Speaker – Dr Samantha Eisman

Dr Samantha Eisman

Dermatology Health Update Session: Ten Important Nail Disorders

Dr Samantha Eisman is a general dermatologist who has had more than 20 years’ experience in all aspects of dermatology. She commenced her dermatology training in London, at the Royal Free and Chelsea Hospital and Westminster Hospital, and completed her degree at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, graduating with FCDerm (SA) in 2008. She continued practising there as a sessional consultant and was instrumental in setting up and running the first public skin laser service in South Africa as well as providing support and consultations for the Teledermatology service provided to rural practitioners. She was awarded a Galderma Research Grant by the Dermatological Society of South Africa to undertake further research into Teledermatology in underserviced areas.

In 2012, she relocated with her family to Melbourne and obtained her FACD. Samantha practices at Sinclair Dermatology and is dedicated to ensuring her patients receive outstanding dermatological care. She specialises in general dermatology with an interest in Hair and Nail Disorders, undertaking a hair fellowship with Professor Rod Sinclair in 2013. She is also currently involved as an Investigator in Sinclair Dermatology’s Clinical Trial Centre. She has published in international dermatology and medical journals and has also authored book chapters. She is actively involved in GP and nurse education in dermatology, presenting at meetings and conferences, locally and internationally.