Blue Mountains District ANZAC Memorial Hospital
Blue Mountains District ANZAC Memorial Hospital is a public hospital located in Katoomba. This hospital provides some cancer surgery.
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Types of treatment
Blue Mountains District ANZAC Memorial Hospital provides some cancer surgery.
Cancer care teams
Specialists at Blue Mountains District ANZAC Memorial Hospital participate on the multidisciplinary cancer care teams (MDT) listed below. The teams meet regularly to coordinate care for people with these types of cancers:
- Breast cancer
- Lung cancer
The following cancer specialists work at Blue Mountains District ANZAC Memorial Hospital:
Dr Andrew Ling General Surgeon, Hepatobiliary Surgeon
Dr Anthony Shakeshaft Colorectal Surgeon
Dr Han Liem Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon
Dr Jodie Ellis-Clark Colorectal Surgeon
A/Prof Senarath Edirimanne Breast Surgeon, Endocrine Surgeon
Dr Sulman Ahmed Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon
Dr Walid Barto Colorectal Surgeon, General Surgeon
Most treatments are available in both the public and private systems but the costs can be very different. Also, a specialist can work in the public system, private system or both.
It is important to ask about fees before any doctors' visits, tests or treatments. Ask what the fees will be and how much you will get back from Medicare or your private health fund. You will have to pay any remaining costs (the gap payment).
Patients, their families and carers who do not speak English as a first language or who are Deaf have the right to free, confidential and professional interpreters when they use public health services.
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