Lake Macquarie Private Hospital

Private Hospital

Lake Macquarie Private Hospital is a private hospital located in Gateshead.

This hospital provides cancer surgery.

Chemotherapy is available at Lake Macquarie Oncology.  

Radiation therapy is available at GenesisCare Newcastle.

Location and contact details

Lake Macquarie Private Hospital

3 Sydney Street Gateshead NSW 2 2 9 0
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Types of treatment

Lake Macquarie Private Hospital provides cancer surgery.

Information about additional cancer services including chemotherapy and radiation therapy​ can be found at the Lake Macquarie Oncology and GenesisCare Newcastle.


Treatment for some cancers can be complex and patients should be treated at a hospital which meets agreed criteria for managing this type of cancer. These centres are known as specialist cancer centres. Lake Macquarie Private Hospital is recommended for:

  • bladder cancer
  • breast cancer
  • lung cancer.

Lake Macquarie Private hospital is a specialist networked hospital linked to John Hunter Hospital for:

  • ovarian cancer

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Cancer care teams

Specialists at Lake Macquarie Private 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:

Cancer specialists

The following cancer specialists work at Lake Macquarie Private Hospital:

Additional information

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).

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