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FAQ

FAQ = Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Lotus Dermatology?

The clinic is located on Level 5 of the Hunter Mall Chambers building at 175 Scott St, Newcastle. It is on the   Hunter Street Mall side of Scott St just opposite the Queens Wharf. Lotus is conveniently located on the light rail track with the Queens Wharf stop only 100m from the building's entrance.

Click here to see a location map on our Contact page.

Where can I park my car whilst I have my appointment?

The most convenient parking options are located along Wharf Road with 2 and 4 hour parking options located adjacent to the clinic. Nearby parking stations are located on Bolton St near the old court house and on Argyle Street nearby Rydges Hotel. Level pedestrian access is available from Wharf Road across to Scott St. For more information on parking options visit this link.

What is Smart Parking in Newcastle?

The city's council have introduced a smart parking initiative that allows you to pay for your on street parking via your smart phone through the EasyPark app. Top up your virtual parking meter remotely from anywhere in the city. No more running back to the meter to beat the parking officer!

 

Business Hours

Our phones are operating Monday to Friday:

08:30am - 11:30am

12:30pm - 4:30pm

You will be given a specific appointment time, please attend at that time. The clinic will be open.

Is there Disabled Access?

Certainly. Lift access is available. Vehicles are able to drop patients off at our doorstep via the Hunter Street Mall. For accessible parking options nearby please follow this link.

I don't have a car, how can I get to Lotus Dermatology?

Train/Light Rail
Click here for the Central to Newcastle timetable. Trams run frequently throughout the day.

Taxi
Call 13CABS

Uber
Download the app today

Bus & Ferry
Click here for the Newcastle Bus and Ferry timetables.

How do I make an appointment?

Call us today on 02 4929 3400

Does Lotus Dermatology bulk bill?

Sorry, we are not a bulk billing practice.

Can I get a Medicare Rebate?

If you have a referral from another Doctor, you are able to claim your medicare rebate.

Can I claim with my Private Health Fund?

If you are seen or treated as a patient in hospital you will be eligible to claim with your private health fund.

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