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Respiratory 

St Vincent’s Respiratory and Sleep Medicine

Referrals are welcomed for patients with the full range of chronic respiratory and sleep disorders including:

  • asthma
  • COPD
  • pulmonary fibrosis, TB, pulmonary hypertension
  • sleep apnoea 

St Vincent’s does not provide an allergy service.

Special Chest Clinic (TB Clinic)

Referrals are welcomed for patients with TB of the lungs, mediastinum or pleura.

Combined Lung Clinic (Lung Cancer Clinic)

Referrals are welcomed for patients with existing or suspected lung or pleural cancer. This is a multidisciplinary clinic of respiratory physicians, thoracic surgeons, medical and radiation oncologists, respiratory nurse consultant, pathologist and radiologists.

For urgent referrals to the Combined Lung Clinic please contact the switchboard on Tel: (03) 9288 2211 and ask for the Respiratory Registrar (pager 670).

Sleep Disorders Clinic

Referrals are welcomed for patients with sleep disorders, including evaluation of obstructive sleep apnoea.

Respiratory Laboratory

Lung function tests can be ordered by GPs.

In addition to the laboratory at St Vincent's Fitzroy there are branch labs at Werribee Mercy Hospital and St George's Hospital, Kew.

Bookings and enquiries: (03) 9288 3133 or (03) 9288 3134

  

For chronic respiratory disease management or care coordination refer to Restoring Health (HARP–CDM) or call 1300 131 470.

Useful Links

The Australian Lung Foundation

COPD Management Guidelines

 

 

 

 

Senior staff
Dr David Hart
Director
Tel: (03) 9288 3128
Dr Matthew Conron
Head of Clinic Tel: (03) 9288 3128
Dr Allan Garfield Physician
Dr Chong Weng Ong Physician
Dr Andrew Kyoong Physician
 
Dr Piers Canty Physician  

 

 

 

 

 

Enquiries:

Clinic times

  
41 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy VIC 3065, Australia. Phone: (03) 9288 2211