Dr Shivam Kapila
MBBS BSc(Med) MS FACD
Dr Shivam Kapila graduated from medical school from the University of New South Wales in 2006. He completed his dermatology training with the Australasian College of Dermatologists having worked at Royal North Shore Hospital, Concord General and Repatriation Hospital, Liverpool Hospital and the Skin and Cancer Foundation.
Beyond his Dermatology training, Dr Kapila has significant surgical experience. He has undertaken Plastic Surgical training at The Peter MacCullum Cancer Institute, Melbourne in the Skin Cancer and Melanoma Unit, has a Master of Surgery from the University of Sydney and has accredited General Surgical Training experience with the Royal Australasian College of Surgery including completion of the Part I Fellowship Exam. He is currently undertaking additional advanced subspecialty skin surgical training in Mohs Micrographic Surgery at the Skin Hospital, Sydney.
Dr Kapila's research interests include Lentigo Maligna, Confocal Microscopy and Mohs Micrographic Surgery in view to achieving margin control and skin sparing clearance of complex skin cancers.
Dr Kapila has special expertise in diagnosis and surgical management of melanoma and other skin cancers but engages an approach to dermatological disease with both a medical and surgical mindset in striving for best outcomes for his patients.