Author: Dr Helen Douglas

Dr Helen Douglas

Dr Helen Douglas is a Specialist Plastic Surgeon at The Scar Clinic Perth, specialising in burns, scarring and laser treatments.

Dr Douglas graduated in medicine in 2004, before starting her specialist plastic surgery training in the UK in 2011 which she completed in Perth, WA. Helen is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and the Royal College of Surgeons of England and was awarded the prestigious Ian McGregor Gold Medal for outstanding performance in her specialist examinations in 2015.

Dr Douglas is highly dedicated to her medical field; having undertaken laser fellowships in the UK and WA and she continues to publish and present her research on scarring, laser, trauma and burn surgery. Helen is also a Senior Lecturer at The University of Western Australia and a Clinical Tutor at Cardiff University where she undertook her Master’s degree in Laser and Wound Healing.

Dr Douglas’ areas of special interest include (adult & paediatric): Burn treatment, Laser treatment, Scarring

Amongst other specialists at The Scar Clinic Perth, Helen helps patients regain confidence by using the latest technology to improve their physical and psychological health post-trauma, and enhance the look, feel and function of all types of scars.

Hypertrophic scar treatment

In this episode of PodMD, Specialist Plastic Surgeon Dr Helen Douglas will be discussing the topic of hypertrophic scars, including what hypertrophic scars are, the most common causes, the treatment options available, how a GP can assist in assessment and management, when to refer and more. Transcript Please note this is a machine generated transcription… Read more »

Laser treatment of cutaneous conditions

In this episode of PodMD, Specialist Plastic Surgeon Dr Helen Douglas will be discussing the topic of laser treatment of cutaneous conditions, including what laser treatment is, the types of conditions that can be treated, the risks of laser treatment, when a GP should refer and more. Transcript Please note this is a machine generated… Read more »