We provide comprehensive care for patients with venous thromboembolism (VTE).
Clinical service overview
We focus on:
- acute treatment
- investigation for heritable and acquired tendencies for VTE
- management of post thrombotic syndrome among patients with deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
- evaluation for duration of anticoagulation
- familial risk for VTE
We also provide a consultative service to other specialties and provide leadership in antithrombotic therapy within The Alfred and to community-based private practitioners.
Patients are referred to us for treatment from numerous centres within Melbourne and regional Victoria.
Refer your patient
Call or fax your referral
We accept GP and specialist referrals to this service.
All referrals are triaged by the service according to clinical urgency. Patients requiring immediate assessment should be sent to the Emergency & Trauma Centre.
To refer your patient, either:
- Call us to organise a booking, or
- Complete and fax a referral to us
If you are concerned about any delay of the appointment or if there is any deterioration in the patient’s condition, please contact the service Registrar on call on (03) 9076 2000.
- Referral phone (03) 9076 2828
- Referral fax (03) 9076 8500
|The Alfred||55 Commercial Rd, Melbourne VIC 3004|
International Society of Thrombosis & Haemostasis
The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) is a global not-for-profit membership organisation advancing the understanding, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of thrombotic and bleeding disorders.
Thrombosis & Haemostasis Society of Australia & New Zealand
Society that supports research into thrombosis and haemostasis