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Dr Lerinza van den Worm

Specialist Dermatologist

Dr Lerinza van den Worm

Specialist Dermatologist

Dr. Lerinza van den Worm is a specialist dermatologist with a particular interest in medical, paediatric and aesthetic skin care, as well as the treatment of skin cancer.

Dr. van den Worm is compassionate and meticulous in her approach to skin health, with an emphasis on tailoring care to the individual needs and circumstance of each patient. She harnesses evidence-based medicine in seeking the most current and effective treatments, and is determined to achieve optimal, patient-centered outcomes. She encourages patients to become integrally involved in the management of a holistic approach to their skin health and is committed to helping patients understand the complex world of skin disease.

Key career distinctions

  • 2007 – 2012: Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree from the University of Pretoria
  • 2013: Certificate in Surgical Procedures from the University of Stellenbosch
  • 2016: Certificate in Aesthetic Medicine from the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine
  • 2018: Awarded the Strauss & Katz World Congress Fund Scholarship to present her research at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • 2017 – 2020: Graduated as a Fellow of the College of Dermatologists of South Africa
  • 2020: Master of Medicine in the field of Dermatology at the University of Cape Town

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