Our Mission & Values
At South Road Dermatology, we put patients at the centre of all we do. Our values of trust, professionalism and respect form the foundation of everything we strive to achieve. Skin is our passion, and our mission is skin health for the whole family.
Specialist dermatologists provide individually tailored treatments, involving patients in informed discussion of their condition and treatment options. South Road Dermatology is dedicated to providing the highest quality, personalised care grounded in evidence-based, best-practice medicine.
South Road Dermatology is a service entity that takes pride in providing high-quality support services and facilities for Dermatologists. Our Dermatologists may practise at another facility or location, and they determine the days and times they choose to work, as well as their patient lists, clinical treatments, and patient fees. It is the individual patient’s right to obtain clinical notes and discuss with the practitioner the best location for consultation and treatment.
Dr Anita Lasocki
MBBS(Hons) BMedSci FACD
Dr Anita Lasocki is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists. She graduated in Medicine with Honours from The University of Melbourne in 2005. She completed specialist Dermatology training at The Royal Children’s Hospital, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, St Vincent’s Hospital and The Skin Health Institute (formerly the Skin and Cancer Foundation).
During Dermatology training, Anita was awarded the President’s Medal in Pharmacology. Anita attained fellowship of the Australasian College of Dermatologists in 2012, being awarded an international scholarship from the American Academy of Dermatology for her examination results. In 2013-14, she received the F.C Florance Bequest, furthering her sub-specialty interests at world renowned European centres.
Anita holds public hospital appointments as a Consultant Dermatologist at St Vincent’s Hospital and The Royal Women’s Hospital at the Vulvar Disorders and Dermatology Clinic. She is a member of the Australian and New Zealand Vulvovaginal Society. She is also a Clinical Senior Lecturer at The University of Melbourne, and chief examiner and coordinator of the Dermatology Prize examinations across all four medical schools in Victoria.
Dr Lasocki enjoys the diversity of Dermatology practice and has particular interests in early melanoma detection, skin cancer management, vulvar dermatology, including complex presentations and providing a second opinion, paediatric skin conditions, management of excessive sweating, and biologic therapies for psoriasis and eczema.
Dr Katherine Allnutt
MBBS(Hons) BMedSc (Hons) FACD
Dermatologist Dr Katherine Allnutt is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists.
Katherine received a scholarship to study Medicine at Monash University and graduated with first class honours and academic awards. She worked for several years as a doctor in various medical and surgical units as well as in dermatology clinical trials. She then completed her four years of dermatology speciality training in Melbourne at St Vincent’s Hospital, the Austin Hospital, the Royal Children’s Hospital, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and the Skin Health Institute.
Katherine holds consultant positions at St Vincent’s Hospital and the Skin Health Institute where she supervises and teaches dermatology trainees. She has published and presented research internationally, authored textbook chapters and contributed to the Australian Cancer Council Clinical Guidelines.
Katherine treats conditions such as acne, rosacea, women’s and children’s dermatology and skin cancer, including both medical and surgical management. She is approved by Medicare to provide biologic therapies for eczema, psoriasis, hidradenitis suppurativa and chronic spontaneous urticaria, as well as botulinum toxin for primary axillary hyperhidrosis.