Associate Professor Philip Bekhor lives in Melbourne Australia and is the principal Dermatologist and founder of Laser Dermatology in Melbourne. He trained in Dermatology under the auspices of the Australasian College of Dermatologists to become a Fellow of the College. He also trained in Canada and was Chief Resident at Toronto General Hospital. He was instrumental in the development of Dermatologic Surgery in Australia and is an ACD endorsed Moh’s surgeon having trained at the Skin and Cancer Foundation of Victoria..
He was one of the first Australian Dermatologists to use laser for skin applications. He was appointed as the founding Director of the Laser Unit, Dept. of Dermatology at the Royal Childrens Hospital in Melbourne – a position that he still holds. Under his Directorship this Unit has become the best equipped pediatric laser center in Australia.
He has an abiding interest in the both diagnosis in and treatment of Birthmarks and Vascular Anomalies and has published numerous peer reviewed journal articles in this area and also other subjects. He is also a regular presenter at meetings in the Asia Pacific Region.
His current appointments include, Director of the Laser Unit, Dept of Dermatology and Consultant at the Vascular Anomalies Clinic of the Royal Childrens Hospital, Honorary Consultant Dermatologist Royal Melbourne Hospital and Moh’s Surgeon Skin and Cancer Foundation of Victoria. He is on the Expert Advisory Committee of the Australasian College of Dermatologists, The Medical Experts Committee of AVANT medical indemnity and the Medical Advisory Board of Laser Clinics Australia.