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Austin Hospital

Austin Hospital provides specialised services and care for Victorians.
Austin Hospital

Phone: 03 9496 5000

Fax: 03 9458 4779


Austin Hospital is our main acute site. It features
  • an expansive Emergency Department that treats nearly 90,000 patients each year and houses a 6-bed children's unit and state-of-the-art 24-bed Short Stay Unit for adults, children and mental health clients
  • a 22-bed Intensive Care Unit (ICU) that is recognised as one of the world's leading research ICUs
  • our Surgery and Endoscopy Centre, where we perform all emergency surgery as well as a large number of elective surgery and endoscopy procedures
  • a Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory that performs over 2000 catheterisations and 600 other emergency cardiology procedures each year
  • a specialised 26-bed Spinal Unit servicing Victoria and Tasmania
  • the leading epilepsy centre in Australia, which treats patients from all around the country, New Zealand and South East Asia
  • an 82-bed mental health precinct
  • the home of Austin LifeSciences and a number of state-of-the-art teaching, training and research facilities
It is home to a number of our statewide services
  • Ventilation Weaning Unit
  • Victorian Liver Transplant Unit 
  • Victorian Respiratory Support Service
  • Victorian Spinal Cord Service - acute service
  • Victorian Toxicology Service
  • Victorian Poisons Information Centre
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Austin Health acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.
We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, sexualities, cultures, bodies and abilities.