Dermatology - The Brian Walder Department of Dermatology

How we can help you

We care for and treat people with skin cancers and other skin problems such as:

  • eczema
  • psoriasis
  • acne
  • dermatitis
  • hair and nail disorders
  • skin infections.

We look after people staying in the Hospital and provide outpatient clinic appointments for those living in South Eastern Sydney.

Our services include:

  • biopsies to help identify the problem
  • patch testing - applying substances to your skin to identify skin allergies
  • vascular laser - using light to treat abnormal blood vessels under the skin
  • narrowband UVB phototherapy - using UV light to treat skin conditions
  • hand and foot UVB phototherapy - using UV light to treat conditions on hand or feet 
  • photodynamic therapy - using cream and light to treat cancer cells
  • biologics - special medicines which help inflammation. 
  • skin surgery. 

Our team includes seven specialist doctors called Dermatologists, three Dermatology Registrars and one accredited Dermatology nurse.

Our Dermatologists:

Dermatologist Clinical and Research Areas Days of Work

Dr Glenda Wood

Head of Department

General Dermatology

Photodynamic Therapy

Phototherapy

Tuesdays 2.00 pm
Dr David Wong

Dermatology 

Dermatology Surgery

HIV/AIDs

 Monday 2.00pm

Also at Albion Street Clinic first Friday of the month at 10.00 am 

Dr Annette Wegman General Dermatology Thursdays 11.00 am
Dr Rebecca Saunderson

General Dermatology

Patch testing

Fridays 2.00 pm
Dr Burcu Kim

General Dermatology

Vascular Laser

Biologics

Thursdays 2.00 pm
Dr Alicia O'Connor

General Dermatology

Biologics

Thursdays 2.00 pm
Dr Adam Harris

General Dermatology

Patch Testing

Dermatology Surgery

 

Fridays 2.00 pm

 

These clinics are located in the Adult Outpatient Department,  Level 2, Campus Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick. Phone: 02 9382 0400.

Clinic Name Day of the Week Time 
Surgical Clinic Mondays 2.00 - 5.00 pm
Registrar Treatment Clinic Tuesdays 9.30 - 11.00 am
General Dermatology, Photodynamic Therapy Tuesdays 2.00 - 5.00 pm
General Dermatology Thursdays 11.00 - 1.00 pm
General Dermatology, Biologics, Vascular Laser Thursdays 2.00 - 5.00 pm
Registrar Clinic Fridays 9.30 - 11.00 pm

The following clinic is at the Albion Centre, Ground Floor, 150-154 Albion Street, Surry Hills. Phone: 02 9332 9600. 

Clinic Name Day of the Week Time 
Surgical Clinic First Friday of the month 10.00 am - 12.00 pm

 

You will need a referral letter from your local general practitioner (GP) or specialty doctor to use this service. Please ask them to write you a referral letter explaining your medical history, relevant test results and what medicines you are taking. Fax this referral to our Adult Outpatient Department on: 02 9382 0422.

We will then send you a letter in the post with the details of your appointment date, time and location. If the appointment is urgent we will contact you via telephone. 

If you provide your mobile phone number you will receive a SMS reminder 5 days before your appointment.

If you need to change or cancel your appointment please telephone 02 9382 0784 or 02 9382 0400.

We are a teaching hospital and you may be asked to be involved in research or for a medical student to be present at your appointment. You have a right to say no. If you do so, this will not impact in any way on the services we will provide.

Please let us know if you need an interpreter. You can contact us telephoning the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) on 131 450. Tell the operator what language you speak and then ask the interpreter to set up a telephone conversation between you, an interpreter, and the healthcare professional you want to speak with.