REQUESTING AN APPOINTMENT AT VOSC
For all appointments call 03 94506800 and talk to our friendly staff.
They are happy to help you with all of your enquiries.
Please let them know if you have an urgent problem and a doctor will see you either in rooms or if an emergency, may arrange admission to hospital.
VOSC consulting room locations are:
Weight Loss Surgery Patients
Please bring a current referral and any X-rays/scans that might be relevant. If you have had previous weight loss surgery then any information from the previous surgeon would be greatly appreciated.
Please also check that you are covered for Item 31575 in a Private Hospital with your Health Fund. We do not gap cover Weight Loss Surgery.
Please note that we do not perform Obesity surgery in the Public system. If you wish to consider Obesity surgery as a public patient we suggest a GP referral to the Austin Hospital or Box Hill Hospital.
General Surgery Patients
Please bring a current referral and any X-rays/scans that might be relevant. Please note, this is not a Medicare Bulk Billing Clinic.
Patients with Private Health Insurance will be placed on a theatre list, usually within a week. There is a small fee for the procedure.
Public patients requiring general surgery can be operated on by Mr Skidmore at Sandringham Hospital. There is no surgical fee for these operations.
Please note that we do not perform Cancer surgery in the Public system.
Private Hospitals used by Mr Skidmore:
Warringal Private Hospital
Knox Private Hospital
Linacre Private Hospital
Mitcham Private Hospital
Albury Wodonga Private Hospital
Insight Private Hospital (at The Gardens Medical Centre, Albury)