Faculty Members

Aska Lagodka R.N, B.Sc. (NSW), B.Nurs. (UWS), MRCNA

Senior Clinical Injectable trainer

Aska left her career in Forensic Science working at the Department of Forensic Medicine to pursue her passion for Cosmetic Medicine and utilise the skills built from working as a Scientist.

With her extensive knowledge of facial anatomy she was selected to be the lead trainer for Galderma Australia, one of the leading pharmaceutical companies in the cosmetic industry, training Doctors and Nurses in cosmetic injectable techniques around Australia and overseas.



Angela Tancred- Head Facilitator

Angela has running  Lily Room Cosmetic Medical Clinic since 2011. at Lily Room Angela looks after all aspects of running a busy practice this includes marketing, promotions dealing with suppliers and client relations.

In 2015 Lily Room and ACMAS committed to the joint venture in running the Academy of Cosmetic medicine and Science and Angela has taken on the role of Head Facilitator.

Angela runs all practical workshops ensuring all Students benefit from the hands on training provided she also shares her wealth of knowledge to students on how a busy practice runs and helps with placing students with prospective employers and suppliers.

Elise Phillipson- Course Coordinator

Elise comes from a beauty background which she studied for 2 years in the UK and is currently furthering her knowledge in chemical peels, Dermafrac and other skin treatments with Aspect Dr, Cosmedix and skinmedica.

Elise joined ACMAS in February 2016 as course coordinator.  In her role, Elise looks after all students with general enquiries, Course content, exams and anything they need to know.

Elise also helps with the practical workshops by arranging all information relevant for students along with arranging models for treatments etc


Senior consultant cosmetic medicine physician and lecturer

Dr Le is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, a Fellow of the Faculty of Medicine of the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery. He is the first Australian doctor to be awarded Fellowship of The American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery. Recently, he was admitted as a Fellow to the Cosmetic Physicians College of Australasia.

He is the President of BHC Academy of Cosmetic Medicine and Surgery, Director of BHC Cosmetic Surgery Clinic in Sydney, Australia, the founder of BHC Pharmaceuticals and the Principal of BHC Medical Centre.

Dr Le is a world-renowned cosmetic surgeon for his pioneering in modern injectable rhinoplasty – nose remodelling without surgery. He has been invited to lecture and train cosmetic specialists, including plastic surgeons, worldwide. Dr Le has a special interest in cosmetic as well as medical dermatology.


Dr Dobie studied medicine at the University of Tasmania. Since graduating in 1981 he has had wide experience in many areas of medicine, including emergency medicine and allergy.

Dr Dobie is currently in private practice and accredited specialist in anti-ageing medicine, integrative medicine, nutritional medicine and cosmetic medicine. He has studied anti-ageing medicine in the United States and undergone extensive study to become a board-certified physician with the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M). He is a keenly sought after and regular speaker on anti-ageing medicine.

Dr Dobie is a member of the following professional organisations:

  • American Academy of Anti-Ageing Medicine
  • Australasian Academy of Anti-Ageing Medicine
  • Australian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine
  • Australian Integrative Medicine Association
  • Cosmetic Physicians Society of Australia

Dr Diana Phan MB,BS

Associate clinical trainer Melbourne.

“I love to talk and I love to teach,” Diana says. “I spend a great deal of time with my patients, discussing their concerns and what can be achieved within their budget.”

Diana believes her medical training coupled with her artistic flair are both paramount to her success in cosmetic enhancement. Diana sees every face as a blank canvas, just waiting for her to enhance and beautify it in a 3 dimensional living sculpture.

Dr Peter Bartnicki MBBS, MAACS

Peter is the founder and CEO of the prestigious Melbourne Collagen Foundation in Melbourne, Australia. The Foundation has been a centre of excellence for Cosmetic Medicine and Surgery for 20 years.

Peter has been teaching and training in cosmetic medicine and surgery for over 10 years, both in Australia and South East Asia. He has been a consultant cosmetic physician for various pharmaceutical companies in cosmetic injectables. This involves training and assessment in dermal fillers and volumisers at workshops and seminars throughout South East Asia. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge gained from his longstanding position in the cosmetic field.

Dr Shaun Chaudry MBBS, MAMS, MAAAM

Shaun is a Member of The American Academy of Anti-aging Medicine and The British Association of Cosmetic Doctors.

Shaun has been a cosmetic surgeon and physician for over 15 years. His special interest is lasers and other light based devices. In fact he designs custom built lasers and advises cosmetic clinics all over the world in laser technology and training.

He is well trained and knowledgeable in all aspects of cosmetic medicine and minimally invasive cosmetic surgery.

Dr Paul Cronin MB, ChB, BSc, DA, Dip. Acup (Beijing)

Dr Paul Cronin is a full time cosmetic and anti-ageing physician at the Eternal Youth Clinic in Cheshire, U.K. with some 8 years full-time experience. Previously he spent some time in plastic surgery at the prestigious Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.

Dr Cronin was on the the committee of the British Association of Cosmetic Doctors (BACD) where he organised and co-ordinated the new standards based training protocols for the new Diploma in Cosmetic Medicine. He was a senior lecturer in cosmetic medicine at Leicester University. He was recently awarded Fellowship of the BACD being only the fourth person ever to receive this prestigious award.

He is an accredited certified trainer for cosmetic injectables and also a trainer in lasers and other LBD’s. He has lectured and trained internationally in cosmetic medicine.

Dr Amit Luthra MBBS, DNB

Dr Luthra is a consultant dermatologist, laser and cutaneous surgeon. He trained at Munich in phototherapy and lasers and at Paris in mesotherapy, and is a sometime faculty member of IMCAS, Paris, Asia and India. Dr Luthra received the Best Award Paper IADVL at Delhi 2003, is a regular trainer for Botox and fillers and a training consultant for Neuronox and Restylane. He sits on the expert panel at all national conferences for Anti Aging sessions.

Dr Stephen Muller MBBS, FRCSI, FICCS

Stephen is a specialist cosmetic and general surgeon who brings a wealth of teaching experience with him gained from over 25 years in the field of cosmetic surgery. He was one of the pioneers in the 1980’s of laser tattoo removal and has published peer reviewed journal articles on the subject. Stephen is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the International College of Cosmetic surgeons.

As well as cosmetic surgery and lasers, Stephen also is skilled and extremely experienced in cosmetic injectables, liposuction and fat transfer.

Dr Ramamurthy Subramaniam MD, Dip. Derm (UK)

Dr. Ramamurthy is the former president of the Malaysian Society of Aesthetic Medicine. He is a Fellow in Dermatologic Laser Surgery (Mahidol University, Bangkok) and obtained his certification in Mesotherapy from Paris (2002). He progressed to acquire diversified experience in Aesthetic Medicine from various renowned establishments in France, Spain and Switzerland. Dr. Ramamurthy is an honorary member of the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, Korean Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine and Aesthetic Doctors Society of Indonesia. He is also an honorary member of the International Association of Physicians in Aesthetic Medicine. In addition to contributing articles to major publications, he is a well-known international speaker and trainer for many doctors and healthcare professionals in Malaysia, Indonesia and Korea.

Despite his diversified activities, he still finds time for specialist cosmetic practice.

Associate lecturers and consultants

Dr Jacques Durrand MD (France)

Dr Lufti M. Elwani MD (Middle East)

Dr Julian Gershon MD (USA)

Dr Brad Grant MD (USA)

Dr Albert Ho MBBS (Australia)

Dr Janet Huang MBBS, FRACS (plastic surgeon Australia and Taiwan)

Dr Andrew Le MBBS, FFMACCS (Australia)

Dr Gustavo Leibaschoff MD (Argentina)