Complex Skin Cancer Surgery
Skin Cancer Surgery in delicate or difficult areas
Sometimes, more complex excisions and repairs will be required to remove a skin cancer. This is often the case when a skin cancer is in a delicate or difficult to access part of the body.
A skin flap is a type of wound closure where skin is taken from an adjacent area and moved to fill the gap often created by the removal of a lesion such as skin cancer.
GPs offering this service:
Another option for more complex skin cancer removals include skin grafts - where a transfer of tissue which has been completely removed from another area of the body is applied to help close a wound left from a skin cancer removal.
Dr. Angie Barker has undertaken complex training and has extensive experience with complex skin cancer surgeries, such as the procedures described above.
Dr May Sian Oh also has qualifications in these more complex procedures.
This website is intended to provide you with general information only. This information is not a substitute for advice from your doctor and does not contain all facts about procedures or conditions. It is important that you consult with your doctor about your personal situation.