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Skin Surgery Masterclass

Are you ready to take your surgical skills to a new level?

Our 2023 Skin Surgery Masterclass will focus on the ear & nose. It is designed to enhance your confidence in more advanced surgical techniques.

Join our expert presenters at the Royal College of Surgeons facility in Melbourne as they take you through advanced surgical closures for the ear and nose. This course will focus on teaching a greater scope of surgical options that are still applicable in a primary care setting. 

Please note: All procedures in this masterclass are carried out on sections of pig heads.

Join us at the Skin Surgery Masterclass and enjoy:

  • Learning skills that are specifically geared for experienced skin cancer doctors
  • Working in a dedicated surgical teaching laboratory
  • Maximum interaction with tutors due to limited numbers
  • Peer-to-peer tuition

Don’t delay, limited places available!

IMPORTANT – This course is suitable only for doctors with existing high level surgical skills. Acceptance of registration is subject to meeting eligibility criteria determined by SCCA.

Commencement Dates

2nd – 3rd December 2023
RACS Skills & Education Centre, Melbourne


Day 1 – 9.00am to 5.00pm
Day 2 – 9.00am to 1.30pm

CPD Hours
Disclaimer – please refer to below.

1.5 day workshop


Dr Charles Ayesa


Dr Charles Ayesa graduated with honours from the University of Tasmania before moving to Sydney. He completed his training in Western Sydney before becoming a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

His interest in skin cancer medicine began during his GP training. Charles is a Fellow of the Skin Cancer College Australasia and works exclusively in skin cancer medicine in Sydney, NSW. He is the SCCA Australian deputy censor as well as an SCCA course presenter, tutor and blog author as well as a senior lecturer with the UQ Master of Medicine - Skin Cancer program.


A/Prof Sandra Krishnan


Dr Sandra Krishnan is a consultant breast and general surgeon, and a clinical senior lecturer at ANU (Australian National University). She has undertaken breast oncology fellowships at the Breast Cancer Institute, Westmead Hospital, and Breast and Endocrine Unit, Concord Hospital. She also specialises in melanotic and advanced non melanotic skin cancer surgery and is a member of the ANZ Melanoma Trials Group.

Dr Mohamed Elsaid


Dr Elsaid is the principal of OceanMed Skin Cancer Clinic and is a highly experienced Skin Cancer Doctor. After graduating from medical school in Egypt, he obtained his postgraduate Basic Surgical Training (BST) in the UK which was concluded with passing the college exams and being admitted as a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow (MRCS).

In Australia, Dr Elsaid developed a keen interest in Skin Cancer medicine and surgery, and moved on to obtaining a Fellowship in the field with the Skin Cancer College Australasia. Dr Elsaid works extensively in skin cancer of the Head and Neck including Scalp, Ears, Nose, Lips and Eyelid reconstructive surgeries.


  • Expert presenters will deliver a mix of lectures, discussions, case studies and hands-on practical instruction.
  • Repairs on the nose will include the Rieger flap, Nasolabial, and Nasalis flaps, plus more.
  • Ear repairs will include the Helical advancement flap, Antia-Buch chondrocutaneous flap, interpolation flap and cartilage grafting.
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Further Information

1300 754 676

Entry Requirements

Candidates must be registered medical practitioners.

Successful completion of the SCCA Advanced Clinical Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine and Surgery, UQ Masters or equivalent.

Course Fees

$3,450 AUD*

*Member discount $110 AUD
*Fees inclusive of GST

*The above summary shows the hours reasonably required for a diligent person holding the necessary pre-requisite qualifications and knowledge to properly complete all aspects of this CPD activity.
If required, additional hours can be optionally self-reported together with supporting evidence.