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Overview

Our Division of Dermatology has defined three centres of excellence:

  • Cancer: including melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer.
  • Inflammatory Dermatoses: including conditions such as contact dermatitis and psoriasis
  • Wound Healing: particularly chronic cutaneous wounds including leg ulcers

General Dermatology (Physician referrals only) – Civic Campus

Patients are assessed and treated for a broad spectrum of dermatological disorders which range from rashes, hives, lumps and bumps through to shingles, lupus-like disorders, pre-cancerous lesions and  skin cancers.  Surgeries requiring a local anaesthetic are conducted within the clinic and are well-supported by ongoing patient education.

Phototherapy and Psoriasis (Dermatologist referrals only) – Riverside Campus

Ultraviolet light (UVB or UVA) is used 3-5 times per week to treat several resistant skin disorders including psoriasis, eczema, pruritus and cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. Adjuvant topical therapies are discussed and there is intensive counselling and support from our phototherapy nurses.

Clinics held on Thursday mornings each week

Mohs Surgery (All Physician referrals) – Riverside Campus

Mohs micrographic surgery is a specialized and highly effective procedure for treating common types of skin cancer. Mohs surgery is most commonly used to treat basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma of the skin. Certain melanomas and other skin cancers can also be treated with Mohs surgery. Mohs surgery provides very high cure rates with minimal loss of normal tissue. It is all performed under local anesthetic.

Clinics held on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday each week.

Contact Dermatology (Dermatologist only) – Civic Campus

Patients are assessed and standardized patches of different allergens are applied directly to patients to obtain a diagnosis for the treatment of contact allergies. Patient should bring all personal care items including cosmetics and any clothing that may be causing an allergic reaction to the first appointment.  Contact 613 728-2711 for scheduling these appointments.

Clinic Hours:    Monday
Wednesday
Friday
12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Pigmented Lesion Clinic (PLC) (Dermatologist referrals only) – Civic Campus

The Pigmented Lesion Clinic has as its principal goal, the detection of malignant melanoma in its early, curable, phase in high-risk patients.  Patients are referred to this clinic for melanoma screening and the assessment and management of complicated pigmented lesions.

The PLC Clinic is held on Wednesday mornings.

Ulcer Clinic

Civic Campus – J Building, Infectious Disease, and Wound Healing Centre
Every second Monday

Cancer Clinic

General Campus Cancer Centre – Module A
Thursdays:  8am – 12Noon

Making an Appointment

Referrals in writing are required from family physicians, dermatologists or sub-specialty physicians.  Direct patient bookings are not accepted for Dermatology clinics 

Contact Us

Clinics:
Civic Campus:
613 761-4689 (p)
613 761-4087 (f)
Clinics:
General Campus
613 737-8130 (p)
613 739-6151 (f)
Mohs, Phototherapy
and Psoriasis Clinics
Riverside Campus
613-738-8400 ext. 8
Cancer Clinic
General Campus
613 737-7700, x70513 (p)
613 737-8998 (f)

 

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