About the Hospital

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)

Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is a new treatment for patients with severe aortic stenosis.

The procedure is performed by a highly skilled multidisciplinary team led by Dr Rohan Bhagwandeen and Professor Andrew Boyle.

Lake Macquarie Private Hospital is the only accredited TAVI centre in the Hunter New England area and performs TAVI as a treatment option for eligible patients with severe aortic stenosis.

The hospital has been offering this innovative procedure since 2014 with outstanding clinical outcomes.

Referrals for potential TAVI patients with severe Aortic Stenosis can be made to TAVI Coordinator Brooke Keeble:
Email: brooke@newcastleheart.com.au
Phone: (02) 4929 2444
Fax: (02) 4929 2449

About Lake Macquarie Private Hospital

Lake Macquarie Private Hospital is a 187 bed acute Medical and advanced Surgical hospital situated on the Pacific Highway at Gateshead.

Lake Macquarie Private Hospital (LMPH) provides specialised private health care services in a number of specialties including cardiothoracic, orthopaedic, general, bariatric, endocrine, breast, gynaecological, maxillofacial, plastic, urological and vascular surgery as well as cardiology, medical and respiratory services.

The only private Emergency Department (ED) in regional NSW is located at LMPH. The ED has minimal wait times and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days of the year. Patients are able to present directly to the ED without a referral or can request to be taken by NSW Ambulance. No appointment is necessary.

Lake Macquarie Private is also home to the Hunter Cancer Centre, the Region’s only fully comprehensive private cancer care service.

Experience you can trust

  • Over 30 years of experience in cardiac catheterization
  • 25 years of coronary bypass surgery
  • Seven operating theatres and a vascular laboratory
  • Broad range of surgical procedures performed
  • 12 bed intensive care unit
  • 10 bed coronary care unit
  • Leading orthopaedic joint replacement and sports injury service

Specialty Services

  • Anaesthetics
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Chemotherapy
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Critical Care
  • Day Surgery Unit
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Emergency Care
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Gynaecology
  • Haematology
  • Intensive Care
  • Oncology
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Pharmacy
  • Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgery
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Urogynaecology
  • Urology
  • Vascular Surgery

Additional Information

Lake Macquarie Private Hospital’s Contact Details:
3 Sydney St, Gateshead, Newcastle, 2290
(02) 4929 2444

Website – www.lakemacquarieprivate.com
Email – brooke@newcastleheart.com.au