Exam-phobic doctor takes college to court


An exam-phobic doctor who sued the Australasian College of Dermatology because it refused to grant him a fellowship without sitting its fellowship exams, has lost his discrimination battle.

Dr Angelo Sklavos developed his phobia in the aftermath of his poor performance in the college’s fellowship examinations in 2010. 

He said he suffered anticipatory anxiety, arousal, insomnia, palpitations, dry-retching and nausea, as well as feeling “immobilised” at the thought of