Dr Davin Lim

MBBS University of Queensland

FACD, Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologist

Laser and aesthetic dermatologist

Dr Davin Lim is an Australian board certified and fellowship trained laser, procedural and aesthetic dermatologist. He is also a member of the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine.

After completing his medical residency in Brisbane, Dr Lim undertook his preliminary dermatology training in Sydney under Dr Rosen and Dr Hoare, a famous dermatologist from St John’s Hospital in the UK.

In 2001 he was the first Australian to be trained under the Irish Association of Dermatologist, and started his residency in Dublin and Drogheda, under the training of Dr Tony Egan, and Dr Gillian Murphy. Training in Ireland was invaluable as both the UK and US dermatology syllabus was taught. During this time Dr Lim published over 12 papers and was involved in several clinical research trials for photodamage, actinic keratosis and inflammatory skin diseases.

In 2003 he undertook further dermatology training in the United Kingdom under the British Association of Dermatologist. As a registrar won the Registrar’s Prize for Clinical training. He completed his training in Australia at both the Royal Brisbane and Princess Alexandra Hospitals. Throughout his residency training he focused his interests in cosmetic and laser dermatology. Upon completing his board exams, Dr Lim was awarded the American Academy of Dermatology travelling scholarship. His passion for learning has never ceased, as Dr Lim travelled extensively in Asian an the US to learn more on laser and aesthetic procedures, bring back his knowledge to Australia.

Dr Lim’s practice is dedicated to facial cosmetics and laser dermatology, using a combination of surgery, laser and energy based devices as well as muscle relaxants and fillers. He is considered a World expert on procedures such as tattoo removal, acne scar revision, as well as laser resurfacing. He has pioneered several cosmetic procedures including new delivery methods for TCA CROSS, the role of RF in preventing acne scarring, High Density Fraxel for the treatment of sun damage, modified subcision techniques combined with dermal HA filler and his ‘Hybrid” method of laser resurfacing. His techniques has evolved how current methods are taught to specialist.

As a key opinion leader, Dr Davin Lim is involved in numerous advisory boards, including Galderma, Fraxel and Syneron Candella. He also advices for companies such as La Roche Posay and Allergan.

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Davin Lim gives back to the community that has empowered his knowledge over the past two decades of learning, and is now a senior lecturer with the Griffith University of Medicine, he also teaches dermatology undergraduates and GPs. Dr Davin Lim is sought after guest speaker, and travels the lecture circuit in Australia, Asian and the United States.

He founded Westside Dermatology in 2007, and developed over half a dozen web portals including sweatfree, psoriasisinstitute, acnespecialists, vitligosolutions, miraDry and is on the board for the Australian College of Dermatologist learning portal.

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His passion for learning and providing the very best patient outcomes continues and he visits Dermatologists and Plastic Surgeons worldwide, both learning from them, and teaching them. Dr Davin Lim – Brisbane Skin dermatologist

Specialist Dermatologist with the Australasian College of Dermatologist

Member of the Australasian Society of Cosmetic Dermatology

Member of the American academy of Aesthetic medicine

Member of the International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology

Member of the International Hyperhidrosis Society

Advisory Board for Galderma

Senior Trainer for Fillers and Neuromodulators – Galderma

Advisory Board for Syneron Candela

Allergan National Trainer and Advisor

Griffith University, School of Medicine ssociate Lecturer

Founder and co-director Sweat Free Clinics

Founder and co-director of Westside Dermatology

Founder and co-director of Westside Laser Dermatology

Founder and co-directory Fiori Institute of Skin and Body

Co-director, The Psoriasis Institute

Steering committee Australian College of Dermatologist public education portal

Steering committee Australian Society of Cosmetic Dermatology

Author of over 48 chapters, College of Dermatologist skin disorders website

Over 12 published International papers on Dermatology

National and International speaker on laser and aesthetic dermatology, with over 60 presentations