Welcome to the Division of Surgery

The Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District’s (ISLHD’s) Division of Surgery has been performing elective and emergency surgery on adults and children throughout the region for over 11 decades.

You are in good hands

We service a total popluation of over 400,000 and perform more than 20,000 operations on adults and children in our community each year. That’s over 385 operations every week!

We have more than 80 surgeons, including a group of skilled and experienced specialists, operating across a wide range of surgical specialities. And our 22 operating theatres – located in Wollongong, Shellharbour, Shoalhaven, and Milton-Ulladulla Hospitals – are well equipped for a comprehensive spectrum of procedures:

  • Acute Pain Service
  • Anaesthetics
  • Breast Endocrine
  • Colorectal
  • Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)
  • General Surgery
  • Head and Neck
  • Neurosurgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Orthopaedic Trauma
  • Paediatrics
  • Plastics
  • Trauma
  • Upper GI
  • Urology
  • Vascular

Our services are all accredited by the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS) and are available at:

  • Wollongong Hospital
  • Shoalhaven Hospital
  • Shellharbour Hospital
  • Milton-Ulladulla Hospital.