We are a modern, specialist dermatology practice located in the centre of Newcastle providing expert care for your skin.
Our specialist dermatologists treat all skin needs including medical, surgical and cosmetic.
Our team strive to deliver the highest quality of care to patients with skin disorders in a discreet and compassionate setting.
We provide comprehensive treatment, from total body skin examination and diagnosis, through the curative surgical treatment.
At Newcastle Dermatology we take advantage of the latest advancements in general dermatological care to achieve maximised results.
OUR SPECIALIST DERMATOLOGISTS TREAT ALL SKIN NEEDS INCLUDING MEDICAL, SURGICAL AND COSMETIC.
Dr Alvand Amiri
M.D M.Med. FACD
Originally from New Zealand, Dr Amiri was awarded his Bachelor of Medicine in 1998 from Charles University Prague before completing an internship at the University Hospital Charles Medical Faculty, Pilsen, Czech Republic.
Dr ANISHA BHULLAR KS
MBBS. MRCP Adv MDERM FACD
Dr. Bhullar has extensive medical experience spanning over 14 years, including working as a physician and a Consultant Dermatologist. She has worked both in Malaysia and Singapore prior to migrating to Australia.
Dr Neil Macpherson
BMed FRACGP BMed Sci (Hons) BA (Psych)(Hons)
Dr Macpherson has a special interest and experience in Dermatology and Dermatology surgery spanning more than 15 years. Neil was awarded his Bachelor of Medicine from the University of Newcastle in 2000 and has since undertaken specialist training in general surgery at John Hunter Hospital (4 years) before training with the college of Dermatologists for 8 years focusing on all clinical skin conditions .
Our Dermatologists treat more than 3,000 diseases. These include:
Basal cell carcinoma
Squamous cell carcinoma
Sun spots (lentigines)
Yes, you do need a referral from your Doctor or other Specialist to see a Dermatologist. Please bring your referral with you or ensure that your Doctor has faxed the referral through to the Dermatologist prior to your appointment. Referrals are normally valid for 12 months, however you should confirm this with your Doctor. Once your referral has expired, you will need a new referral.
You will be advised of the approximate cost of your initial consultation either via a letter or over the phone. Any additional procedure or treatment will incur an additional cost. Please speak to our friendly staff for any further details regarding fees.
We are not a bulk billing service.
You will receive a rebate from Medicare for your consultation and procedures. This can be processed at time of payment.
Private Health Fund
Currently Private Health Funds do not cover dermatology.
It is advised that you leave the area of concern clear from any makeup, moisturisers or topical treatment to allow for a thorough observation of the condition.
Reservations and Cancellations
When cancelling or rescheduling a regular appointment, please contact the office at least 1 business day prior to the scheduled appointment date. When cancelling or rescheduling a surgical appointment, please contact the office at least 3 business days prior to the scheduled visit. Failure to do so will result in a $100 cancellation fee.
Request for records transfer
A fee of $35.00 is payable when requesting transfer of records to cover administrative and postal fees. This fee is payable either at the Practice or by phone.
If you have any additional questions, please ask our friendly reception staff or your Dermatologist.
Getting to know our Doctors
Having recently moved to the area and commenced practice with Newcastle Dermatology, Dr Amiri welcomes opportunities to meet and get to know you as colleagues. Our doctors are committed to providing a contribution to dermatology in the region and periodically host information sessions on various dermatologic conditions for their colleagues. For information on the next event please contact our friendly administration team.
Questions for our Team
Our Doctors are happy to speak to colleagues over the phone regarding patient’s conditions. We understand the importance of discussing certain patients’ conditions with their dermatologist and our doctors will make themselves available to do so during business hours. If the doctor is unable to take the call they will return the call as soon as possible.
We are currently able to take appointments within the month with our dermatologists. Please advise our practice staff if you are seeking an urgent appointment for a patient and an appointment will be made within the week.
Our preferred method of sending and receiving correspondence is through Medical Objects.