The skilled nursing staff, health professionals and accredited private specialists of the Geelong Private Hospital Surgical Ward support a full range of specialities. Accredited private surgeons choose to use Geelong Private Hospital to care for their orthopaedic, general surgical, urology, gynaecology, vascular, plastic, oral and maxillofacial, and ear, nose and throat surgical patients because of our nursing staff's expertise. Our nursing staff maintain this expertise through regular education programs and a steady case load through the ward.
Introducing: Robotic surgery
At Geelong Private Hospital we strive to constantly ensure that we are at the forefront of advances in medical technology. We are proud to announce the recent acquisition of the da Vinci® Xi™ Surgical System.
This is a fourth generation surgical system offering the most advanced robotic technology allowing surgeons to operate with enhanced vision, precision, dexterity and control.
The $3 million system provides patients with minimally invasive alternatives that reduces the costs and complications associated with open procedures. The latest system includes wristed instruments, 3D-HD visualization, intuitive motion, and an ergonomic design.
The da Vinci® Xi™’s immersive 3D-HD vision system provides surgeons a highly magnified view, virtually extending their eyes and hands into the patient.
Geelong Private Hospital currently offers this advanced surgical option for the following specialties:
- General Surgery
The Bariatric Surgical Program specialises in treating people with unhealthy excess weight who have tried, unsuccessfully, to shed or stabilise their weight through a variety of diets, exercise programs, tablets or weight loss programs.
Bariatric surgery is offered at Geelong Private Hospital, ask your specialist if this treatment is right for you.
Geelong Private Hospital has a Day Stay Unit which provides a comfortable environment for patients that are having surgical procedures that does not require an overnight stay.
Our friendly and professional team provide a quality caring service to day procedure patients.