Aesthetic Day Surgery is a multidisciplinary freestanding day surgery centre, incorporating plastic surgery consulting suites, a procedure room and the day surgery unit.
We are situated close to the Belgrave Street and Derby Street Car Parks, and are only a few minutes walk from Kogarah Railway Station.
Aesthetic Day Surgery is licensed by NSW Health for general, sedation and local anaesthesia. The facility has a paediatric license for children from the age of 4 years. Parents are able to remain with their child except during the operation.
Only recognised specialist Surgeons and Anaesthetists are accredited to provide services at the Aesthetic Day Surgery. All are members of their relevant specialty College.
Aesthetic Day Surgery implements a quality management system to the International Standard AS/NZS ISO 9001:2008 and is approved by Global-Mark.
Aesthetic Day Surgery is a fully licensed and accredited day surgery facility. We cater for adults and children over 4 years of age. As a day surgery facility there is no overnight accommodation and patients are discharged on the day of surgery.
Aesthetic Day Surgery complies with all applicable privacy laws which govern how your personal information is collected, used, disclosed and stored.
Understanding Your Rights and Responsibilities
Aesthetic Day Surgery is committed to delivering the highest possible standard of health care. As a patient you have certain rights when seeking medical treatment and care; you also have responsibilities related to that treatment and care.
Copies of the Private Patients’ Hospital Charter and the Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights explaining your rights and responsibilities are available at http://www.health.gov.au/
Open disclosure is the open discussion with our patients, family and carers about incidents that happen during care which cause harm to the patient.
Aesthetic Day Surgery encourage all staff, as well as patients and their families or carer to identify and report when things go wrong or when patients are harmed so that care can be improved.
Feedback: Compliments, Suggestions, Concerns, Complaints
We welcome your feedback. Any compliments, suggestions, complaints or comments can be made in your post-operative survey. Post Operative Patient Survey
Alternatively, you may prefer to speak or write to our Nursing Director, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your concern will be reviewed and you will receive a written response.
An independent organisation that deals with complaints relating to health services can be contacted at:
The Health Care Complaints Commission
Locked Mail Bag 18
Strawberry Hills NSW 2012
Telephone: 1800 043 159
Dr. Darrell Perkins and Dr. Damian Marucci maintain 100% ownership of Aesthetic Day Surgery.
Aesthetic Day Surgery is a smoke free environment
About the Facility
Is the Aesthetic Day Surgery a Licensed and Accredited Day Surgery Facility?
Yes, Aesthetic Day Surgery is licensed by NSW Health as a private hospital for general anaesthesia, sedation and local anaesthesia. The centre has a paediatric licence for children from the age of 4 years. Aesthetic Day Surgery implements a quality management system to the International Standard AS/NZS 9001:2008.
Can anyone undergo surgery at the Aesthetic Day Surgery?
Yes, providing that you are undergoing a day case procedure and you are assessed to be suitable for this by your surgeon.
How is the Aesthetic Day Surgery different from a larger hospital?
Unlike general hospitals, the Aesthetic Day Surgery is a specialised facility for plastic, cosmetic, skin cancer and hand surgery and also IVF procedures. It offers the one to one personalised patient care and attention to detail that can only come from a specialist facility of this kind. At Aesthetic Day Surgery you can stay only for the day, not overnight.
Patient Care and Safety
Are procedures carried out at the Aesthetic Day Surgery as safe as those carried out in a larger hospital?
Aesthetic Day Surgery provides the same level of safety as larger overnight hospitals for the procedures that are undertaken there.
How can I be sure of the highest quality of care?
Aesthetic Day Surgery implements a quality management system that ensures we maintain a high standard of patient care. We comply with all statutory regulations, legislation and guidelines, and are regularly audited for compliance.
What medical staff will be present during my procedure?
For those operations which require a general anaesthetic or sedation, those present in the operating theatre include the specialist surgeon, specialist anaesthetist, theatre (or scrub) nurse, anaesthetic nurse and scout nurse. At the completion of your procedure you are transferred to the recovery suite where you are cared for by a recovery clinical nurse specialist.
When do I have to pay for my operation/procedure?
Payment for cosmetic procedures is made approximately one week prior to the operation date for both the surgeon and anaesthetist. Hospital fees for uninsured patients and those having cosmetic procedures are payable on admission to Aesthetic Day Surgery.
For insured patients having operations which qualify for a Medicare item number, Aesthetic Day Surgery directly bills the hospital fund. Any ‘excess’ or exclusion fees not covered by the fund must be paid on the day of admission.
Information About Your Private Health Insurance
How do I go about claiming a refund back from Medicare?
Patients are issued with an itemised account/receipt following their surgery to enable them to claim rebates from Medicare and their hospital fund for the doctors’ fees. Please note you cannot claim back hospital fees from Medicare.
Appointment with Surgeon
How do I book for an appointment?
You can book an appointment directly by phoning the Aesthetic Day Surgery on +61 (2) 9553 9905 for an appointment with one of our surgeons for a consultation.
Do I need a referral from my GP?
Yes, you need to bring a referral with you for your first consultation if you wish to claim a rebate for this from Medicare at the specialist rate.