Australian qualified Dermatologists

Real time on-demand teledermatology

Teledermatologist provides the link between specialist care and rural communities.

Servicing Regional & Rural Areas

This innovative service provides real time dermatology consultations to people without reasonable access to specialist services whether in a regional or rural area or for those unable to travel to a Dermatologist.

Affordable Care

Teledermatologist consultations can cost less than a normal face to face Dermatology consultation.

Medicare provide a 150% patient rebate when using Teledermatologist for patients living in country areas (RA2 to RA5) and a care recipient of a residential aged care facility (located anywhere in Australia) and a patient of an eligible Aboriginal Medical Service (located anywhere in Australia)

Consultation Charge Comparison
Consultation Cost Rebate Out of pocket
Normal initial face to face consultation $245.00 $72.75 $172.25
Teledermatologist Consultation $245.00 $136.25

GP Medicare item numbers

The consultation can be conducted either with or without the attendance of the GP

If a GP or Practice Nurse is in attendance (generally in rooms) the item's number for attendance can be found here:

MBS Connecting Health Services Item List

Professional Attendances Item Rebate
General Practitioner 2100 (at least 5 minutes) $22.90
General Practitioner 2126 (less than 20 minutes) $49.95
General Practitioner 143 (at least 20 minutes) $96.85
Practice Nurse/Aboriginal Health Worker. Providing support to patient during Teleconference 10983  

$32.40

Nurse Practitioner 82220 (less than 20 minutes) $24.10
Nurse Practitioner 82221 (at least 20 minutes) $45.65

Accessible, Fast & Secure

Accessible: Just call (02) 4960 8277 or download our App;

Dermatologist - Same day consultations.

Fast: We will endeavor to have you linked into a video consultation with a Dermatologist within 3 hours. You can ask your patient to return for the consult at the scheduled time.

Secure: We have developed a strong, secure App and records system behind the most up to date security systems available, using SSL/TLS 256-bit encryption authenticated by secure certificates and strict authority protocols.

Instructions for a Consultation

01.
Request a consult

A consult request may be made by phone, fax or our custom smartphone App.

Phone the clinic on:
Office: (02) 4960 8277
Mobile: 0428 658 968

or fax the referral to (02) 4960 8288

or use the free custom app available from either Apple App Store or GooglePlay.

02.
Coordinator guidance

Teledermatologist Coordinator will provide guidance and assistance in

  • downloading the app to your smartphone;
  • registering the Doctor within the system
  • creating a new case on the app with patient details
  • using the app to take images of the patient
  • confirming the images have been received

On completion of the consultation request, you will then receive a link in an email from Teledermatologist in your inbox. 

Click on that link to have a pre-consult video conference with our coordinator.

03.
Coordinator check

Our coordinator will check the following:

  • photos you sent to us via the APP to ensure they are suitable for diagnosis
  • Take patient details including consents and payment details.
  • Request a detailed referral.

Our coordinator will then search for the next available Dermatologist.  An email will be sent confirming the name of the Dermatologist, fees and time of the consultation along with a link to the video conference with the Dermatologist.  ( This will be a different link to the first video conference. )

04.
Consultation

Simply click on the link in the email from the Coordinator and join the Dermatologist for your video consultation.

How It Works

Real time, dermatology care

Teledermatologist allows the user to pick up their mobile phone, download the App, take relevant photos via the App and connect with our Teledermatologist coordinator.

Our coordinator organises the collection of patient information and arranges a consultation with a consulting dermatologist for the same day.

GP's and remote or special care nurses will have unprecedent access to an Australian qualified dermatologist.

Whatever reason - disability or distance - those who are unable to travel to a Dermatologist can benefit from this service.

Now available Australia-wide.

About Us

Teledermatologist has been developed to address the chronic shortage of Dermatology services Australia wide.
In short, Teledermatologist allows the GP to pick up their favourite mobile device, download the App, take relevant photos via the App and connect with Teledermatologist coordinator. The coordinator immediately organises the collection of necessary patient information and arranges a consultation with a consulting Dermatologist for the same day.
The technology ‘Teledermatologist’ offers is revolutionary, and will allow those in need of Specialist Dermatologist services unprecedented quick access. It is specifically designed to be quick and easy for regional, rural and remote areas. GP’s and remote or special care nurses will have unprecedented access to an Australian qualified Dermatologist.
Teledermatologist also offers specialist Dermatological care to those unable to travel; for the mobility restricted and/or aged patients.
Teledermatologist is available across Australia.
Simply download our FREE App ‘Teledermatologist’ from either the Apple or Google Apps stores.

TeleDermatologist

Created By:

Heat Marketing

TeleDermatologist

Address: Newcastle Dermatology Pty Ltd
16-18 Christo Road,
Georgetown, NSW 2298

Phone: +61 2 4960 8277
FAX: +61 2 4960 8288
Email: [email protected]

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