For Doctors

Our 10 specialist suites provide sessional and permanent consulting for the leading medical practitioners in the Illawarra and surrounding regions. We welcome new consultants and aim to continually strengthen our sub-specialty practices.

Facilities & Technology

As part of our major expansion to significantly improve the quality of healthcare services to the Illawarra and provide superior care to our patients, our new hospital wing incorporates Shellharbour Specialist Centre consulting suites.

VMO Credentialing

Shellharbour Private Hospital has accredited specialists as Visiting Medical Officers (VMOs) who run their practices in the local areas or from one of our 10 sessional or permanent specialist consulting suites onsite at the hospital.


Shellharbour Private Hospital receives referrals from doctors practices and medical practitioners from all over the Illawarra and surrounding regions. If you would like to refer a patient to Shellharbour Private, please contact our GP hotline on 1800 769 303.


On 13 April 2017, Healthe Care Australia (“Healthe Care”), Australia’s third largest corporate private hospital operator and pan-Asian health care services group acquired Evolution Healthcare’s three Illawarra hospitals: Shellharbour Private Hospital, South Coast Private Hospital and Wollongong Day Surgery.

Healthe Care currently has:

  • 35 private hospitals (34 in Australia and one in New Zealand)
  • Approaching 7,000 staff
  • Near 2,500 hospital beds

While this website is updated to reflect Healthe Care guidelines, please access information regarding the hospital and its services as usual. For further information about Healthe Care and its 35-strong hospital network, please visit