Overview

Gosford Private Hospital offers a range of leading healthcare services to the Central Coast community, including:

  • Nine state-of-the-art theatre complexes
  • The only private Neurosurgeons on the Central Coast
  • The only private Maternity Services on the Central Coast (including 5 birthing suites, 15 postnatal beds and a Special Care Nursery)
  • A dedicated Heart Centre (including Coronary Care, Intensive Care and Angiography Suites)
  • A new, state-of-the-art Endoscopy Centre
  • Surgical and Paediatric Ward (including 32 beds with 4 monitored beds)
  • Orthopaedic Ward (including 20 beds)
  • Medical Ward (including 18 beds)
  • Rehabilitation Unit (including a 28 bed inpatient facility, Day Program and Hydrotherapy Pool)
  • Day Surgery Unit (including 12 beds)
  • Day Infusion Service

Please speak to your GP for referral or contact us on (02) 4324 7111.

To view Gosford Private's specialties directory, select from the list below.
List of Services
  • A - D
    Acute Medical Services

    Should you or a family member need admission for a medical condition, Gosford Private Hospital is well supported by a team of nurses, allied health professionals and medical consultants who ensure your care is well managed.

    Allied Health

    Allied health consists of a team of health professionals working closely with our medical specialists and nursing team to provide co-ordinated, multi-disciplinary patient care to meet the individual needs of our patients.

    Our commitment to excellence in patient care involves communication with families and carers to ensure adequate support is in place when patients leave hospital.

    The allied health team contributes to clinical care in the treatment and prevention of disorders and diseases, clinical research and education.

    Allied health services at Gosford Private Hospital include:

    • Diabetes education
    • Dietetics
    • Exercise physiologists
    • Occupational therapy
    • Physiotherapy
    • Speech therapy
    • Social worker's
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is not uncommon in the population. Emphysema and chronic bronchitis are both types of COPD.

    The main complaints of people with COPD are shortness of breath and deterioration in fitness resulting in decreased participation in exercise and daily tasks.

    Our Day Rehabilitation Unit runs a program to help those suffering from COPD.

    Colorectal Surgery

    Colorectal surgery is undertaken for the treatment of colon or bowel disorders including cancer.

    This surgery is performed by a credentialed general surgeon at Gosford Private who specialises in this field.

    Day Surgery

    Our day surgery (short stay) facilities cater for a wide range of day surgery and procedures. Patients are usually admitted and discharged on the same day.

    Dental Surgery

    We have a number of dental surgeons at Gosford Private who are accredited to perform dental surgery and specialise in paediatric dentistry.

  • E - H
    Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery (Otolaryngology)

    Commonly known as ENT, this speciality covers conditions relating to the ears, nose and throat such as hearing loss, deafness, rhinitis, dizziness and vertigo. Such conditions affect both adults and children.

    At Gosford Private, we provide a range of general operative procedures for the treatment of ENT conditions. Procedures include:

    • Insertion of grommets (middle ear ventilation tubes)
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Rhinoplasty
    • Septoplasty
    • Palatoplasty
    Endoscopic Procedures

    An endoscopy is a minimally invasive diagnostic medical procedure used to assess the interior surfaces of an organ by inserting a tube into the body.

    The procedure allows visual inspection, photographs to be taken, biopsies and retrieval of foreign objects. Being minimally invasive it’s often used to avoid major surgery.

    A range of endoscipic procedures are performed at Gosford Private including endoscopic breast surgery.

    The majority of endoscopic procedures are day procedures.

    Gastroenterology

    Gastrointestinal health caters for diagnosis and treatment of medical issues such as heartburn, reflux disease, swallowing difficulties, liver disease and cancer involving the gastrointestinal tract.

    Various procedures may be required to aid in diagnosis. These are performed at Gosford Private and include:

    • Upper gastrointestinal gastroscopy which is a scope of the upper gastrointestinal tract (i.e. oesophagus, stomach and duodenum) to determine the existence of ulcers, Barrattt's oesophagus and other problems
    • Colonoscopy which is a scope of the lower gastrointestinal tract (i.e. colon and rectum) to determine if pre-cancerous polyps, cancer or inflammatory bowel disease are present
    • Flexible sigmoidoscopy which is a scope that looks at the lower colon and rectum for pre-cancerous polyps and cancer
    • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) which is a procedure to diagnose possible disorders of the pancreas and bile duct system
    General Medicine

    General medicine addresses the psychological and social basis of patient health and illness. This can include health issues such as obesity, substance abuse, unhealthy life styles and chronic illnesses (e.g. diabetes, hypertension, arthritis, chronic pain syndrome).

    Specialised areas of general medicine at Gosford Private include:

    • Cardiology
    • Respiratory
    • Renal disease
    General Surgery

    General surgery is a key speciality at North Gosford Private with many consultants covering a wide variety of laparoscopic and general surgery procedures.

    Gynaecology

    Gynaecology deals with the health of the female reproductive system. A number of gynaecologists practice at Gosford Private.

    Haematology

    Haematology is the branch of medicine that looks at and treats diseases of the blood. Blood diseases that are common in our community include:

    • Leukaemia

    • Haemophaelia

    Our Oncology Unit also caters for a range of haematological treatments.

    Head and Neck Reconstruction Surgery

    Head and Neck reconstructive surgey is conducted by specialist ENT or plastic surgeons. This surgery is undertaken for cancer removal of the neck and face.

  • I - L
    In-vitro Fertilisation

    In-vitro fertilization (IVF) is a specialised service that assists couples who are having difficulty conceiving. Core aspects of IVF include:

    • Optimising pre-pregnancy health

    • Understanding your menstrual cycle in order to optimise your chance of pregnancy

    • Assessing your likelyhood of conception

    • Assessing your fertility

    • Achieving your desire of starting a family

    • Gosford Private Hospital has an affiliation with

    Intensive Care Unit

    Whether admission to our Intensive Care Unit is a planned or unexpected event, it can be a time of significant stress for patients and their family members or carers. At Gosford Private Hospital, we endeavour to help ease the worry by making the time spent here as comfortable as possible.

    Be assured that patients in our Intensive Care Unit will be provided with constant 24 hour monitoring and care by our experienced team of doctors and nurses.

  • M - O
    Maternity

    Our Maternity Unit is supported by a Level 2 Special Care Nursery and caters for babies from 34 weeks gestation. More than 800 babies are delivered a year in our Maternity Unit.

    Neurology

    Neurology deals with disorders of the nervous systems. We have a number of specialists at Gosford Private who treat these disorders and who have a special interest multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease.

    Neurosurgery

    Gosford Private Hospital is proud to have the only private Neurosurgeons on the Central Coast, all who work in close collaboration with many other specialists as determined by patient needs.

    Oncology

    Gosford Private has a designated Day Oncolog Unit that is supported by highly qualified medical and nursing staff. The unit has 10 dedicated chairs which enable privacy and personalised care.

    Operating Theatres

    Our state-of-the-art operating theatre complex has eight modern operating theatres and a 10 bed recovery unit. This complex caters for general and day surgery patients. All theatres are well equipped for a wide range of surgery and procedures.

    Ophthalmology

    Ophthalmology deals with diseases and surgery of the visual pathways including the eye, brain, and areas surrounding the eye, including the eyelids. A number of ophthalmologists practice at Gosford Private.

    Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

    One of the dental specialities at Gosford Private is oral and maxillofacial surgery. This type of surgery is undertaken to correct a wide range of diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region.

    Orthopaedic Surgery

    Orthopaedic surgery treats acute, chronic, traumatic, overuse injuries and other disorders of the musculoskeletal system.

    Our orthopaedic team at Gosford Private strives to provide excellent clinical management for a wide range of orthopaedic procedures and surgery. 

  • P - S
    Paediatrics

    Paediatric services at Gosford Private revolve around general surgery, ear, nose and throat procedures, and dentistry.

    We are licensed to perform procedures on minors from 12 months of age.

    Pathology

    Laverty Pathology

    Located onsite at Gosford Private Hospital's Medical Centre, Laverty Pathology is a leading provider of pathology and medical diagnostic services to doctors, specialists and hospitals throughout New South Wales (NSW) and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). Laverty also provide medical diagnostic services to commercial and government organisations across Australia and internationally.

    Laverty Pathology
    Gosford Medical Centre
    Level 1, 66 Etna Street, North Gosford
    Tel: 02 43 241 088

    For more information visit http://www.laverty.com.au/

    Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

    This specialty covers skin, cosmetic and hand surgery as well as all facets of reconstructive surgery.

    Operative procedures undertaken by plastic surgeons at Gosford Private include:

    • Blepharoplasty (eyes)

    • Rhinoplasty (nose)

    • Breast augmentation

    • Breast reduction

    • Abdominoplasty (abdomen)

    • Corrective surgery for facial fractures

    • Endoscopic brow lift

    • Liposuction

    Rehabilitation Day Programs

    Gosford Private has Rehabilitation day programs for chronic disease management. The programs provides chronic disease management that focus on:

    • Improving patient outcomes following discharge

    • Ensuring patients receive integrated seamless care across the hospital and community sectors

    • Providing a platform to manage the individual’s health and well being for life

       

    We provide specific programs for:

    • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    • Lymphoedema

    • Vestibular

    • Reconditioning

    • Orthopaedics

    • Neurology

    • Cardiac

    Respiratory Medicine

    Respiratory physicians at Gosford Private specialise in the management of diseases and conditions such as asthma, bronchitis, tuberculosis and pulmonary pneumonia.

    Sleep Study Unit

    Our Sleep Study Unit specialises in identifying reasons for sleeping related problems and provides management and treatment options.

    Patients are admitted to our Sleep Study Unit following a consultation with a respiratory specialist.

    A sleep study is then arranged to investigate your breathing while you are asleep.

    Symptoms that may indicate you need to consult a respiratory specialist and in turn attend our Sleep Study Unit, include:

    • Snoring

    • Excessive day time sleepiness

    • Choking sensation during the night.

    • Apnoea

    • Morning headaches

    • Decreased concentration

    • Memory loss

  • T - Z
    Urology

    Urology focuses on the urinary tracts of males and females, and on the reproductive system of males. The organs covered by urology include the kidneys, urinary bladder, urethra and the male reproductive organs.

    Our urological team includes surgeons, speciality nurses, cancer specialists and support staff who are dedicated to providing excellent clinical management for a wide range of urological procedures.

    A wide range of male and female urological conditions are regularly treated by our urology team including:

    • Bladder cancer

    • Urinary incontinence

    • Infections

    • Interstitial cystitis and pelvic pain

    • Neurogenic bladder

    • Kidney and adrenal conditions

    • Prostate health problems

    • Male reproduction problems

    Vascular Surgery

    Vascular surgery treats diseases of the vascular system (i.e. arteries and veins) excluding the heart and brain.

    Our vascular surgeons perform a wide range of surgery including interventional surgery for blocked arteries and veins.