Dr Flora Poon

MBBS, BSc(Med), MRT, MHSc, FACD

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Dr Flora Poon is a Consultant Dermatologist, Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists and Clinical Senior Lecturer at The University of Melbourne.

She undertook her specialist dermatology training in Victoria working at tertiary hospitals including St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, Monash Health, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, The Royal Women’s Hospital, Austin Health, Alfred Health, The Royal Children’s Hospital and The Skin Health Institute training in all aspects of medical and surgical dermatology. During training, Dr Poon was awarded a scholarship and selected to undertake a fellowship year in Oxford, United Kingdom. This enabled further experience in sub-specialised medical and surgical dermatology working in multidisciplinary clinics managing cutaneous oncology (skin cancers), eczema, psoriasis, immunocompromised patients, acne, hair pathology, immunobullous and vulval dermatology for adult and paediatric patients from different cultural backgrounds with different skin types and conditions.

Dr Poon has undertaken multiple medical research studies and is widely published in Australian and international peer-reviewed medical journals. Her published research has included collaborative work with Dermatology departments in Victoria, Johns Hopkins Hospital, USA and Oxford, UK. In recognition for her work, Dr Poon has been awarded several research prizes from the Australasian College of Dermatologists and the British Royal Society of Medicine – Dermatology section.  

In addition to private practice, Dr Poon holds public appointments at Monash Health and The Northern Hospital where she is actively involved in ongoing medical research and teaching. Dr Poon enjoys the diversity of dermatology practice and has a range of sub speciality interests including eczema, psoriasis, skin cancer management, acne, rosacea, excess sweating and paediatric skin conditions. Dr Poon is dedicated to her patients and takes pride in delivering evidence-based dermatology practice.