Our “Better Health” programmes comprise special clinics dedicated to improving the health of patients with existing or potential chronic health problems and patients are encouraged to discuss their ongoing health management and any concerns with their doctor.
Skin Cancer Checks and Management
Dr Thilan Walgamage is a General Practitioner (GP) with extensive surgical skills – he has undergone training over seven years in general surgery, plastic surgery and transplant surgery. Dr Walgamage was an advanced trainee in cardiothoracic surgery before he transitioned to becoming an emergency physician and GP. Dr Walgamage has since focussed on up-skilling his surgical training towards skin cancer medicine and surgery – he holds a Professional Certificate in Skin Cancer Medicine and a Professional Certificate in Skin Cancer Surgery from HealthCert – a training organisation accredited by the Skin Cancer Institute in Australia and New Zealand and recognised by the International Dermoscopy Society. He is also undertaking the Certificate in Primary Care Dermatology by Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
Dr Walgamage is happy to provide general skin examinations, minor skin cancer surgeries and advanced skin cancer surgical procedures including skin grafts and flap repairs when clinically indicated.
Dr Walgamage conducts weekly clinics for skin cancer checks and surgery at
Queen Street Medical Centre Moruya. Tuesday (afternoon clinic) – skin examinations Thursday (morning clinic) – surgical procedures
For information on Dr Walgamage’s skin cancer management fees and to make an appointment, please phone our medical receptionists
Important Please: Please DO NOT apply make-up on the day of your skin examination or procedure. Your skin should be thoroughly cleansed the night before and no make-up applied on the day.
Visits to Aged Care Facilities
Banksia Village, Broulee and the Illawarra Retirement Trust, Moruya are both visited by our general practitioners. Full access to your medical record by your GP is available at the facility and our practice nurses conduct comprehensive medical assessments as required.
Each Wednesday from 8.00am to 12.30pm, Doctors Shepherd, Starmer and Lavender work on a rotational roster at Banksia Lodge. Banksia Village residents are also able to book an appointment with the Banksia Lodge staff to see the doctor.
Our doctors conduct home visits for the immobile, elderly, seriously ill and palliative care patients. Your doctor will discuss the arrangements with you and or your family.
Allied Health Services - on site at Moruya
Southern IML Pathology
Sea Change Physiotherapy
Special Interest - Services at Tuross
Skin Cancer Checks and Management
Dr Thilan Walgamage
These specialists regularly visit our medical centre. Your doctor will provide advice and a referral for all specialist consultations.
Next time you visit our practice be sure to look out for the AGPAL Accredited General Practice Accreditation Certificate. Our practice team is proud of this achievement and as part of this process we continuously strive to make quality improvements to better your patient experience.
Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (AGPAL) is a not-for-profit independent provider of general practice accreditation in Australia. To learn more about the benefits of accreditation to you, your family and the Australian community visit AGPAL.