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Anaesthesia and good pain management play a vital role in your treatment and rehabilitation.
Our anaesthetists provide exceptional patient care, equal to the best available anywhere in the world.
We have special expertise in anaesthesia for liver transplants, lung surgery, complex aortic surgery and other specialities.
Your safety is paramount.
We endeavour to make sure that you and your family know what to expect before and after your surgery.
We provide the following services:
We run the following clinics:
As part of your preparation for surgery, you may be referred to our pre-anaesthetic clinic. We work closely with the surgeons and doctors to ensure that you are well prepared, and in the best of health, for your surgery. Together we will create an anaesthesia and pain management plan to ensure you recover from your surgery comfortably and safely.
Associate Professor Laurence Weinberg
You will have access to our service when you come for surgery.
You can only access the Inpatient Pain Service when you are staying in hospital.
Find out how to refer your patient to the Chronic Pain Clinic.
Phone: 03 9496 5704
Fax: 03 9459 6421
Open hours: Monday to Friday 8am - 4.30pm
Level 2, Austin Hospital Tower
145 Studley Road
Department of Anaesthesia
PO Box 5555
Heidelberg Victoria 3084