Dr Peter Menz is a plastic surgeon who specializes in skin cancer surgery.
Phone: (08) 8373 1755
Fax: (08) 8373 3108
Oxford Day Surgery Centre is a licensed Private Day Procedure Centre.
Dr Peter Menz attended
Adelaide University finishing with MBBS in 1977. Post-graduate training was based in Adelaide and culminated in obtaining FRACS (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery) from the Royal College of surgeons. 1986 was spent gaining further experience in the USA working mainly at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. Since returning to Australia in 1987 Dr Menz worked in private practice and also for many years in the public hospital system. He was a consultant surgeon at the QEH, RAH and FMC. He was head of the Plastic Surgery unit when finishing at FMC in 1998.
He saw the great advantages for patients utilising Day surgery facilities. Practice at Oxford Terrace commenced in 1990 and the purpose renovated Day hospital was initially accredited in 1994.
Techniques have been developed and improved to manage skin cancer surgery in a day setting. Skin cancer is the main focus nowadays.
In the last 5 years Dr. Menz has excised over 3700 BCC's, 2600 SCC's and 150 melanomas. About 60% of these are from the Head and Neck region.
Competent well trained staff can provide care from the first telephone contact, through to consultation, surgery, dressings and any aftercare. Having medical care at the one location improves patient safety and satisfaction.
If you wish to make an appointment, obtain a referral from your GP or specialist. Then telephone 83731755 an speak to a real person who will make a consultation appointment booking. The secretary will likely confirm the referral is appropriate and assess the urgency of the referral.
Email bookings and quotations are not available.