Mount Eliza Skin Cancer Clinic


Mount Eliza Skin Cancer ClinicEarly detection of Skin Cancer is important. Over 95% of skin cancers are cured if treated early.

Careful screening of your skin enables your doctor to detect skin cancer early

To assist with early skin cancer detection, doctors at Ti-Tree carry out Dermoscopy. This enables your doctor to examine moles under specialised light magnification to assess the pigment structure of skin lesions.

Some lesions are photographed and these images are permanently stored on your medical record, allowing your doctor to compare any changes in the future.

Services offered by Doctors at Ti-Tree Skin Cancer Clinic

Mount Eliza Skin Cancer ClinicDoctors at Ti-Tree Skin Cancer Clinic provide a full Skin Cancer Service, including:

  • Screening
  • Detection
  • Biopsy
  • Treatment - including Cryotherapy and Surgery in our purpose built operating rooms and referral to plastic surgeons or dermatologists for more complicated skin lesions

Mount Eliza Skin Cancer Clinic

Doctors and Nurses consulting at Ti-Tree Skin Cancer Clinic

Ti-Tree Skin Cancer Clinic supports highly-trained doctors who have completed specialised training in the Detection and Treatment of Skin Cancer, and work with exceptional nurses.


Bookings with your doctor are essential, and can be made by calling 9787 8033.


Mount Eliza Skin Cancer Clinic

The doctors consulting from the Skin Cancer Clinic all offer a 30-minute full body skin cancer check and treatment plan for $175.00 (Medicare Rebate $79.70). No referral is needed for this service.

However, please note that the time your doctor will take to carry out a Full body skin cancer check, and to prepare a treatment plan, may vary depending on a number of factors, including the number of skin moles and freckles you have, as well as the type and location of these lesions.

Your doctor will offer a pensioner discount of $10 on all skin cancer services.

Costs for biopsy and treatment services offered by your doctor may vary depending on size, type and location of lesion, the cost you pay your doctor covers the usual follow up, dressing change if required and removal of stitches.

What to expect

Mount Eliza Skin Cancer ClinicWhen you make a booking for a Full body skin cancer check, you will be advised that a pre-consultation questionnaire needs to be completed.

Please arrive 10 minutes early and you will be provided with a copy of the questionnaire for you to complete prior to your appointment with your doctor. (Or download the questionnaire here and bring it in with you on the day)

Skin Cancer Questionnaire Click here to download Skin Cancer Questionnaire

You will be asked to disrobe, behind a curtain, leaving on only your underwear. You should then lie down on the examination couch. A cover sheet will be provided for you. Please do not wear any make-up to this appointment as it can change the appearance of the skin.

When you are ready, your Skin Clinic Doctor will systematically and carefully examine all areas of your skin, noting any abnormalities. Your Skin Clinic Doctor will use a Dermatoscope – a special skin magnifier. - on specific lesions and may need to photograph some lesions for future reference. These images will be stored on your confidential medical record.

It is not routine for your Skin Clinic Doctor to examine your genitals, however skin cancers sometimes do occur in these areas. It is recommended for you to check your genitals prior to your full body skin check , and your Skin Clinic Doctor will check any skin spots that you have noticed.

We support both male and female Skin Clinic Doctors who are available to carry out Full Body Skin Checks.

Once your examination is completed, your Skin Clinic Doctor will prepare a treatment plan . This plan will be explained to you in detail.

The plan may be simple, requiring no treatment, just a review Full Body Skin Check in a time period appropriate to your skin type and risk.

Alternatively, you may need some skin lesions treated. A plan of this treatment will be explained to you. The treatment may include :

  • Cryotherapy
  • This is when liquid Nitrogen is used to freeze a skin lesion . It is usually applied for 10 to 30 seconds and does cause some discomfort whilst being applied – this discomfort varies depending on the location of the lesion . This form of treatment is used for benign lesions, like warts and for some pre – malignant lesions, which if left alone could turn into a skin cancer. Cryotherapy may leave mild scarring, or the area may look paler than the surrounding skin.

  • Biopsy
  • When a diagnosis can not be made from clinical examination alone, a biopsy may be required to get a definite diagnosis. Common types of biopsies are a punch biopsy or a shave biopsy . Both are carried out under local anaesthetic. Usually a biopsy does not require stitches, only a basic dressing.

  • Excision
  • This is where the entire lesion is removed. Almost all excisions require stitches. Some larger wounds may also require more involved procedures, including “Skin Flaps” or “Skin Grafts”. All excisions are carried out under local anaesthetic.

  • Topical Treatments
  • Topical creams are only suitable for certain pre-malignant lesions or certain types of skin cancers where surgery is not appropriate. These creams (Aldara or Efudix) are expensive, but in certain situations may be subsidised.


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