Our Clinical Services

Services at a glance
  • 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) […]

  • 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 […]

  • High Dependency Care

    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

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

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Dr Saw Yee Yap
Medical Oncology

Qualifications: MBBS (HON), FRACS. Areas of Interest: Solid tumour cancers. Lung cancers. Gastrointestinal tract cancers.

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Mr Michael Wu
Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon

Qualifications: BPharm, University of Tasmania, 1998. BM BS, Flinders University, 2002. FRACS, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 2014. Areas of Interest: Angiography, angioplasty and stents. Varicose veins – open and endovenous. Dialysis access surgery. Diabetic ulcers.

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Mr Chris Lu
General Surgery

Website: http://westernsurgery.com.au/ Qualifications: FRACS, MBBS (Hon), PGDipSurgAnat. Areas of Interest: Most general surgical, laparoscopic and endoscopic procedures including: Gastroscopy and colonoscopy – polypectomies and cancer localisation. Gallstones – keyhole removal of gallbladder, bile duct explorations. Inguinal hernias – keyhole or open. Incisional hernias –...

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What our patients have to say

We are reliable & trusted
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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