About

Dr Philippa McCaffery is a Cosmetic Physician, practicing in Edgecliff, Sydney. Her practice focuses on patients affected by Acne, Acne Scarring, Pigmentation, Sun Damage and premature Ageing.

Dr McCaffery graduated from Sydney University Medical School in 1980. Following several years as a hospital resident, she undertook a Masters in Public Health in 1984 and spent the next fourteen years managing large hospitals in both the Public and Private health sectors in Sydney. She returned to clinical practice in 1998 and took over the CACI Clinic in Edgecliff in Sydney in 1999.

The CACI Clinic had pioneered laser hair removal in Australia in 1995 and was one of the first Cosmetic Medicine Clinics in Sydney. Dr McCaffery’s interest in Womens Health and in particular, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (the commonest cause of Adult Acne in females) expanded the Clinic’s service profile to include skin correction programmes for Acne, Sun Damage, Pigmentation, Facial veins and Scarring. Dr McCaffery has trained with a number of the world’s leading innovative Dermatologists including Dr Zein Obagi in California USA and Dr Philippe Simonin in Geneva Switzerland.

Dr McCaffery formulated Clearskincare skincare creams in 2000 – 2002, designed Clearskincare’s “Easy Squeeze” in 2003, Clearskincare’s Skin Roller range in 2004 and Clearskincare’s Skin Peels in 2008

Dr McCaffery is a keen researcher and is always testing and refining her treatment programmes to deliver the best possible results for her patients.