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 […]


    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 […]

  • 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 […]



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
A/Prof Arun Chandu
Maxillofacial Surgeon

Website: http://essendondpc.com.au Qualifications: BDSc, MBBS (Hons), MDSc, PhD(Melb), FDSRCS (Eng), FRACDS (OMS), FICD, FDSRCS(Ed). Areas of Interest: Removal of wisdom teeth. Orthognathic surgery. Salivary gland surgery. Reconstruction of the jaws and teeth with bone grafts and dental implants.

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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 Graeme Wright
Oral Surgery

Website: http://essendondpc.com.au/ Qualifications: MDSc, MBBS, BDS, FRACDS (OMS). Areas of Interest: Conservative Oral surgery. Orthognathic surgery. Implant surgery.

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

    Emmanuel Pace