FAQ

What to bring to my appointment?

Please bring with you:

  • A referral letter from you local doctor or specialist
  • Wherever possible please bring any imaging such as X-rays, CT & MRI scans relating to this injury or condition. It is important for Mr Loh to see the CD or hard copy of your films in  order to properly assess your condition.
     

How much will it cost?

  • Appointments
  • Initial appointments are  $ 260
  • Follow up appointments are $ 160
  • Payment is required at the time of your consultation
     

Surgery

The cost of your surgery will be discussed with Mr Loh and his practice manager. Furthermore, a written quote will be provided via e-mail and Australia Post.

There will be a small gap fee associated with your surgery. This is to cover the mounting costs of private practice.  Unfortunately rebates have not increased at the same rate as practice costs. 
 

How long will I have to wait for surgery?

When booking you for surgery, Mr Loh will discuss how urgent your operation is and will place you on the waiting list accordingly. He will give an idea of what the wait will be at your appointment but please don’t hesitate to be in contact if any of your symptoms change. 
 

How long will my procedure take and how long will I be in hospital after my surgery?

The length of an operation depends on what needs to be done. Hospital stays vary depending on many factors including the your general health and the type of operation to be performed. Please discuss your operation and hospital stay with Mr Loh at your appointment. 
 

Will Mr Loh see me if I have do not have private insurance?

Mr Loh will happily see you if you do not have private health insurance.  The public hospitals Mr Loh works at are the Royal Children’s hospital and Monash Health at Dandenong Hospital.  He will discuss your treatment options during your appointment.
 

How do I make a follow up appointment?

Your follow-up appointment will be made at the time of your initial appointment or surgery.  If you have any further questions please contact the rooms.
 

Where does Mr Loh operate?

Mr Loh operates at St Vincent’s East Melbourne.  This is a private hospital.  

He holds public hospital appointments and operates at the Royal Children’s Hospital and Monash Health (Dandenong Hospital)
 

What fractures does Mr Loh treat?

Mr Loh has extensive experience in treating all aspects of trauma and has a special interest in paediatric and adult lower limb injuries. 
 

How can I contact Mr Loh?

Please contact the rooms on (03) 9322 3310 or email office@brianloh.com.au

If you have a medical emergency please go straight to your nearest emergency department.