Australia has one of the highest rates of melanoma diagnoses in the world
Two in three Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the age of 70.
Patients are often confused about who to consult for skin cancer care. The Skin Cancer College’s Accreditation Program allows patients to easily identify Accredited Skin Cancer Doctors.
These doctors have completed significant additional study, passed rigorous assessment and have proven skills in the diagnosis, treatment and management of skin cancer.
What we offer in our dedicated skin clinic includes:
Obtain patient history and perform a comprehensive skin examination utilizing a dermoscope.
Sometimes if lesion needs follow up we use specific photography which is kept in patients’ file as a confidential document for comparison in the future.
Undertake further surgical diagnostic procedures such as biopsies or excision os skin lesions as required.
Advise patient of treatment modalities both surgical or not surgical, which are recommended for the various form of skin cancers according to national skin cancer council guideline.
Repair of surgical wound defects resulting of skin cancer excision, our accredited experienced skin cancer doctors are able to undertake most of complex closure using flaps and grafts surgical technics.
Develop individual personal management plans including education and prevention strategies and follow up of skin cancer and melanoma.