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Paediatric Surgery

The WCH Department of Paediatric Surgery is the main referral centre for complex paediatric surgical conditions and provides a service in South Australia which covers the Northern Territory and some regional centres in Victoria and New South Wales.

The WCH Department of Paediatric Surgery is the main referral centre for complex paediatric surgical conditions and provides a service in South Australia which covers the Northern Territory and some regional centres in Victoria and New South Wales.

The Department provides comprehensive clinical services in the specialties of:

The department has a world class Burns Service and works closely with the Antenatal Birth Defects Counselling Service at the WCH.

The Paediatric Surgery Department has a Nurse Consultant who will help case manage and support families of children with complex surgical needs, patients with an increased length of stay, and children with wounds.

How to access this service

Appointments can be made for your child to be seen in the public outpatient clinic. Your child will need a referral from a registered medical practitioner to attend this clinic.

Overseas non-Medicare patients will be seen in clinics with a written referral, and charges will apply.

The Department also provides a 24 hour emergency surgical service. Ambulatory patients should come to the Emergency Department at the WCH. Surgeons and the Surgical Registrar may be contacted after hours through the Hospital switchboard (08) 8161 7000.

Hours

Monday to Friday, 8:30am–4:30pm

Location

Level 2, Queen Victoria Building

Wards

Further information

Contact

Phone

(08) 8161 7399

Mailing address

Referrals Only

Admin Hub
Women's and Children's Hospital
72 King William Road
North Adelaide
South Australia 5006
Fax: 8161 6246

Surgical Correspondence and Enquiries

Department of Paediatric Surgery
Level 2, Queen Victoria Building
Women's and Children's Hospital
72 King William Road
North Adelaide
South Australia 5006
Fax: 8161 7057

Staff

Unit Head

Mr Christopher Kirby

Phone: (08) 8161 7328
Fax: (08) 8161 7057
Email: Health:CYWHS Paediatric Surgery Department

Department or Surgical Enquiries

  • Dr Catherine Cord-Udy
  • Dr Rebecca Cooksey
  • Dr Michael Ee
  • Dr Day Way Goh
  • Dr Sanjeev Khurana
  • Dr Annie Roberts

Phone: (08) 8161 7328 or (08) 8161 7324
Fax: (08) 8161 7057
Email: Health:CYWHS Paediatric Surgery Department

Paediatric Surgery Nurse Consultant

Cassie Dujmovic