Western Skin Institute Waurn Ponds – Affiliated with SunDoctors

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.

Our Waurn Ponds skin cancer clinic is situated in the Geelong region, within the Medical One building and a short drive from Belmont.



Medical One
160 Colac Road
Waurn Ponds VIC 3216
Ph: 03 5201 8011
Fax: 03 4206 7766

Email: waurnponds@sundoctors.com.au

Opening Hours

Reception open on Wednesday

Monday 8am – 4:30pm
Tuesday 8am – 5pm
Wednesday 8:30am – 5pm
Thursday 8am – 4:30pm
Friday 8am – 4:30pm

Our Doctors

Dr. Eugene Tan

Eugene Tan photo

Dr. Eugene Tan is a Dermatologist, Mohs Micrographic surgeon and Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians (FRACP) and Fellow of Australasian College of Dermatologist (FACD). Prior to entry into dermatology advanced training, he was the dermatology research fellow at Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand. His research resulted in the implementation of virtual skin cancer clinic – the first of its kind, in any public hospital in New Zealand. He then completed four years of dermatology training in both New Zealand and Australia at the Skin and Cancer Foundation Victoria and St. Vincent’s Melbourne. He was awarded the Brenan prize in Dermatopathology and a travelling award to San Diego, California. Dr Tan then completed two further years of fellowship training in Mohs Micrographic Surgery accredited by the prestigious American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS) He has experience in all specialties of general dermatology, dermatologic surgery and has published and presented internationally. He is currently the Associate Editor for the Australasian Journal of Dermatology.

Tuesday – (8:30am – 5:30pm) *Starting on 14th November 2017
Note: A referral is needed to see Dr Tan

Dr. Emily Shaw


MBBS Hon I (Monas) FRACGP, Dip. Dermoscopy (SCCA), Dip. Skin Cancer Medicine and Surgery (SCCA)

Mon – Tues – Friday (8:30am -5pm)
Thursday – (8:30am -4:30pm)
Saturday – (9am -3:45pm) *Once a month only

Dr. Emma Perry


Monday  to Thursday – 8am to 11am, 1pm to 4pm
*Starts on Monday 5th February

Dr. Rebecca Jarvis

Rebecca Jarvis

Friday – (8am – 4:15pm) *Starting 2nd week of August

*Terms and Conditions:

  • – This practice is a mixed billing clinic.
  • – Pensioners and DVA will be Bulk Billed
  • – Private patients are $48.00 out of pocket with a $120.00 fee, $71.70 rebate from Medicare
  • – Evening appointments from 5:30pm onwards and weekend appointments are for private appointments. No discounts available apart from the Medicare rebate.
  • – Payment is required at the time of consultation.
  • – Any additional procedures may incur further costs.
  • – Patients with Pension, Healthcare and DVA cards must present these at time of consultation.