Consultant Dermatologist and Mohs Surgeon
MBChB, MRCP (UK), MRCP (Dermatology), FRACP, FACD
Dr Arif Aslam is an experienced Consultant Dermatologist and double fellowship-trained Mohs micrographic surgeon. He specialises in the management of complex and routine skin cancers, surgical dermatology, medical dermatology and general dermatology.
He graduated from the University of Dundee School of Medicine in 2004 and completed postgraduate training in both general medicine (MRCP) and general practice (MRCGP). He specialised in dermatology at the Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust where he developed his interest in skin cancer and Mohs micrographic surgery.
He then went on to a complete a 12-month fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery and laser dermatology at the Nottingham NHS Treatment Centre where he personally performed over 1000 surgical procedures.
Dr Aslam is located at our Wollongong and Miranda clinics.
After working in the NHS for two years as a substantive Consultant Dermatologist and Mohs surgeon he spent two years in New Zealand and Australia where he completed a second fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery and cutaneous oncology under the tutelage of the world renowned Clin Assoc Prof Carl Vinciullo, gaining membership of both the Australasian College of Dermatologists and the American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS).
Dr Aslam has published scientific articles in the British Medical Journal, British Journal of Dermatology, Clinical Medicine, Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, Dermatologic Surgery, Canadian Medical Association Journal and International Journal of Dermatology. He is a strong believer in evidence-based medicine and regularly attends top research meetings in surgical and laser dermatology and has given presentations at national and international scientific meetings.
Dr Aslam is a passionate about patient-focused, indivisualised care that involves educating patients on their diagnoses, developing an individual treatment plan and fostering a close collaborative relationship with the patient’s GP.