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) […]

  • 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 […]

  • ICU/HDU

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

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 John How
Gynaecology

Website: http://www.drjohnhow.com.au/ Qualifications: MBBS, FRANZCOG​. Areas of Interest: Low and high risk pregnancies. General office and operative gynaecology. Pap smear. Colposcopy. Menstrual disturbance. Pelvic pain. Contraceptive and fertility advice.

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Mr Franklin Pond
Vascular Surgery

Website: http://westernvascularcentre.com.au/ Qualifications: MBBS, GBED (Melb), FRACS (Vasc). Areas of Interest: Endovascular surgery. Aortic disease. Venoms disease.

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Dr Daljean Sandhu
Gastroenterology

Qualifications: MBBS. Areas of Interest: Gastroenterology. Diagnostic and Interventional Endoscopy. Functional Gut Disorders (IBS). Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Viral Hepatitis. Autoimmune Hepatitis. Chronic Liver disease. Pancreatic disease. Hepatobiliary disease.

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

    Emmanuel Pace