Skin Cancer Services

Skin Cancer Services

provided by SCCA Accredited Skin Cancer doctors

Being the only SCCA Accredited Skin Cancer doctors in town, you can be sure to receive a professional and evidenced based service.

Our Doctors have advanced training in the diagnosis and management of skin cancer, specifically targeting excellence in treatment melanoma and common tumours such as Basal and Squamous Cell carcinoma.

We offer onsite Advanced digital screening services to eradicate unnecessary excisions.

Reconstructive surgery

What is meant by reconstructive surgery? Every time a skin cancer is surgically removed, a “wound” is created. Occasionally, a wound may be left to

Delayed Margin Control Surgery

Offers one of the highest chances of cure of some skin cancers, particularly Basal Cell Carcinomas (BCCs) while ensuring the amount of skin removed is

Standard Excision

Standard Surgical Excision (SSE) is a technique for excision of a wide range of benign and malignant skin tumours. An appropriate margin of normal skin surrounding

Cautery and Curettage

The curette is an instrument that “scrapes” away the soft tissue that comprises the bulk of some skin cancers. Normal tissue is not affected by

Photodynamic Therapy

What is PDT? Photodynamic therapy is a method used to remove and treat skin lesions including pre-cancerous and superficial skin cancers with minimal or no

Contact us

We are always glad to address any questions that you might come up with. Please be sure to get in touch with us should you want to inquire us about anything! Our managers review and accept patient's requests on a 24/7 basis.

MAKING APPOINTMENTS

Reception staff are available between the hours of 8:45am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday to make appointments. There are GP appointments reserved each day for urgent consultations.

Longer Appointments

If you are a new patient or require a longer appointment to discuss more than one issue or a complex matter, please inform reception at the time of making your appointment so that we can ensure you have the time you need with your doctor. Medical enquiries are not to be made via email. Anappointment with your doctor is required.

PRESCRIPTIONS

It is recommended to make an appointment with your GP to request prescriptions. If you are a regular patient and your Doctor has previously prescribed this medication a phone script may be able to be provided (at the Doctors discretion) a fee of $25 will be charged and no medicare rebate is available.

AFTERHOURS

In an emergency please phone 000 or contact Tweed Hospital on 07 55361133. This service provides 24 hour care. For general after hours care Gold Coast After Hours Doctors are available on 07 5534 3633 until 10pm or 07 5532 8666 after 10pm.

If you require a home visit after hours please call 135566. This service covers from Kingscliff north to Tweed Heads.

Request a Consultation

Whichever specific health issue you're currently facing, we'll be more than glad to give you a pre-appointment, free consultation on it!