Founder and Director of Psoriasis Eczema Clinics
Professor Michael Tirant (PhD)
Professor of Clinical and Experimental Dermatology,
University of Rome G. Marconi, Rome, Italy.
Hanoi Medical University , Hanoi, Vietnam.
Director Psoriasis Eczema Clinic,
About Professor Michael Tirant (PhD)
Professor Michael Tirant, is the founder and Principal Practitioner at the Psoriasis Eczema Clinic and Research Centre, Melbourne, Australia. He is an experienced and dedicated practitioner with a special interest in the treatment of psoriasis, eczema, vitiligo and other autoimmune skin disorders using herbal bioactive ingredients.
Prof. Tirant is a Research Scientist, Lecturer and Professor of the Dermatology (Clinical & Experimental; University of Rome “G.Marconi”, Italy; Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam) and has been involved in dermatology research for over 30 years. His research has identified many triggers initiating and exacerbating skin conditions and that some are linked with the individual’s blood group. His findings were published in Dermatologic Therapy Journal with a number of dermatologists as co-authors (JBRHA, Vol 30, No.2 (S3), April-June 2016).
His treatment protocols are well accepted and have been used internationally by many dermatologists and doctors with great success. He regularly presents at international conferences and has published over 130 international papers and authored and co-authored several chapters and books in dermatology and medical sciences, including Springer “Clinical Cases in Melanoma”, “Clinical Cases in Pigmentary Disorders” and “Textbook and Atlas of Dermatology”.
He has the respect of eminent Dermatologists from teaching hospitals across Europe, India and Vietnam for his knowledge and experience in successfully treating many rare and difficult skin conditions . He is considered a pioneer in bringing conventional and alternative medicines together, to take an integrative approach, including addressing triggers and co-morbidities, for the treatment of skin conditions.
His motto is to “address triggers that flare up dermatological diseases, as well as treat the symptoms”.
About Phillip Bayer
Phillip Bayer is a passionate Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioner with over 19 years of experience in the field. He regularly authors, co-authors and edits journal articles, many of which have been published in journals such as JBRHA and MJDS. Phillip obtained a Masters Nat Med degree in 2000. He trained under Professor Michael Tirant and a practitioner at the clinic for over 10 years. Phillip is a devoted practitioner who enjoys the clinic’s holistic approach and thinks that the ability to give his patients their quality life back is the ultimate reward for him. In addition to his role as a clinician , Phillip is also currently helping Prof Tirant , researching effective herbal bio-actives to target superantigens involved in psoriasis.
Phillip Bayer – Senior Practitioner
Vanmala Shroff – Practitioner
About Vanmala Shroff
Vanmala is a highly skilled and dedicated practitioner , with over 20 years of experience in the field of Natural Medicine that includes ongoing clinical practice, teaching, mentoring, co-editing and publishing of articles in Homeopathic journals and children’s magazines. As part of her formal studies, Vanmala obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Homeopathy as well as her Diploma in Nutrition & Health Education and has ever since been on the forefront in assisting patients and clients with their health needs.
Vanmala has gained valuable experience with skin conditions and has particular interest in various types of psoriasis, eczema and acne. She focuses on understanding the patients’ goals, discussing evidence-based complementary treatment options, addressing triggers and co-morbidity factors of the skin conditions along with holistic management of her patients, including nutritional, diet, exercise and healthy lifestyle regimes.
Vanmala thoroughly enjoys all aspects of her clinical work, and her genuine care and naturally kind nature are demonstrated by her empathy, patience, clear communication and wholehearted commitment to her patients.
About Jessica Simonis
Jessica is a dedicated and passionate practitioner with over 14 years of experience in Natural Medicine that includes clinical practice, regular presenting roles, authoring, co-authoring and editing of journal articles and nutrition program development. Jessica began her studies in Health Science at Deakin University in 2001 and went on to complete a Bachelor of Nutritional Medicine and an advanced Diploma Western Herbal Medicine at ACNT, all whilst raising her 3 young children. Jessica has worked across a number of clinic settings including busy multi-disciplinary clinics and private practice. She has treated patients from all over Victoria and now practises at Psoriasis Eczema Clinic, Frankston, where she has been trained by Professor Michael Tirant .
Jessica Simonis – Practitioner, Manager
BHSC.Nut. Med, Ad.Dip.WHM
Jessica’s expertise in nutritional medicine has added a new dimension to the clinic with a focus on the comorbidities of chronic skin conditions, including digestive disorders, mood and sleep disorders, weight gain/obesity and cardiovascular health. Jessica has a keen interest in treating eczema in all ages and addressing the total wellbeing of her patients, including nutritional, dietary and lifestyle advice.
About Kellie Marshall
Receptionist – Psoriasis Eczema Clinic