Our Team

Shellharbour Private Hospital’s dedicated clinical and non-clinical professionals provide multi disciplinary medical, surgical and rehabilitative services in consultation with our expert healthcare clinicians and physicians to provide advanced care to our patients.

At Shellharbour Private Hospital, we are committed to providing advanced comprehensive healthcare from leading practitioners for our medical, surgical and rehabilitation patients in landmark hospital facility in the Illawarra. Welcome to Shellharbour Private. 

Our Executive Team is lead by Chief Executive Officer and Director of Nursing, Gary Cadwallender and extends across Clinical Services, Nurse Unit Manager Inpatient Services, Commercial and Administration divisions and hospital catering.


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 healthecare.com.au