APPOINTMENTS & FEES
A Skin Cancer Doctor has obtained specialised skills and proven methods in diagnosis and management of skin cancer .
Dr Nada Rohde prides herself in providing advanced care in Skin Cancer Medicine and Surgery and has specialised skills in early diagnosis of skin cancer. Dr Rohde is a skin cancer doctor with advanced skills in skin cancer surgery and Dermoscopy, a specialised skill and expertise in early skin cancer detection and imaging. The equipment used is of the highest quality. Dr Rohde engages in latest skin cancer medical education.
If you do have a specific mole, lesion, non healing sore, itchy, tender area, which bleeds or had bled, please inform reception at time of appointment.
Dr Nada will most likely need to do a biopsy after a dermascopic examination and need to deal with this active concern immediately then rebook you for a total body skin cancer examination which can take up to 30 minutes.
SKIN EXAMINATION AND SKIN BIOPSY
Diagnosis of a skin cancer relies on a thorough past history of skin cancer,skin cancer risk factors, family history of melanoma , your general health and medication followed by a dermascopic skin examination.
At the end of assessment, Dr Rohde will be able to advise you of a provisional diagnosis. This means she will provide you with a clinical diagnosis and will sometimes need a conformation by skin biopsy.
This is done under a small amount of local anaesthetic and a very fine gauge needle.
Sometimes for your comfort, Dr Nada will apply a numbing cream to sites such as nose, lips and other more sensitive areas prior to injecting a local anaesthetic.
Diagnosis of a melanoma will require removal of a whole of lesion .
The biopsy sample is sent off to pathology for confirmation of diagnosis and takes about 3-5 days for a report.
A copy can be sent to your GP with your permission.
A follow up appointment will always be required.
Dr Rohde will call you if the report shows a melanoma .
FOLLOW UP APPOINTMENT
Usually depends on result of your biopsy.
Our receptionist will call you to arrange an appropriate time needed if surgery is required.
All patients are provided a post surgical appointment for a dressing change at no extra cost.
A screening skin cancer appointment interval will be advised at the end of your initial appointment and risk assessment.
Sometimes , doctor also advises a follow up appointment to monitor a concerning mole, change, or a rash.
Dr Rohde has advance skills in non surgical cosmetic procedures and over 15 years in experience gained in leading skin cancer clinics in Sydney.
All procedures are performed at competitive cost and exceptionally high standard.
Please call reception to book an initial consultation and discuss your personal needs, expectations and cosmetic treatments with Dr Nada Rohde.
– Initial consultation $160
– Follow up fee $120
Full Age Pensioners
– All consultations and procedures are bulk billed
– All patients are charged a private fee
– Standard consultation item 23 is $95
– Long consultation item 36 is $130
– Initial consultation $100, no Medicare rebate
– Consultation cost is not charged if a cosmetic treatment is provided during the time of consultation