This multi-disciplinary clinic manages and treats melanoma.
Clinical service overview
Patients referred to the clinic must have a biopsy proven new diagnosis of primary or metastatic (secondary) melanoma.
Refer your patient
Fax referral to us
We accept GP and specialist referrals to this service.
All referrals are triaged by the service according to clinical urgency. Patients requiring immediate assessment should be sent to the Emergency & Trauma Centre.
To refer your patient, complete and fax a referral to us. For urgent referrals, also contact the service Registrar to discuss the case.
To ensure appropriate and timely triage, include all demographic and clinical details as well as relevant investigation results.
If you are concerned about any delay of the appointment or if there is any deterioration in your patient’s condition, contact the service Registrar on call on (03) 9076 2000.
- Referral enquiries (03) 9076 0365
- Referral fax (03) 9076 5799
Special referral instructions
We have rapid access for all new and urgent cases. Patients are contacted quickly on receipt of referral, so please ensure your patient is aware of their diagnosis prior to referring.
- A/Prof Victoria Mar: Dermatology
- Prof John Kelly: Dermatology
- Dr Alexander Chamberlain: Dermatology
- Dr Yan Pan: Dermatology
- Dr Wenyuan Liu: Dermatology
- Dr Hugh Roberts: Dermatology
Cancer Guidelines Wiki
Clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of melanoma (features of melanoma, biopsy, sentinel node biopsy, excision margins)
Information about skin diseases, conditions and treatment for patients and their health professionals
The Australasian College of Dermatologists
Medical Journal of Australia Podcast
Episode 62: Atypical melanomas, with Dr Victoria Mar
ABC Health Report - How to detect unusual melanomas
How do you detect a melanoma that doesn't look like a melanoma? New guidelines from Cancer Council Australia are being designed to do just that...
Financial Review - How to recognise a dangerous melanoma that doesn’t really look like one
Australians are failing to identify the most dangerous kinds of melanomas, according to revised guidelines.