We want to ensure your journey is as smooth as possible, so it is important that you are prepared for your first consultation with us.
A referral from a GP is the best way to ensure that you receive a Medicare rebate for your consultation. Specialists can also refer you, but these only last for 3 months.
Everything is important to your surgeon so please list all you current or previous health problems on your initial questionnaire. However, in particular mention if you have:
Also, if you are on:
As management of each patient and each condition are different the requirement for surgery is often a complex issue that needs careful consideration of many factors including patient’s pathology, symptoms, general health, and last but not least what will be aim of surgery and potential risks and complications. On that basis careful analysis of these factors needs to be done and after all non-surgical alternatives are explored surgery will be considered.
This depends on the condition treated. Return to work advice will be provided on individual basis.
This depends on the condition treated. Return to driving advice will be provided on individual basis