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SunDoctors Skin Cancer Clinic Hornsby

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.

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

Situated in Sydney’s Upper North Shore, our Hornsby skin cancer clinic provides the best care for patients from surrounding suburbs, including Wahroonga, Turramurra, St Ives, Thornleigh and Dural.
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Clinic Details

Opening Hours

Monday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 4:00pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 4:00pm
Thursday 8:30am – 4:00pm
Friday 8:30am - 4:00pm
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED

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Consultation Fees

Private Standard Consultation: $98
Pension Concession Card Standard Consultation: $60
Medicare Rebate: $39.10
Additional Fees for biopsies and procedures

Additional Clinic Information

Please note:
A Same Day Cancellation Policy applies – same day cancellations and non-attendance will 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.

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.

Meet Your Doctors

Dr Will Shepperd
Dr Will Shepperd has worked in Hornsby for over 10 years as a skin cancer physician. He completed his surgical primary training in England which included working in the plastic surgery unit at the renowned Queen Victoria Hospital. He attained membership of the Royal College of Surgeons London in 2006 and Royal College of General Practitioners in 2008. He is a member of the Skin Cancer College of Australasia, has completed Dermoscopy (skin cancer detection) training and courses for the advanced surgical management of skin cancer. In addition to SunDoctors Hornsby he works at the Melanoma institute of Australia where he has the privilege of working with world leaders in melanoma care and research. He attends regular updates and conferences relating to these skills in order to deliver the best care to his patients.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Medicine (England) - 2001
  • Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCGP, England) - 2007
  • Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP, England) - 2010
  • Fellowship of Royal Australasian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) - 2011
  • Basic Dermoscopy (Primary Care Dermatology Society , UK) - 2010
  • Challenging Dermoscopy Problems (Primary Care Dermatology Society , UK) - 2010
  • Advanced Surgical Skills (Skin Primary Care Dermatology Society , UK) - 2010
  • Member of the Skin Cancer College Australasia - 2018
Dr Suveer Gupta
Dr Gupta is a General Practitioner with over 25 years of experience working both in Australia and UK, and speaks English and Hindi. He completed his Bachelor of Medicine through the University of New South Wales. Whilst working in General Practice both in the UK and in Australia, he has completed a Certificate of Family Planning, Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and more recently a Diploma in Practical Dermatology through Cardiff University. In addition, he is a Fellow Member of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. He has been an Examiner and an Appraiser both here in Australia and in the UK. Dr Gupta returned from the UK in 2010, where he was a General Practitioner with special interest in all aspects of Skin Cancer, Dermatology, and was an Associate in a Cosmetic Clinic in London.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (University of New South Wales) - 1981
  • Diploma of Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (DRCOG) - 1984
  • Fellowship of Royal Australasian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) - 1988
  • Diploma of Dermatology (Cardiff University, UK) - 2009
  • Certificate of Cosmetic Theoretical and Practical Injecting (Juvederm) - 2011
  • Certificate of Cosmetic Theoretical and Practical Injecting (Botox) - 2011
  • Certificate in Primary Care: Skin Cancer Surgery (University of Queensland) - 2014
  • Certificate of Advanced Skin Cancer Surgery (University of Queensland) - 2015
  • Professional Certificate in Aesthetic Medicine (HealthCert) - 2016
Dr Alexander Kotz
Dr Alexander Kotz is trained as a General Surgeon, GP (General Practitioner) and has more than 25 years experience practicing skin cancer surgery.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (University of NSW) - 1972
  • Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS (Ed) - Edinburgh) - 1978
  • Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of England (FRCS (Eng) - England) – 1979
  • Fellowship of Royal Australasian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) - 1996
  • Member of General Surgical Association (GSA) - 1987
  • Member of ANZ College of Phlebology - 1987
  • Member of the Skin Cancer College Australasia - 2011
  • Advanced Certificate of Skin Cancer Surgery (Skin Cancer College Australasia) - 2017
Dr. Judy Tsai
Dr Judy Tsai graduated from The University of Sydney with a medical degree in 1999. She has been a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners since 2003. Judy’s special interest is in skin cancer medicine and has worked in clinics dedicated to skin cancer diagnosis and treatment since 2007. Judy holds a certificate of dermoscopy from the Skin Cancer College of Australasia, as well as certificates in skin cancer medicine, skin cancer surgery and advanced dermoscopy from The University of Queensland.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) (University of Sydney) - 1999
  • Diploma in Child Health (University of Sydney) - 2003
  • Fellowship of Royal Australasian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) - 2003
  • Certificate of Primary Care Skin Cancer Medicine (University of Queensland) - 2008
  • Certificate of Primary Care Skin Cancer Surgery (University of Queensland) - 2012
  • Certificate in Advanced Dermoscopy and Histopathology (University of Queensland) - 2014
  • Certificate of Dermoscopy (Skin Cancer College Australasia) - 2015
  • Accredited Doctor of the Skin Cancer College Australasia - 2106
  • Diploma of Dermoscopy (Skin Cancer College Australasia) - 2016
  • Advanced Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine and Surgery (Skin Cancer College Australasia) - 2017
Dr Dharrini Balachandran
Dr Dharrini Balachandran graduated from The University of Adelaide with a medical degree in 2013. She has been a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners since 2019. Dharrini’s special interest is in skin cancer medicine. Dharrini has completed the Certificate of Dermoscopy ,Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine and the Advanced Skin Surgery Workshop from the Skin Cancer College of Australasia.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) (University of Adelaide) - 2013
  • Diploma in Child Health (The Children’s Hospital Network, University of Sydney) - 2014
  • Fellowship of Royal Australasian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) - 2019
  • Certificate of Dermoscopy (Skin Cancer College Australasia) - 2019
  • Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine (Skin Cancer College Australasia) - 2019
  • Advanced Skin Surgery Workshop (Skin Cancer College Australasia) – 2020
  • Member of the Skin Cancer College Australasia - 2022
  • Advanced Clinical Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine & Surgery (Skin Cancer College Australasia) - 2022
Dr Ting Chow
Dr Ting Chow graduated from The University of Newcastle with a medical degree in 2005 and has been a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners since 2010. Her passion is skin cancer medicine and she has completed the Certificates in Primary Care Skin Cancer Medicine and Surgery through The University of Queensland. She is also interested in Dermatology, having completed a Diploma in Practical Dermatology through Cardiff University (Wales).
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Medicine (MB) (University of Newcastle) - 2005
  • Diploma in Child Health (Westmead Hospital) - 2008
  • Fellowship of Royal Australasian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) - 2010
  • Certificate in Primary Care Skin Cancer Medicine (University of Queensland) - 2011
  • Certificate in Primary Care Skin Cancer Surgery (University of Queensland) - 2011
  • Diploma in Practical Dermatology (Cardiff University, UK) - 2018
Dr Sarah Wahid
Dr Sarah Wahid completed MBBS in 2006 and has been a fellow of the RACGP since 2017. Sarah has a special interest in skin cancer medicine and holds certificates of dermoscopy from Skin Cancer College Australasia and Healthcert Education.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) (King Edward University, Pakistan) - 2006
  • Fellowship of Royal Australasian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) - 2016
  • Professional Certificate of Dermoscopy (Skin Cancer College Australasia) - 2021
  • Professional Certificate of Dermoscopy (HealthCert) - 2021
  • Professional Certificate of Skin cancer Medicine (Skin Cancer College Australasia) - 2022
  • Advanced Certificate of Dermoscopy (Skin Cancer College Australasia) - 2022
  • Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine (HealthCert) - 2022
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