Description

A dermatologist is a medical professional who specialises in diagnosing, treating and preventing skin conditions. Common skin conditions treated by dermatologists include skin cancer, acne, psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis and warts.

Services provided

  • Diagnosis of skin disorders
  • Treatment options
  • Surgical procedures

Eligibility

You need a referral from a doctor to see a dermatologist.

How to access

Ask your doctor about how to make an appointment with your dermatologist.

Costs

Dermatologist services may be partly or fully covered by Medicare.

Dermatologist fees are covered by some private health funds, but the amount will depend on your insurance policy. Contact your insurer for more information.