Procedures

The doctors at Hunters Hill Medical Practice regularly perform minor surgical procedures. These procedures happen under local anaesthetic, within  our well-appointed facilities.

Our patients tell us that they appreciate the convenience of having a minor surgical procedure at a time that suits them, with a rapid return to home or work.

All procedures at Hunters Hill Medical Practice are undertaken with hospital-standard sterilisation practices and protocols. Your doctor will carefully explain to you what is involved in your procedure and any follow-on treatment that may be needed.

Common procedures that we perform include:

  • Suturing of lacerations
  • Excision of cyst
  • Excision of skin cancers
  • Incision and drainage of abscesses
  • Implanon (contraceptive hormone) Insertion
  • Removal of foreign bodies (in skin, eyes, ears etc)
  • Skin biopsy
  • Triage and suturing of lacerations
  • Reduction of dislocations
  • Iron infusion, Aclasta infussion, IV fluids
  • Removal of warts
  • Dressings for burns, skin tears and other injuries

Other services:

  • Chronic Disease management e.g.; Diabetes, Asthma, Osteoarthritis, Ischaemic Heart disease, Osteoporosis
  • Cryotherapy
  • ECGs
  • Spirometry
  • Pathology collection

If you need a minor medical procedure, talk to your Hunters Hill general practitioner today. He or she will explain what is involved, and whether or not it can be done at our practice.

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