Dr Alvand Amiri - FACD

Newcastle Dermatology is delighted to have Dr Alvand Amiri FACD as a valued member of our team.

 Originally from New Zealand, Dr Amiri was awarded his Bachelor of Medicine in 1998 from Charles University Prague before completing an internship at the University Hospital Charles Medical Faculty, Pilsen, Czech Republic.

Dr Amiri spent 15 years working in medicine in Prague, first as a General Practitioner and then as a Consultant Dermatologist following completion of a Specialist Degree in Dermatology and further Registrar training. 

Dr Amiri has practiced at at Mid North Coast Dermatology in Port Macquarie, the Skin and Cancer Foundation Sydney and Westmead Children’s Hospital.


  • Bachelor of Medicine – Charles University, Prague

  • Specialist Degree in Dermatology – Ministry of Health Czech Republic

  • Master of Medicine in Skin Cancer – University of Queensland

Recognized Post Graduate Qualifications

  • Vulvovaginal Workshop – Sydney

  • Master Class in Biologic Therapy

  • Dermoscopy Master’s Program – Gold Coast

  • Advanced Dermoscopy and Dermal Imaging Course – Brisbane

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Licensing and Memberships

  • Fellowship of Skin Cancer College of Australia and New Zealand

  • AHPRA Registration

  • Full registration as Specialist Medical Practitioner – Czech Medical Chamber

  • Post-Training Dermatologist – Australasian College of Dermatologists

  • European Society of Dermatological Research

  • European Academy of Dermatovenerology

Research and Publications

  • Relapsing Linear Acantholytic Dermatosis – Czech and Slovak Journal of Dermatology

  • Non Melanoma Skin Cancers – Post Graduate Medical Journal, Czech Republic

  • Vitiligo – Post Graduate Medical Journal, Czech Republic.

  • Study of effect of UV radiation and non melanoma skin cancers – International Society of Dermatology meeting.

  • Presentation about Complications of Infliximab and other biological therapies for psoriasis – International Society of Dermatology meeting.

 Dr Amiri enjoys keeping fit, travel and trips the beach.