Our Clinical Services

Services at a glance
  • Sleep Disorders Unit

    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 […]

  • Cardiac

    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 […]

  • Surgical

    Surgical Specialities Bariatric Colorectal Dental Ear Nose and Throat Gastroenterology General Ophthalmology Orthopaedic Gynaecology Oral and Maxillofacial Plastic & Reconstructive Urology Vascular Surgical Specialists For more information about all our visiting specialists please see the Specialist List. Other For more information about the admission and discharge process, fees, what to pack etc, please refer to […]

  • 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 […]

ABOUT WESTERN PRIVATE HOSPITAL

OUR STORY

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

We are reliable and trusted
Dr Brian Zakhem
Consultant and Interventional Cardiologist

Qualifications: BSc, MBBS, FRACP, FESC. Masters in Interventional Cardiology, UCM, Madrid, Spain. Areas of Special Interest: Management of chest pain and acute coronary syndromes. Management of in-stent restenosis. Intracoronary imaging (IVUS and OCT). Intracoronary physiology techniques. Microvascular dysfunction.

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Mr Glenn Watson
Ear Nose and Throat

Website: http://www.glennwatson.com.au/ Qualifications: BA Science, MBBS. Areas of Interest: Paediatric ENT. Adult Nose Problems. Adult Throat Problems. Head and Neck. Vertigo. Ears.

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Dr Peter Wallbridge
General Physician & Sleep Study

Website: http://www.sleepandbreath.com.au/ http://www.melbournerespiratoryandsleep.com.au/ Qualifications:  MBBS, FRACP. Areas of Interest: Airways disease and sleep disorders. Diagnostics including bronchoscopy and ultrasound.

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What our patients have to say

We are reliable & trusted
  • In all areas, the expertise, professionalism and experience was obvious. I felt 100% confident in all aspects of care. Well done and many thanks.

    George Pateras
  • 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
  • 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