Thoracic Surgical Services

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 

Contact us:

Phone:      8405 8335

Email:       SpecialistClinics@nh.org.au

 

For Health Professionals

Service Overview

We provide all Thoracic Surgical services for consultation and management, including:

  •  Malignant and benign lung disease
  • Pleural disease
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pericardial disease

Inclusion criteria:

  • Any person over 15 years of age

Exclusion criteria:

  • Aged less than 16

How to Refer:

All referrals to Northern Health should be sent via fax to:

Fax:                        9495 3510

For detailed referral criteria and required supporting information please see HealthPathways Melbourne via the link below:

HealthPathways Melbourne

Enquiries:

Thoracic Surgical Registrar via switchboard 8405 8000