Specialist Skin Services
Skin Plus Compounding Pharmacy is Melbourne’s first and only retail pharmacy open to the public, dedicated solely to the art and science of quality skin care and skin therapeutics.
Our goal is to meet all your skin care needs through the provision of individualised and patient-focused care with professional advice, friendly service and competitive prices.
At Skin Plus Pharmacy we pride ourselves in working with you to optimise your skin health by offering personalised skin care regimens to address your individual needs. Our pharmacists and staff can assist by providing compounded (freshly made to order) preparations and expert advice to better accommodate your skin care needs.
Skin Plus Compounding Pharmacy is headed by Dimitra Gourdouvelis Jalilian (Pharmacist) and Victoria Jalilian (Pharmacist). They are supported by other staff including Tamar Douzmanian (Pharmacist), cosmetic nurses and dermal clinicians who also share a special interest in skin health. Dr Chris Jalilian, dermatologist and husband to Dimitra acts as our clinical advisor.
Working together, a space for honest and trust-worthy advice and care has been created for our patients. With a passion for ‘everything skin’ we strive towards excellence in providing all your medical skin health and cosmetic products.
DIMITRA GOURDOUVELIS JALILIAN
Dimitra is the director of Skin Plus Compounding Pharmacy and the wife of dermatologist Dr Chris Jalilian of Melbourne Skin & Dermatology. Dimitra has been working in pharmacy since the age of 16, first as a pharmacy assistant and dispensary technician then progressing to become a qualified pharmacist taking on a managerial role. After completing her undergraduate studies with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) from Monash University, she followed on to complete a Masters in Pharmacy. Dimitra is also an accredited HMR (Home Medicine Reviews) pharmacist working closely with GPs within the Knox region.
Dimitra’s interests in compounding and skin care led her to undertake extensive training in this field and established Skin Plus Compounding Pharmacy. Dimitra works passionately to provide tailored advice to best meet the skin care and therapeutic needs of patients.
Victoria is the manager of Skin Plus Compounding Pharmacy. Vicky has been integral to the success of Skin Plus Compounding Pharmacy having been involved in the design and planning from the very beginning. Vicky comes from a background in specialty pharmacy practice. Having worked in a managerial capacity in the retail pharmacy sector, she progressed to specialty practice within clinical pharmacy and further in the field of dermatology. Vicky has a Bachelor of Science Degree from Monash University and Masters in Pharmacy with a Graduate Diploma in Wound Care. Her strong understanding of compounding in dermatology has enabled Skin Plus Compounding Pharmacy to produce high quality and elegant products. Her customer care and enthusiasm for delivering exceptional care is second to none.
Having completed her Bachelor of Biomedical Science in 2012, Tamar went on to pursue her passion for translational health sciences by completing her Bachelor of Pharmacy with a Graduate Certificate in Pharmacy Practice from Monash University. She commenced her internship at St Vincent Hospital whilst also working in research and the community pharmacy sector. Tamar has a wealth of experience in both retail and hospital pharmacy. She has developed a key interest in formulating skin therapeutics and providing practical advice to patients for optimising their skin health.