Surgical Dermatology

Surgical procedures in our modern South Melbourne clinic

When considering treatment options for your skin, we always preference the least invasive, most effective option first. However, some skin conditions are best treated with surgical options and you’ll be in the safest hands with our expert team.

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Minimal invasiveness, maximum effectiveness

Our procedures are all done on-site in our purpose-built modern facility in South Melbourne, housing the latest in medical equipment. Where possible, we strive to perform your surgery on the same day of your consultation.

Surgical services include:

  • Skin cancer and melanoma surgical excisions including the use of flaps/grafts where applicable
  • Skin lesion removal
  • Removal of benign moles and benign lesions for cosmesis
  • Biopsies of rashes and skin lesions
  • Curettage (skin scraping) of lesions
  • Cautery/hyfrecator treatments for skin lesions
  • Cryosurgery using liquid nitrogen for benign and cancerous skin lesions


Surgery can lead to scarring, and most often it’s not visible or a worry to patients. Sometimes scars can be evident, and we have a number of options to aid healing and treat scarring to get you the best result possible including 

  • topical silicone gel/healing balm preparations
  • post-operative LED treatments for optimum scar healing
  • steroid injections for thickened scars (hypertrophic/keloid scars)
  • skin needling/ RF skin needling for evening out of minor scarring