Services Offered

Patients are cared for at the East Maitland Skin Cancer Clinic by our experienced skin cancer doctors, who have extensive experience in this field.

Got a skin concern or benign or cancerous lesion to be removed and need an appointment?

Are you tired of living with acne or unknown skin rashes?

Are you overdue for a yearly skin cancer check?

Do you need ongoing treatment for Ecezema?

Our Services

  • Both spot and full skin checks
  • Preventive sun sense educational advice
  • Information on how to self check your skin for melanoma
  • Monitoring of suspicious lesions and those individuals with multiple dysplastic naevi (abnormal moles)
  • The utilisation of digital dermoscopy with photography options
  • A variety of non surgical options for precancerous (sunspots) and cancerous skin lesions. These include cryotherapy (freezing) as well as the use of various creams and gels.

A variety of procedures can be performed on site. These are usually performed with local anaesthetic. Common procedures include:

Punch and shave biopsies (these can be performed where the diagnosis is unclear and assists in determining what treatments (if any) are required.

Curette and diathermy. This involves scraping and cauterising. Particularly useful for shallow skin cancers.

Primary closure or a simple elliptical removal. The most common form of surgical removal.

Skin grafts and flap reconstruction are reserved for more challenging large or specially located skin cancers e.g. nose and ears.