What is the Service?
We provide specialist care for diseases of the lungs and heart that require surgery or intervention.
We provide a weekly outpatient consulting service and inpatient consulting service through our hospital medical staff.
We perform elective Thoracic surgery and procedures weekly. Emergency surgery is available 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.
What do I bring/need for my appointment?
- All recent X-ray images or discs if not performed at the Northern Hospital
- A list of all current medications
Phone: 8405 8335
For Health Professionals
We provide all Thoracic Surgical services for consultation and management, including:
- Malignant and benign lung disease
- Pleural disease
- Pericardial disease
- Any person over 15 years of age
- Aged less than 16
How to Refer:
All referrals to Northern Health should be sent via fax to:
For detailed referral criteria and required supporting information please see HealthPathways Melbourne via the link below:
Thoracic Surgical Registrar via switchboard 8405 8000