Nelson Bay Skin Cancer Clinic
(Affiliated with SunDoctors)
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).
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)
Consultations are bulk billed.
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.
Dr Michael Reid
Dr Reid graduated in 1982 from Sydney University and spent 16 years in Rural General Practice before entering the sub-specialty area of Skin Cancer Medicine in 2001, and soon after opened his own full-time dedicated skin cancer clinic in Nelson Bay. Dr Reid also works as a Visiting Medical Officer at the Newcastle Melanoma Unit, Calvary Mater Hospital in Newcastle. This appointment has been since 2005. Dr Reid is a very experienced skin cancer doctor, using skills gained over the past 20+ years by attending several courses in the diagnosis and management of skin cancer (including melanoma). He also teaches medical students and lectures to GPs on the use of Dermoscopy (the hand-held microscope used to assist in the diagnosis of skin cancer).