Port Stephens Medical Centre

Doctors-Medical Practitioners - Salamander Bay, NSW

Medical Practitioners Servicing The Port Stephens Area

2 Keel St, Salamander Bay NSW 2317

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After Hours Emergency 0438 853 378
 
 
 
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  1. About Us

  2. Products and Services

  3. FAQs

About Us

AT A GLANCE
  • After Hours Service Available
  • Home Visits Available
  • AGPAL Accredited
  • A Range of Services to Cater to Your Needs
Port Stephens Medical Centre - The Specialists in Your Medical Needs, Servicing the Port Stephens Area.
The practice was established by Dr Stan Kuchta in 1980, where it has gone from strength to strength incorporating a range of services to catter to most medical needs. Recent improvements include an upgrade to our premises to make our centre wheelchair accessible. Disabled parking has been added, along with a new ramp and hand rails at the door.

Services

Services include:

  • Comprehensive General Medicine
  • Family Planning
  • Pap Smears
  • Pregnancy Testing
  • ECG
  • Heart Check
  • Counselling
  • Childhood, Adult and Travel Vaccinations
  • Minor Surgery (Removal of Sunspots, Moles etc.)
  • Liquid Nitrogen Freezing Therapy
  • Nutritional Advice
  • Skin Checks
  • Dicing, Aviation and Pre-Employment Medicals
  • Workers Compensation
  • All Family Medical Matters

General Practice is recognized as a specialty by the Australian Medical Council.

Appoinments

Appointments are generally required, and it is best to telephone the receptionist prior to attending to make a convenience appointment.

Our commitment to ensure that all emergencies are seen to as soon as possible, does however, mean that on occasions you may have to wait a shirt time to be seen. We do endeavour to keep on time.

If you need to cancel your appointment, please advise our reception staff at least 2 hours prior to your appointment

After Hours

Our surgery provides an after hours service for urgent medical attention. The after hours telephone number is 0438 853 378. If it is an emergency call please call 000.

Home Visits

Home visits are available to patients whose medical condition does not allow them to attend the surgery. It is generally preferable to see patients at the surgery as the necessary equipment is on hand for all the required investigations and treatment. Call thesurgery during office hours for an appointment.

Payment Methods

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ABN
71 509 763 265
Established
1985

Products and Services

Practice Type

Aviation Medicine, Birth Control, Cardiac Care, Family Care, Family Planning, Gastroenterology, General Medicine, Maternal Health, Pathology, Preventive Medicine, Primary Care, Skin Cancer, Travel Medicine

Service

Diabetic Care, Diagnostic Services, Diving Medicals, Immunisations, Medical Assessments, Medico Legal Reports, Men's Health, Nurses, Prescriptions, Regular Skin Reviews, Sexual Health, Vaccinations, Visiting Specialists, Women's Health

Concern

Allergies, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Diabetes, Fevers, Heart Disease, Influenza, Injuries, Menopause, Moles, Osteoporosis, Pregnancy, Reflux, Respiratory Disorders, Skin Cancer, Skin Disorders, Sleep Disorders

Diagnostics

Blood Tests, ECGs, Glucose Tolerance Test, Hearing Tests, Pap Smears, Pathology Testing, Pre-Employment Medicals, Skin Cancer Screening

Procedure

Mole Removal

Audience

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders, Adults, Babies, Children, Gay Men, Lesbians, Men, Seniors, Teenagers, Transsexuals, Veterans, Women

Facility

Car Parking, Wheelchair Access

Service Option

By Appointment, Consultations, Disabled Access, Examinations, Onsite Services, Same Day Service, Walk-ins

Type

Veterans Affairs

Insurance Accepted

WorkCover

Payment Concern

Insurance Claims, Pensioner Discounts, Senior Discounts

Years of Experience

Over 25 Years

Assurance

AGPAL Accredited, Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Insured, Registered

Ownership

Australian Owned, Locally Owned

Hours of Operation

Open Monday - Friday, Open Saturdays

FAQs

  • What happens if I do not attend my appointment?

    If you do not provide sufficient cancellation notice (at least 2 hours) you will incur a non-attendance fee of $70.

  • How do I receive my results?

    Our receptionists can often help you with pathology results and will contact you promptly by telephone to arrange a convenient appoinment to discuss those results when requested by one of our doctors. Naturally we will attend to urgent matters immediately.

  • How can I pay for a consultation?

    Fees are payable at the time of consultation by cash, cheque, credit card or EFTPOS.