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About our surgical services

When you have surgery at Cabrini, you can trust that we will make your treatment and care our highest priority.

Our surgeons have extensive experience with traditional and minimally invasive surgical procedures and they are constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible, ensuring patients receive the best outcome.

Cabrini surgeons work in partnership with highly skilled specialists in our anaesthetic department, surgical wards and Intensive Care Unit which cares for more than 1600 patients a year.

We have the latest technology available to enhance our experts’ technical expertise. Our state-of-the-art operating theatres, wards, labs and other hospital services include: robotic surgeons, a hybrid theatre for endovascular surgery and a cardiac catheter laboratory.

Patients who need urgent medical help can gain rapid access to our leading surgical services via our Emergency Department at Cabrini Malvern, which is open 24 hours, seven days a week.

To find a specialist, please visit our Find a Doctor page.

  • General enquiries

    (03) 9508 1222

  • Operating hours

    24 hours, 7 days a week

  • Referrals

    You will need a referral from your GP to be seen by a Cabrini specialist and receive any relevant Medicare rebate.

    To find a specialist, please visit our Find a Doctor directory.

    Alternatively, if the matter is urgent, the Cabrini Malvern Emergency Department (ED) can help you 24 hours, 7 days a week. The ED team can refer you to the most appropriate specialists to cater for your individual needs.

    To choose the right specialist from either Cabrini Malvern or Cabrini Brighton, please visit the Find a Doctor directory to see our comprehensive list of experts. You can also find more information about our surgical services and medical facilities on our Find a Service pages.

    Our doctors, surgeons and healthcare professionals are always available to help. Please call them directly if you would like advice, or to discuss a treatment plan in advance.

    If your patient is unwell the specialist of your choice can admit them for inpatient observation and treatment.

    Alternatively, if the matter is urgent, the Cabrini Malvern Emergency Department (ED) is open 24 hours, 7 days a week. The ED team can provide a referral to the most appropriate specialist to meet your patient’s needs.

Coronavirus update

Cabrini is screening all surgical patients for COVID-19, and ensuring all surgery is undertaken using the appropriate precautions. Your care team will speak to you further about what this means for your surgery.

Please visit Cabrini’s Coronavirus page for more information, including updates on elective surgery at Cabrini.

Surgical procedures

  • Bariatric
  • Breast
  • Cardiothoracic (heart and lung)
  • Colorectal (bowel)
  • Endocrine
  • ENT (ear, nose and throat)
  • Gastroenterology
  • Gynaecology / Urogynaecology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Ophthalmology (eye)
  • Oral and Maxillofacial
  • Orthopaedic
  • Paediatric
  • Plastic and Reconstructive
  • Pancreatic
  • Upper GI (gallbladder, liver, oesophagus, pancreas and stomach)
  • Urology
  • Vascular

Why choose Cabrini for your surgery?

At Cabrini we believe in empowering our patients, their families and their healthcare team with choice.

We offer:

  • The chance to choose a specialist based on patient’s individual needs and preferences
  • The ability to avoid waitlists in the public hospital system
  • Access to the latest technology and treatments and a team of specialists with extensive experience

Regardless of whom you choose to lead your care at Cabrini, patients and GPs can take comfort from knowing our specialists put their patient’s needs and wishes first. They are here to listen to patients, advise their medical team and use their expertise to guide them back to good health.

We believe that our care should extend beyond the hospital into the community, so we are committed to supporting our patients’ recovery, whether that is monitoring them in the home, providing rehabilitation or transitional care.

By choosing Cabrini for your care, you can be confident that you will be cared for by an organisation with integrity. Everything we do is guided by our values: compassion, integrity, courage and respect.

We strive to provide the highest quality of care to the local community, rural and international patients.