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The Neurosurgery Unit performs brain surgery. We also perform spinal surgery.
We have a 32-bed acute inpatient ward. The ward has a 4-bed area where we can look after you after brain surgery, or if you are very ill.
The ward also cares for people after blood vessel, face and jaw, eye and ear, nose, throat, head and neck surgery.
People come here for brain surgery from across Victoria, interstate, New Zealand and Indonesia.
We perform surgery for:
Mr Gus Gonzalvo
You need a referral from your GP, specialist or health care provider to access this service.
Find out how to refer your patient.
For urgent referrals or advice:
Phone: 03 9496 5000 (ask for the on-call neurosurgical registrar)
You may have your surgery at the Austin Hospital or Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital.
Check the information you have received to make sure you know which hospital to visit. If you are unsure, call your surgical liaison nurse or contact us on the numbers below.
The Surgery & Endoscopy Centre
Level 2, Austin Tower
145 Studley Road Heidelberg
The Surgery Centre
Level 2, Centaur Building
300 Waterdale Road Ivanhoe
Contact your surgical liaison nurse or the Elective Surgery Booking Team
Phone: 03 9496 3750
Open hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 4.30pm
Department of Neurosurgery
PO Box 5555
Heidelberg Victoria 3084