Specialist Clinics

IMPORTANT INFORMATION for GPs (Update 13 May 2020)

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne Specialist Clinics now accepting referrals

  • St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne is now accepting referrals to our Specialist Clinics.
  • Referrals will be supported with telehealth and phone consultation platforms. Some minimal face to face consultation is available.
  • All clinics are able to accept the full range of GP referrals including those seeking an opinion or advice on diagnosis and management.
  • Thank you to all our referrers for your support during this time.

Please don't forget the excellent resource: HealthPathways https://melbourne.healthpathways.org.au .




St Vincent's Specialist Clinics provide over 90,000 non-admitted patient appointments per year across 20 different medical and surgical specialties. The Specialist Clinics provide a gateway to the hospital for patients requiring elective surgery and ongoing chronic disease management.


For detailed patient information regarding Specialist Clinics please see Patients & Visitor  > Specialist Clinics

Medical Practitioner Enquiries:

Tel: (03) 9231 2898
Monday to Thursday: 8:45am to 4:30pm and Friday: 8:45am to 4:00pm


Click here for referral templates 

Please fax referrals to: (03) 9231 3489

Referral Information Check List:

    Patient Demographic Information:

 Full Name


 Date of birth

 Contact number 

 Medicare number

 Indigenous Status

 Interpreter Requirements

    Clinical Information:

 Speciality and Head of Unit to whom patient is referred

 Reason for referral

 Management to date

 Medical history

 Relevant diagnostic results


 Current medications

 Name of referring doctor including name and contact details


Statewide Referral Criteria for Specialist Clinics

To improve access and appropriateness of referrals to public hospitals, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has developed statewide referral criteria for certain medical and surgical conditions.

These referral criteria have also been incorporated into Health Pathways Melbourne. 

Click here to view and search all conditions and criteria.


For further information regarding specific clinics, please select from the options below: