Dr Liz Dawes-Higgs
MB BS BSc(Med), BE(Mech), PhD(USyd), GAICD, IFAAD, FACD
With nearly three decades in the medical field, Dr Liz Dawes-Higgs is a renowned dermatologist, focusing on aesthetic medicine with a specialisation in injectables and laser treatments. As a founder and director of Northern Sydney Dermatology & Laser in Sydney, she has established a thriving dermatology practice well-regarded as a centre of excellence for dermatological care and recognised for its use of advanced, safe and effective technology.
Dr Liz’s passion for education is reflected in her tenure as a National Examiner on the Australasian College of Dermatologists NExC committee and as a mentor and trainer to registrars and dermatologists, particularly in the areas of vulval dermatology and cosmetic dermatology. She has chaired sessions at significant conferences including at the Australasian Society of Cosmetic Dermatologists and has presented at the Australasian College of Dermatologists Annual Scientific Meeting and delivered lectures at Yale University and the University College London (UCL). In 2023, she was engaged in advancing dermatological knowledge in Fiji, where she focused on enhancing the training in vulval dermatology.
As an active member of the CEO Institute, Dr Liz demonstrates leadership and strategic thinking in business management underpinned by her qualifications as a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Her involvement in these prestigious institutions highlights a commitment to setting the standard in both healthcare excellence and business leadership.
Beyond her clinical and academic achievements, Dr Liz is an acclaimed photographer, securing a place in the Top 40 in the Australian Photographer of the Year Awards, 2023.