Your Visit

Visiting our clinic
What to bring:
  • A valid referral from your GP or specialist. It is preferable if you could email it prior to appointment, so we can advise you ahead of time if there are any problems with it.
  • Any relevant test results, including but not limited to any previous hearing tests, balance tests, CT or MRI scans, pathology, allergy tests or sleep studies
  • Your Medicare and Private Health Fund details
  • A list of your current Medication and Allergies
  • Please also advice us if there are any language barriers and we would be happy to organise an interpreter.
Parking:

Please note that parking can be validated at the centre and will cost $5.00. In some cases if additional tests are conducted, there may be a delay or additional wait as we endeavour to minimise additional trips to the clinic. Please allow extra time and also be reassured that your parking will only cost $5.00 for the entire visit.

Fees:

A detailed list of our fees of consultation and procedures performed can be attained from the clinic at the time of booking. Any additional tests such as audiological tests, physiotherapy consults or speech pathology tests with other providers and will incur extra costs. For schedule of fees please contact: Neurosensory on 02 8039 3860 and Optimal Speech on 0403 903 822.

Research:

Dr Mukherjee is a Clinical Academic Surgeon and is involved in research and teaching as part of the University of Sydney. She is the Chief Investigator of several research grants administered through the University of Sydney and responsible for leading many research trials.

Sometimes we see complex cases which inspires further research. In select cases you may be invited to participate in such research projects. In such cases, you will be given detailed information about any such research and of course, will be able to accept or abstain.

Your surgery or procedure

Dr Mukherjee performs operations at the following hospitals:

Dr Payal Mukherjee is the ENT research lead at the RPA Institute of Academic Surgery, Sydney University (Brain and Mind Research Institute), University of Sydney (Central Sydney Clinical School & Northern Sydney Clinical School.

Preoperative Instructions:
Post operative Instructions:
Anaesthetics

dr poon anaesthetistDr Michael Poon will call you day before surgery to discuss the anesthetic process and to answer any questions you may have.

Dr Poon is an Australian educated and trained specialist anaesthetist who prides himself in safety above all else. He has an avid interest in perioperative analgesia and anaesthesia for day surgeries.

His background in anaesthesia training comes from a variety of multi-trauma, tertiary referral hospitals including Westmead Children’s Hospital, St Vincent’s Hospital, St. George Hospital and Liverpool Hospital.

Currently, he is appointed to various major private hospitals around Sydney including the SAN, North Shore Private and the Mater Hospitals. His main areas of interest are ENT surgery (in particular paediatric ENT surgery and working with children), neuroanaesthesia and anaesthesia for bariatric surgery. He is also appointed as a Visiting Medical Officer at Liverpool public hospital, the leading major trauma hospital in the Sydney Southwest area. There, he continues to hone his interests in trauma surgery, high risk obstetrics anaesthesia and trauma orthopaedic surgery. His other interests include the further development of ultrasonography use in clinical anaesthesia.

He believes that continuing professional development is an integral part of a specialist’s career. As such, he regularly attends both local and international conferences to ensure that his practice remains “evidence based” and adopts the “best practice” in our modern medical field.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science (Medicine), Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery — University of NSW 2001
  • FANZCA (Fellow of Australia and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists –January 2010)
  • PG Cert Clinical Ultrasound –University of Melbourne 2010
Education and training:
  • Barker College High School 1995
  • University of NSW 1996-2001
  • Accredited Anaesthesia specialist training program — St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney 2005-2008
  • Provisional Fellowship –Liverpool Hospital 2009 with clinical focus on ultrasound applications in anaesthesia

 

Doctor Arpit SrivastavaDoctor Arpit Srivastava is a specialist anaesthetist, and currently Director of Cardio-thoracic Anaesthesia at Royal North Shore Hospital.

He currently holds Public Hospital appointments, at Royal North Shore and Hornsby Hospitals; and Private Hospital appointments at Chatswood Private, North Shore Private, Sydney Adventist and Mater hospitals.

He attended the University of New South Wales, completing his medical degree in 2002. His anaesthetic training was completed at Royal North Shore Hospital. Following attainment of Fellowship of the Australia and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, he completed sub-specialty training in Cardiac Anaesthesia and Echocardiography at St Vincent’s Hospital.

Dr Srivastava’s scope of practice includes Cardio-thoracic Surgery, Ear, Nose and Throat, Orthopaedic and Emergency Surgery. This experience encompasses adult and paediatric patients.

He has a keen interest in quality improvement in peri-operative medicine, and has presented on these topics at regional and national meetings. He is also strongly involved in the education of future anaesthetists.

Hospital forms

You will be called the day before your surgery by the hospital regarding your operation

Please find attached electronic admission forms and contact phone number for further information for:

Sydney Adventist Hospital: Phone: 02 9487 9111

Hunters Hill Private: Phone: 02 8876 9300

Fees

There are 3 aspects of the costs to any surgery:

  1. The hospital cost;
  2. The Surgical cost; and
  3. The Anaesthetic cost

Hospital: Please contact your health fund regarding your level of cover for any given procedure prior to your booking.

Dr Mukherjee’s fees: A full list of Dr Mukherjee’s cost will be provided to you prior to Surgery. Please contact our rooms for any further questions.

Anaesthetic fees: Please contact your Anaesthetist for fees related to the Anaesthetic.

Finding our Clinic:

When driving in through the main entrance of the Sydney Adventist Hospital, please avoid the SAN clinic car park entry which is the first entrance. The SAN Clinic Tulloch is part of the Tulloch building and parking is best on the multideck carpark for which you can either take the second or third entrance to the car park.  WE ARE NOT LOCATED IN THE SAN CLINIC. Please refer to attached map.

Please take the lift to Level 2 (main entrance) and ask the concierge to direct you to the Tulloch consulting suites, number 210 on the same level. Our suite is on the same level as the main entrance.

SAN Map - Tulloch
Useful forms and links

FOR CHILDREN

Teddy's Tonsillitis
Grommet Video - operation ouch

HOSPITAL FORMS

SAN General Admission
SAN Paediatric Admission
Hunters Hill General Admission

For all general enquiries:

   [email protected]

If you have a question for Dr Mukherjee:

   [email protected]