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SunDoctors Skin Cancer Clinic Nelson Bay

Nelson Bay Skin Cancer Clinic is the only dedicated full-time clinic in Port Stephens, and was established in 2001. We pride ourselves on delivering the highest standard of medical care for our patients. Nelson Bay Skin Cancer Clinic is staffed by doctors with a special interest in melanoma and other skin cancers.

Early detection can mean a cure, and our dedicated team work together to offer a wide range of services, including: Skin examination Diagnosis of skin cancer Melanoma Carbon dioxide laser Cryotherapy Biopsy Excision Skin graft and flap surgery Cosmetic fractional laser resurfacing for the face.

We bulk-bill all consultations and treatments and use state-of-the-art carbon dioxide laser and surgical techniques. This means no out-of-pocket cost for most general consultations.

Dr Reid also works as a Visiting Medical Officer at the Newcastle Melanoma Unit (Newcastle Mater Hospital).
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Clinic Details

Opening Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 09:00 am – 05:30 pm
Wednesday 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
Thursday 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
Friday 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
(Clinic closed between 1:00pm – 2:00pm)

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Consultation Fees

Consultations are bulk billed.

Additional Clinic Information

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 Michael Reid
Dr Reid graduated in Medicine from Sydney University in 1982, and after 4 years in hospital practice, moved to Nelson Bay to work in regional general practice. In 2000, he decided to follow his enthusiasm for skin cancer medicine, and left GP land and has been a full-time skin cancer physician in Nelson Bay since then. He has completed several seminars, courses and exams in skin cancer diagnosis and management, and was also a VMO at the Newcastle Melanoma Unit (at the Calvary Mater Hospital, Newcastle) for 16 years, where he was involved in the diagnosis, surgical treatment and follow up of melanoma patients, including those requiring oncology treatment with immunotherapy or targeted therapies.
Qualifications:
  • B. Pharm (1976, Sydney Uni)
  • MBBS (1982, Sydney Uni)
  • DRACOG (1986)
  • Cert Skin Cancer Med (2010)
  • VMO Newcastle Melanoma Unit (2006 - 2021)
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