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Surfers Paradise, QLD: 15-16 June

Sydney, NSW: 24-25 August

This course is limited to maximum 6 participants to ensure high quality and enhance learning experience. This course is ideal for both medical practitioners who are familiar with the basics of the flap reconstruction and also for the practicing skin cancer practitioners who would like to enhance their knowledge and experience in facial skin cancer surgery.

  • Limited to maximum 6 participants
  • Highly interactive course
  • Individually tailored and attention to all participants
  • Skin cancer reconstruction based on aesthetic units
  • Local flap design and full thickness skin graft and split thickness skin graft 
  • Surgical management of nose, ear, lip, forehead, temple, cheek, chin and scalp skin cancers in primary care
  • Flap design practice on volunteer models 
  • Multiple case reviews and highly interactive discussion
  • Practical tips and decision making in facial skin cancer surgery 
  • Aesthetic and anatomical considerations
  • Tips to prevent complications
  • Face mannequins to take home for each participant
Workshop schedule:   
Day 1   
  • 9:30-10:30: Reconstruction options and local flap design- Forehead, temple and cheek
  • 10:30-11:15: Multiple case-based discussion and flap design on whiteboards
  • 11:15-11:30: Morning tea
  • 11:30-12:30: Reconstruction options and local flap design- peri-oral and peri-orbital
  • 12:30-13:00: Multiple case-based discussion and flap design on whiteboard
13:00-14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00-15:30: Flap design on models – Forehead, temple, cheek, peri-oral, peri-orbital and skin graft practice 
Day 2   
  •  9:30-10:30: Reconstruction options and local flap design- Nose, ear and scalp
  • 10:30-11:15: Multiple case-based discussion and flap design on whiteboard
  • 11:15-11:30: Morning tea
  • 11:30-12:30: Flap design on models – Nose and ear 
  End of the workshop
Dates and locations: 
15-16 June 2024: Surfers Paradise, QLD
24-25 August 2024: Sydney, NSW
Course Fee: $2,255 including GST

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Feedback from the participants: (Recommendation Score 9.6 out of 10)

“One of the best courses I have done in long time.” Dr R.J -QLD    

“Love the practical nature, doing, not just listening. Great to be able to ask questions.” Dr T.B -QLD 

“This workshop is pure gold. It’s amazing.” Dr A.S – QLD

“Fantastic course with very practical instructions on flap design.” Dr B.M – VIC

“Darius is brilliant in sharing his knowledge and he tries to explain it step by step.” Dr C.M -QLD 

“Fantastic workshop to extend skills in primary care skin cancer surgery.” Dr M.M – NSW

“Good explanation of options- why do it and why not to do it. Options per live models were excellent.” Dr A.C -WA

“Fantastic learning experience. Improved Safety in Surgery. Better cosmetic results.” Dr S.B – NSW

“Very good education sessions. Enjoyed his comprehensive teaching approaches. Changed my approach and practical skills a lot.” Dr H.M – QLD 

“This course is unique as you practice on real models. Lots of details and practical tips.” Dr M.A – QLD

“ Very well run. Very educational.” Dr T.B – QLD

“Really good learning experience. Multiple new ideas and techniques.” Dr V.M – QLD

“Great in small group. Able to ask questions relevant to my practice and situation. I have learnt many things I will take back and change.” Dr J.Y – NSW 

“Excellent. A very good teacher. Liked the little practical tips!” Dr D.B – QLD 

“Great workshop, so informative. A great teacher.” Dr A.H – QLD

“Great ideas for many treatment options. Learned many new flaps for sensitive areas.” Dr J.L – QLD

“Fantastic practical tips. Very useful for daily practice.” Dr J.K – QLD 

 “Very practical and helpful.” Dr R.G – QLD 

“Very good and informative. Improved my knowledge on flap design.” Dr J.W – SA

“Good teaching and very engaging.” Dr T.M – QLD

 “Learned a lot about various flaps and grafts.” Dr B.D – QLD


RACGP Approved CPD Activity: 7.5 hours including 3 hours Educational Activities (EA) and 4.5 hours Reviewing Performance (RP)

Cancellation policy: Cancellation made two or more weeks prior to the workshop starting date will incur a 50% cancellation fee. We regret there can be no refunds if cancellation is made within 2 weeks of the workshop starting date. This is due to high costs involved in organizing the event.


Dr Darius Adybeik MD, FRACGP, FSCCA, PGDip Practical Dermatology (Cardiff), Advanced Certificate Skin Cancer (ACD)
Darius is a skin cancer physician and a fellow of the Skin Cancer College Australasia. After achieving RACGP fellowship and Postgraduate Diploma in Practical Dermatology from Cardiff University, he completed the fellowship training program with Skin Cancer College Australasia. In addition to training with Skin Cancer College, he had the unique opportunity to be trained by both plastic surgeons and dermatologists & Mohs Surgeons. He was trained in advanced skin cancer reconstructive procedures at a private plastic surgery centre in Queensland for 3 years. He has completed the Advanced Certificate of Skin Cancer program by the Australian College of Dermatologists. He also completed a Visiting Fellowship Program in Dermatologic Surgery at the St John’s Institute of Dermatology, London, an internationally recognised centre of excellence in education and research. In addition to training in Australia, Darius has obtained further training in dermatologic surgery in UK, USA, Europe and Singapore. His other experiences include examiner for the SCCA fellowship, RACGP supervisor, expert opinion provision, presenting for various organisations and GP Specialist review panel at the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse.