Our Team

Dr Deepani Rathnayake


  • Hair loss/ scalp disorders
  • Pigmentory disorders/ melasma/ vitiligo
  • Melanoma/ non melanoma skin cancers/ skin checks
  • Skin infections
  • Eczema
  • Psoriasis
  • Acne
  • Hyperhydrosis
  • PRP treatment scalp and face
  • Dry skin/ best use of cosmeceuticals

Dr Pooja Sharma

Dermatologist & Hair Transplant Practitioner

  • Hair transplant surgery
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP)
  • Hair related disorders
  • Pigmentary disorders
  • Skin cancer management
  • Cosmetic and reconstructive procedures
  • Infectious diseases
  • Pregnancy related dermatosis
  • Childhood dermatosis

Dr Ritva Vyas


  • Melanoma
  • Skin cancer
  • Vulval skin disease
  • Acne
  • Rosacea
  • Eczema
  • Psoriasis
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Vitiligo
  • Autoimmune diseases of the skin

Dr Rasika Hendahewa

Aesthetic and General Surgeon

    • Melanoma & Non-Melanoma skin cancer surgery
    • Skin flaps and grafts
    • Moles and other benign skin surgery
    • Thread lifting
    • Non-surgical Rhinoplasty – Thread Rhinoplasty
    • Collagen Boosting, Botox and Fillers
    • Face reshaping – Slimming
    • Platysmal Band
    • Liposuction and fat transfer


Natasha Laouta

Dermal Clinician

    • Skin Consultant
    • Skin Health Management
    • Scar Management
    • Pre and Post Procedural Care
    • Face/Body Lesion Removal
    • Face/Body Pigment, Vascular & Hair Removal
    • 25 years’ experience in Medical Grade Laser procedures

Our Nurses

Marisa Tricarico

Registered Nurse

Marisa has been nursing for over 30 years with the last 7 being in dermatology. Marisa in particular enjoys assisting in surgical procedures, ensuring patients feel comfortable at all times. Outside of work Marisa enjoys maintaining a healthy lifestyle and nurturing her family.

Kelly Butera

Enrolled Nurse

Kelly has been nursing for over 10 years. She has worked in many fields within the industry but her passion lays with dermatology. Kelly has a passion for all things skin, from skin care to wound care. Kelly is experienced within the acne field and is our very own version of Dr Pimple Popper.

Leigh Hughes

Enrolled Nurse

Leigh has been nursing nearly 20 years and has a wealth of experience in Dermatology and Practice  Nursing. She  enjoys many aspects of nursing but most importantly to help a patient understand and feel at ease with their condition or procedure.

Our Administrative Staff

Sandy Kong

Practice Manager

Sandy is the Practice Manager at Renaissance Dermatology. She has over 10 years of experience working with healthcare professionals in private practices. She plays an essential role in ensuring that our patients receive the best possible experience, service and ongoing care. She will make you feel the positive and welcoming atmosphere in our practice.

Alicia Tilley


Alicia is a recent Bachelor of Business graduate from Deakin University with many years of retail and hospitality experience. Alicia, one of our friendly and enthusiastic receptionists, has been a member of the Renaissance Dermatology team for over a year and is always available to ensure your experience at our practice is seamless.


Mihaila Kilibarda


Mihaila is a Bachelor of Arts student at Monash University, and she has a multitude of experience in customer service roles. Mihaila is energetic in her interactions with patients and aims to provide a warm and welcoming experience at our clinic.

Monisha Inserra


Monisha is the newest member of our reception team. Whilst pursuing an acting career, she absolutely loves working with the beautiful staff at Renaissance Dermatology with a passion for delivering exceptional customer service.