Our Clinical Team includes doctors, nurses and skin therapists, each of whom has been individually selected and highly trained to provide you with the best possible outcomes to help you look and feel your best. It is our belief that each individual requires a personalized consultation to facilitate an individually tailored program to address your particular needs. We provide detailed information on procedures we recommend and outcomes to be expected from the treatment.
Most importantly, our clinic stays at the forefront of constant developments and progress in this ever-changing field of medicine. We place a high priority on attending national and international conferences, workshops and webinars to take advantage of the best technology and information that the industry offers.
Dr Asha Ram B.Med.Sc., MBBS (UTAS), Cosmetic Physician Member of the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine (AAAM), Foundation Fellow of the Australasian College of Phlebology, Fellow CPCA
Dr Asha Ram is a graduate of the University of Tasmania and has over 21 years experience in SKIN, VEIN and LASER medicine.
She has a reputation for excellence and of being at the forefront of new developments in this rapidly advancing field of medicine.
This expertise puts her in an ideal position to select the range of science-based products, procedures and technologies to include at the clinic.
She now heads the team at SANCTUM Medical Aesthetics, a cosmetic medical practice combining leading edge technology with medical experience and expertise.
Our Clinical Team
Dr Clair McCartney MBBS
A medical graduate of UTAS, Clair has travelled and studied widely, and brings a dynamic and contemporary approach to the field of aesthetic medicine. She has a long-standing interest and talent in design with her own successful Jewelry label. Dr Clair is a fully certified Allergan injector. This well-honed artistic eye produces subtle and naturally beautiful enhancement results. She has particular interest in the treatment and management of the younger patient, who may have had inadvertent sun damage and is looking for a long-term approach to achieving healthy and youthful skin.
Appointments with Dr Clair McCartney are currently limited so call 6223 8998 to secure an appointment for your personal consultation and skin recovery plan.
Dr Ben Peachey M.D., B.Pharm
We welcome Dr Ben to the team. Ben is our go-to doctor for any male clients looking for a man’s touch, and focuses in particular on tattoo removal and laser treatments for concerns such as skin pigmentation and redness. Dr Peachey will also be treating patients with Sanctum’s new double chin reducing technology: Belkyra.
Dr Alison Williams MBBS, Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP)
Sanctum welcomes Dr Alison to the team. Alison graduated from University of Adelaide and has had a varied career working in clinical practice, medical research (biotech) and as a medical editor. Alison’s interest in aesthetics started while working in general practice when helping patients with extensive sun damage (pigmentation, broken capillaries, deep wrinkling etc) to reverse these effects.
Katie-Jo Webb Aesthetic Nurse (RN)
Katie-Jo comes to us with over 10 years’ experience as a Registered Nurse, and a real passion for making people glow, both inside and out. Katie-Jo loves to make people feel great in their own skin and to see self-confidence grow as a results of her skin treatments. Katie-Jo’s passion for skincare extends beyond the walls of Sanctum Medical. She endeavours to make sure her two beautiful daughters practice what she preaches – a skincare practice that delivers healthy, glowing skin!
Katrina Carr Aesthetic Nurse (RN)
Registered Nurse Katrina Carr is now an established part of the clinical team and sees patients for hair removal, skin rejuvenation, injectables. Katrina assists Dr Asha Ram with the growing demand for the ‘liquid facelift’ procedures based on her clinical work in London last year.
Danielle Bowerman Dermal Therapist
Danielle is an exceptionally skilled skin therapist who is experienced across a broad range of areas including skin consultations, advanced facials, skin needling, permanent hair reduction, and vascular and pigmentation laser treatments. She joined the Sanctum team in 2014, after having graduated not only with a diploma in Beauty Therapy, but also named as Academic Student of the Year in her class. One of Dani’s favourite treatments is skin needling; She recently completed an advanced training in this area and will take the lead in launching the new Dermapen Needling system at Sanctum.
Olivia Karas Dermal Therapist
Olivia started working with Sanctum in 2014 as a Dermal Therapist. She specialises in skin needling, chemical peels, microdermabrasions and IPL rejuvenation. This year, Liv’s been taking her knowledge of skin and treatments to the next level, graduting with flying colours in an advanced course in Dermal Science. She prides herself on seeing long-lasting results. Book in today to see Liv about your long-term skin goals.
Laura Ritchie Skin Therapist
Laura is a multi-talented star of the Sanctum team. She has a long been working in the skin + beauty + science field, having trained as a beauty therapist in 2005 and running her own business. Laura offers Dermal, IPL and some Laser Therapies as well as bringing spray tanning, eye brow shaping and her favourite treatment, lash lifting, to Sanctum. To enhance to her skills, Laura is currently completing a post graduate dermal science diploma. You might recognise her beautiful face from the reception desk, where she spends some of her Sanctum time.
Robyn Barrett-Roydhouse Aesthetic Nurse (RN)
Robyn is a highly regarded nurse injector providing services in the field of dermal fillers, lip rejuvenation, facial rejuvenation and specialised techniques in injectable cosmetic rejuvenation. Robyn visits our clinic on a regular and long term basis. She provides an exceptional level of service to our patients and has an extensive and very loyal client list.
Our Front of House Team
Our reception team is led by Ally, Laura & Janneke and is your first point of contact with us at Sanctum. Ally, Laura & Janneke, with the assistance of Jess, Belinda & Felicity, will assist you in securing your appointment, and after considering your needs and concerns, will match you with the appropriate member of our clinical team. As with all our staff, our reception team aims to provide each patient with a premium level of service.