The Mater Hospital

Mater Staff

The Mater is an exceptional private hospital, renowned for its high quality patient care. It is also a teaching and research facility of The University of Sydney and The University of Notre Dame Australia.

Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1906 as a hospital for women and children, today, the Mater is part of St Vincent’s Health Australia, one of Australia’s leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.

The Mater has evolved to become a busy and renowned campus. The Mater Clinic; The Poche Centre, home to Melanoma Institute Australia; the JM Agnew Wing, a 14-bed inpatient rehabilitation unit and The Patricia Ritchie Centre for Cancer Care and Research are all housed within the campus.

The Mater’s core specialities are:

  • obstetrics;
  • orthopaedics, including hip and knee joint replacements, bone and sports injuries;
  • heart, lung and vascular medicine;
  • cancer care and surgery;
  • ear, nose and throat surgery;
  • urology;
  • endocrine surgery; and
  • neurosurgery

The Mater also offers the following additional allied health services:

  • physiotherapy
  • pathology
  • radiology
  • pharmacy
  • nutritional services
  • medical imaging
  • nuclear medicine
  • radiation oncology
  • a diabetes clinic

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