Dr Siva Nachiappan
MBBS, FRCS(Glasgow), FRNZCGP, Diploma in Dermoscopy(University of Queensland, Australia)
I am currently a GP Partner at Eastmed Doctors.
India and the UK 1985-1999
After basic training in India, I trained and worked in the UK for 10 years. I completed the FRCS (Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow) in 1998.
New Zealand 2000
I was in Wellington for one year as a Surgeon followed by Wanganui for five years doing Trauma, Orthopaedics and Surgery.
I became a GP in 2005, buying into Dr Fred Strange’s practice in 2010.
My surgical background helps me to do complex skin cancer work.
I have used the polarising light skin microscope (Dermoscope) since 2005. I have had ongoing education in the use of the Dermoscope.
I am completing the Diploma in Dermoscopy this year (University of Queensland, Australia)
Southern Cross Affiliated Provider
I am a Southern Cross Addiliated provider and offer the following services for southern cross patients.
- Skin Cancer Diagnosis and Treatments
- Mole Removal
- Ingrown Toe Nail Wedge Resection