Skin Check Clinic

Skin Check Clinic

The Importance of Skin Checks

While there is no national screening program for skin cancer, skin checks are an important source of early detection.  Australia experiences some of the highest levels of ultra-violet radiation in the world, primarily because we are close to the equator and have weather conditions that permit many blue-sky days. It is therefore no surprise that skin cancer (combined melanoma and non-melanoma) is the most common type of cancer in Australia. Skin cancer causes more Australian deaths than transport accidents, and every year Australian GPs conduct over a million patient consultations for skin cancer.

What to Expect During Your Consult

A skin check at our dedicated skin cancer clinic is generally completed in a fifteen-minute session and is a simple, full body check for skin cancer.  Doctors have on-site, specialised equipment that they use for skin checks and are equipped to undertake photographs for monitoring, biopsies, excisions, and use of cryotherapy or diathermy if required.  The majority of skin cancers are able to be handled by us but we may refer to a specialist for their input if the case is complex or at the patients request.

Consultation Fees

Skin Checks

  • Full skin check $96 with $41.40 medicare rebate
  • Additional costs will apply for biopsy with a $100 gap and $50 treatment room fee

Full payment of procedure to be made on the day. Please contact reception staff for any further enquiries.


Dr Luke Duffy

Dr Luke Duffy is a GP from Adelaide with broad interests in all aspects of General Practice.

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Dr Luke Duffy received his Doctor of Medicine in 2015 from Flinders University. Following internship he spent his residency years gaining experience in acute medicine, spending residency years working in Intensive and Critical Care, Anaesthesia and Emergency Medicine at Flinders Medical Centre.

Before becoming a doctor Luke was a physiotherapist.

He completed fellowship with the RACGP in 2021 and finds life as a GP to be both challenging and rewarding. He strives to provide holistic and comprehensive care to people of all ages and backgrounds. Luke is interested in all aspects of General Practice including common and complex conditions and also performs minor surgical / skin procedures.

Outside of work, Luke enjoys spending time in nature, travelling, camping and hiking, playing guitar, listening to music, and spending time with friends and family.

*Please note that Luke does not prescribe opiate medication for chronic pain or sleeping pills for insomnia.


Our Family Practice in Stirling is nestled within the Adelaide Hills at 104 Mount Barker Road. While there is no national screening program for skin cancer, skin checks are an important source of early detection. For high-risk individuals, they are especially important – this includes those with a fair complexion, freckles and red hair, those with high UV exposure or sunburn as a child, anyone with a previous melanoma or non-melanoma skin cancer, or melanoma in a first degree relative. Call today on 08 8339 2677  and one of our friendly receptionists will be able to help in answering any health related queries you may have.

Practice Opening Hours are:
Monday – Friday  8.00 AM – 6.00 PM
Saturday 8.30 AM – 12.00 PM

Where to Find Us

Our practice is located at 104 Mount Barker Road, Stirling. We have parking on-site. Our Medical Practice proudly services the following nearby suburbs:

  • Stirling
  • Crafers
  • Aldgate
  • Bridgewater
  • Heathfield
  • Piccadilly
  • Mount George
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Visit our Stirling location today!

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