Our Clinical Services

Services at a glance
  • Day Surgery

    Overview Many of the procedures carried out in our Operating Theatres necessitate a hospital stay following surgery while many others are carried out as Day Surgery procedures. In most cases, patients do not need to be admitted until the day of their surgery. Not everyone is fit enough for day surgery. Careful assessment of your […]


    Western Private Hospital has a six bed Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and High Dependency Unit (HDU) providing specialist Intensive Care services for both surgical and medical patients. Located in our Eleanor st building, our Unit is one of the newest in Melbourne. Our Specialists are fellows of the College of Intensive Care Medicine, and have […]

  • Medical

    Medical Specialities Cardiology Endocrinology Gastroenterology General Medicine Haematology Hepatology Oncology Respiratory Medicine Rheumatology Sleep Studies Medical Specialists For more information about all our visiting specialists please see the Specialist List provided. Other For more information about the Admission & Discharge process, Fees, what to pack etc. please refer to the Patients & Visitors section.

  • Oncology

    Overview Western Private Hospital was the first private hospital to offer medical, surgical, chemotherapy and radiation oncology care at a fully accredited facility all on one site. Chemotherapy treatments are available for overnight and day patients.  This treatment is provided by expert staff in a modern comfortable facility.  The oncology day centre is an ambulatory (walk-in/walk-out) […]



Western Private Hospital offers services encompassing the areas of medical, surgical, cardiology and oncology.

Our facility includes a coronary care unit, day surgery ward and a day oncology unit. We have state of the art operating theatres and a cardiac catheter laboratory. Our medical staff are supported by radiology and pathology departments, a range of allied health care providers, onsite pharmacy and pastoral care workers. Western Private Hospital works in an ethical and caring manner to deliver leading edge care to the community. We have an ongoing commitment to professional development always striving to be the best at what we do, rightly earning the motto “Best in the West”. Western Private Hospital is proud to be the home of the E. J. Whitten Cancer Treatment Centre set up with the help of the E.J. Whitten Foundation. In conjunction with the Centre, a range of comprehensive diagnostic and radiation oncology services are available onsite – making diagnosis and treatment convenient for patients. We support the E.J. Whitten Foundation in its aim to increase the Australian community’s awareness of prostate cancer and raise funds for research into the disease.

Our Specialists

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Dr Gopalan Poovalingam

Qualifications: MBBS, Masters in Obs-Gyn, FRANZCOG. is also a member of Australian Gynaecological Endoscopy & Surgery society (AGES), International Urogynaecological Association (IUGA) and Urogynaecological Society of Australasia (UGSA). Areas of Interest: Laparoscopic Hysterectomy (including Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy and Laparoscopic Supra-Cervical Hysterectomy). Laparoscopy and vaginal...

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Dr Neil Smith
Respiratory and Sleep Physician

Qualifications: Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP). MBBS. Areas of Interest: Respiratory Issues. Sleep Disorders.

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Dr Mariolyn Rajakulenthiran

Qualifications: MBBS (Hons) Monash University 2002. FRACS (Urol) 2014. Areas of Interest: Benign Prostate Hypertrophy. Kidney Stones. Overactive bladder – including Botox injections. Urodynamics testing. Prostate Cancer.

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What our patients have to say

We are reliable & trusted
  • I had to have dental surgery – urgently. I was recommended to try this place and so glad I did. As a nervous patient, they went out of their way to make me feel welcomed and cared for.

    Beverly Harry
  • Each and every staff member who attended to me was absolutely fantastic.

    Emmanuel Pace
  • The nursing staff took time to explain any queries I had and to give reassurance when I felt very apprehensive. I couldn’t have asked for better care.

    Eileen Whelan
  • I seriously couldn’t believe how amazing the staff were for my recent day admission. All people I had contact with seemed to genuinely love their job and it made me feel like i was in the safest hands. You should be very proud of all your staff.

    Jason Prior