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SunDoctors Skin Cancer Clinic Nelson Bay

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SunDoctors Skin Cancer Clinic Nelson Bay 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. SunDoctors Skin Cancer Clinic Nelson Bay 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.

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

Opening Hours

Monday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
(Clinic closed between 1:00pm – 2:00pm)

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Consultation Fees

Private Consultation: $80 - Medicare Rebate: $41.40
Pension / Concession Card holder Consultation: $60 - Medicare Rebate: $41.40

New Patients to the clinic
Private Consultation: $120 - Medicare Rebate: $41.40
Pension / Concession Card holder Consultation: $95 - Medicare Rebate: $41.40

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 at Nelson Bay Clinic

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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.
  • B. Pharm (1976, Sydney Uni)
  • MBBS (1982, Sydney Uni)
  • DRACOG (1986)
  • Cert Skin Cancer Med (2010)
  • VMO Newcastle Melanoma Unit (2006 - 2021)