How a dermatologist focused on Chinese Medicine can benefit your skin


No matter how hard we try, there’s always a range of skin conditions that we, as humans, suffer from every day, and often the advised treatment is heavy chemicals that aren’t always successful. This is where our dermatologists in North Balwyn, Templestowe Lower and Doncaster can provide assistance.


Our practitioner Dr Jimmy An has completed the Bachelor of Applied Science degrees in Chinese Medicine and Human Biology at RMIT and is a member of the Australian and Chinese Medicine Association.


Acquired over a lifetime of dedication to natural acupuncture and Chinese medicine, he has become an established professional in the field.


Through his experience, a range of techniques in acupuncture for those looking for a dermatologist in Doncaster, Templestowe and North Balwyn. This is done with a focus on Chinese medicine in mind, treating a range of skin conditions that you may have struggled with for years.

Providing effective treatment as an established dermatologist


Here are some of the conditions Dr An assist patients with across North Balwyn, Doncaster and Templestowe Lower:




This is an irritating condition of the skin that begins with a rash and can become uncontrollably itchy. There is no known cure, only chemicals to keep the skin moisturised. However, we use natural methods to treat inflammation and reduce irritation and pain.




Better known as hives, this is a reaction to certain types of food, medicines or irritants that make the skin break out in red, raised welts.


While they will usually go away without treatment, it takes weeks to see any progress, during which the patient is in pain.


During your treatment with our dermatologist in Templestowe Lower, North Balwyn and Doncaster, you won’t need to take any strong antihistamines during the process. Our natural treatments will bring you the same relief, using safe and effective techniques along the way.




This is when hair follicles plug with oil and dead skin cells, resulting in blackheads and pimples. It is important to treat this condition because it can leave scars that remain for life. Natural methods can clean the skin up and reduce the impact of acne.




This is non-scarring spot baldness that can occur in men and women, usually beginning in circular patches. There is currently no cure, although our natural methods can assist in the treatment of this condition.


Chinese medicine and acupuncture assist the immune system, stopping the body from attacking its own hair cells which results in premature hair loss.


If you’d like to find out more about our dermatologist services, get in touch with our friendly and supportive team now for a consultation.