Dr Nadiesh Seneviratne

Dr Nadiesh Seneviratne doctor GP Hervey Bay

Dr Nadiesh Seneviratne

MBBS, AMCC, FRACGP, UQ Cert (Skin Cancer)

 

Dr Seneviratne is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).  He graduated in a 2003.  Over the years he has had training and experience in General Medicine, General Surgery, Emergency Medicine, General Practice, Dermatology and Skin Cancer.

 

As a Fellow of RACGP, Dr Seneviratne is experienced to manage all aspects of general practice presentations.  He has a special interest and additional training in Dermatology and skin cancer detection and treatment.  

 

His training and experience in skin cancer treatment are as follows:

  • Certificate in Primary Care Skin Cancer Medicine- University of Queensland
  • Certificate in Primary Care Skin Cancer Surgery- University of Queensland
  • Certificate in Primary Care Dermatology- University of Queensland
  • Certificate in Advanced Dermatoscopy and Histopathology- University of Queensland
  • Three years of surgical training under consultant surgeons
  • Advanced skin cancer surgical training with Skin Cancer College Australasia
  • Member of the Skin Cancer College Australasia

Dr Seneveviratne welcomes patients for skin cancer checks and skin cancer treatments.  His is competent with the use of the skin flaps and skin grafts to achieve the best outcome.  Safety is an utmost priority in his work and as such more difficult surgeries will be referred to specialist surgeons or plastic surgeons.

 

As per practice policy, Dr Seneviratne bulk bills children, DVA, pension and healthcare card holders for skin checks and all skin cancer treatments.  Other patients will have a small out of pocket expenses is listed in the table below.

Skin Cancer Item Fee for Non Concession Card Holders
Skin Check

Level B (less than 20 min) $76 with a Medicare rebate of $37.60 (Out of pocket is $38.40)

Level C (20-40 minutes) $109 with a Medicare rebate of $72.80 (Out of pocket is $36.20)

 

Skin biopsy

Bulk billed

 

Skin Cancer Surgery (excisions, flaps, grafts etc)

 $50 out of pocket, with bulk billing for some items at the doctor's discretion.