Overview

The management of complex vascular and arterial leg ulcers form the basis for work in the unit.

Our programs also include rehabilitation and education for patients after discharge.

Referring to vascular surgery

Our patients are at the centre of everything we do.

Our Find a Doctor directory allows you to contact an Epworth accredited specialist for your GP to refer you to.

A referral from your GP, a Specialist or other health professional is required to access most Epworth services and some can be called directly by the patient including our Allied Health Clinic, GP Clinic, Men’s Health Clinic and Jean Hailes at Epworth Freemasons as well as our Breast Services, Epworth Sports and Exercise Medicine Group and Epworth HealthCheck.

Read more: For GPs - Connecting GPs with Epworth.

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Vascular surgery at Epworth Eastern

Epworth Eastern provides excellent facilities for the care of vascular surgical patients. The 30-bed cardiac unit also accommodates vascular services.

Management of all vascular conditions forms a large part of our work in the unit.

Treatment of acute and chronic leg ulcers (both diabetic/non-diabetic) is also a major area of expertise for the unit.

Our patients are managed from initial presentation and diagnosis through to treatment and recovery.

If necessary, patient rehabilitation (both inpatient and outpatient) is implemented, as well as support and education upon discharge.

Epworth Eastern

Nurse Manager

Phone: 03 8807 7480

Vascular surgery at Epworth Geelong

The treatment of vascular conditions at Epworth includes peripheral angiograms to treat acute and chronic leg ulcers for both diabetic and non-diabetic patients, and treatment of abdominal aneurysms. Our programs also include rehabilitation and education for patients after discharge.

Our services:

  • Endocrinology
  • Nephrology
  • Vascular surgery

Epworth Geelong

Phone: 03 5271 7777

Vascular surgery at Epworth Richmond

More than 20 vascular surgeons and physicians specialise in the care of vascular patients at Epworth Richmond. We have one of the largest specialty vascular units in Australia and is staffed by an experienced and highly skilled nursing team.

In partnership with Epworth Richmond's catheter laboratory, the Epworth Richmond Vascular Unit provides care for patients with both complex acute and chronic vascular problems.

Management of all vascular conditions, as well as the management of complex vascular and arterial leg ulcers form the basis for work in the unit.

Our patients are managed from initial presentation and diagnosis through to treatment and recovery.

If necessary, patient rehabilitation (both inpatient and outpatient) is implemented, as well as support and education upon discharge.

Nurse Manager

03 9426 6500

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Epworth Geelong

  • 1 Epworth Place, Waurn Ponds VIC 3216
  • Emergency Department is open between 8:00 AM and midnight local time
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Epworth Richmond

  • 89 Bridge Road, Richmond VIC 3121
  • Emergency Department is open 24 hours

Related services

Clinical institute

UroRenal and Vascular Clinical Institute

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A/Prof Laurence Harewood
Director
The UroRenal & Vascular Clinical Institute groups together surgical specialties in the areas of endocrinology, nephrology, urology and vascular surgery.