St George Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Media Releases

First Robotic Total Knee Replacement
Jun 26, 2018
St George Private are now offering patient’s Total Knee Replacement surgery using robotic-arm assisted technology. The new Stryker MAKO system is one of only three robotic services now available for joint replacement within the Sydney private hospital sector. This new service offering follows the introduction of robotic Partial Knee Replacement surgery performed at the facility last year.

A New Preventative Procedure for Stroke
Jun 26, 2018
Patients suffering with an abnormal heart rhythm, known as Atrial Fibrillation (AF), will now have access to a new treatment option to lower the risk of stroke here at St George Private Hospital in Kogarah. The WATCHMAN device is implanted into the patient’s heart without the need for open heart surgery and it is used to prevent harmful blood clots from entering the blood stream and travelling to the brain causing strokes.

Oesophageal Cancer: New Robotic Approach Aids Patient Recovery
Jan 24, 2018
Oesophageal cancer is one of the less common forms of cancer, unlike breast and prostate cancer it is not regularly promoted by the media. This type of cancer has been viewed in the past as having a very poor survival rate and surgery to remove it viewed as too extreme to contemplate in many patients. However, latest advances in medical and surgical techniques, which are now available in Sydney’s South, are assisting patients in the recovery process following surgical treatment for this disease.

Tiny Device sets Hearts Pacing
Jan 24, 2018
Advances in technology continue to transform the way in which cardiac surgery is performed at St George Private Hospital, surgery is being made easier for patients suffering from a slow heartbeat with a tiny new pacemaker now available which is the size of a large vitamin tablet, weighing less than a ten cent coin.

St George Private - The Heart of Innovation
Feb 24, 2017
Cardiac patients are being given a new lease on life thanks to new innovations at St George Private Hospital, which will soon open a new look Cath Lab complete with set and forget heart devices (implanted while the patient is awake); and the ability to replace diseased heart valves without cutting the patient’s chest.

St George Private After Hours GP Service
Sep 23, 2016
Looking for a no-appointment-needed after hours GP? St George Private is delighted to announce its new After Hours GP Service – which will provide our local community with 27 local GPs engaged on a rotating roster.

Groundbreaking research provides new hope for St George Private patients
Sep 10, 2016
A ST GEORGE PRIVATE doctor has received international recognition in one of the world’s most respected medical journals for a spinal procedure that has been found to significantly help Australians in severe pain.

$11,000 ‘Cuddle Cot’ For St George Private September 1
Sep 01, 2016
“For anyone who has had a stillborn baby, the hardest part is watching everyone else walk out of hospital holding a newborn – while you leave clutching only a teddy bear,” says Chloe Stavlas, 33 who lost her baby at 37 weeks October last year.

St George Private a Cut Above
Jun 08, 2016
St George Private Hospital unveiled its multi-million dollar redevelopment this month, adding 35 new beds to the 280 bed facility; a new CCU renovation, a dedicated new oncology ward and three ultra-modern theatres.

St George Private Hospital opens new early pregnancy clinic
May 05, 2016
The Leader

St George Private Hospital has opened a new early pregnancy clinic to support women as they begin their journey into motherhood.