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Skin Check Clinic

Our Clinic:

Our modern theatre lights, cauterization machine, and aseptic precautions do offer additional safety. We have low complication and incomplete removal rates.

East Corrimal Medical Centre is pleased to inform our patients of our skin cancer clinic now available at ECMC.

We know that the people of the Illawarra love the sand and surf at our beautiful beaches. However skin protection and cancer prevention are important measures to take to keep ourselves healthy and happy.

We offer biopsy, cryotherapy, excision, and flap repair services.

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Our practitioners:

All of our doctors offer skin checks 6 days a week. Our general practitioners have undergone additional training in skin cancer diagnosis and surgery.

Doctor Mehan has completed an advanced certificate in skin cancer surgery from the University of Queensland. He does skin cancer operations on the head, neck, skin flaps and skin skin grafts on a Thursday afternoon.

Please make an appointment with our friendly reception staff for your next skin check.

 

Risks:

Our doctors are not plastic surgeons. We are always happy refer patients to public or private plastic surgeons if patients wish to receive specialist care.

Please note any skin cancer procedure comes with risk. Complications can include infection, bleeding, scaring, wound breakdown, incomplete cancer removal, and rarely damage to nerves or tendons.

 

Post-Operative Care

1. Keep the wound clean and dry

2. If in pain or bleeding please access immediate medical attention from our clinic or emergency services

3. Approximate recovery will take 1-2 weeks

Book in to see your doctor 5 days after your procedure for a follow up