About LCM Brooklyn
What makes LCM SKIN & LASER different from any other aesthetic clinic?
This facility was started in 1998 and works in association with a group of dermatologists who are providing the highest quality service to their patients. Their collective knowledge together with the extensive collection of lasers places this unique clinic amongst the best in South Africa.
We are situated close to medical facilities/hospitals in Groenkloof, Pretoria which gives us easy access to theatres, anaesthetists and other medical specialists when required.
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LCM SKIN AND LASER is working in association with nine specialist dermatologists dedicated to providing world class services to their patients using the latest technology available. LCM Skin & Laser are working in partnership with the following dermatologists.
Dr Chantelle Doman
Tel. 012 664 7495 / 012 664 1594
Dr Doman is a Dermatologist practising in Centurion Pretoria. She completed her medical degree at the University of the Free State and her degree in Dermatology in Pretoria in 2008.
Dr Doman has completed several courses in cosmetic dermatology. She is very competent in the use of Fillers, Botulinum and laser treatments. She enjoys helping patients look their best. She also does surgical dermatology, which includes removing small skin cancers and other tumours and lesions. She has written several articles for magazines such as Finess, Your Pregnancy etc. and been a guest speaker on television programs such as Maatband. She has three children and is the co-developer along with a pharmacologist of a children’s product called Dermi C.
She has also published articles in international journals. She is a member of The Dermatology Society of SA and The South African Society of Dermatological Surgery. Received International scholarship to American Academy of Dermatology in 2007.
She is passionate about dermatology and people and believes: “If you love what you are doing it’s like never working a day in your life!”
Dr Reezwana Cassim
Tel. 012 644 2219
Dr Reezwana Cassim completed her MBBCh at the University of the Witwatersrand in 1994. She did her internship at the Medical University of South Africa in 1995, then worked in Paediatrics in 1996 and obtained a Diploma in Child Health through the College of Medicine of South Africa.
She spent a period working as a medical officer in the United Kingdom in 1997/1998. From 1999 to 2003 she worked in the Department of Dermatology at 1 Military Hospital, under the mentorship of Professor Witold Jacyk. She then did a specialisation in Dermatology at the University of Pretoria, also under the mentorship of Professor Witold Jacyk, from 2004-2008.
She commenced private practise in 2008. Her practise is in Centurion at the Netcare Unitas Hospital.
She has published numerous dermatological articles in Medical Journals.
She won a scholarship to the International Congress of Dermatology in 2009.
She is registered with:
- The Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)
- The South African Medical Association (SAMA)
- The General Medical Council of Great Britain (GMC)
She is a Life member of the College of Paediatricians of South Africa, a member of the Dermatology Society of South Africa (DSSA), the South African Society of Dermatological Surgery (SASDS), and a member of the Board of Directors of LCM Skin and Laser Clinic.
Dermatological services include:
- General medical and surgical dermatology
- Skin cancer management using dermoscopy, mole scanning, photodynamic therapy and surgery
- Aesthetic dermatology using 3D facial scanning, lasers, IPL, ultrasound and radiofrequency techniques; botulinum toxin, dermal filler and sclerotherapy injections
Dr Albert La Cock
Tel. 011 425 1089
Dr Albert La Cock completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Stellenbosch.
His post graduate studies were done at the University of Pretoria, as a graduate in Masters of Medicine in Dermatology.
He has been in private practise for 16 years in the East Rand, where he practice medical and surgical dermatology at Netcare Linmed Hospital, while all his dermatology laser work is done at The LCM Skin & Laser Clinic situated in the Little Company of Mary Hospital in Groenkloof, Pretoria.
Dr Nivana Ramlachan
Tel. 012 644 5250
Completed MBChB 1998 and received fellowship with College of Dermatology in October 2005. Now in private practise as a dermatologist at Unitas and Wilgers Hospital. Special interests in dermatology include – skin cancer management using dermoscopy, mole mapping and photodynamic therapy. Aesthetic dermatology using toxins: fillers, sclerotherapy and lasers.
Memberships with –
Dermatology Society of South Africa, South African Society of Dermatological Surgery, International Society of Dermatology
3 Peer reviewed international publications
Received international scholarship to American Academy of Dermatology in 2005
Dr Pieter Du Plessis
MBChB MMed (Derm) FCDerm (SA)
Tel. 012 346 4202
Dr Pieter du Plessis did his training as a dermatologist at the University of Pretoria. He completed the MMed (Dermatology) as well as the FCDerm (SA).
As a registrar, he spent time in the Dermatological Surgery unit of the Department of Dermatology, University of Newcastle, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, the United Kingdom where he was trained in the basic principles of dermatological surgery.
After qualifying as a dermatologist, he served for a year as a consultant in the Department of Dermatology, 1 Military Hospital before entering private practice.
He has a busy private practise, which he conducts with an academic but practical approach, diagnosing and treating all aspects of dermatological diseases. This involves practising medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. As a clinician, he has gained considerable experience in treating patients for all relevant indications with ultraviolet, laser and photodynamic therapy at the LCM Skin and Laser Clinic. He has utilised Botulinum toxin A and filler injections extensively for both medical and cosmetic indications. In his practice he has a weekly half day theatre list, mostly to perform skin cancer surgery.
Dr Ugeshnie Naidoo
Tel. 012 346 3887
Dr Ugeshnie Naidoo was born in Pretoria and attended St Mary’s DSG. She then attended the University of Natal where she completed her MBChB. She then worked in Internal Medicine at Ga-Rankuwa Hospital.
She began registrar training at the University of Natal in 2004 and obtained her FC Derm in 2007 with the College of Medicine South Africa. She joined Skinmatters in 2009. She is now in private practise.
In the practise she does –
- Medical dermatology
- Lazers dermatology (she is a director of the LCM Skin and Laser Clinic)
- Aesthetic dermatology (Botulinum toxins and dermal fillers) Sclerotherapy
Dr Steve v Heerden
BSc (UCT) MBChB MMed (Derm)(Pret)
PRACTICE NO: 1201212
Tel. 012 346 3499
QualificationsI received my medical degree from the University of Pretoria in 1983. I then specialised in Dermatology from 1987-1990, and I have now been in private practise for 21 years.
I am a member of the Dermatology Society of South Africa and have served on their Executive Committee, and I am registered as a medical practitioner with the Health Professions Council of South Africa, the Medical Association of South Africa, and the General Medical Council in the UK.
I have done international research work in my practise and have presented papers at International Conferences. I am an active consulting Dermatologist for all forms of skin disease, including anti-ageing and aesthetic Dermatology, such as Botox and Filler therapies.
LCM Skin & Laser Clinic
I am a founder member of the LCM Skin & Laser Clinic since 1999 and have expertise in the majority of different medical laser applications. I have to date performed the majority of medical laser tattoo removals in South Africa.
Continued Professional Development
I regularly participate in advanced training courses for laser, anti-ageing and aesthetic work, both locally and internationally, as well as attending Dermatology conferences in South Africa and abroad.
Wide Range of Lasers
This facility boasts a broad range of lasers treating medical and aesthetic dermatological and cosmetic conditions. Due to rapid advances in technology, the lasers are regularly updated.
Hair Removal Lasers
Candela Gentle Max Pro for hair removal on all hair and skin types.
Body Sculpting, Skin Lifting and Tightening
Sculpt away those troublesome fat areas with Cooltech. Radio Frequency and Ultrasound skin lifting and tightening with the Ulthera and Exilis as well as vaginal tightening with the Protégé Intima.
Candela V-Beam for the treatment of vascular abnormalities, stretch marks & keloid scarring.
Treatment of deep wrinkles and scarring.
UVA/UVB & Excimer
UVA/UVB & Excimer for the treatment of Psoriasis and Vitiligo & Dermatitis.
Pigment Removal Lasers
Removal of dermal and epidermal pigmented lesions such as sunspots, birthmarks & tattoos.
Treatment of fine lines and wrinkles as well as peri-orbital lines, melasma & scarring.
Assists in the treatment of photo-aged skin and maintenance treatment of Rosacea.
Photo Dynamic Therapy
Photo Dynamic therapy for the treatment of skin cancers, acne and also assists in the treatment of anti-ageing.
Also offering Platelet rich plasma anti-ageing treatments, Chemical & Mechanical resurfacing, treatments for nail fungus and excessive sweating as well as skin allergy patch testing.
We have therapists who work under the guidance of the dermatologists. All our therapists are specifically trained on the lasers. Meet our therapists.
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