Dr Phare is the Practice Principal of the clinic and has undertaken
extensive studies in Skin Cancer obtaining a Master of Medicine Skin
Cancer degree from the University of Queensland.
Dr Phare is
also an experienced General Practitioner with an additional degree
in Medical Biochemistry.
Dr Abbott began his health career as a Clinical Pharmacist,
moving from Melbourne to Gippsland in 2007, graduating in Medicine
from Monash University in 2014.
Dr Abbott has worked in both
hospitals and General Practices across Gippsland after receiving a
scholarship to remain in the area. He has chosen to settle in
Traralgon to work as a General Practitioner and in Skin Cancer
Dr Abbott has completed Skin Cancer training
courses with Healthcert in association with Bond University
After graduating from Monash University in 1984, Dr Cristofaro then
worked at The Alfred for a year and then trained in General Practice
before settling in Traralgon.
Dr Cristofaro has completed
Skin Cancer training courses with Healthcert in association with
Dr Cristofaro’s medical interests include
minor surgical procedures, such as removal of skin cancers and other
skin lesions, small skin grafts and skin flaps.
Sam is a Division 1 Registered Nurse and Nurse Dermoscopist.
Sam successfully completed a 2 year Graduate Certificate in Skin
Cancer Medicine from the University of Queensland, a worldwide
centre of excellence in skin cancer medicine.
Samantha is trained in the detection, analysis and diagnosis of
skin lesions and skin cancers including BCC, SCC and malignant