Located in the heart of Sandton, Johannesburg

The Dermology Aesthetic Laser & Skin Care Clinic

Dermology is a skin clinic offering a complete range of skincare solutions for all skin types. Based out of Morningside, opposite the Morningside Mediclinic, Dermology will help you solve any skincare issues that arise and get your confidence back up to where it should be. Whether you need our skin clinic for laser hair removal, suffer from acne, are looking to reduce scarring you’ve suffered or need to get some botox done, our skin clinic offers the right service to ensure you get exactly what you need.

Meet Our Team

Dermology is supported by a staff of qualified & experienced aesthetic practitioners & doctors, who specialise in offering a unique range of invasive & non-invasive medical anti-aging and skin treatments.

Management

Cherie
Cochrane

Owner

Skincare Specialist, Cherie Cochrane, specialises in Laser Rejuvenation and Chemical Peels for Anti-Ageing, Tightening, Pigmentation, Acne, Redness, Scarring, Lesions and Dark Skin Specific Treatments.

With over a decade of experience in skin, laser and aesthetic treatments and over 4 years as a business manager and owner she has been able to create one of the most successful and busiest aesthetic clinics in Johannesburg. Cherie is a proven professional with a results-driven approach and a keen eye for details as well as working closely with well-known and reputable brands including Skin Ceuticals, Sciton and IS Clinical. Cherie has trained Doctors, Nurses, Therapists and Professionals to become leading experts within their chosen profession and recently won the prestigious international “Best Results” Laser competition by Sciton, competing against the top 200 clinics from around the world.

Lourette
du Toit

Practice Manager

Lourette graduated focusing on Aesthetic Procedures and Spa Management. She is a fully qualified Somatologist with special interest in the Medical and Aesthetic Industry and business management. Lourette is both national and internationally qualified in aesthetic treatments such as laser, chemical peels and radio frequency.

After working on the International cruise ships for a year as Detox Specialist, she joined the 5* Star Game Lodge, Singita, where she managed the spas of their lodges in the Kruger National Park as well as Sabie Sands Game Reserve for almost 5 years. She then moved to Johannesburg and joined Dermology as Practice Manager, working very closely with specialists such as Specialised Dermatologists and Aesthetic Doctors. Being part of Dermology for almost 5 years, Lourette shows true passion for new and exciting procedures and driving the team to success. Lourette thrives in the Aesthetic Industry and sharing her knowledge. She is always studying new methods and keeping up to date with the latest technology and trends. Lourette’s excellent experience in a prestige 5 Star Hospitality environment and having worked with our Sciton Laser Equipment for many years, adds to her nature to always be ready to assist wherever she can.

Doctors and Specialists

Dr Antoinette
du Toit

Aesthetic Practitioner

Dr Antoinette du Toit is an entrepreneur in the healthcare industry with over a decade of diverse professional experience in the field. She obtained her MBChB at the University of Pretoria in 2002. She furthered her studies in the management of diabetes at the Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology in South-Africa and also took various accredited courses in Aesthetic medicine and the application of stem cell therapies in the arena of aesthetics and clinical medical practices.

Her comprehensive range of services at Dermology covers botox, dermal fillers, threading facelifts, laser liposuction and PRP applications.

Evidencing her remarkable reputation in the healthcare industry. Dr du Toit is a member of the Aesthetic and Ant-ageing Society of South Africa, Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology, and Coschem.

Dr ZakhonaNgema

General Practitioner

Dr Ngema has more than 8 years experience as a General Practitioner.

She has worked as an Emergency Department Doctor in a number of private hospitals all around Johannesburg. Dr Ngema can be found on the ground floor of Dermology.

Dr Ngema is already growing a great practice here and we are looking forward to many years ahead with her.

Dr. Thuraisha Moodley

Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Thuraisha Moodley has been a practicing Clinical Psychologist for over 15 years. She completed her postgraduate – Master of Science (MSc) in Clinical Psychology in 2003 and was awarded her Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in 2012. Dr. Moodley works with a diverse population of clients in individual, couple, family and group settings. She is known for her driven and direct approach to therapy. An expert in professional counselling, inner healing and growth, stress-related issues, trauma and various forms of abuse and disempowerment. Dr Moodley’s heart-centred and compassionate approach helps her identify root causes to problems in order to heal and positively transform your life.

She has contributed to various media forums – magazine articles and has been an expert speaker on various television programmes. Dr. Moodley has been involved in community programmes, spoken at forums and has run and facilitated workshops in the area of self-growth, healing, trauma, domestic violence and abuse.

Dr. Moodley works from a meta – systemic context, incorporating many innovative psycho – therapeutic approaches including:

Client-centered therapy, Psycho-dynamic therapy, Energy therapy, Cognitive behaviour therapy, Clinical hypnosis, Regression hypnosis, Couples therapy, Career/ business coaching, Life coaching, Play therapy, Teddy bear therapy, Family therapy, Psychometric assessments – Aptitude testing, scholastic assessments, school readiness testing, career assessments, neurological assessments.

Sarah
Taylor

Laser Therapist

Sarah completed her studies at Camelot International in 2004. She is a professional, personable and highly qualified Medical Aesthetician who combines her broad product knowledge with a detailed understanding of Laser and Skin Care therapy. She is driven by her passion for achieving service excellence with her clients. She has worked locally and abroad which included working as an International Aesthetician & Manager on cruise ships for over 8 years.

Sarah has undergone a wide variety of formal training completed both locally and internationally which includes laser, aesthetic treatments and chemical peels. In addition to a portfolio of extensive training, Sarah offers wide knowledge and expertise, including: Skin Care Therapy, Skin Care Electrical Therapy, Cosmetic Science, Massage and extensive product training and knowledge.

Sarah has the required balance of energy and dedication, mixed with a genuine passion for the skin care industry. She believes in adding the personal touch to all therapy and creating a trusting and results driven environment for all clients.

Theresa
Horn

Laser Therapist

Theresa is an internationally qualified laser and skincare specialist. She graduated with honours from Camelot International and was awarded top practical and theoretical student.

She has since been in the industry for many years, applying her wealth of knowledge and experience to every treatment and has mastered the art of all the treatments on offer at Dermology which includes laser, chemical peels and aesthetic treatments.

Theresa has a true passion for skincare, bringing a caring approach to each and every patient. She is dedicated to her work and thrives off of delivering the best possible results to each treatment.

Roxanne
McIntyre

Physiotherapist

Roxanne McIntyre holds a BScPhysiotherapy degree from WITS University. She has worked in multiple environments; including extensive work in a trauma and cardiac ICU, a sports centred private practice as well as a corporate wellness centre.

Roxanne has a post-graduate qualification in Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy (OMT) along with experience in dealing with sports injuries, orthopaedic and spinal conditions. She also has a special interest in critical care and cardiopulmonary physiotherapy with a post-graduate qualification in this field (CPT) – where she received an award for the best research paper. Additionally, she has post-graduate training in Dry Needling, Manipulation, and Kinesio Taping and has done multiple other courses.

Roxanne strives to provide a holistic approach in the assessment and management of her patients to assist them in reaching their highest possible level of function at the workplace, home and in their sporting endeavours. Ultimately, the overall goal is an improved quality of life and prevention of further injuries and pain.

Varsha
Sewpersad

Audiologist & Speech Therapist

Varsha Sewpersad is a passionate audiologist and speech therapist with experience spanning across hospitals, private practice, schools, an international medical centre (Dubai) and medico-legal work. With a great desire to improve the quality of lives of individuals with hearing difficulties and/or speech delays, Varsha qualified with an Honours Degree in the Bachelor of Communication Pathology at the University of Pretoria in 2007 and further went on to obtain her Master’s Degree in Audiology at the University of Witwaterstrand in 2012. Hearing assessments, hearing aid fittings and repairs, auditory processing, aural rehabilitation, early intervention, language-learning disabilities, articulation disorders, and dysfluency are her areas of interest. Varsha is a strong believer in evidence-based practices and therefore, enjoys conducting research to increase her knowledge in the field. She has been awarded membership of the Golden Key International Honour Society through her research.

Phuti
Makgotlho

Beauty Therapist

Phuti has over 10 years of experience working in the beauty industry for a well-known company. She since decided it’s time to start up her very own business. Not only is she the waxing Queen of the Industry, but she also does excellent nails and other beauty services. Phuti’s business lies within the Dermology premises, where she makes sure our patients are well looked after and treated.

Front Desk & Housekeeping

Liza
Parker

Clinic Co-ordinator

Liza joined the team recently, as she just returned from working many years on the big international Cruise Lines. Liza brings experience and excellent client care to our practice. She controls the Front Desk on a daily basis and makes sure all administration is under control.

Not only is Liza excellent at multi-tasking and running the Front Desk, but she’s also a fully trained Aesthetic Therapist.

Liza is a perfectionist of note! And will make sure that your journey at Dermology runs smoothly from start to finish.

Tsholofelo
Dithipe

Medical Receptionist

Tsholo or “T” as most of us know her, is one of Dermology’s Front Desk Receptionists. Thsolo’s has a natural interest in all things beauty and always questions any new procedures/products/techniques she comes across. Tsholo is one of the two stars at the Front Desk who assists our patients making their bookings and taking their calls. She also has a keen eye for detail and contributes to many other factors in the business like making sure our patients are well taken care of as soon as they step into their “home away from home”.

Ethel
Ngilana

Housekeeping

Ethel has been part of the Dermology Team for over 3 years! She is a busy body of note and makes sure our practice is spotless on a daily basis. Ethel’s friendly and kind nature brings only joy and happiness to our practice. It’s a big joy to have her part of our team.