A New Energy in Aesthetics


3 – 5 May 2024 / W Hotel Melbourne

Innovate. Inspire. Illuminate.

Welcome to CUCF 2024!

Welcome to the Cutera University Clinical Forum (CUCF) 2024, where the future of aesthetic medicine unfolds before your eyes. This year, we’re excited to introduce the groundbreaking AviClear device, marking a pivotal moment in energy-based aesthetic solutions. Join us at the luxurious W Hotel in Melbourne from 3 – 5 May for an event filled with enlightening lectures from industry luminaries like Prof. Greg Goodman AM and Dr. Ryan De Cruz. Prepare to engage in stimulating Q&A sessions, witness captivating live demonstrations, and build invaluable connections. At CUCF 2024, we’re not just observing the future; we’re creating it.

The Countdown Is On

CUCF 2024 Moderator

Dr Ashish Bhatia

Featured Speakers

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from the collective experience of the CUCF 2024 faculty of speakers, as they share their insights into delivering world-leading treatments with CUTERA devices.

Prof. Greg Goodman AM

Dr Ryan De Cruz

Dr Shobhan Manoharan
Medical and Laser Dermatologist

Dr Andrew Freeman

Dr Natasha Cook

More Speakers Announcing Soon

Why you should attend








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What Our Attendees Say

Attendees of past events have found great value in attending the CUTERA University Clinical Forum, but don’t just take our word for it! Here’s what they have to say…

Social Events

There are two social events taking place during the CUTERA University Clinical Forum that are not to be missed!

Friday Social Event

Welcome Drinks

Let’s toast to the start of a big weekend of learning and reconnecting at the CUTERA University Clinical Forum in beautiful Melbourne. Only 

Attendee ticket: Complimentary 

Saturday Social Event

cocktail party

Join us for a glamorous evening and enjoy the party with a few bites, drinks and dance with your peers.

Attendee ticket: Complimentary

2023 Highlights

CUCF 2024 Official Hotel

W Hotel Melbourne

Embrace the elegance of W Hotel, Melbourne, your exclusive retreat during the CUCF 2024. Perfectly located in the CBD on the iconic Flinders Lane, this hotel is an embodiment of Melbourne’s vibrant laneway culture. Its 294 bold and creatively designed rooms and suites capture the essence of the city’s artistic spirit. 

As a valued CUCF delegate, you have the unique opportunity to stay at the luxurious W Hotel, Melbourne at an exclusive discounted rate. Immerse yourself in elegance and comfort, right in the heart of the city.

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Earlybird Registration
Is Now Open

Register today for Only $450

Registration includes a ticket to the Friday night and Saturday night social events, as well as two days of world class content from local and international experts. All prices are listed in AUD and are inclusive of GST.


CUCF Conference Registration

$ 450

Earlybird Rate
Registration includes 2-day of workshops and a ticket to the Friday and Saturday social event.

Friday Welcome Drinks

$ 100

Standard Rate
Ticket for the Friday welcome drinks only on 5 May 2023.

CUCF Conference Registration

$ 450

Earlybird Rate
Registration includes 2-day of workshops and a ticket to the Friday and Saturday social event.

Saturday Cocktail Party

$ 150

Standard Rate
Ticket for the Saturday cocktail party only on 6 May 2023. 

CUTERA Devices

Dr Ashish Bhatia


Dr. Ashish Bhatia is a Board-certified and fellowship trained dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon. Dr. Bhatia received his medical degree from Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine, where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha national medical honors society and earned awards for both achievement and service. He completed his residency in Dermatology at the Medical College of Virginia Hospitals where he served as Chief Resident. Subsequently, he completed an intensive fellowship in Mohs Surgery, Cutaneous Oncology, Reconstruction, Cosmetic and Laser Surgery at SkinCare Physicians in Boston, MA under the direction of the leaders in the field from Boston University, Harvard University, and Yale University School of Medicine.

Dr. Bhatia is an internationally recognized expert in dermatologic surgery and cosmetic surgery. His expertise includes facial and body aesthetic surgery, skin cancer therapy, Mohs and reconstructive surgery, laser surgery, and skin resurfacing procedures including scar reduction and revision. He has contributed to the advancement of techniques in facial reconstruction, scar revision, fat reduction, and the use of purified neurotoxins and fillers and published extensively in journals and textbooks, and is a sought after teacher, speaker, and instructor both nationally and internationally.

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Prof. Greg Goodman

The Dermatology Institute of Victoria

Professor Greg Goodman AM is an Australian dermatologist and holds academic appointments as Clinical Professor at Monash University, Melbourne and as an Associate Professor at the University College of London, is head of taskforce for the Australasian College of Dermatologists in higher education in Cosmetic Dermatology, president of the Australasian Society of Dermatologists (ASCD) and one of Heads of Faculty Allergan Medical Institute.

Professor Goodman holds a Doctorate of Medicine (MD) in post-acne scarring and a Graduate Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology (GradDipClinEpi) from Monash University.

He was awarded an Order of Australia (AM) in the general division January 2021.

Professor Goodman lectures in Australia and internationally on skin ageing, skin care, cosmesis and complications of treatments. He has published widelyon acne, acne scarring, and cosmetic dermatology, Professor Goodman reviews for many local and overseas journals and is an International Contributing Editor of the Journal of Dermatologic Surgery.

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Dr Ryan De Cruz


A Specialist Dermatologist and Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists, Dr Ryan De Cruz completed his medical degree at The University of Melbourne, undertaking his residency at St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne and advanced training at St. George’s Hospital NHS, London.

With experience working in hospitals across Melbourne and the UK, Dr De Cruz has been appointed Consultant positions at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and The Skin Health Institute.

With a keen interest in the areas of eczema, acne and rosacea, psoriasis, skin cancer management, laser treatment and hair loss disorders, Dr De Cruz is passionate about providing holistic dermatological care and in sharing his knowledge with fellow industry professionals.


Dr Shobhan Manoharan


Dr. Manoharan is one of Australia’s leading laser dermatologists. He specialises in the use of energy based devices for both medical and cosmetic dermatology. Based in Brisbane, Australia, he is the Medical Director of Brisbane Skin and the founder of training organisation, DermEd.com.au

He was previously the Managing Director of Westside Dermatology and Sweat Free Clinics. He is also past Director of Training for the Australasian College of Dermatology (QLD). He has a special interest in combination treatments for complicated scars (acne, traumatic, surgical and burns), pigmentation, laser rejuvenation, and surgical & non-surgical skin cancer management.

Dr. Manoharan studied medicine at the University of Queensland, worked in the United Kingdom and Australia, gained extensive laser and surgical experience in Australia and the United States, and has sub-specialised in cosmetic and laser dermatology.

Dr Andrew Freeman


Dr Andrew Freeman is a specialist Dermatologist who is accredited to perform Mohs Micrographic Surgery. As well as the surgical treatment of skin cancers, Dr Freeman has a special interest in acne, hair disorders, full face rejuvenation and laser treatments.

Dr Freeman was the first Dermatologist based on the Gold Coast to perform Mohs Micrographic Surgery (MMS), a specialised type of skin cancer surgery that has the highest cure rate and lowest recurrence rates of any skin cancer treatment.

As a visiting Dermatologist at Pindara Private Hospital, Pacific Private Hospital, and Gold Coast University Hospital, Dr Freeman is committed to outstanding patient care. He is also involved in several innovative clinical trials for the treatment of dermatological conditions.


Dr Natasha Cook


Dr Cook graduated as a medical doctor and subsequently underwent rigorous training to become a board certified specialist dermatologist registered with the Australasian College of Dermatology. Dr Cook developed a keen interest in solving Australia’s unique dermatological challenges of premature ageing, sun damage, rosacea, acne + scarring, pigmentation and skin cancer.

Dr Cook has published clinical papers nationally and internationally, becoming a sought-after speaker on a range of topics like facial ageing, longevity, laser + cosmetic dermatology, cosmeceutical skin care and skin cancer. On top of all of this she is an entrepreneur with a keen interest in organisational psychology, wellness, equality and true meritocracy.

Dr Cook did her medical degree at the University of Sydney, graduating with honours (MBBS Hons). She then completed an additional 4-year training program to graduate as a specialist dermatologist (FACD).