Dr Siva Nachiappan
MBBS, FRCS(Glasgow), FRNZCGP, Diploma Dermoscopy (Australia), Full Member New Zealand Skin Cancer Doctors (NZSCD)
Dr Siva is a GP Partner at Eastmed Doctors. He is a NZ trained GP. Main interests are General Practice, Skin Cancer Medicine and Minor Surgery . Siva enjoys all areas of General Practice. He took over from the late Dr Fred Strange in 2010. He thinks it is a great previlege to be a GP. He enjoys the continuity of care general practice offers and he is the GP for several three or more generations of the same family. Being of south asian origin he knows the importance of preventive medicine which makes a difference in peoples lives. His books are open and he is enrolling new patients.
The following phrases are very important for Dr Siva – Non Judgmental, Active Listening, Clear Communication, Empathy , Treat every one with utmost Respect, and try to be Punctual in his consultations (hates to keep people waiting).
Melanoma Mole Checks
Southern Cross Affiliated Provider for Skin Cancer Work
He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow (FRCS) and has worked in the UK and in NZ hospitals as a Surgeon for 15 years.
Dr Siva is married and has a 17 year old son.
Affiliated Provider for Southern Cross
Siva is an Affiliated Provider to Southern Cross Health Care and offers the following services for Southern Cross Patients:
Full Member New Zealand Skin Cancer Doctors
Dr Siva is a Full Member of the New Zealand Skin Cancer Doctors (https://www.nzscd.org.nz/about-new-zealand-skin-cancer-doctors.html)
This means Dr Siva has
- undergone additional specialist training to acquire advanced skills in the diagnosis and management of skin cancer, including surgical skills that require significant further education and training to acquire.
- and he possess a professional skill set that differentiates them from regular GPs who have not completed additional training in skin cancer.
Skin Cancer Training
Advanced certificate in Dermoscopy and Dermal Imaging, University of Queensland, Australia, 2007
Certificate in Dermoscopy, Skin Cancer College of Australasia, 2015
Diploma in Dermoscopy, University of Queensland, Australia, 2019