Our medical centre is currently operating to reduced staffing levels and we are fielding a high volume of enquiries due to the current COVID-19 situation. Please treat our staff and health care professionals with respect during this difficult time, and check our website for our hours of operation, as they may have changed.

Our medical centre does not perform COVID-19 testing. If you have tested positive for COVID-19 and are seeking medical advice, please book a telehealth appointment online. You may receive a call for your appointment from a private number.

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Dr Hamish McLachlan

Dr Hamish McLachlan

MBBS (Hons), FRACGP, DCH

Skin Cancer Doctor

Dr Hamish McLachlan

MBBS (Hons), FRACGP, DCH

Skin Cancer Doctor

Dr Hamish McLachlan has over 5 years’ experience in General Practice, broadening his medical experience by undertaking further studies in skin cancer medicine, surgery and dermoscopy. Dr McLachlan has further developed his training in skin cancer medicine by completing:

* Membership Course with the Australian Institute of Dermatology.

* The Advanced Surgical Certificate with the Australian Institute of Dermatology

* Certificate in Skin Cancer – Skin Cancer College of Australasia

* Certificate of Dermoscopy – Skin Cancer College of Australasia

* Advanced Certificate of Dermoscopy – Skin Cancer College of Australasia

* The Advanced Skin Surgery Workshop – Skin Cancer College of Australasia

* Dermatopathology for Skin Cancer Clinicians – Skin Cancer College of Australasia

Whilst he enjoys all aspects of General Practice, Dr. McLachlan is particularly passionate about skin cancer and surgical practise.

He is able to provide a full and detailed skin assessment, via a comprehensive examination. Diagnosis is aided by dermoscopy and, when necessary, a biopsy – which can usually be done instantly.

If a skin cancer (or other spot of concern) is found, Dr Hamish McLachlan is highly experienced and skilled in the surgical removal of skin lesions and cancers.

He also provides non-surgical treatments for skin cancer and is also accomplished in treating other common skin conditions, including lumps and bumps of concern.

Dr. McLachlan is passionate about helping all of his patients enjoy healthy lives.

*Terms & conditions for introductory offer for skin checks

Offer is valid until 31 July 2023
Introductory offer is only available at Highett Medical & Dental Centre
All bookings are subject to availability
The above Terms and Conditions may be modified and updated at any time without prior notification by Highett Medical & Dental Centre in its absolute discretion. Any such modifications to the Terms and Conditions may be applied to a patient retrospectively.

Highett Medical & Dental Centre may collect personal information from the patient for the purpose of facilitating this loyalty discount program

Special interests

  • Skin Cancer

Languages

  • English
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Bulk Billing

available for eligible patients

Out of pocket fee - standard consult*

Ordinary Hours After Hours
Kids under 16 Bulk-billed - Free Bulk-billed - Free
DVA card holders Bulk-billed - Free Bulk-billed - Free
Pensioner concession card holders Bulk-billed - Free Bulk-billed - Free
Healthcare card holders Bulk-billed - Free Bulk-billed - Free
All other patients face to face, Walk-ins & Telehealth (with a valid Medicare Card) $25 $30

* All patients (who are not bulk-billed) are required to pay the full fee upfront. The Medicare rebate can be claimed at the time of payment.

Ordinary Hours

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm


After Hours

All other times including Public Holidays



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