Day Surgery Information

If you have been booked in for a procedure with one of our doctors below you will find further information such as address, which doctor attends each day surgery and general information about the day surgery you will be attending.

Double Bay Day Hospital

Double Bay Day Hospital is located at:

Level 2 Commercial
451 New South Head Road
Double Bay 2028
Phone: 02 9096 3100
Fax: 02 9096 3130

For patient Admission Forms, please complete the interactive PDF form: 
and submit this to the Double Bay Day Hospital at least one week prior to your procedure. 

ON THE DAY OF ADMISSION DO NOT (unless your Doctor gives you special instructions):

DO NOT smoke cigarettes or chew gum. (Smoking is not permitted at Double Bay Day Hospital – the Hospital is a smoke-free environment).

DO NOT wear make-up or nail polish.

DO NOT wear jewellery or bring valuables with you such as mobile phones or large amounts of cash. Double Bay Day Hospital will not be held responsible for the loss of such items. (A wedding ring and watch are permitted and it is suggested that a small receptacle such as a zippered purse or wallet be brought along in which to place such items).

  • You should organise your transport arrangements prior to admission as you will be unable to drive for at least 24 hours post-surgery
  • On ARRIVAL You are requested to go to the reception desk on arrival at Double Bay Day Hospital. Our admission Staff will then collect any out-of-pocket expenses or Day Hospital fees payable on admission. You should leave valuables and large amounts of cash at home or give them to your escort as the facility does not accept responsibility for the care of valuables or cash.
  • NURSING ADMISSION, The Admissions Nurse will take you through to the pre-operative area. The Nurse will confirm with your personal details, details of your procedure and confirm your signature/ (These details will be confirmed several times prior to your operation/procedure). The Nurse will record observations such as blood pressure, pulse, temperature and weight and will assist you to change into theatre clothing.
  • ANAESTHETIST You will have a consultation with your anaesthetist. The Doctor will explain the anaesthetic process, ask some questions and carry out a medical examination.
  • PROCEDURE ROOM OPERATING SUITE You will be taken into the operation theatre and introduced to the Theatre Staff who will be looking after you. There will be two to three Nurses and two Doctors (the Doctor performing the procedure and the Anaesthetist). The Anaesthetist will then put you to sleep, you will have your procedure and you will wake up in the Recovery Area.
  • DISCHARGE FROM THE DAY SURGERY The Recovery Nurse will contact your escort to pick you up from Recovery. Written and verbal Discharge Instructions will be given to you and your escort. This will include instructions regarding your post-operative appointment. We cannot admit patients to the facility without an escort or carer. (If you are unable to find an escort or carer you should contact our Administration Assistants who will give you a telephone number for a nursing agency who can collect you and take you home – this will incur a charge that is payable by you). If the patient is a child there should be one other responsible person to travel in the vehicle other than the primary carer.

City East Specialist Day Hospital

location-smlCity East Specialist Day Hospital is located at:

225 Maroubra Road
Parking is available in surrounding streets.

Phone: 9315 5777
Fax: 9315 5655

If you are needing admission forms please follow this link: and click on General Admission Form

Please make sure you that you return your forms at least 7 working days prior to your procedure date.

The day prior to admission a staff member from City East Specialist Day Hospital will call you to verify admission time, fasting time and also if you have an excess to pay the day before.

Smoking Do not smoke cigarettes or chew gum for 12 hours prior to admission.
Make-up Do not wear make-up, nail polish or perfume.
Valuable Do not wear jewellery or bring valuables with you.
Clothing Please wear loose comfortable clothing that is easy to remove.
Lenses If you wear contact lenses, they will have to be removed before your procedure, so please bring your lens case for safe storage.
Travel You must organise an escort to accompany you home after your surgery. A responsible person must remain with you overnight after your surgery as well. We cannot admit patients to the facility without an escort or carer. Your escort will need to collect you from the Recovery Room at the time of your discharge.
You should organise your transport arrangements prior to admission as you will be able to drive for at least 24 hours post surgery.
Medications Please take your usual medications with a sip of water. (Diabetic patient should not take their insulin or oral hypoglycaemics on the morning of surgery or follow instructions given by your Doctor’s rooms. Please bring these medications with you to be taken after surgery).
Length of Stay Please check with admissions staff regarding your expected length of stay and expected discharge time. The Recovery Room staff will call your nominated escort once you have recovered from your surgery to advise them of your discharge time.

Dr George Marinos, Dr Simon Benstock, Dr Leah Gellert and Dr Arthur Grillas  all attend this day surgery.



Nepean Private Hospital

Nepean Private Hospital is located:

Barber Avenue

Postal Address:
Locked Bag 14

Paid parking is available on site.

Phone:02 4732 7333
Fax: 02 4725 8670

Please ensure your admission forms are completed and are either posted, faxed or dropped in person to reception at least 7 days prior to your admission date.

Please ensure that you bring the following documentation either when you bring your forms to the hospital or on the day of admission:

  • Health fund card
  • Medicare card
  • Pharmaceutical entitlements card
  • Pension or Health Care card
  • Veterans’ Affairs

On the day of admission

  • Wear garments that are comfortable.
  • Do not eat or drink after midnight for morning procedures
  • Do not eat or drink anything after 7AM for afternoon procedure
  • Do not smoke cigarettes for a minimum of 24 hours prior to procedure
  • Do not wear jewellery
  • Do not wear make up or nail polish

Dr Martin Weltman attends this day surgery.

Prince of Wales Private Hospital

Prince of Wales Private Hospital is located at:

Level 5
Barker Street

Phone: 9650 4000

Please ensure all your admission forms are completed and returned as soon as possible as you will not be booked in with the hospital until the forms have been received by Prince of Wales Private Hospital.

You can post, drop in by hand or e-mail:

Postal address:
Bookings and Admission Centre
Prince of Wales Private Hospital
Locked Bag 2

By Hand:
Bookings and Admissions Centre
Level 5, Prince of Wales Private Hospital


You will be contacted after 4pm by the hospital the day prior to your admission to confirm your admission time and any other instructions. If you do not hear from them by 7pm the evening prior to your admission, please contact them on 9650 4306.

Please organise for someone to take you home after your procedure, as legally you are not allowed to drive for 6 hours after a procedure.

Prof Martin Weltman and Dr Mark Muhlmann are the Doctors who attend this Hospital.

St George Private Hospital

St George Private Hospital is located at:

1 South Street

Phone: 9598 5555
Fax: 9598 5000

You are required to complete and post or fax the Doctor Admission Request Form & consent for Treatment as well as the Patient Details Form & Patient Medical History Parts A&B.

If it is less than 72 hours prior to admission please fax all forms to 9598 5000.

When you arrive at St George Private Hospital – your first stop is the Hospital’s Reception desk located in the main foyer.

What to bring

  • Any letters, current x-rays, ultrasounds, CT scans, MRIs or test results relating to your procedure.
  • A credit card to pay for any incidentals
  • List of all your medications

Please note

Please be prepared to be at the hospital the whole day.
Please ensure you have some to pick you up after your procedure.