Specialist Skin Cancer Diagnostic Service


At Southern Sun Pathology, we are focused 100 per cent on skin cancer. Our pathologists have exceptional skin cancer diagnostic skills gained from working exclusively in this field.


BENEFITS for you, the referring doctor


  • Pathologists with exceptional skills and experience in the area of diagnostic skin pathology.
  • Our pathologists attend regular professionally accredited courses to keep them updated on new diagnostic techniques.
  • Easy access to pathologists, who are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for consultation.
  • State-of-the-art laboratory services, available round-the-clock.
  • Immediate communication of all diagnosed melanomas and unusual results.
  • Pathology reports tailored to your needs, including advice on management, if required.
  • Report delivery tailored to your needs via electronic transfer, fax or, courier.
  • Billing of your patients according to your requests. Supply of all approved surgical consumables required.
  • On-site training in skin cancer diagnosis and biopsy technique, if required.


BENEFITS for your patient


  • Principal pathologist Dr Ian Katz and his team have extensive experience in the clinical presentation, management and histopathologic diagnosis of skin cancer.
  • Your patients can enjoy peace of mind, in the knowledge that Southern Sun Pathology specialises only in the diagnosis of skin cancer.