Article Medically reviewed by Dr. Gavin Chan (MBBS, cosmetic physician, liposuctionist)

Dr. Gavin Chan

Templestowe Lower and Berwick Clinics

Dr. Gavin Chan has a background in intensive care, anaesthesia, and emergency medicine. Since 2004, Dr. Chan has provided cosmetic procedures, including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, liposuction, fat transfer, skin needling, and laser treatments. He is a doctor trainer for various dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.
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Danielle Feiam (Skin Therapist, Director of Skin Therapy)

Danielle has been with Victorian Cosmetic Institute since August 2013 and brings with her many years of industry experience, specialising in skin analysis and therapeutics.

Danielle is responsible for the management of the entire Skin Therapy team and is also able to provide a range of treatments including but not limited to; skin analysis, facial rejuvenation therapy, skin care planning, skin needling, dermafrac and chemical peels.

Danielle’s years of industry experience have equipped her with a sound knowledge of the skin and its many conditions, enabling her to assist our patients with multiple options for solving them. She is a caring, friendly and valuable addition to the VCI team!

Danielle enjoys the rewarding job of personalising individual treatment plans for patients.  Her aim is to guide people to accentuate their natural beauty.

Athanasia has completed a Diploma of Beauty Therapy at Victoria University and is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Health Science Degree in Dermal Therapies. It has always been her dream to assist people using the latest innovations and products in achieving their aesthetic goals.

Athanasia has had retail experience in the beauty, skin and make- up industry for many years, which has assisted her in understanding the importance of tailoring a treatment plan to suit each patients individual requirements.

As a Skin Therapist at Victorian Cosmetic Institute, Athanasia is passionate about ensuring every patient leaves our premises knowing that their treatment plan will leave them feeling and looking their best.

“I believe that a person’s aesthetics are an outward expression of their inner-self. It is extremely rewarding to empower our clients with confidence and radiance.”

Mariam studied at Victoria University and has been a qualified Beauty Therapist since 2011. Mariam is currently studying her Bachelor of Health Science in Dermal Therapies.
When she is not working Mariam loves travelling, fitness, food and nature.
Having worked in laser clinics since 2013, Mariam has extensive experience in laser treatments.
Passionate about advanced skin therapies, Mariam loves to see before and after results of her patients and helping patients increase their self confidence through making them love and feel wonderful in their own skin.

Chantelle completed her Diploma of Beauty Therapy at Chisholm Institute and has many years of experience.

In the beauty and hair industry for many years, Chantelle has also worked in many day spas which has given her an understanding and appreciation of ensuring that every patient’s experience is exceptional.

Chantelle enjoys how rewarding it is being able to help and assist her patients and is driven by seeing how happy and confident her patients are feeling once they have achieved their skin goals.