Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide
Cardiac Surgery

Cardiac Surgery

The WCH provides a cardiac surgical service for some patients having procedures not requiring cardiac bypass.

Referrals for cardiac review and treatment are managed by our Cardiology Department medical and nursing staff.

How to access the service

Refer Cardiology

Information for Families

Refer Cardiology


Inpatients are usually nursed in Rose Ward if they are a baby, or in the 4th Floor Medical Ward for older children. Many of our patients will spend some time in the Paediatric Intensive Care Uni t (PICU) or Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Patients admitted for elective cardiac catheterisation are usually admitted to DOSA / Campbell Ward .


General Business 9am to 5pm

Contact details

Units Head

Acting Director of Cardiology
Dr Malcolm Richardson


6th Floor Rieger Building

Mailing address

Cardiology Department
Women's and Children's Hospital
72 King William Road
North Adelaide
South Australia 5006


Ph (08) 81617261

Fax (08) 81617050

Email cardiology@wch.sa.gov.au



last modified: 30 Mar 2009