UV index for the bay of plenty
Always check the UV radiation before going outside.
All practitioners at Skinspots hold a minimum of an advanced diploma in dermoscopy before qualifying to undertake a skin check.
At Skinspots our team provide you with education and support through your Topical treatment journey.
We are equipped to undertake any skin surgery that does not require a general anaesthetic.
We help prevent skin cancer by being active in our community, providing education and live UV index readings online and on local radio stations.
We provide Skin Spot checks and full body skin checks at our clinic and multiple GP practices in the Bay of plenty.
We provide medical/topical skin cancer treatment where appropriate. We also provide a wide spectrum of surgical interventions.
We are well known for our high standard of care and strive to provide the best care and support in all our services.
Dr Ram Das Naidu is a specialist general practitioner at Skinspots and is a fellow with the New Zealand College of General Practitioners. He completed his medical degree from the National University of Singapore and migrated to New Zealand in 2009. Hitherto, he has worked in Waikato, Whangarei, Hutt and Wellington hospitals.
Prior to general practice, he has done rotations through Orthopaedics, General Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery and Anaesthesia. He has also passed the membership examinations with the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.
He finds skin cancer medicine a fascinating aspect of primary care and has undertaken further study with the Skin cancer college of Australasia to become an accredited Skin Cancer doctor. He is also affiliated with the western Bay of Plenty PHO skin cancer surgery service with Advanced Plus credentials.
In his spare time, he enjoys cycling and exploring the various tracks around the beautiful Bay of Plenty.