Our General Surgery service provides inpatient and outpatient services for elective and emergency general surgical patients.

Four surgical units provide general inpatient and outpatient surgical services, and tertiary referrals for:

  • Hepatobiliary and upper gastrointestinal
  • Colorectal
  • Breast
  • Oncology/endocrine including transplant patients

Weekly outpatients clinics are held for General Surgery, and all the above surgical services.

Diagnostic procedures include:

  • Colonoscopy
  • ERCP
  • Gastroscopy
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy

Clinics

Emergency General Surgery City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 Centre THU
Emergency General Surgery City Campus Fracture Reception, Level 1 West WED
General Surgery City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South
General Surgery City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South
Hepatobilary and Upper GI Urgent City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South MON
Hepatobiliary Post Op City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 Centre THU
Hepatobilliary/Upper GI Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre within the VCCC Building
Surgical Endocrinology City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 South WED
Surgical Oncology Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre within the VCCC Building
Trauma City Campus Fracture Reception, Level 1 West WED
Trauma City Campus Outpatients, Level 1 Centre THU

Referrals

We accept referrals for this service.

Referrals are triaged depending on priority. Emergency cases can present to the Emergency & Trauma Service at any time.

Your patient may need to attend a Pre-Admission Clinic prior to their procedure.

To refer a patient, complete and send your referral to Outpatients by fax to (03) 9342 4234.

You can use the following form or a template from your own system.

Referrals should include:

  • relevant clinical history for the patient
  • the reason for referral
  • patient details including address, date of birth and contact phone numbers
  • your provider number
  • the name of the consultant (for Medicare clinics)

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