Repatriation General Hospital outpatient clinic listing - O
The OPMHS Clinic provides private (Medicare bulk billed) services to older people who can benefit from one to one psychogeriatric consultation.
Location: OPMHS Ward 18 Reception
Telephone: (08) 8275 2861
Fax: (08) 8277 9416
Hours: 9.00am - 5.00pm, Monday to Friday
Consultants who bulk bill private patients to Medicare/DVA
Dr Richard Weeks (psych and OPMHS)
Dr Jo Hill
Dr Michael Page
RGH Medical Oncology Clinic and Ward 7 Chemotherapy offer public and private (Medicare bulk billed) services to people with cancer. Outpatient services include:
- infusional / oral chemotherapy
- newer targeted therapy for cancers such as prostate, bladder, testicular, lung and bowel cancers
Location: Repat Clinic B, left of the hospital main entrance
Telephone: GP Liaison Service (08) 8275 1837
Fax: (08) 8374 2591
Hours: Thursday mornings
Consultants who bulk bill private patients to Medicare:
Dr Ganessan Kichenadasse
RGH Oncology Radiation Clinic has relocated to the Flinders Private Hospital.
The Eye Clinic offers public services to people with eye and lid medical conditions and specialises in phaco-emulsification cataract and implant surgery.
We perform diagnostic tests including:
- fundus photos - shows inside the back of your eye
- humphrey visual fields - a map of the back of your eye which shows your vision
- OCTs - a scan for the retina
- biometry-both IOL master and contact/immersion A scans - measures for cataracts and cataract surgery
Our team of orthoptists work closely with the consultant ophthalmologists to provide the best of care for your eyes. Regular checkups and monitoring can give you good protection against vision loss and sight problems.
Allow 2 hours for your appointment as you may require further testing.
Your initial clinic appointment does not involve surgery as our consultants like to meet to discuss things with you before booking any surgery
Please note: Following your appointment, your eyes may be dilated and it may be unsafe for you to drive so please arrange a driver.
We don't prescribe glasses in this clinic and recommend visit your local optometrist for new glasses.
Location: Repat Clinic A, left of the hospital main entrance
Telephone: General enquiries (08) 8275 1742
GP Liaison Service (08) 8275 1837 (please also use this number for emergency referrals)
Fax: (08) 8374 2591
Hours: Monday, Thursday and Friday
All of our consultants are skilled in general ophthalmology including cataract, glaucoma and diabetes. Their other special interests are listed below.
A/Prof John Landers consults on Monday afternoons - special interests include medical retina, advanced glaucoma surgery, pterygium and minor lid surgery
Dr Jern-Yee Chen consults on Monday mornings - corneal specialist inclusive of corneal graft surgery with special interests including minor lid and pterygium surgery
Dr Katie Billing consults on Thursday afternoons - special interests include medical retina, minor lid and pterygium surgery
Dr Simon Phipps consults on Friday mornings - special interests include medical retina, advanced glaucoma surgery
Ophthalmic Clinical Coordinator
Orthotics and Prosthetics SA (OPSA)
The Orthotics and Prosthetics outpatient service provides treatment and services for all amputee levels, and for all orthotic needs.
Our team includes credentialed OPSA practitioners who design, manufacture and improve the fit and function of prostheses (artificial limbs) and orthoses (splints, calipers, braces).
The role of the prosthetist is to design, manufacture and fit artificial limbs.
The orthotist creates support devices which compensate paralysed muscles, relieve pain and help prevent orthopaedic complications.
Location: 1 Rockville Ave, Daw Park, off Goodwood Road at the rear of Repatriation General Hospital. D7 on the map of RGH.
Telephone: (08) 8275 1655
Fax: (08) 8276 6786
Hours: 8am-4pm, Monday to Friday (please make an appointment)
A specialist medical clinic is also available. Please visit Prosthetic and Orthotic Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic for more information. OPSA also works closely with rehabilitation services at RGH, visit the 4th Generation Clinics section for more information about rehabilitation services we can provide.
OPSA related information
People generally access our services through referral from a GP, specialist or allied health practitioner. Self referrals are also accepted.
Please note: Funding bodies such as private health funds, Department of Veterans Affairs and Workcover often require that you access our services through a medical referral.
Please check your eligibility for funding before your first visit as clients are responsible for associated costs.