained his Medical Degree from the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands. He received extensive general surgical and endoscopy training in Australia, Europe, Canada, and the USA. Mr Koppert has served as a Director of Surgery and Endoscopy, Associate Professor of Surgery, and Supervisor of Surgical Training. In addition to offering General Surgical and Endoscopy procedures Mr Koppert offers anti-wrinkle, dermal filler and double chin treatments.
- The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS)
- The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC)
- The American College of Surgeons (FACS), and
- The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
Dr Greg Scher
Works at: Cityskin Melbourne CBD, Brighton and Cityskin Armadale
Dr. Greg Scher is a Cosmetic Physician and offers anti wrinkle, dermal filler and double chin treatment. Greg is a GP and Cosmetic Physician. Originally from New Zealand, Greg graduated from the University of Auckland in 2005 with a Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery.
Greg is a Fellow of the Australian College of General Practitioners. He also obtained a Diploma in Child Health from the University of Sydney. He offers anti-wrinkle, double chin and dermal filler injections and is determined to give his patients a rejuvenated natural look. He brings together his passion for medicine, anatomy, aesthetic and procedural skills in his work as a Cosmetic Physician.
Known for his gentle artistic approach, he tailors his treatment to his patients needs to make them feel more confident and attractive. He believes in a model of care where combining anti-aging treatment with managing overall health gives a better outcome. Dr Greg works at: Cityskin Armadale, Brighton and Melbourne CBD.
In his spare time, Greg enjoys singing and tennis, and he moonlights as a regular TV game show contestant!
Works at: Cityskin Essendon
Kristie comes to us with 20 years experience in laser and dermal therapies, having completed a Bachelor of Science (Medical Science) in 1999 and her Bachelor of Nursing in 2015.
Kristie loves all aspects of cosmetic injectables - from mid face dermal filler to upper face anti-wrinkle and facial slimming treatments. She has attended numerous conferences and regular training and believes working in a collaborative team with experienced doctors and nurses is paramount for the safety and best aesthetic outcomes for clients.
Her cosmetic approach with injectables is a natural look and believes it is important that both practitioner and patient have a similar idea of aesthetic beauty in order to build a long-term relationship.
Works at: Cityskin Melbourne CBD, Cityskin Armadale & Essendon
Bianca graduated from Monash University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Nursing. She has over 10 years experience working as a Cosmetic Nurse both here in Melbourne and the U.K. where she has held the positions – National Training Manager, National Clinical Standards Manager and Clinical Nurse Specialist for some of the UKs largest cosmetic providers and also Galderma Australia. Through continued clinical practice and education Bianca comes with a wealth of experience and has trained many doctors and nurses in facial assessment, facial anatomy and ageing, and the safe administration of dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections. Bianca is dedicated to providing patients at Cityskin with the highest standard of care through in-depth consultation and providing non surgical treatments to enhance natural beauty.
Watch Bianca discussing cosmetic treatments
Works at: Cityskin Sydney
Rachelle McIntosh - Cosmetic Nurse Injector and Clinical Trainer
Rachelle completed a Bachelor of Nursing Science in 2001 and a postgraduate in Clinical Education in 2018. With 17 years experience as a Registered Nurse and over 6 years specialising in cosmetic injecting, Rachelle has worked closely with not only leading Australian Plastic Surgeons, Dermatologists and Cosmetic Physicians but has also been very fortunate to work alongside internationally renoun Doctors, enabling her to gain an advanced level of knowledge and skill.
Rachelle is very passionate about training and education, and for the last two years, she has instructed both doctors and nurses from beginner to advanced level in comprehensive facial assessment, determining best product choice and the safe administration of dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.
Rachelle understands the ageing process, and her safe, practical and balanced approach to patient care means that she delivers natural, balanced and transforming results every time.
"I love the artistry of cosmetic nursing and how happy I can make people feel as they walk out my door." A passionate and well respected Registered Nurse in the industry, we are very excited to have her as part of our team.
Dr Jonathan Brown
Works at: Cityskin Armadale and Cityskin Melbourne CBD.
Dr Brown is a Melbourne based Cosmetic Physician and GP. He received a prestigious award in 2014 from Monash University for excellence in teaching.
His qualifications include: Bachelor of Medicine (BM)Member of the Royal College of GPs in both the UK and Australia (MRCGP, FRACGP) Certificate in Skin Cancer Medicine from the University of Queensland Diploma of Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (DRCOG UK).
Dr Brown is a GP educator for Monash University and a member of the Cosmetic Physician Society of Australia. He is a keen runner and has represented his County and the South of England.
Jessica Griffin - Practice Manager
Jessica is the Practice Manager for Cityskin and joined the team in 2018. When not working at Cityskin, Jessica is doing a nursing degree in Melbourne. Jessica is also an expert in Karate and runs 2 karate studios with her husband.
Riza Gallego – Receptionist
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