QMC can help you on your Skin Journey

Skin care & minor surgery services

Skin cancer is the most common cancer affecting New Zealanders, with over 80,000 people being diagnosed each year. If you have any spots or areas of skin that you are concerned about or just looking at early prevention, our skin clinic can help.

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SERVICES

Skin care & minor surgery services.

Full Body Mole Check

If you are needing a full body mole check the following Doctors can complete this for you:  Dr Simpson,  Dr Anderson , Dr Curran, Dr Hutchison or Dr Macharg.

The appointment will take approximately 20-30 min and may include immediate treatment of any precancerous lesion.  Our team use a camera with a dermoscopic lens to take a high-quality, detailed image beneath the surface of a mole to show features not visible to the naked eye and enable diagnosis of the very early basal cell, squamous cell and melanoma skin cancers.


Cost: $200

Skin excisions are quoted following your consultation.

Spot Check

If you want one mole checked, you can book to see any of our General Practitioners or Nurse Practitioners at our four sites. This can be completed in a regular GP appointment. Along with mole checks we also offer support in managing Acne, Psoriasis, Eczema and Dermatitis. Costs: Standard consultation charges apply.

Full Body Mole Check

If you are needing a full body mole check the following Doctors can complete this for you:  Dr Simpson,  Dr Anderson , Dr Curran, Dr Hutchison or Dr Macharg.

The appointment will take approximately 20-30 min and may include immediate treatment of any precancerous lesion.  Our team use a camera with a dermoscopic lens to take a high-quality, detailed image beneath the surface of a mole to show features not visible to the naked eye and enable diagnosis of the very early basal cell, squamous cell and melanoma skin cancers.


Cost: $200

Skin excisions are quoted following your consultation.

Spot Check

If you want one mole checked, you can book to see any of our General Practitioners or Nurse Practitioners at our four sites. This can be completed in a regular GP appointment. Along with mole checks we also offer support in managing Acne, Psoriasis, Eczema and Dermatitis. Costs: Standard consultation charges apply.

How to book

You can book online for an initial consult with a GP or Nurse Practitioner for a single spot check  at any of our four locations.

If you require a full body mole check,  please book an extended appointment (30mins) by phone with one of the following GPs,


Dr Simpson, Dr Curran, Dr Hutchison or Dr Macharg.  
Dr Simpson is a Skin Cancer Accredited doctor specialising in skin surgery or lesion removal.


If you are not enrolled with QMC, please phone us to request an appointment.

Book an appointment

Book online for an initial appointment for a single mole check. If you require a full body mole check, please call us to book.

Your appointment

After your initial appointment, we will discuss the next steps. Some may require a biopsy or lesion removal. We will explain how this works and discuss any potential costs with you at that time.

You case is followed up with care

Once we’ve assessed you, the clinician will let you know how we’ll treat it. We can offer minor skin surgery or arrange a referral to a specialist if needed.

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Frequently asked questions

What can I do to reduce my risk of skin cancer?
  • Avoid the sun, especially between 10 AM and 4 PM.
  • Avoid tanning, and never use indoor tanning beds.
  • Cover up with long sleeves long  pants or a long skirt, a broad-brimmed hat and UV-blocking sunglasses.
  • Use a broad-spectrum (UVA/UVB) sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or higher every day. For extended outdoor activity, use a water-resistant, broad- spectrum (UVA/UVB) sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher.
  • Apply sunscreen to your entire body 30 minutes before going outside and  reapply every two hours or after swimming or excessive sweating.
  • Keep newborns out of the sun. Use sunscreen on babies over the age of six months.
  • Examine your skin head-to-toe every month.
  • See a skin specialist at least once a year for a full body mole check.
  • Don’t get sunburnt.

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Locations Offering

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Services

At QMC we offer personalised care to our enrolled, casual patients or visitors travelling through Queenstown. You don’t have to be enrolled to visit us. View our practice locations below.

Remarkables Park

The Remarkables Park practice includes GPs, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses and Healthcare Assistant appointments. Additional services include a Cervical Screening Clinic, Sexual Health Clinic, and Ear Health Clinic...

Remarkables Park

Jacks Point

Staffed with GPs, Nurse Practitioner, Practice Nurse, Health Improvement Practitioner, Health Improvement Coach and a co-located Physio on site...

Jacks Point

Isle Street

As our Isle Street practice is our biggest centre, our healthcare providers work in two general practice teams to provide our enrolled and regular casual patients with a higher standard of healthcare. These teams comprise of GPs, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses and Healthcare Assistants...

Isle Street

Arrowtown

The Arrowtown general practice team includes GPs, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses and a Healthcare Assistant. Some of our Arrowtown clinicians also see patients in Queenstown...

Arrowtown

How we can help you

At QMC, we offer personalised care to our enrolled, casual patients or visitors travelling through Queenstown. You don’t have to be enrolled to visit us. View our practice options below.

Casual Patients & Visitors

New to town or travelling through? We are here to provide exceptional medical care for everyone. You do not need to be enrolled to visit us.

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After Hours & Urgent Care

Open 365 days a year, our After Hours & Urgent Care is available to assist patients with an illness or injury that does not appear to be life threatening.

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Telehealth Appointments

We understand making the trip to visit your doctor can create more pressure. Telehealth offers flexibility, convenience and saves you time.