Our Clinical Services
Services at a glance
Overview The Sleep Disorders Unit at Western Private Hospital offers comprehensive overnight studies to observe and diagnose a wide range of sleep disorders, namely Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) which is the main cause of daytime somnolence, sleep disturbance and cardiovascular complications in patients. Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) therapy initiation and education sessions for patients […]
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) […]
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 […]
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.
ABOUT WESTERN PRIVATE HOSPITAL
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.
Dr Salvatore Rametta
Qualifications: MBBS University of Melbourne 1995. FRACP 2002. Interventional Fellowship Columbia University’s St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital 2004. Areas of Interest: Interventional cardiology. Vascular medicine.Find out more
Dr Preeti Khillan
Qualifications: MBBS, MD, MRCOG (UK), FICS (USA)FRANZCOG. Areas of Interest: Contraceptive advice & sterlization procedures. Laparoscopic surgery. Pap smears abnormalties & Colposcopic procedures. Hysteroscopy procedures. Adolescent gynecology. Post-menopausal problems and HRT. Stress incontinence procedures. Incontinence procedures-TVTs and TOTs. Menstrual irregularities. General obstetrics care. Complicated...Find out more
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...Find out more