Our Clinical Services
Services at a glance
Overview The Western Private Hospital Cardiac Catheter Laboratory (Cath Lab) opened on 22nd August 2005. The laboratory has been equipped with the latest technology available and is supported by a team of highly qualified and experienced staff. WPH Cardiac Catheter Laboratory provides Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology services. This service is supported by the hospital’s Critical Care […]
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.
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 offers High Dependency Care for both surgical and medical patients. It is located in our Eleanor Street building and has highly trained critical care nurses who work with a range of allied health professionals to get you moving and assist with a swift recovery
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 Hemant Chaudhary
Areas of Interest: General CardiologyFind out more
Dr Brian Zakhem
Consultant and Interventional Cardiologist
Dr Brian Zakhem’s qualifications include Bachelor of Science, Monash University followed by an MBBS at Monash University. Dr Zakhem has completed his FRACP in Clinical and General Cardiology at Western Hospital, Footscray, and most recently, completed his Masters degree and Interventional Fellowship from Hospital...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