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Upper Hutt Skin Clinic: Trusted Skin Specialists

The Upper Hutt Skin Clinic was established in 2010 and is located inside the Upper Hutt Health Centre on Sinclair Street, just 25 minutes north of New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington.

We have a fully qualified and professional team of Skin Cancer Doctors and Nurses on hand to answer your concerns and advise on the best treatment options available to you.

Why Choose Us?

New Zealand does not have an established skin screening programme. The Upper Hutt Skin Clinic was established to try and create such a programme to ensure people of all ages and backgrounds have quick and affordable access to trusted care from experienced practitioners. The Doctors at Upper Hutt Skin Clinic all have a background in General Practice Medicine, meaning they have the knowledge and experience to provide a holistic approach to the diagnosis and treatment of your skin issues. Our goal is to provide you with the treatment and knowledge to protect and repair your skin, quality and regular examination and education about the lifelong management of your skin.

The Upper Hutt Skin Clinic own and are highly trained with the latest technology in skin lesion diagnosis and treatment, including dermoscopy, radio wave ablation cosmetic surgery, LED light therapy, skin peels with Picato and ALA PDT.

Meet the Team

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Dr Lise Kljakovic

MBChB FRNZCGP Dip Skin Cancer Medicine and Surgery, Certificate Dermoscopy, Dip Sports Medicine

Lise is the Managing Director and Shareholder of the Upper Hutt Health Centre and is an Accredited Skin Cancer Doctor with the Skin Cancer College Australasia. This means that she has successfully completed a high level of training with the College and has proven skills in the diagnosis, treatment and management of skin cancer. This accreditation is a way for you to easily identify doctors who have proven skills and knowledge in the diagnosis, treatment and management of skin cancer. Lise’s special interest area is skin cancer diagnosis and management.

Lise lives in Silverstream with her husband and her cat, Billie. She has three grown up children and two grandchildren. Lise loves sport, travel, gardening, good food and good company. Lise is passionate about being a Kiwi and being the best that you can be!

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Dr Mike Sim

Dr Mike Sim

MBchB, FRNZCGP, Dip Obstetrics, Dip Skin Cancer Medicine and Surgery

Mike is a shareholder of the Upper Hutt Health Centre and is an Accredited Skin Cancer Doctor with the Skin Cancer College Australasia. The Skin Cancer College’s Accreditation Program allows patients to easily identify Accredited Skin Cancer Doctors. These doctors have completed significant additional study, passed rigorous assessment and have proven skills in the diagnosis, treatment and management of skin cancer.

Mike grew up in Rotorua and studied at Otago Medical School. He divides his working day between his GP practice, the Upper Hutt Health Centre Skin Clinic and providing medical services at the prison.

In his spare time, Mike enjoys tramping, skiing, keeping fit and touch rugby.

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Dr Maes

Dr Fred Maes

FRNZCGP, Degree Tropical Medicine, Certificate of Dermatoscopy, Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine

Fred was born in Poperinge, Belgium and studied medicine at Leuven University (Belgium). He holds an Advanced Masters Degree in General Practice and was awarded FRNZCGP on 1 September 2015.

Fred came to New Zealand in 2007 and enjoys the great outdoors. He is a keen hobby farmer and is married with three young children.

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Nurse Diane Maddock

Registered Nurse

Diane has extensive nursing experience, qualifying as a registered nurse in 1982. Her enthusiasm for the field of skin health and prevention/treatment of skin cancer arose from her own experience of a young adult family member being diagnosed with a melanoma. Getting great results is what drives Diane’s commitment to working in the Upper Hutt Skin Clinic.

In her spare time, Diane loves to spend time with her granddaughter.

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Nurse Hannah Field

Registered Nurse

In addition to being a qualified nurse, Hannah has qualifications in Cosmetology and Beauty Therapy. She has many years’ skin health experience, including Appearance Medicine and hospital-based plastics services.

Hannah’s favourite activity outside of work is to spend time with her two kids outdoors (with sun protection of course).

Sue Sharp

Administration and Reception

Sue is the friendly person at our front desk who ensures the Skin Clinic is a great place to visit. She greets our clients and takes care of bookings and other administrative tasks.

In her spare time, Sue loves to travel, particularly to visit her two adult children. She enjoys interior décor projects and gardening.

Phone to book your appointment
0800 Skin Clinic (0800 754 625)

Upper Hutt Skin Clinic is located in the Upper Hutt Health Centre, just 25 minutes north of Wellington.

Physical address

6 Sinclair St, Upper Hutt, Wellington

Postal address

PO Box 40-044, Upper Hutt 5018, Wellington