Dr Vanathy Varathan


MBBS, MD Dermatology (Sri Lanka), FRACGP, FACD


14 Years+


Skin Care, Laser Treatments

Dr Vanathy Varathan is an independent dermatologist providing dermatology services to her patients in the Rowville rooms of Melbourne Skin Dermatology.

Dr Vanathy Varathan obtained her MBBS with honours from the University of Jaffna Sri Lanka in 2002. She has more than 16 years of experience in dermatology and has trained extensively overseas and in Australia. In 2010, Dr Varathan obtained her MD in dermatology from the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine at the University of Colombo  She has been board certified by the College of Dermatologists in Sri Lanka since 2012.

Moving to Australia, Dr Varathan joined St Vincent’s Hospital as a Dermatology Fellow from May 2011 to April 2012.  She undertook further post-graduate training in dermatology in Australia under the supervision of Professor Rodney Sinclair.  In the meantime, Dr Varathan qualified as a specialist general practitioner with RACGP.

Dr Varathan has been a supervisor for general practitioners, GP mentor for medical students, Educational Activity Representative for the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and examiner for the RACGP fellowship examinations.

Most recently, Dr Varathan has successfully undergone her assessment with the Australasian College of Dermatologists and has received her full qualifications with the college.

With a broad interest in dermatology, Dr Varathan is highly motivated in dermatology and consults paediatric and adult patients and is competent in diagnosis and performing most skin cancer surgeries, treating psoriasis, eczema, acne, vitiligo, hair disorders, performing PRP injections, autoimmune skin conditions, infections, pigmentary disorders, pregnancy-related dermatology and immunobullous dermatoses.

Dr Varathan is fluent in English and Tamil.

At Melbourne Skin & Dermatology, we are committed to providing modern and state-of-the-art facilities and administrative support for Dr Vanathy Varathan.  While our clinic handles all aspects of appointment scheduling, paperwork, and billing, it’s important to understand that Dr Vanathy Varathan autonomously manages her patients and their clinical needs.  This arrangement signifies a contractor relationship, where Dr Vanathy Varathan is not an employee, but a partner in providing healthcare services.  Dr Vanathy Varathan may also offer her services at other locations.

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