Hong Kong College of Dermatologists (HKCD), previously known as Hong Kong Association of Specialists in Dermatology established in 2005, is a professional organization of a group of medical specialists in Hong Kong. All members are Hong Kong Medical Council accredited specialists in Dermatology. There are now over 80 members.
Dermatologists are doctors specialized in caring skin diseases. They are qualified through years of committed full-time postgraduate training in local institutions recognized by Hong Kong Academy of Medicine. A major proportion of their practice is dealing with skin disease. Together with their training, they have the most experience of dealing with skin disease among all doctors.
Dermatologists specialize in making early and accurate diagnosis, treatment and prevention of skin, nail and hair diseases as well as skin cancers. We are able to educate patients about their disease and give them proper advice to manage their condition best. Our task is to bring relief to patients suffered from skin diseases. We uphold our professionalism through provision of best quality dermatologic care and strict code of practice.
The organization’s objective is to promote the public benefit regarding the care of skin disease through patient education and holding regular meetings to update clinicians of dermatologic advancements and to safeguard the public interest related to improvement of dermatologic practice in Hong Kong.
On this website, you will find reliable information provided by our dermatologists about common skin disease and problems, treatment options and proper skin care. Links to various patient help-groups are also provided.