The General Medicine Department cares for acutely unwell patients with a wide variety of medical issues.
We will also be part of your care if you have complex medical issues that need to be managed during surgery.
Our doctors come from different medical backgrounds and provide you with holistic care. We work closely with the other teams providing your care, such as other medical specialists and allied health professionals (for example, physiotherapists or occupational therapists).
We are a large service. You are cared for by one of six units: General Medical 1-6. You receive the same world-class care no matter which team takes care of you.
We provide the following services:
We run weekly outpatient clinics from Tuesday to Friday each week.
Find out more about clinic times and bookings in Specialist Clinics.
We care for and treat people with heart disease.
We care for people with kidney disease and other conditions related to the kidneys.
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, call 03 9496 8656 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) and ask for the General Medical Admitting Registrar.
Please have any relevant investigations, i.e. radiology or pathology, and health summary/medication list available and ready to send at the request of the admitting registrar.
Address referrals to:
Phone: 03 9496 5267
Fax: 03 9496 6367
Open hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 4.30pm
Department of General Medicine
Level 7 Harold Stokes Building
145 Studley Rd
Heidelberg VIC 3084