Specialist Clinics

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: 8:30am to 4:30pm
Friday: 8:30am to 4:00pm, or please leave a message.


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

 ATSI (Indigenous Status)

 CALD (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

The Department of Health and Human Services has developed statewide referral criteria to assist GPs and clinicians referring patients to specialist clinics. These referral criteria have been developed to improve access to specialist clinics in public hospitals by improving the quality and appropriateness of referrals. 

Please refer to the Department of Health's Statewide Referral Criteria for the below specialities:

Click here to view and search all conditions and criteria.


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