About Our Staff
Dr Grant Masel
MBBS FRACP (Immunology) FACD
Grant was born in, and grew up in Perth- attending UWA School of Medicine from 1987-1992. He did most of his junior training at SCGH before travelling to work and study in Sydney and in Chichester in the UK.
After this, he once again returned to SCGH where he entered the FRACP training programme as an immunology trainee at RPH, SCGH and Fremantle Hospital.
Working with Dr Simon Mallal, he participated and co-authored a paper published in The Lancet that demonstrated one of the 1st clear pharmacogenomic associations of a drug hypersensitivity with particular HLA groups.
He has published other papers in a variety of scientific journals.
Once he completed his advanced training in Clinical Immunology and Allergy, he embarked on further study and was accepted into Dermatology training in 2001, and obtained his college fellowship FACD in 2005.
In 2005 he commenced work as a dermatologist at Duncraig Dermatology, Burswood Dermatology and St John of God Dermatology in Subiaco.
As a consultant dermatologist at SCGH, he was actively involved in the teaching of dermatology trainees and 5th and 6th year medical students. previously, he was a member of the Teaching and Learning Committee of the Australian College of Dermatologists.
In 2011 he left the hospital system to set up Loftus Street Dermatology.
He has a broad interest in Dermatology- surgical and medical, adult and paediatric with a special interest in autoimmunity.
In his spare time he enjoys swimming, reading non-fiction,playing the guitar loudly and beating his children in table-tennis.
Dr Bernadette Ricciardo
MBBS DipCh FACD
Born in Mount Barker, Bernadette's family moved to Perth when she was five. She attended primary and secondary school in Perth, before studying medicine at the University of WA.
After completing her internship at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, she spent the next two years at Princess Margaret Hospital where she completed her Diploma of Child Health and participated in research at the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research.
Bernadette commenced dermatology training in 2008 in Queensland – working at The Royal Brisbane and The Royal Children’s Hospitals. Her second year of training was spent in Ireland working at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda. Following this she returned to Perth to complete her Fellowship with the Australasian College of Dermatologists.
She has published several papers in the Australasian Journal of Dermatology and other scientific journals.
Bernadette is a consultant dermatologist at Fiona Stanley Hospital, where she has a keen interest in teaching and is a supervisor of training for dermatology registrars.
Bernadette enjoys the diversity of dermatology practice and caring for patients of all ages with any complaint of the skin, hair or nails. She has particular interests in women’s and children’s dermatology, pigmentary disorders of the skin, allergic contact dermatitis and patch testing, and management of excessive sweating. She is also highly trained in early skin cancer detection and management.
Outside of work Bernadette is mum to four little children.
Dr Gary Moloney
B. Eng (Hons)/BComm MBBS FACD
Gary grew up in Geelong where he attended school before living on campus at the University of Melbourne.
He completed an Engineering and Commerce degree in 2000, then worked as an engineer for three years before commencing medicine at the University of Queensland.
He spent his intern and resident years at Sir Charles Gairdner before securing a place in Dermatology training in Melbourne at the Skin and Cancer Foundation Victoria, and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. He returned to WA to complete his Fellowship with Australasian College of Dermatologists.
He has published several papers in the Australasian Journal of Dermatology.
His slow circumnavigation of the continent is now complete, and he proudly calls Perth home.
His interests lie in skin cancer management, dermatologic surgery, and in the management of acne, psoriasis, dermatitis and general dermatological problems. He has a particular interrest in the management of hyperhidrosis.
Gary is a consultant dermatologist at Osborne Park Hospital.
Outside of work, he is a frustrated golfer, tennis player and stays fit trying to keep up with his two treasured little girls.