Become a credentialed Visiting Medical Officer

At Burnside Hospital, we are proud to work with world-leading experts across a range of medical specialties. Our state-of-the-art facilities, advanced medical technology and innovative, holistic approach to care makes us the hospital of choice for many specialists and doctors.

Burnside Hospital, a private not-for-profit community hospital, has 76 beds, five operating theatres and a range of services and clinics to care for and support the thousands of patients who choose to have their healthcare needs met here each year. 

We have over 350 staff, and approximately 100 Visiting Medical Officers participating in a wide variety of specialties at the hospital. 

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of our Perioperative Service


Thinking about joining Burnside Hospital?  

As part of the application process to undertake specialist practice at Burnside Hospital, you will need to discuss your plans and opportunities with hospital management.

To apply for clinical privileges on line, please click here.


All doctors who practice at Burnside Hospital are required to undertake a formal accreditation process in accorance with the provisions of the Burnside War Memorial Hospital Inc Accredited Practitioner By-Laws. All medical professionals should review the By-Laws prior to applying to practice at Burnside Hospital and will commit to the provisions of the By-Laws as part of the application process. 


Contact Us

For any queries or further information about becoming a Visiting Medical Officer at Burnside Hospital, please contact the Executive Assistant.

Phone: (08) 8202 7208


Post: 120 Kensington Road, Toorak Gardens SA 5065


"Burnside Hospital is a long-established yet thoroughly up-to-date elective surgical and obstetric hospital. As surgeons, we work in five spacious, well-equipped operating theatres and are supported by experienced recovery and ward nurses, a well-appointed High Dependency Unit, excellent patient facilities and enthusiastic staff." 

- Dr Andrew Lord,  General Surgeon

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Important update for patients and visitors regarding COVID-19

With SA Health announcing recently that we are in a new phase of COVID-19 pandemic, in consultation with members of the Medical Executive Committee, Burnside Hospital has implemented a restricted visitor policy effective from 15th March 2020.

Please read more about how we are restricting access to the hospital to keep our patients and staff safe.

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Important update for patients and visitors regarding COVID-19