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Medical Team

Medical Advisor | medical team

All content and blog articles on the Bareskin website are based on scientific evidence. Our writers are experts in their field. In addition, all of the information on our website is checked by trained editorial and medically trained approved staff.

Our team at Bareskin consists of licensed nurses, doctors, medical advisors, and dermatologists. Our medical writing team has been certified as a health education specialist. All blog content has been medically peer-reviewed, and all medical statements have been linked up to medically peer-reviewed studies. All content on the Bareskin website was done by research, and all information is unbiased and objective.  

Before publishing anything on the Bareskin medical network, our medical experts evaluate the blog content for medical accuracy. The information gets evaluated by various doctors, nurses and medical practitioners. All write-ups are up to date with the latest research done. Our writing team reflect on the studies by adding various research citations to our content to confirm that all content is medically accurate.

Please note our article and content do not replace a qualified health care professional.

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CONTENT TEAM

Stephanie Van Wyk

Director, Bareskin Medical Network

Stephanie Van Wyk brings Bareskin Medical Network years of experience in nutrition, natural medicine and clinical nutritionist. In addition, Stephanie has years of experience in relationship management and business computing. Stephanie ensures medical accuracy on all content and write-ups on the Bareskin blog and content pages. She has a master's degree in health administration and medical policy. Before joining the Bareskin medical advisor team, Stephanie held various leadership positions at Health institutions in Johannesburg and Pretoria. Stephanie has been with the medical team for over three years now.

Jean Kingsley

eCommerce Professional

Jean is the MD and the eCommerce services professional at Bareskin. As the eCommerce director, she orchestrates all aspects of eCommerce for the Bareskin brand. The role of an MD combines various management services, including sales, technology and online marketing.

Jean main aim always has been to deliver superior brand management and improve the shopping experience for her clients and customers. She is a Cape Town Technicon (CPUT) graduate - In entrepreneurship and Business Management.

John Sykes

Content Manager/Medical Research

John is the content manager and main editor at Bareskin Medical advising board. John has over 20 years of content writing and journalism experience behind him. He has been around the block a few times and have written about everything at some in his life.

John graduated from the University of Pretoria Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. After studies became a medical writer for various blogs including the prestigious Physiciansweekly.

Cathy Boldt

Contributing Writer, PhD, MS

Cathy Boldt is a freelance medical writer and a certified medical health specialist. Cathy has a passion for medicine and a natural affection for health and wellness. Cathy is our in house clinical trial writer. She provides our in-house doctors with the latest medical updates and medical trail information.

In addition, Cathy has written over 2000 articles for various medical health blogs, from basic medical writing to in-depth clinical trail medical writing. When Cathy is not writing, she is horse riding and spelunking.

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Medical Review Board | Meet the Doctors

Dr. Robert Walters (MD) - Medical Advisor

Dermatologist MD (Medical Advisor)

Dr Robert Walters obtained his MBChB from the University of Cape Town. He completed his residency in Dermatology at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. Before moving to Johannesburg, Dr Walters completed his internship in 2005 at Somerset Hospital and his community service in 2006 at Groote Schuur hospital.

He has worked in a wide variety of skincare and skin medical clinics in the last 15 years, both in South Africa and the United Kingdom. Doctor Walters is a proud member of the Bareskin Skin Renewal Institute and a member of the AAMSA (The Aesthetic & Anti-Ageing Medicine Society of South Africa)

Dr Robert Walters has a particular interest in skincare, dermatology and aesthetics and completed various courses in aesthetic medicine. Dr Walters started working at Bareskin Inc in 2017 as an MD consultant and medical advisor.

Dr. Dusan Sekulic M.D - Medical Advisor

Anesthesiology and Intensive Care

Dr. Dusan Sekulic M.D. graduated from the University of Kragujevac in Serbia in 2017 with experience in clinical and laboratory research in neuroscience and pharmacology. He completed his internship and participated in an exchange program in neurosurgery in Lisbon, Portugal, under the supervision of the department chief.

Dr. Dusan Sekulic M.D is currently working as a medical doctor at the anesthesiology and intensive care unit at a clinical centre of Serbia. He also works as a medical writer and content creator for Bareskin Medical.

Dr. Irene Mazzuca MD - Medical Advisor

Doctor of Medicine and Surgery

Dr. Irene Mazzuca holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at the Sapienza University of Rome. She is a licensed doctor who works as a freelance medical writer and a scientific translator (English/Italian and Spanish).

Dr. Irene Mazzuca sees herself as a Digital Nomad. She has clinical medical experience at the following Europene Hospitals - University Hospital of Gran Canaria, Dr. Negrin in Spain, and Özel Yüzyıl Hastanesi Pendik in Istanbul (Turkey).

Jennifer Taylor - Medical Advisor

Somatology - CIDESCO, SAAHSP

Jennifer Taylor grew up in Cape Town, South Africa, where she completed her primary and high school education. After matriculating, she completed two diplomas in Somatology at Isa Carstens Academy in Stellenbosch in 2008 and a certificate in Business Management and Administration at the University of Stellenbosh.