The anaesthetic service at Southern Health comprises of over 100 consultant anaesthetists, over 40 registrars and residents and 6 pain and research nurses. Southern Health is located in south-east Melbourne, Victoria.

We are divided into three departments:

  • Monash Medical Centre Clayton, which also covers Monash Medical Centre Moorabbin and the Kingston Centre
  • Dandenong Hospital, which also covers Cranbourne Integrated Care Centre
  • Casey Hospital.

We provide services to acute and chronic pain patients, pre-anaesthetic clinics, endoscopy, radiology (including MRI and interventional procedures), cardiology catheterisation lab, the mental health unit and the emergency department.

Our operating theatres have elective and emergency surgery in all the major adult surgical specialties including cardiothoracics and neurosurgery, with the support of an adult intensive care unit. With Monash Children’s hospital an important part of Southern Health, we assist in the care of a wide range of paediatric surgical cases with the backup of a special care nursery, neonatal intensive care unit and a paediatric intensive care unit on site.

We also are actively involved in many of the 8,000 births a year at Southern Health, both in the delivery suite and the operating theatre. 

Monash Medical Centre

Level 3 Monash Medical Centre (near Lift B)
Department of Anaesthesia
Monash Medical Centre
Clayton Rd
Clayton VIC  3168
T: (03) 9594 3283
F: (03) 9594 6290

Dandenong Hospital

Department of Anaesthesia
Dandenong Hospital
David St
Dandenong  VIC 3175
T: (03) 9554 8366 F: (03) 9554 8009

Casey Hospital

Casey Hospital
Locked Bag 3000
Hallam VIC 3806
T: (03) 8768 1771 (Operating theatre)
F: 8768 1901 (Operating theatre)

Pain Management

Department of Anaesthesia
Pain Medicine Unit
Multi Campus
246 Clayton Rd
Clayton VIC  3168
T: (03) 9594 3086
F: (03) 9594 6263