Doctors

At Malvern Dermatology


Dr Jill Cargnello

MBBS, FACD

Dr Jill Cargnello completed her medical degree and dermatology training in Melbourne and then spent two years in London where she worked at St Bartholomew’s hospital as a consultant dermatologist and a senior lecturer in dermatology.

Dr Jill Cargnello became interested in hair disorders early in her career and was involved in several research projects during her time in London. She was involved in establishing the first hair clinic at the Skin and Cancer Foundation in Melbourne. The clinic has expanded and has now been in operation for over twenty years. Dr Cargnello continues to attend the clinic, seeing patients and training dermatology registrars.

Dr Jill Cargnello enjoys the challenges of all aspects of Dermatology but she has particular interest and expertise in managing hair discorders, acne, skin cancer and the ageing process. In addition to this she has over thirteen years of experience in using pulsed dye laser to treat vascular blemishes ranging from birthmarks to red sun damaged complexions and 532/1064 Q switched Yag laser to treat brown marks, discoloration of the skin and tattoos.

Jill’s use of natural fillers and neurotoxins complement her laser expertise and enable her to offer comprehensive treatment for the ageing process.



Dr Olivia Milne

MBBS BVSc FACD

Dr Olivia Milne is a fellow of the Australian College of Dermatologists with an interest in general skin conditions including acne, psoriasis, eczema, nail and hair disorders and skin cancers.

Prior to commencing her medical training, Olivia completed a Bachelor of Veterinary Science degree and worked for several years as an equine and emergency vet. Her interest in skin led her to undertake a medical degree, prior to undertaking and completing the four year training program in Dermatology. During her Dermatology training she has worked in all the large major Melbourne hospitals and published numerous articles in major Dermatology medical journals. She has a special interest in cutaneous lymphoma and continues to be involved in specialty lymphoma clinics and lymphoma research.



Dr Sarah McDonald

MBBS (Hons), FACD

Dr McDonald graduated in Medicine with honours from the University of Melbourne in 2008. She completed specialist Dermatology training in Sydney and Newcastle during which time she was awarded the President’s medal in Pharmacology. Upon completion of her training, she received an international scholarship from the American Academy of Dermatology for her examination results. She is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists.

Dr McDonald worked in private practice in Sydney and Dubbo prior to relocating to Melbourne in 2018. She is trained in both medical and surgical dermatology and has particular interests in early skin cancer detection and management, eczema, psoriasis, acne, rosacea and excessive sweating.



Dr Helena Lolatgis

MBBS, FACD

Dr Helena Lolatgis is a consultant dermatologist and Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists. She undertook her dermatology specialist training in Victoria working at tertiary referral hospitals including The Royal Melbourne Hospital, The Alfred Hospital, Monash Medical Centre, The Austin Hospital and The Skin Health Institute.

During her training, Dr Lolatgis spent 18 months in London, United Kingdom, working in the dermatology units of both St George’s Hospital and St. John’s Institute of Dermatology.

Prior to commencing dermatology specialty training, Dr Lolatgis completed her Basic Physician Training at The Royal Melbourne Hospital. Dr Lolatgis has published numerous research papers in the Australasian Journal of Dermatology.

Dr Lolatgis is a general dermatologist with a wide area of interest including women’s and paediatric dermatology, acne, rosacea, eczema and psoriasis. She has extensive experience with the management of skin cancer and melanoma and has worked with the Victorian Melanoma Service. She is passionate about providing personalised, holistic care for her patients.