General Dermatology

General Dermatology

The field of dermatology encompasses all conditions affecting the skin, hair and nails. The human skin is the largest organ in the body and many different diseases and conditions may affect the skin, hair and nails. Here are just a few:

  • Acne
  • Dermatitis / Eczema
    [Atopic Eczema, Irritant and Contact Allergic Dermatitis]
  • Psoriasis
  • Skin cancers [Basal cell carcinoma (BCC), Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC ), Melanoma]
  • Infections [Bacterial e.g. Impetigo, Infected eczema, Pyoderma] [Fungal e.g. Tinea/Ringworm/Sporotrichosis] [Viral e.g. Herpes Zoster, Varicella Zoster, Pityriasis Rosea] [Spores e.g. Tinea Versicolor] [Mites, Scabies etc.]
  • Birth marks [Vascular e.g. Portwine stains, Strawberry naevus / Haemangioma] [Pigmented lesions e.g. Congenital naevus, Naevus spilus]
  • Pigmentation disorders [Vitiligo, Melasma/Chloasma, Lentigos etc.]
  • Alopecia/ Hair loss [Androgenetic alopecia, Female pattern hair loss, Alopecia areata, Frontal  fibrosisng alopecia etc.]
  • Auto-immune disease [Discoid Lupus Erythematosis,  Subacute Cutaneous Lupus, Dermatitis Herpetiformis etc.]
  • Bullous diseases [Bullous pemphigoid, Pemhigus vulgaris, Cicatricial Pemphigoidetc.]
  • Hair disease [Alopecias, Trichorexis nodosa, Congenital  hair disorders etc.]
  • Nail disease [Nail dystrophy, Onycholysis, Beau line’s, Leuconychia, Pitting etc.]
  • Primary Hyperhidrosis [including treatment with botulinium toxin type A]

For more information on the different skin conditions and treatment you can visit the Australasian College of Dermatology website by following this link:

Interested In General Dermatology With Us?

For appointments or general enquiries, speak with our friendly reception staff who will be glad to assist however they are able:

Phone: 02) 6651 7000
Fax: 02) 6651 7010
Address: Suite 214/ Specialist Medical Centre,
343 Pacific Hwy, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450

The Australasian College of Dermatologists recognises the dedication and professional service of its Fellows and their commitment to excellence in dermatology.