St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne

  • Clinical Trial Site

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of the St Vincent’s Health Australia (SVHA), a $2 billion not-forprofit health and aged care provider. SVHA is the 12th largest private company in the country, and the second largest healthcare provider with more than 30 facilities along the eastern seaboard.

SVHM is one of five tertiary teaching hospitals in Victoria with respected clinical education and research programs.

Our clinical care is supported by an inspiring and very active translational research program, with a unique focus on biomedical engineering.

The Aikenhead Centre of Medical Discovery (ACMD) will be Australia’s first hospital-based biomedical engineering facility. Located at SVHM, the centre will be a hub fusing medicine, engineering, science and industry to yield a powerful economic, patient and healthcare outcomes.

Areas of strength

Oncology / haematology – including lung cancer

Gastroenterology – hepatitis B and C, inflammatory bowel disease

Neurosciences – epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, neurosurgery

Cardiology – interventional, devices, clinical management

Endocrinology – diabetes devices, complications, islet cell transplantation

Orthopaedics – sarcoma, limb reconstruction

Respiratory – ɑ1 anti-trypsin deficiency

Rheumatology – systemic sclerosis, SLE, arthritis

Palliative Care

Psychiatry / mental health / addiction medicine

Additionally, we have the capacity to conduct all clinical trial phases and specific experience with medical devices.