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Specialist surgical services

Windsor Gardens Day Surgery is an architecturally designed, state-of-the-art surgical facility that accommodates a variety of surgical procedures that do not require an overnight stay.

Ophthalmology

Procedure examples include:

  • Cataract surgery
  • Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS)
  • Glaucoma filtration surgery (trabeculectomy)
  • Vitrectomy
  • Pterygium surgery
  • Blepharoplasty surgery

General gastroenterology

Procedure examples include:

  • Bowel cancer screening
  • Gastroscopy
  • Oesophageal dilatation
  • Colonoscopy
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Polypectomy
  • Argon plasma coagulation
  • Iron infusions

Colorectal

Procedure examples include:

  • Haemorrhoid banding
  • Removal of skin tags
  • Sphincterotomy

Dermatology

Procedure examples include:

  • Excision and biopsy of SCC (squamous cell carcinoma) and BCC (basal cell carcinoma)

Urology

Procedure examples include:

  • Cystoscopy
  • Urodynamics
  • Vasectomy

Dental

Procedure examples include:

  • Oral surgery including dentoalveolar surgery and wisdom tooth extraction
  • Dental implants and associated grafting procedures
  • Management of oral pathology
  • Cosmetic dentistry

Oral and maxillofacial surgery

Procedure examples includes:

  • Wisdom tooth management
  • Dental extraction
  • Exposure of impacted teeth
  • Corrective jaw surgery
  • Dental implant management
  • Oral pathology

Plastic surgery

Procedure examples include:

  • Prominent ears
  • Orthognathic surgery
  • Aesthetic surgery
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Facial trauma
  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Scar revision

Our doctors

Dr John Argyrides 

Gastroenterology

Dr John Argyrides specialises in gastroenterology and hepatology. He obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from Flinders University before later gaining fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

Dr Argyrides speaks English and Greek.

Dr Paul Athanasiov

Ophthalmology

Dr Paul Athanasiov is the principal ophthalmologist at Eye Surgeons SA and has been widely published in the areas of cataract, oculoplastic surgery and ocular anaesthesia. He specialises in advanced laser cataract surgery, corneal grafting and surgery, pterygium excision and glaucoma surgery.

A/Prof Peter Bampton

Gastroenterology

A/Prof Peter Bampton is a gastroenterologist with interests in inflammatory bowel disease and functional gut disorders. He has co-founded multiple Australian IBD initiatives and helped develop programs for gastrointestinal cancer prevention. Dr Bampton consults at the Tennyson Centre and Calvary Wakefield Hospital.

Dr Simone Beheregaray

Ophthalmology

Dr Simone Beheregaray is a skilled ophthalmologist with fellowships in cataract and refractive surgery, corneal conditions and glaucoma. She has also completed a Fred Hollows Fellowship from Lions Outback Vision. Dr Beheregaray is an anterior segment consultant at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and focuses her practice on the cornea, anterior eye, cataract, glaucoma and general ophthalmology.

Dr Andrew Chan

Dental

Dr Andrew Chan is a dual-trained dentist with both a medical and dental degree. In addition to performing general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, implant dentistry and oral surgery (wisdom teeth removal), Dr Chan has a special interest in managing patients with anxiety about dental procedures. He founded Adelaide Tooth Removals and Dental Implants, a private dental practice with a special interest in tooth removals and dental implants.

Dr Ryan Cornish

Dental

Dr Ryan Cornish has significant clinical experience in oral surgery (extractions), implantology and oral pathology. He completed his medical science degree at the University of Adelaide, followed by a Bachelor of Dental Surgery and a Master of Oral Pathology. In addition to private practice, he has also been a senior lecturer for dental students at the University of Adelaide and acted as Clinical Director for the Tasmanian Oral Health Service.

Dr Jimmy Eteuati

Colorectal surgery

Dr Jimmy Eteuati is a Consultant Surgeon at the Lyell McEwin Health Service. He has considerable expertise in the treatment of general colorectal diseases, especially colorectal cancer. Dr Eteuati also treats benign colorectal disease and all perianal diseases, including complex fistulae and anal cancers.

Dr Walter Flapper

Plastic surgery

Dr Flapper has advanced training in plastic and reconstructive surgery and is highly experienced in the management of conditions affecting the head, face and jaws. Dr Flapper consults at Cleft and Craniofacial South Australia, one of only two standalone units in the world that manage patients with craniofacial disorders.

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Dr Benjamin Grave

Dental

Dr Benjamin Grave is an oral and maxillofacial/craniofacial surgeon. He completed a fellowship and Master of Advanced Surgery (Craniofacial) at the Australian Craniofacial Unit, where he now consults with patients. Dr Grave is also a consultant at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital. His interests include dentoalveolar and wisdom tooth surgery, dental implants, facial trauma and jaw correction surgery.

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Dr David Handley

Ophthalmology

Dr David Handley completed his ophthalmology training at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and Flinders Medical Centre. He is a highly experienced general ophthalmologist with a career-long interest in cataract surgery. His other areas of interest include pterygium surgery, corneal conditions, glaucoma management and intravitreal injections for macular degeneration and diabetic macular oedema.

Dr Isaac Harvey

Plastic Surgery

Dr Isaac Harvey is a fully qualified and experienced plastic surgeon. After training in plastic and reconstructive surgery in Adelaide, he undertook fellowships in paediatric plastic surgery and in adult and paediatric hand surgery. Dr Harvey has particular interests in hand surgery, skin cancer and reconstructive plastic surgery, and paediatric plastic surgery. He has presented his research at national and international meetings.

Dr Evan Jones

Dental

Dr Evan Jones completed his dental training at the University of Adelaide. He is a skilled general dentist, with an interest in digitally driven dentistry including implants and cosmetic dentistry. In addition, Dr Jones is experienced in oral surgery procedures including wisdom teeth removal and implant placement.

Dr Patricia Kaazan

Gastroenterology

Dr Kaazan is a gastroenterologist and hepatologist with a special interest in inflammatory bowel disease, functional gut disorders and clinical nutrition. Following her gastroenterology and hepatology advanced training, she undertook fellowships in inflammatory bowel disease and intestinal failure (Princess Alexandra Hospital) and gastrointestinal ultrasound (Mater Hospital). Dr Kaazan has authored multiple peer-reviewed articles, presented at national and international conferences and sits on international committees for inflammatory bowel disease.

Dr Arman Kahokehr

Urology

In addition to general urology, Dr Arman Kahokehr is passionate about men’s health. After his urology surgical training, he completed a fellowship at the Duke University Medical Centre focusing on genitourinary reconstruction and cancer survivorship. Dr Kahokehr has published over 60 peer-reviewed journal articles and three book chapters.

Dr Diwei Lin

Urology

Dr Diwei Lin is a urological surgeon. He completed his fellowship at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, with a focus on uro-oncology surgery. Dr Lin has extensive experience managing complex urological conditions including uro-oncology (kidney, bladder, prostate, testicular and penile cancers), kidney stones, benign prostate hypertrophy, reconstructive urology, and male and female incontinence.

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Dr Marc Le Mire

Gastroenterology

Gastroenterologist and hepatologist Dr Marc Le Mire graduated from Flinders University in 1989. He consults with the SA Group of Specialists and is also a senior staff specialist at the Royal Adelaide Hospital’s Gastroenterology Unit and Liver Clinic.

Dr Soo Khai Ng

Ophthalmology

Dr Soo Khai Ng is a comprehensive ophthalmologist with subspecialist training in glaucoma from the prestigious Oxford Eye Hospital, Oxford UK. There he received training in conventional glaucoma surgery, minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) and complex cataract surgery. He treats cataract, glaucoma, medical retina, pterygium and general eye conditions.

Dr Weng Onn Chan

Ophthalmology

Dr Weng Onn Chan is Consultant Ophthalmologist and Vitreoretinal Surgeon at Pennington Eye Clinic. He has completed several fellowships (medical and surgical retina, vitreoretinal) at highly regarded hospitals, including the prestigious Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. Dr Chan is also an experienced cataract surgeon.

Dr Neena Peter

Ophthalmology

Dr Neena Peter is a UK-trained ophthalmologist with vast experience and extensive subspecialty training in oculoplastic surgery. She has published 18 peer-reviewed journal articles in the areas of oculoplastic, lacrimal and orbital surgery and has regularly presented on oculoplastics at international ophthalmology conferences.

Dr Arvind Rajagopalan

Gastroenterology

Dr Arvind Rajagopalan is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at the Tennyson Centre and at Lyell McEwin Hospital, where he completed his gastroenterology advanced training. He has a special interest in inflammatory bowel disease and small bowel diseases and is accredited to perform endoscopy, colonoscopy and capsule endoscopy.

Dr Kyoko Shirato

Dermatology

Dr Kyoko Shirato is an adult and paediatric dermatologist with special interests in acne, eczema, psoriasis, skin cancer and laser medicine. She completed her dermatology training in Adelaide, is a member of the Australasian College of Dermatologists and consults at four locations across Adelaide.

Dr Andy Simpson

Ophthalmology

UK-trained ophthalmologist, Dr Andy Simpson, has 13 years of experience and a special interest in cataract surgery and retinal diseases. He has performed research on complex retinal and macular diseases and published several papers and book chapters. Dr Simpson consults at the Hill’s Eye Centre and Murray Bridge.

Dr Swati Sinkar

Ophthalmologist

Dr Swati Sinkar is a general and paediatric ophthalmologist, with a fellowship in paediatric ophthalmology. She has a special interest in corrective eye surgery services including cataract surgery, retinopathy of prematurity, pterygium, glaucoma, macular degeneration, strabismus and eyelid conditions.

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Dr Derrick Tee

Gastroenterology

Dr Derrick Tee completed his gastroenterology training in London, UK. He is a Senior Consultant Gastroenterologist at the Lyell McEwin Hospital and Clinical Lead for the lnflammatory Bowel Disease Service at the Gastroenterology unit. He has published several peer-reviewed papers and presented both nationally and internationally.

Dr Aaron Thomas

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Dr Aaron Thomas is a dual-qualified specialist oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Following his dental, medical and specialist surgical training, he completed two subspecialty fellowships encompassing temporomandibular joint surgery (St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne) and craniofacial surgery, corrective jaw surgery and facial trauma surgery (King’s College Hospital, London). Dr Thomas is also highly skilled in all facets of oral and dentoalveolar surgery, including surgical removal of wisdom teeth, bone grafting and dental implant placement.

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Dr Darren Tonkin

Colorectal surgery

After completing the final year of his Colorectal Surgical Fellowship in the UK, Dr Darren Tonkin returned to Australia. He sees patients at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and privately at Colorectal Surgery. Dr Tonkin is highly experienced in both laparoscopic and open procedures.

A/Prof Edmund Tse

Gastroenterology

A/Prof Edmund Tse is a senior Staff Specialist and Head of Hepatology at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. Since completing his basic sciences PhD in 2014, he has developed South Australia’s first Gastroenterological Biobank (GLiTR) and is undertaking ground-breaking research in better models of care in treatment of gastroenterological disorders.

Dr Tuan Vo

Pain management

Dr Tuan Vo is a dual-qualified pain specialist and occupational physician. He is currently a consultant at the Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN) Pain Management Unit at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Dr Vo is highly experienced in providing minimally invasive pain management procedures including nerve blocks, rhizolysis, neuromodulation and drug infusion therapies.

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Dr Tiger Zhou

Ophthalmology

Dr Tiger Zhou is an Australian-trained ophthalmologist with significant expertise in cataract surgery, pterygium surgery and intraocular injections. He also has a special interest in managing glaucoma, medical retinal diseases including diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration, and general eye conditions. Dr Zhou is committed to providing empathetic, compassionate, comprehensive and individualised ophthalmic care.

World-class facilities

Less than 12 km from Adelaide’s CBD, Windsor Gardens Day Surgery is an architecturally designed, ultra-modern facility fitted with state-of-the-art equipment and premium furnishings.

  • Modern, quiet and comfortable waiting areas (magazines, TV, free WiFi)
  • Private admission rooms
  • Three spacious operating theatres with window views
  • Spacious recovery areas with views of the Adelaide Hills
  • Electric patient trolleys and recliner chairs
  • On-site sterile services department
  • On-site pathology facilities

Providing an exceptional experience is central to the Windsor Gardens Day Surgery philosophy. That’s why everything from the colour palette to furniture and equipment choice to final layout was decided after careful research and consideration – so your stay with us is as comfortable as possible.

Windsor Gardens Day Surgery is a part of Vision Hospital Group, an established operator of numerous day surgeries in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Queensland.

Vision Hospital Group’s longstanding experience in running specialist healthcare facilities, together with its recognised quality management systems, helps to ensure optimal outcomes for all patients.

Fully accredited

Windsor Gardens Day Surgery is licensed with SA Health.

We are also accredited to the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards.

Quality statement

In alignment with our core values, Windsor Gardens Day Surgery is dedicated to delivering exceptional care underpinned by integrity, accountability and team work, with the aim to provide high-quality, patient-centred services. We prioritise consumer engagement and feedback to optimise patient outcomes and ensure outstanding customer service for those under our care.

To uphold these standards, we have implemented robust quality management systems aligning with the requirements of the Australian Commission on Quality and Safety in Health Care’s National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards.

Accreditation to these standards involves:

  • Compliance with professional standards, relevant Australian legislations, regulations and law
  • A focus on and commitment to continuous quality improvement
  • Partnering with consumers by treating them with dignity and respect, sharing information, and encouraging active participation
  • Establishment of robust governance and reporting structures
  • Implementation of clinical evidence-based practices focused on maximising outcomes, safety and comfort for consumers
  • Ongoing education and development of staff in providing high-quality patient care.

Windsor Gardens Day Surgery remains steadfast in its commitment to a patient-centred approach, striving to enhance the healthcare experience and outcomes for consumers. This commitment is realised through strong leadership, effective corporate governance and prudent risk management practices, all conducted in a controlled and appropriate manner.

Quality management

The Australian NSQHS Standards were developed to protect the public from harm and improve the quality of health care.

A surveillance audit is undertaken regularly to ensure that our processes are monitored, maintained and reviewed and that improvements are continuously implemented. A re-certification audit is conducted every 12 months, with all safety and quality processes assessed to ensure the standards required by the NSQHS are still being exceeded.

Windsor Gardens Day Surgery supports partnering with consumers to help them make informed decisions about their treatment and care options. Through the use of Clinical Care Standards, we help people get the right care in the right place at the right time. The Clinical Care Standards are produced by The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, which also oversees the NSQHS Standards. You can use the information contained in the Clinical Care Standards to guide discussions with our healthcare professionals about treatment options suitable for your condition.

Learn more about the Clinical Care Standards

In safe hands

In safe hands logo (rest assured you're in safe hands)Our aim is to deliver world-class care to patients by focusing on the quality and safety of our services. We promise to provide a safe and comfortable environment for your medical care by focusing on three key areas through our In Safe Hands initiative: infection control, emotional safety and wellbeing, and a commitment to quality.

Learn more about our In Safe Hands program

Patient safety

As a registered healthcare service, antimicrobial control is a critical part of our successful operation. Antimicrobial stewardship, together with infection prevention/control and hand hygiene, is a key strategy at Windsor Gardens Day Surgery to encourage safe and appropriate use of antimicrobials, reduce patient harm and decrease the incidence of resistance.

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has identified improved healthcare worker hand hygiene as the highest priority area to reduce the risk of healthcare-associated infections. Windsor Gardens Day Surgery staff adhere to a rigorous, facility-wide hand hygiene program that is compliant with Hand Hygiene Australia.

If you would like to learn more about our quality and safety systems, please read our annual Quality of Care report.

 

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