FAQ’s

FAQ’s

Please have a look to our most frequent asked questions.

What should I bring along to my first appointment?

Referral from a GP or Specialist Doctor, Medicare card, Pension or DVA card. Any X-Rays, MRI, CT Scans, Audiograms or pathology relating to your condition.

Do I need a referral?

Yes you will need a referral for your first appointment, please consult with your GP or specialist prior to your first appointment. GP referrals are valid for 12 months where as specialist referrals are only valid for 3 months.

Can I claim for the consultation through my private health insurance?

No, unfortunately the consultation fee is claimed through Medicare only.

What will happen if I need surgery?

After consulting with the Doctor, if surgery is required, you will then be quoted on the day by the Doctor’s Personal Assistant. The quote will involve both information on your surgery and the associated Doctor’s fee. You will also be given potential surgery dates to consider and Hospital paperwork if you wish to proceed.

What is involved in my consultation?

Your Initial Consultation with the Doctor will be approximately 20 minutes in length and will involve a verbal and physical assessment of your condition as well as a treatment plan. If you require a follow up consultation, this will be arranged after the appointment with the receptionist.

Do you accept Pension cards, Health Care or Senior cards?

While we are not a bulk billing practice, we do offer a discounted rate for Pension card holders. However, Health Care and Senior cards are not accepted.