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Nelson Bay Skin Cancer Clinic

Providing Expert Skin Examination And Diagnosis Of Skin Cancer

Nelson Bay Skin Cancer Clinic is the only dedicated full-time clinic in Port Stephens since opening in 2002. We pride ourselves on delivering the highest standard of medical care for our patients. On average, we diagnose TWO NEW MELANOMAS every week. We are a modern and friendly clinic with easy access and ample parking.

Nelson Bay Skin Cancer Clinic is staffed by doctors with a special interest in melanoma and other skin cancers. Early detection can mean a cure, and our dedicated team work together to offer a wide range of services, including:

  • Skin examination
  • Diagnosis of skin cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Carbon dioxide laser
  • Cryotherapy
  • Biopsy
  • Excision
  • Skin graft and flap surgery
  • Cosmetic fractional laser resurfacing for the face.


We bulk-bill all consultations and treatments (except cosmetic laser) and use state-of-the-art carbon dioxide laser and surgical techniques. This means no out-of-pocket cost for most general consultations.

Dr Reid also consults at the Newcastle Melanoma Unit at the Mater Hospital where he has been a visiting medical officer since 2005. Dr Reid attends the Melanoma Unit every second Monday.

Our convenient location, is ideal for those who live or work in Port Stephens and surrounding areas such as, Nelson Bay, Shoal Bay, Fingal Bay, Corlette, Salamander

Bay, Soldiers Point, Anna Bay, Fishermans Bay, Boat Harbour, Bobs Farm, Salt Ash, Medowie, Tanilba Bay, Mallabulla, Lemon Tree Passage, Raymond Terrace, Karuah, North Arm Cove, Pindimar, Hawks Nest and Tea Gardens.

We consult on alternate Mondays 9am – 5.00pm at Estia Health Retirement Village consulting rooms, Spinifex Ave, Tea Gardens. Booking an appointment is easy and can be done at any time using our convenient online booking service. Simply scroll to the top of the page and click on your preferred appointment time from the options listed to get started now.

Practice Staff

Dr Michael Reid

Dr Reid graduated in 1982 and spent 16 years in Rural General Practice before entering the sub-specialty area of Skin Cancer Medicine in 2001, when he opened his own full-time dedicated skin cancer clinic in Nelson Bay. Dr Reid also works as a...

Nelson Bay Skin Cancer Clinic
Opening Hours
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 9:00am - 1:00pm
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am - 10:30am
Thursday: 9:00am - 1:00pm
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Friday: 9:00am - 1:00pm
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Public Holidays: Closed