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SunDoctors Skin Cancer Clinic Ballina

We offer the highest certainty around the detection and treatment of skin cancer. We stop at nothing to give our patients the best possible care and outcomes at every point in their journey.

Our doctors are highly trained and our results are processed in our own specialist pathology laboratory – which is the biggest in Australia and does nothing but skin cancer. The doctors at our Clinic have personally managed hundreds of melanomas and thousands of non-melanoma skin cancers.

Our 3 doctors are Specialist GPs. They are specialist GPs but require no referrals.

Our Northern Rivers clinic and labs use state-of-the-art technology to improve the patient journey and enable the highest standards of medical care.

Only a short drive from Lennox Head, our Ballina SunDoctors Skin Cancer Clinic provides care for patients covering the whole of the Northern Rivers region & surrounds.
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Clinic Details

Opening Hours

8.30am – 5pm Monday to Friday

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Consultation Fees

Private Standard Consultation: $120 (Medicare Rebate: $39.75)
Private Extended Consultation: $145 (Medicare Rebate: $76.95)
Private Spot check: $60 (Medicare Rebate: $39.75)

Pension Concession Card Standard Consultation – under 75 years: $70 (Medicare Rebate: $39.75)
Pension Concession Card Spot Check – under 75 years: $30
Pension Concession Card Standard Consultation – over 75 years: Bulk Billed

Bulk Bill for Dep Veterans Affairs Card holders

Weekend Consultations
Private Standard Consultation: $140 (Medicare Rebate: $39.75)
Private Extended Consultation: $160 (Medicare Rebate: $76.95)
Private Spot check: $70 (Medicare Rebate: $39.75)

Additional Fees for biopsies and procedures - these will be discussed with you at the time of consultation with your Doctor.

Additional Clinic Information

This Clinic is wheelchair accessible.

Please note that we are unable to accept cash payments in the clinic, with only Eftpos and Credit Card payments allowed – for safety and convenience. Thank you for your understanding.

Please note:
Same Day Cancellation Policy applies.
Same day cancellations and non-attendance may incur a fee. If you are unable to attend your appointment, please contact our office as early as possible so that the appointment can be offered to our waiting list.

Meet Your Doctors

Dr Arthur Proudfoot
BMBS, FRACGP, MACP BA Certificate in Skin Cancer Medicine
Dr R. Arthur Proudfoot was trained at Flinders University in Adelaide. He has a fellowship with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and has completed a Professional Certificate in Skin Cancer Medicine, Prof Cert in Dermoscopy, Prof Certificate in Aesthetic Medicine and Prof Certificate in Skin cancer surgery. He is currently looking forward to completing his advanced certificate in Skin Cancer Medicine.
Dr Pramuk Jayatilake (PJ)
MBBS, FRACGP, DPH, DCH, Dip Dermoscopy
Dr PJ is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, with diplomas in Child Health and Public Health. He holds a Diploma in Dermoscopy from the Skin Cancer College of Australia and New Zealand. He is currently completing a Certificate in Skin Cancer Medicine with Skin Cancer College of Australia.
Dr Julie Alexander
Dr Julie Alexander gained her Primary Medical Degree in Ireland in 2002 and after this, qualified and worked as a GP. After moving to Australia she completed a Masters Degree in Skin Cancer Medicine in 2014. Until recently, she has been working in country NSW where she gained most of her experience in Skin Cancer Management. She is passionate about skin cancer detection and sun protection.
  • MB Bch BAO Belfast Queens University
  • MRCGP UK 2006
  • FRACGP Australia 2007
  • Masters in Skin Cancer Uni of QLD 2014
  • Advanced Certificate in Dermocopy SCCA 2019
  • Advanced Cert Skin Cancer Surgery SCCA 2021