​Clinic Name

Vascular Surgery


Mr Bernard Allard

Clinic Description

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Referral guidelines

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Exclusion criteria

The following conditions are not seen at Western Health Vascular Surgery Clinics:

  • Cosmetic Varicose Veins or Laser/Injection Sclerotherapy treatment of Spider Veins

  • Blushing/Flushing or Excessive Sweating (Hyperhydrosis)​

Red flags – Refer directly to ED if:

Urgent conditions require an immediate referral to an emergency department. 

  • Suspected Rupture of an Abdominal or Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm

  • Acute Aortic Dissection

  • Abdominal or Thoracic aortic aneurysm >6cm diameter and symptomatic or tender aneurysm

  • Critical stenosis of the Internal Carotid artery or associated with Multiple Transient Ischemic Attacks (TIA) or stroke

  • Carotid Artery Dissection or Vertebral Artery Dissection

  • Acute Ischaemia of any limb

  • Gangrene or infection or rest pain associated with signs of ischaemia in the leg

  • Infection associated with an artery or bypass graft

  • Pseudo aneurysm of an artery after trauma or medical intervention/arterial catheter

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis*

  • Axillary vein thrombosis 

*refer to Vascular Surgery if requiring opinion and consideration for invasive thrombolysis in addition to anticoagulation, otherwise manage with anticoagulation under medical unit​

How to refer

​MBS patients are bulk billed. Referrals need to be to the named Head of Unit.

See here for information on how to refer and general contact information:

Fax referrals to 8345 6856.

Contact for referral queries

Vascular Surgery Registrar via switch Ph. 8345 6666.