Alice Springs Skin Cancer Clinic

Every year over 500,000 Australians are treated for skin cancer, with 95% of cases curable if they are caught early enough.

Skin health assessments with Dr Deb Mitchell is another service our centre offers to our patients. Skin health clinics are now held 2 -3 times a week with our Alice Springs Skin Cancer Clinics. Download information about Skin Cancer Clinics here

When Dr Mitchell performs a skin check, you will need to undress, so wear appropriate clothing. Dr Mitchell will then use a dermatoscope to examine you. The dermatoscope magnifies her view of the skin, which helps Dr Mitchell to perform a thorough examination.

If any areas of concern are identified, it may be photographed for later review, or recommended for removal. When booking, please advise staff you require a skin health check so that they can book the appointment accordingly.

Doctor Deb Mitchell

Doctor Deb Mitchell

Position: General Practitioner & Practice Principle

Qualifications: MBBS, FRACGP, DRANZCOG, FARGP, Grad Dip
Musculoskeletal Medicine, Grad Cert Clinical Rehabilitation, Grad Cert Clinical Dermoscopy, Primary Certificate in Skin Cancer Medicine, & Skin Cancer Surgery & Skin Cancer Therapeutics making her approximately halfway through a Masters in Skin Cancer medicine.
Profile:
Dr. Deb Mitchell has been working in and around Alice Springs for the last 18 years. She has worked in various roles over the years, including time at the Alice Springs Hospital, Remote Health as a District Medical Officer, locum GP in Central Australia and Arnhem Land. In 2006, Deb co-founded Alice Springs Family Medical Centre. Her main clinical interests include musculoskeletal medicine, skin procedures and skin cancer checks, women’s health, shared antenatal care and fertility issues and mental health.

Skin Cancer Information

Skin Clinics

Dr Mitchell has recently completed more skin cancer surgical training in the Gold Coast affiliated with the University of QLD. She is working towards her Masters in Skin Cancer Medicine and is continuing to upskill her surgical skills all the time.

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Some Facts

2 in 3 Aussies will get at least 1 skin cancer by the age of 70.  Download more information here.

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Top to Toe Skin Check

Dr Deb Mitchell holds regular skin cancer check clinic days. These are held regularly on a Monday morning, Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Download the information sheet here.

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