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Vascular Surgery

Provides a full range of vascular diagnostic, interventional endovascular and conventional arterial reconstructive surgery.

  • Aortic aneurysms (thoracic and abdominal), carotid endarterectomy for stroke prevention, and lower limb ischaemia
  • Endoluminal repair of aortic aneurysms, dissections and thoracic trauma
  • Stents, grafts, emergency and elective Vascular Surgery
  • Autologous blood transfusion is used for all major arterial operations
  • Sympathectomies including thoracoscopic, catheter-directed thrombolysis of major deep vein thromboses

There is day patient arteriography and endovascular intervention, plus advice and therapy for outpatients with arterial or major venous disease or injury.

Vascular Surgery Unit
The Royal Melbourne Hospital
Grattan Street, Parkville Vic 3050
Victoria Australia

Senior Staff Position Rooms Email
Mr Noel Atkinson Head of Unit 9347 5722
Mr Tim Wagner Deputy Head 9347 5722
Mr Bernard Allard Surgeon 9386 4888
Mr Peter Chu Surgeon 9329 4009
Mr Adrian Ling Locum Surgeon 9419 8766

Referrals and Advice

Outpatient clinic referrals are triaged. Fax Outpatient Appointment form and referral letter to 9342 4234, or mail to Outpatient Appointment Desk, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, 3050. GP priority telephone number 9349 2280.

Advice and urgent referrals: phone hospital switchboard on 9342 7000 and page the Vascular Registrar or contact the Emergency Department. Emergency advice from consultants is available through the Emergency Department 24 hours a day


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