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Emergency Department

The St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney Emergency Department is responsible for treating all adult patients in need of immediate medical attention. Our team treat a range of emergency conditions including critically ill patients, cardiac arrests, major trauma, heart attacks and abdominal pain as well as aged and socially disadvantaged patients.

Our Emergency Department also treats psychiatric emergencies within our Psychiatric Care Centre (PECC).

Our team consists of doctors, nurses, social workers, mental health specialists, physiotherapists and administrative staff.

Treatments that take place within the Emergency Department are free and covered with your Medicare card. All patients are triaged and treated in order of medical priority, not on order of arrival.


Director- Professor Gordian Fulde

Nurse Manager- Melanie Kelly

Administration/Systems/Data Manager- Trish Hendry

Staff Specialists:

  • Paul Preisz
  • Martin Duffy
  • Judy Alford
  • Iromi Samarasinghe
  • John Raftos
  • Julie Leung
  • Fiona Chow
  • Kevin Maruno
  • Monique Cruz
  • Jessica Green
  • Melinda Berry
  • Nikki Woods
  • Gonzalo Aguirrebarrena