Important Update to Bookings

Due to unprecedented numbers of requests for appointments, Ivanhoe Dermatology Clinic has closed its books to new patients until 31st Jan 2022. If you are a new patient seeking an appointment, please discuss alternative services with your GP.

If you are an existing patient wanting to make an appointment, please email your request to bookings@ivanhoedermatology.com.au.

If you are an existing patient wanting to make an appointment but do not use email, please call the clinic on 94971381.

Ivanhoe Dermatology Clinic turns 10 in May 2020!

The team at Ivanhoe Dermatology Clinic have served the community for ten years. We are proud of our reputation as a caring and compassionate centre of excellence. We would like to thank our specialist dermatologists, nurses and administration staff for their dedication. We would especially like to thank our referring doctors and patients for their support over the years. 

COVID-19 Information for Patients Receiving Immunosuppressive Medication

Does immunosuppressive treatment increase the risk of contracting COVID-19 or the severity of the infection?

COVID-19 is a new strain of a common family of viruses (coronaviruses) and we are still learning how it works. Human coronaviruses are spread through contaminated droplets by coughing or sneezing, or by touching contaminated objects.

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Coronavirus Update

Ivanhoe Dermatology Clinic remains open for the management of your skin disease. 
In view of the Coronavirus pandemic, you may wish to alter your appointment in the following ways:

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The Australasian Melanoma Conference was held at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on the 5-6th October.

The Australasian Melanoma Conference 2018

The Australasian Melanoma Conference was held at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on the 5-6th October. This meeting focused on integrating research and clinical care. International and local experts provided important insights into understanding how melanoma is managed in the modern era. 

The meeting was outstanding meeting and we would like to congratulate Assoc. Prof. Tori Mar for her roles as an organizer, chair-person and speaker. Assoc. Prof. Alvin Chong also chaired a session on non-melanoma skin cancers. 

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Australasian College of Dermatologists Viva Exams for 2018

As the Victorian Examiner for the Australasian College of Dermatologists, Associate Professor Alvin Chong coordinated the Specialist Viva Exam at Skin and Cancer Foundation. This was an enormous logistical exercise and involved candidates, examiners, examination bulldogs, observers and patients. The two examination days went well and Prof Chong is very grateful to all who participated and contributed their time and energy to this important event.

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Charles Harcoan Skin Cancer Patient Profile

Charles Harcoan found his first melanoma on his leg 25 years ago. He was in the Reserve Bank running club at the time. Charles discovered his second melanoma on his right forearm 20 years ago while he was working as a taxi driver.

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